Research Scholarship (BI) (1 vacancy) 2020

Reference: UIDB / 04345/2020 CIP
Scientific area: Clinical and Health Psychology

A call for tenders for the assignment of 1 Research Scholarship (BI - for students enrolled in a master's or doctorate, within the scope of the R&D project / institution (UIDB / 04345/2020 CIP) Management Unit of the Psychology Research Center ( CIP), financed through national funds included in the FCT budget, under the following conditions:

Mandatory admission requirements:

(1) Degree in Psychology, (2) Postgraduate or advanced training in Clinical and Health Psychology, (3) Experience in the analysis of quantitative data and in supporting research management, (4) Experience in research and evaluation in Clinical and Health Psychology. Candidates must be enrolled in a master's or doctorate in Psychology, taking into account the new FCT Regulation, namely Article 11 -

Preference criteria

Work plan:

During the scholarship period, the following activities will be developed: (1) Collaborate in the elaboration of instrument protocols for online application; (2) Training and conducting interviews, and applying questionnaires; (3) Data coding and analysis (SPSS and EXCEL); (3) Elaborate informed consent and requests for opinion to the ethics committee; (4) Collaborate in formatting and editing text according to the rules of the selected magazines for the submission of articles (5) Support in the preparation of 2 posters and in the preparation of technical reports.

Applicable laws and regulations

Statute of the Scientific Research Fellow, approved by Law no. 40/2004, of 18 August, in the current wording conferred by Decree-Law no. 123/2019, of 28 August and the Regulation for Research Grants of the Fundação para a Ciência e Technology, IP (FCT).


The work will be carried out in the Management Unit of the Psychology Research Center (CIP / UAL) of the University of Algarve, under the scientific guidance of Professor Cristina Nunes and Antónia Ros.

Duration of the scholarship (s)

The scholarship will have a duration of 3 months, starting on 1 October 2020. The scholarship contract can be renewable up to 6 months taking into account the new FCT Regulation - scholarships / docs / RegulationBolsasFCT2019.pdf).

Monthly maintenance allowance amount

Monthly maintenance allowance amount:

The amount of the monthly maintenance allowance corresponds to € 798,00, The maintenance allowance will be paid monthly by bank transfer.

Criteria and selection procedure

In accordance with the provisions of paragraph 2 of article 11 of the FCT Research Scholarship Regulation. IP, the evaluation of candidates focuses only on the following criteria: academic merit (40%), research and / or evaluation experience in the area of ​​Clinical Psychology and Health (30%); other scientific skills (good knowledge of SPSS; scientific English) (30%).

Composition of the Selection Panel

The application evaluation panel is made up of three full members and one alternate (all PhDs):

  • - Cristina Nunes (President);
  • - Antónia Rosa (Effective member);
  • - Cátia Martins (Effective Member);

Disclosure/announcement of results

The final results of the evaluation will be published through a list ordered by the final grade obtained posted in a visible and public place in building 1, Gambelas campus of the Universidade do, with the approved candidate being notified via email.

Application deadline

The contest is open from 24/07/2020 to 06/08/2020.

Appeal period


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