Research Scholarship (BI) (1 vacancy) 2016

Reference: CIP-PSI / 04345/2013
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, with 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:

Preference criteria

- 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.

Work plan:

Integration and development of research in the area of ​​Clinical Psychology and Health; statistical treatment of different types of data using qualitative and quantitative data analysis software (multivariate and advanced); participation in the dissemination of results.

Applicable laws and regulations

The scholarship is awarded under Law No. 40/2004, of 18 August (Scientific Researcher Fellowship Statute) and the Foundation for Science and Technology Scholarship and Research Regulation in force supports / scholarships / docs / RegulationBolsasFCT2015.pdf


The work will be developed at the premises of CIP-UAL - Psychology Research Center of the Autonomous University of Lisbon, Luís de Camões

Duration of the scholarship (s)

The scholarship will have a duration of 4 months, starting on January 16, 2016. The scholarship contract can be renewed up to a maximum of 4 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: Doctor Tito Laneiro; Profª. Doctor Mónica Pires

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 27 November to 19 December

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

After a final decision has been made and candidates have been informed, appeals must be made within 15 working days, or sent to the highest executive body of the financing entity within 30 working days.


The information required above must be submitted on the EraCareers Portal's own form, in the fields provided for this purpose.

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The highest ranking research fellow, Candidate Martina Nietzche, was selected

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