Research Scholarship (BIPD; PhD) (one place) 1

Reference: BIPD_2020_4 UIDB / 04345/2020
Scientific area: Psychology

A call for bids for a research scholarship (BIPD - Doctor) is open within the scope of the R&D institution, Psychology Research Center - CIP, of the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, under the reference UIDB / 04345/2020, with the financial support from FCT / MCTES through national funds (PIDDAC), under the following conditions:

Mandatory admission requirements:

Ph.D. in Psychology (obtained in the last three years) and First Degree in Psychology.

Preference criteria

  • Publication of several scientific articles as the first author, in scientific journals indexed in international databases;
  • Experience in data analysis in models of structural equations and Process (analysis of mediation and moderation);
  • Fluency in writing in English;
  • Experience in cross-cultural studies.

Work plan:

Collaboration in bibliographic review, data analysis and writing of scientific articles under development within the scope of the “Transcultural Factors of Well-Being” Project.

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 - Center for Research in Psychology, at the Autonomous University of Lisbon, Rua de Santa Marta, 47, 3rd floor, gab. 304, under the guidance of Dr. Iolanda chicken.

Duration of the scholarship (s)

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

Monthly maintenance allowance amount

Monthly maintenance allowance amount:

The scholarship amount corresponds to 1.600 € 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 (70%), interview (20%) and motivation letter (10%).

Composition of the Selection Panel

President // President: Doctor Rute Brites
effective vowels // Voting members: Dr. Iolanda chicken; Doctor Pedro Almiro
alternate member // Substitute member: Dr. Sandra Figueiredo

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 contest is open in the period between 23 November 2020 and 08 January 2021.
Applications must be formalized by sending a letter of application accompanied by the following documents: Detailed Curriculum Vitae that proves the candidate's experience, copy of the qualification certificate and letter of motivation. Applications must be delivered by email to, and must include the reference of the competition in the subject field BIPD_2020_4 UIDB / 04345/2020.
Failure to send any of the documents required in the application is grounds for exclusion.

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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There were no successful candidates for not meeting the conditions proposed in the application of the notice

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