Research Scholarship (BI) (1 vacancy) 2021

Reference: BI _2021_3 UIDB / 04345/2020
Scientific area: Psychology

A call for tenders for the granting of a Research Grant (BI) within the scope of the R&D institution, Research Center in Psychology - CIP, of the Autonomous University of Lisbon, with reference UIDB / 04345/2020, having financial support from FCT / MCTES through national funds (PIDDAC)

Admission requirements:

Master's degree in the scientific area of ​​Psychology, with specialization of an academic nature using research activities. Doctoral enrollment in the field of Psychology or the like (at the date of hiring, the selected candidate must prove their enrollment in PhD).

Eligibility of candidates: candidates must meet the eligibility conditions provided for in article 9 of the FCT IP Research Fellowship Regulation (2019).

Preference criteria

- Master in Psychology with a minimum final grade of 16 points;

- Proven research experience, namely through scientific publications;

- Researcher registered with FCT;

- Fluency in English (in writing, preferably native english);

- Skills in the management of sites.

Work plan

- Collaboration in CIP research projects;

- Assistance in the management of website of the CIP;

- Collaboration in the development of the scientific magazine Psique;

- Preparation of scientific articles.

Applicable legislation and regulations

The scholarship is awarded under Law No. 40/2004, of 18 August, updated by Decree-Law No. 123/2019, of 28 August (Statute of the Scientific Research Fellow), and Regulation of Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology, IP in force


The work will be carried out in person at the premises of CIP - Research Center in Psychology, of the Autonomous University of Lisbon, Rua de Santa Marta, 47, 3rd floor, gab. 304, under the guidance of Prof. Doutora Odete Nunes.

Duration of the scholarship (s)

Duration of 6 months, starting on May 1, 2021, possibly renewable.

Monthly maintenance allowance amount

Monthly maintenance allowance amount:

The scholarship amount corresponds to € 1074,64 according to the table of scholarship values ​​directly attributed by FCT, IP in the country (

Selection methods

Three candidates who meet the admission requirements and according to the preference criteria will be considered for interview. The selection will result from an overall assessment based on the following considerations: curriculum evaluation (50%), interview (40%); motivation letter (10%). Only candidates with a final grade equal to or higher than 16 will be admitted

Composition of the Selection Jury

President: Professor Doctor Odete Nunes; Effective members: Prof. Doctor Rute Brites and Professor Doctor João Hipólito. Substitute member: Prof.ª Doctor Sandra Figueiredo.

Form of advertising / notification of results

Candidates admitted for interview are invited by email. The final results of the evaluation will be published, through a list ordered by final grade obtained, in a public place on the website of the Autonomous University of Lisbon (, with the approved candidate notified by email. All applicants will be notified of the decision by email.

Application deadline and form of submission of applications

The competition is open from 9 March to 9 April 2021.

Applications must be formalized by sending an application letter accompanied by the following documents: Curriculum vitae detailed proof of the candidate's experience (in Ciencia Vitae model), copy of the qualification certificate and letter of motivation. Applications must be delivered by e-mail to the e-mail address, and must include the reference of the contest in the Subject field BI_2021_3UIDB / 04345/2020.

Failure to send any of the documents required in the application is grounds for exclusion.

Complaint period

After a final decision, and notification to the candidates, it must be taken within 15 working days, or appeal to the maximum executive body of the financing entity within 30 working days.

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A call was made for the award of a Research Grant (BI) within the scope of the R&D Unit - Psychology Research Center - CIP with the reference BI _2021_3 UIDB / 04345/2020, in the scientific area: Psychological Sciences, specific scientific area: P, with FCT / MCTES funding.

An application has been received. After evaluating the CV and the motivation letter, candidate Fernanda Lyrio Heinzelmann was selected for the interview phase.

After conducting the interview, the jury classified the candidate based on the following parameters: curriculum evaluation (50%), interview (40%); motivation letter (10%). The results are as follows:

Fernanda Lyrio Heinzelmann: 80,5%

The candidate was selected for the Research Scholarship.

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