Research Scholarship (BI) (1 vacancy) 2018

Reference: BI_2018_2 (CIP-PSI / 04345/2013)
Scientific area: Psychology

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

Mandatory admission requirements:

Master in Psychology with an average higher than 16 values. Preference will be given to candidates who have:

- Previous experience in research projects in the field of psychology;

- Domain of analysis of quantitative and qualitative data and publication of outputs;

- Domain of knowledge and experience in statistics applied to psychology using resources software data analysis SPSS, AMOS and Process;

- Proficiency in the technical-scientific English language.

Preference criteria

Work plan:

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

Applicable laws and regulations

The scholarship is awarded under Law No. 40/2004, of 18 August, updated by Decree-Law nº202/2012, of 27 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 at the premises of CIP - Psychology Research Center, Rua de Santa Marta, 47, 3rd floor, gab. 304, Lisbon, under the guidance of Dr. Odete Nunes

Duration of the scholarship (s)

Duration of 4 months, starting on September 1, 2018.

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 3 candidates with an academic specialization using the research activity, with the best classification in the master's degree, 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%), measured through the analysis of the CV and the interview.

Composition of the Selection Panel

President: Professor Doutor João Hipólito; Effective members: Profª Doutora Rute Brites, Prof. Doctor Tito Laneiro; Substitute member: Profª. Doctor Odete Nunes.

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 from July 2 to 13, 2018. Applications must be formalized, by sending an application letter accompanied by the following documents: Detailed Curriculum Vitae that proves the candidate's experience, copy of the certificate qualifications and motivation letter. Applications must be delivered by e-mail to e-mail, and must include the reference of the contest in the subject field BI_2018_2 (CIP-PSI / 04345/2013).

Appeal period


More info here


The candidate Manuel Farinha was selected, after dropping out of the candidates with the highest score.

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