Reference: BIPD _2023_1_UIDB/04345/2020
Scientific area: Psychology

An open competition is open for the attribution of a post-doctoral research grant (BIPD) within the scope of the R&D institution Centro de Investigação em Psicologia of the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa, with the reference UIDB/04345/2020, with the financial support of Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT) and the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education (MCTES), through national funds (PIDDAC).

Admission requirements:

Mandatory admission requirements: Doctorate in Psychology (Doctorate obtained in the last 3 years and at the date of application)

Eligibility of candidates: applicants must meet the eligibility conditions provided for in article 9 of the FCT IP Research Grant Regulation (2019).

preference criteria

– Experience in qualitative data analysis;

– Domain of the MAXQDA software;

– Publication of scientific articles with qualitative methodology;

– Fluency in writing in English.

Work plan

Work plan: Full-time research collaboration position “Intergenerational transmission of trauma in a military context: a mixed methodology study with military families“. Functions include collaborating in the transcription and subsequent analysis of qualitative data already collected; participate in the writing of scientific articles.

Goals to be achieved: Qualitative analyzes of interview transcripts and family genograms. Writing of two scientific articles for submission to an international journal.

Applicable legislation and regulations

Applicable legislation and regulations: The scholarship is awarded under Law Nº. 40/2004, of 18 August, updated by Decree-Law no., and Regulation of Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology, IP in force (available at and Amendments to Regulation No. 950/2019, of December 16 (available at


The work will be carried out in person at the premises of the CIP – Center for Research in Psychology, of the Autonomous University of Lisbon, Rua de Santa Marta, 47, 4th floor, 1169-023, Lisbon, gab. 403, under the guidance of Professor Rute Brites.

Duration of the scholarship(s)

Duration of 10 months, starting on March 1, 2023. A selection reserve list will be created, which can be used for a maximum of 4 months.

Amount of monthly maintenance allowance

Amount of monthly maintenance allowance:

The amount of the scholarship corresponds to €1686.00 monthly, according to the table of values of the scholarships awarded directly by FCT, IP in the Country (, and will be paid, monthly, by bank transfer, by the contracting entity.

selection methods

Only the three candidates who meet the admission requirements and present the best results in the preferential factors will be considered for interview. Candidates will be evaluated according to the following weights: curriculum evaluation (70%), interview (20%) and motivation letter (10%). Only candidates with a weighted average equal to or greater than 15 will be admitted.


Composition of the Selection Jury

President: Professor Rute Brites; Effective members: Professor Catarina Tomé Pires; Professor Luísa Ribeiro. Substitute member: Prof. Doutora Odete Nunes.

Publication/notification of results

The 3 candidates selected and admitted for interview are invited by email. The Public Notice and the final results of the evaluation will be published, through a list ordered by final grade obtained, in a public place on the websites of the CIP ( and of the Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa ( ), 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

application deadline: between January 23, 2023 and February 12, 2023.

Form of submission of applications: Applications must be formalized, mandatorily, by sending an application letter accompanied by the following documents: Curriculum vitae detail that proves the candidate's experience (in Ciência Vitae format), copy of the qualifications certificate and motivation letter. Applications must be submitted by e-mail to the e-mail, contact 213177658, including the tender reference in the subject field BIPD _2023_1_UIDB/04345/2020.

Failure to send any of the documents required in the application is a reason for exclusion (according to Art. 10 of Regulation No. 950/2019 on FCT Research Grants).

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.


Final report: The scholarship holder must present, within 60 working days after the end of the scholarship, a final report of the activities, in digital format. This report must describe, in detail, all the activities carried out, the period of time occupied with them, the objectives achieved and the respective URL addresses (if applicable).

More information here


A competition was held for the attribution of a Research Grant (BIPD) within the scope of the R&D Unit – Research Center in Psychology – CIP with the reference BIPD _2023_1 UIDB/04345/2020, in the scientific area: Psychology, with FCT/MCTES funding.

An application was received, from Lisa Liliana Nunes Roque. After evaluating the documentation, the candidate was excluded, having obtained the Doctor's Degree more than three years ago. The contest ended without any candidate having been selected.

The President of the Jury

Ruth Brites

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