Research Grant (BI - Master) 2020

Reference: BI _2020_6 UIDB/04345/2020
Scientific area: Psychology

A call for tender is open for the attribution of a research grant (BI– Master) within the scope of the R&D institution, Research Center in Psychology – CIP, of the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, with the reference UIDB/04345/2020, with financial support from FCT/MCTES through national funds (PIDDAC)

Admission requirements:

Master's in Psychology (Clinical and Health Psychology); enrollment in a PhD in the field of Psychology or similar (at the time of hiring, the selected candidate must prove his/her enrollment in a PhD).

preference criteria

Previous experience in the area of research and scientific writing;

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

– Fluency in English;

– Computer skills;

– High degree of autonomy;

– Strong motivation for teamwork.

Work plan

Integration in research projects “Study of the relationship between sleep characteristics, bullying, academic performance and classroom behavior in school-age children” and “mindfulness, in a school context with children and adolescents”, specifically collaboration in the statistical treatment of different types of data using quantitative data analysis software; writing and participation in the dissemination of results.

Applicable legislation and regulations

The scholarship is awarded under Law Nº. 40/2004, of 18 August, updated by Decree-Law no. in force


The work will be carried out in person at the premises of the CIP – Research Center in Psychology, of the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, Rua de Santa Marta, 47, 3rd floor, gab. 304, under the guidance of Professor Ana Gomes.

Duration of the scholarship(s)

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

Amount of monthly maintenance allowance

Amount of monthly maintenance allowance:

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

selection methods

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 weights: curriculum evaluation (50%), interview (40%) and motivation letter (10%).

Composition of the Selection Jury

President: Professor Rute Brites; Effective members: Professor Ana Gomes; Professor Mónica Pires. Alternate member: Professor Edite Oliveira

Publication/notification 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 Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa website (, and the successful candidate will be notified by email. All candidates will be notified of the decision by email.

Application deadline and form of submission of applications

The contest is open from 19 December 2020 to 8 January 2021.

Applications must be formalized, mandatorily, by sending an application letter accompanied by the following documents: Curriculum vitae (in Ciência Vitae format) that proves the candidate's experience, copy of the qualifications certificate and motivation letter. Applications must be submitted by e-mail to the e-mail, and must include the tender reference in the subject field ID _2020_6 UIDB/04345/2020.

Failure to submit any of the documents required in the application is grounds for exclusion.

Complaint deadline

After the final decision, and notification to the candidates, it must be taken within 15 working days, or appeal to the highest executive body of the funding entity within 30 working days.


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

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