Scientific Employment Stimulus
Scientific Employment Stimulus is an incentive to hire new researchers and
for the development of scientific employment plans and scientific careers by
public or private institutions. It is constituted by the following
Scientific Employment Stimulus - Individual Call -
direct support for the hiring of PhD researchers in all scientific areas
through annual calls promoted by FCT, aiming to facilitate the continuous
and systematic integration of new PhD holders in institutions.
Scientific Employment Stimulus - Institutional Call – support for
the development of R&D activities by institutions, stimulating the
hiring of PhD researchers through calls directed at institutions.
Support to scientific employment plans within the process of
evaluation of R&D Units 2017-2018.
These funding schemes strengthen the national scientific and technological
system and promote employment opportunities for PhD holders, facilitating the
formalisation of scientific employment and contributing to the greater
national attractiveness for highly qualified young people. They also
contribute to the rejuvenation of scientific institutions, attracting more
and better scientists, and to facilitate a framework that stimulates the
mobility of researchers.
Contracts established under the transitional rule of Decree Law
57/2016, amended by Law 57/2017 and in accordance with the
regulatory decree approved by the Council of Ministers. Information on this
procedure is available here. See also information on the
implementation of the transitional rule in institutions.
For information on types of contracts previously offered by FCT, click