Individual Call to Scientific Employment Stimulus - 5th Edition
- Applications: 3 February to 3 March 2022, 5 p.m. (Lisbon
- Period for the association of the host institutions to each individual
application: 4 March to 29 March 2022, 5 p.m. (Lisbon Time)
The Individual Call is aimed at PhD holders of any nationality or stateless
with a background in any scientific area who wish to develop their scientific
research or technological development activity in Portugal.
Applicants should indicate the host institution where they will develop their
research plan. The selected doctorates are directly hired by the identified
host institution, through FCT funding.
The following reference levels are considered:
Junior Researcher: PhD holders for 5 or less years, with limited
post-doctoral research experience in the scientific area of the
Assistant Researcher: PhD holders for over 5 years and up to 12
years, with relevant curriculum in the scientific area of the application,
and with limited scientific independence.
Principal Researcher: PhD holders for over 12 years with relevant
curriculum in the scientific area of the application, demonstrating some
scientific independence for the last 3 years.
Coordinating Researcher: PhD holders of a title of agregação or
habilitação in Portugal, with a curriculum of high merit and demonstrating
scientific independence and leadership in the scientific area of the
The call is open from 3 February 2022 until 3 March 2022, 5 p.m. (Lisbon
The period for the association of the host institution to each individual
application is from 4 March 2022 until 29 March 2022, 5 p.m (Lisbon time).
Applications are submitted electronically, in English, through the electronic
platform to be made available in due course.
For further information about the Individual Support Call, please contact us