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Call 2020-02-03

Research positions at the Centre for Ethics, Politics and Society / FCT 2020 Scientific Employment Program

The Centre for Ethics, Politics and Society at the University of Minho (CEPS UMinho) invites expressions of interest from qualified candidates to apply for a fixed-term research position under the Scientific Employment Stimulus Program funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). Each position will be funded up to 6 years to carry out their activity in re-search centers in Portugal. The selected researchers will be hired by the Center through FCT fund-ing. In 2020 the FCT will fund 300 positions in all scientific domains, at various stages of career, 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 (net salary range 1.400-1.500€ — 14 installments/year);

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 (net salary 1.800-1.950€ — 14 installments/year);

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 (net salary 2.100-2300€ — 14 installments/ year);

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 (net salary 2.350-2500€ 14 in-stallments/year).

(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 ceps@ilch.uminho.pt. Please attach a recent CV and a brief research statement (no longer than 2 pages). Deadline for expressions of interest: 15 February 2020.

Applications for the 2020 call will be open between 30 January and 26 February 2020 (17:00 Lisbon Time).

We strongly encourage applications from women scholars and members of other socially un-derrepresented groups.

Further information about the 2020 call requirements is available at https://tinyurl.com/vrfalt9

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 web-site: http://ceps.ilch.uminho.pt/index/en

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