University of Coimbra opens a call for six research fellowship

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Organisation/Company
Universidade de Coimbra
Department
Divisão de Projetos e Atividades (Bolsas)
Research Field
Mathematics » Other
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country
Portugal
Application Deadline
Type of Contract
Temporary
Job Status
Full-time
Hours Per Week
35
Offer Starting Date
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Reference Number
UIDP/00324/2020
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
No

Offer Description

CALL FOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS- Lugus 983557

 

University of Coimbra opens a call for six  research fellowship, in the framework of the CMUC project “Centre for Mathematics of the University of Coimbra” (reference: UIDP/00324/2020 ), financed or co-financed by FCT/MCTES through national funds (PIDDAC), in the following conditions:

 

Scientific area: Mathematics.

 

Skills/Qualifications/Admission requirements:  Students enrolled in a master’s degree program in Mathematics and who are currently working on their master thesis. The research activities leading to the completion of the selected candidates master’s degree will take place at the University of Coimbra, under the supervision of a CMUC member and within the framework of CMUC’s activity plan and strategy.

 

Work plan/Objectives:  Further develop the work to be carried out within the scope of the master’s thesis, in the framework of CMUC’s activity plan and strategy, particularly in the areas of Algebra and Combinatorics; Analysis; Numerical Analysis and Optimization; Probabilities and Statistics; Geometry; Algebra, Logic and Topology .

 

Regime: The attribution of the fellowship does not generate or entitle a relation of a legal-labour nature, and the fellowship is undertaken in an exclusive dedication regime. The fellowship holder is awarded the Fellowship Statute of the UC, in its current wording, according to the Research Fellowship Holder Statute , and according to the Regulation for Research Fellowships of the Foundation for Science and Technology, both in their current wording.

 

Location: Department of Mathematics at the University of Coimbra.

 

Duration: Six months or until the end of the project on December 31, 2024.

 

Renewal: Not renewable.

 

Scientific orientation: Professors Ercília Cristina da Costa e Sousa and Sílvia Alexandre Alves Barbeiro.

 

Financial conditions: The amount of the fellowship is € 990,98 corresponding to the monthly compensation stipulated in the FCT table (https://www.fct.pt/en/financiamento/programas-de-financiamento/bolsas/), plus social security (Seguro Social Voluntário, first level contributions) and personal accidents insurance. The payment will be made by bank transfer. This amount will not be increased during the entire period of the fellowship duration.

 

Selection methods: Curricular evaluation and interview.

 

Selection criteria: The evaluation of applications will be carried out according to the terms set out in this notice, considering the assessment elements and producing an ordered list of candidates.

The jury will only interview those who obtain at least 75% in the curricular evaluation.

For these candidates the final grade will be weighted by 80% for the curricular evaluation and 20% for the interview. For non-interviewed candidates, the final grade will be that of the curricular evaluation.

  • Criteria for evaluating the curriculum:

Curriculum vitae merit: 70%;

Adequacy of the candidate’s profile to the research plan to be developed: 20%

Recommendation letters: 10%.

  • Criteria for evaluating the interview:

Academic and scientific merit of the candidate: 70%;

Knowledge and profile suitable for the work to be carried out: 30%.

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Jury responsible for selection: Professors Ercília Cristina da Costa e Sousa – President; Sílvia Alexandre Alves Barbeiro – 1st Effective Member; Júlio Severino das Neves – 2nd Effective Member. Substitute members: Susana Margarida Domingues Moura – 1st Alternate Member; Jorge Manuel Senos da Fonseca Picado -2nd Alternate Member .

 

Formalization of application: Documents required for the application:

1) Elements of ID/passport;

2) Updated curriculum vitae (including academic transcripts with courses and grades obtained);

3) Motivation letter (two A4 pages maximum); it should include a description of the candidate’s academic and scientific interests, and it should indicate specific research subjects as well as the CMUC’s research group the candidate would like to join;

4) Two recommendation letters;

5) Proof of enrollment in the Master’s Degree in Mathematics. Proof is only mandatory at the hiring stage;

6) Declaration indicated below (available on the platform apply.uc.pt).

 

Declaration on the honor of the candidate(s) with the indication of the fellowship(s) of the typology to which the contest was held and the respective duration(s).

 

Applicants with academic degrees obtained abroad will be required to present a Certificate of Recognition in accordance with applicable law. This document is mandatory only in the contractualization phase.

 

Applications submission: Applications must be submitted online at https://apply.uc.pt/IT137 -24-161 .

 

Submission of applications: Between 03/04/2024 and 16/04/2024.

 

Submission deadline date: 16/04/2024.

 

Additional information: The evaluation results will be announced within 90 working days after the end of the applications submission deadline, by notifying the applicants via email. After the announcement of the results, candidates are considered automatically notified to, if they wish to do so, comment on the results on a preliminary hearing period within 10 days after that date. After this, the selected candidates will have to declare in writing their acceptance. Unless a justification worthy of consideration is presented, if the declaration is not submitted within the referred period, it is considered that the candidate waivers the fellowship. In case of resignation or withdrawal of the selected candidate, the next candidate with the highest evaluation score will be notified immediately.

Once the selection process is completed, the fellowship contract will be drawn up in accordance with the draft contract provided by the FCT.

After the contracted period, the fellowship holder and supervisor must prepare the final report in accordance with the respective assessment criteria that were established.

 

Pursuant to subparagraph h) of Article 9 of the Portuguese Constitution, the University of Coimbra, as employer, actively promotes a policy of equal opportunities between men and women in access to employment and professional development, and acts to prevent each and every kind of discrimination.

Therefore, no one can be privileged, benefited, harmed or deprived of any right or immune from any duty on account of, in particular, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, family, economic situation, education, origin or social condition, genetic heritage, reduced work capacity, disability, chronic illness, nationality, ethnic or racial origin, territory of origin, language, religion, political or ideological beliefs and trade union membership.

 

Selection reserve list: n.a.

 

Requirements

Research Field
Mathematics » Other
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent
Skills/Qualifications

Students enrolled in a master’s degree program in Mathematics and who are currently working on their master thesis. The research activities leading to the completion of the selected candidates master’s degree will take place at the University of Coimbra, under the supervision of a CMUC member and within the framework of CMUC’s activity plan and strategy.

Specific Requirements

Students enrolled in a master’s degree program in Mathematics and who are currently working on their master thesis. The research activities leading to the completion of the selected candidates master’s degree will take place at the University of Coimbra, under the supervision of a CMUC member and within the framework of CMUC’s activity plan and strategy.

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