Research Scholarship (BI) (1 vacancy) 2017

Reference: PSI / 04345/2016
Scientific area: Psychology

A call for tenders for the granting of a research grant within the scope of the R&D institution, Psychology Research Center of the Autonomous University of Lisbon - CIP-UAL, under the reference CIP-PSI / 04345/2013, with financial support, is open. the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education (MCTES).

Mandatory admission requirements:

Master in Psychology. Preference will be given to candidates who have:

- Experience in research projects in the field of psychology (data analysis and publication of outputs;)

- Experience and mastery of the statistical area and data handling and analysis using data analysis software;

- Fluency in English.

Preference criteria

Work plan:

Integration and development of research in the area of ​​Clinical Psychology and Health; statistical treatment of different types of data; participation in the dissemination of results.

Applicable laws and regulations

The scholarship is awarded under Law nº 40/2004, of 18 August (Statute of the Scientific Research Fellow) and Regulation of Scholarships and Research of the Foundation for Science and Technology in force


The work will be developed at the premises of CIP-UAL - Psychology Research Center at the Autonomous University of Lisbon, Luís de Camões, Rua de Santa Marta, n.º47, 3º, Lisboa.

Duration of the scholarship (s)

The scholarship will have a duration of 5 months, starting on November 13, 2017. The scholarship contract can be renewed up to a maximum of 5 months.

Monthly maintenance allowance amount

Monthly maintenance allowance amount:

The scholarship amount corresponds to 980 € according to the table of scholarship values ​​directly attributed by FCT, IP in the country (

Criteria and selection procedure

Only the 5 candidates with academic specialization will be considered for interview using the research activity and with the highest average master's degree. The selection will result from a global assessment based on curriculum evaluation (50%), experience in the research activity (40%) and motivation letter (10%).

Composition of the Selection Panel

President: Professor Doutor João Hipólito

Effective members: Profª. Doctor Rute Brites; Prof. Doctor Tito Laneiro;

Substitute member: Profª. Doctor Odete Nunes

Disclosure/announcement of results

The final results of the evaluation will be published in a public place on the website of the Autonomous University of Lisbon and the CIP-UAL, with all candidates notified by e-mail.

Application deadline

The competition is open from 23 October 2017 to 7 November 2017.

 Applications must be formalized, by sending an application email accompanied by the following documents: Curriculum Vitae, qualification certificate and letter of motivation, to the following address:

Appeal period


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The candidate David Martins da Costa was selected.

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