The Centre for Ethics, Politics and Society at the University of Minho (CEPS UMinho) invites expressions of interest from highly qualified candidates to apply for a fixed-term research position (up to 6 years) under the Scientific Employment Stimulus Program funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). The selected researchers will be hired by the Center through FCT funding, according to the following scheme:
Junior researcher: Ph.D. researchers who have obtained their degree within the last 5 years, with limited experience in post-doctoral research;
Assistant researcher: Ph.D. researchers who have obtained their degree earlier than the last 5 years, with research expertise in the scientific area of application and limited scientific independence;
Principal researcher: Ph.D. researchers who have obtained their degree earlier than the last 5 years, with research expertise in the scientific area of application and proven scientific independence over the previous 3 years;
Coordinating researcher: Ph.D. researchers who have obtained their degree earlier the last last 5 years, holding the Portuguese qualification of ‘Agregado’ or ‘Habilitado’, with a curriculum of high merit and recognized leadership in the scientific area of application;
(The 5 year-limit period is calculated from the closing date of the call)
Prospective candidates who are interested in applying with CEPS should contact the center at firstname.lastname@example.org with the Subject ‘Scientific Employment’. Please attach a recent CV and a brief research statement (no longer than 2 pages). Deadline for expressions of interest: 15 February 2021.
Applications for the 2021 call will be open between 29 January and 26 February 2021 (17:00 Lisbon Time).
We strongly encourage applications from women scholars and members of other socially underrepresented groups.
Further information about the 2020 call requirements is available at: https://www.fct.pt/apoios/contratacaodoutorados/empregocientifico/ceec_ind_4.phtml.pt
CEPS is the leading research center in Portugal specialized in the areas of ethics, political theory, social and political philosophy. For further information about projects and activities, please visit our website: http://ceps.ilch.uminho.pt/index/en