This call has closed. Please watch for announcements of a new post-doctoral call.
In the framework of the UT Austin|Portugal Program, the FCT opens a call for Post-Doctoral Scholarships, taking place in Portugal and at University of Texas, at Austin, in the following areas:
Documents required for submission
Scholarships are granted under the conditions stated by the Estatuto do Bolseiro de Investigação (Lei nº 40/2004, de 18 de Agosto) and in accordance with the Regulamento da Formação Avançada e Qualificação de Recursos Humanos of FCT.
The scholarships are funded by the QREN Portugal 2007-2013 Operational Program Human Potential and by funds from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education.
The call will be open continuously from April 1st 2009.
Application to these scholarships is open to all candidates that comply with the requirements established on Article 17 of the Regulation on Advanced Training and Qualification of Human Resources of the Foundation for Science and Technology.
The candidates to PhD scholarships who have held the same type of scholarship under other FCT Programs will be limited to a maximum number of years of support. The number of years of support will be a sum of the previous and present scholarship.
Post-doctoral grants are intended for individuals who have already completed a doctoral degree, preferably within the last five years, for the purpose of carrying out advanced research in Portuguese or foreign scientific institutes of recognized merit.
In evaluating applications for BPDs, mobility in relation to the institution where the doctoral degree was obtained is preferred, particularly mobility of candidates who completed their doctoral degrees abroad and wish to do post-doctoral work in Portugal.
The evaluation of candidates will be based on the merit and motivation of the applicants. The evaluation panel will review the applications, analyze the candidate’s merits and motivations, and produce an ordered list of the accepted applicants.
Regulations are available from: http://alfa.fct.mctes.pt/apoios/bolsas/regulamento.phtml.en
The applications should be submitted, including transcripts and letters of recommendation, to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to the Program’s address, starting April 1st 2009.
For more information about this call, please visit the Program’s official website (http://www.utaustinportugal.org) or direct your questions to the directors of your interest area: email@example.com (for Digital Media), or firstname.lastname@example.org (for Mathematics).