Research Grant (BI) (1vaga) 2021

Reference: BI _2021_2 UIDB / 04345/2020
Scientific area: Psychology

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

Mandatory admission requirements:

Master in Psychology; Ph.D. 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 set out in Art.º 9 of the Regulamento de Research Grants da FCT I.P (2019).

Preference criteria

- Good knowledge of statistics;

- Good knowledge of the English language;

- Computer skills;

- High degree of autonomy;

- Strong motivation for teamwork;

- Previous experience in research and scientific writing.

Work plan:

Integration in the research projects “Study of the relationship between sleep characteristics, bullying, academic performance and behavior in the classroom of school age children ”and“Mindfulness, in a school context with children and adolescents ”. Specifically, carrying out work to support the development of the tasks provided for in the research projects, namely: Review of scientific literature; research programming and procedures with a view to collecting face-to-face and / or online data; recruiting participants and collecting data in person and / or online; organization and statistical analysis of research data; dissemination activities such as scientific writing (scientific articles); translation of scientific articles from Portuguese to English.

Applicable laws 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. Dr. Ana Gomes.

Duration of the scholarship (s)

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

Monthly maintenance allowance amount

Monthly maintenance allowance amount:

The amount of the scholarship corresponds to € 1074.64 € according to the table of scholarship values ​​directly attributed by FCT, IP in the Country (

Criteria and selection procedure

Three candidates who meet the admission requirements and according to the preference criteria will be considered for interview. Candidates will be evaluated according to the following considerations: curriculum evaluation (50%), interview (40%) and motivation letter (10%).

Composition of the Selection Panel

President: Prof. Doutora Rute Brites; Effective members: Prof.ª Doctor Ana Gomes; Prof. Doctor Mónica Pires. Substitute member: Prof.ª Doctor Edite Oliveira.

Disclosure/announcement 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

The competition is open between 12 February and 12 March 2021.

applications must be formalized by sending a letter of application and the following documents:: Detailed detailed (in Science Vitae format) that proves the candidate's experience, copy of the qualification certificate and letter of motivation. Applications must be delivered by e-mail to e-mail, including the reference of the competition in the subject field ID _2021_2 _UIDB/04345/2020

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.


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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_2_UIDB / 04345/2020, in the scientific area: Psychological Sciences, specific scientific area: P, with FCT / MCTES funding.

Four applications were received: Aline Francieli Griebler, David Oliveira, Inês Estácio Reis and Mariana da Fonseca Leitão.

The members of the Jury evaluated the documentation required for the selection process based on the required requirements (Master in Psychology; enrollment in a PhD in the area of ​​Psychology or the like). Candidate Mariana da Fonseca Leitão was excluded for not having sent the required documentation in the call for tenders. Candidates Aline Francieli Griebler, David Oliveira and Inês Estácio Reis were excluded due to non-compliance with the requirement to enroll in a PhD in the field of Psychology or the like.

The contest was closed without any candidate being selected.

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