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.
Four different types of contracts can be funded under this call, corresponding to different career stages:
- Junior Researcher: PhD holders for 5 or less years, with limited post-doctoral research experience in the scientific area of the application;
- Assistant Researcher: PhD holders for over 5 years, with relevant curriculum in the scientific area of the application, but with limited scientific independence;
- Principal Researcher: PhD holders for over 5 years, with relevant curriculum in the scientific area of the application, demonstrating scientific independence over the past 3 years;
- Coordinating Researcher: PhD holders for over 5 years, holding the title of habilitado or agregado in Portugal, with a curriculum of high merit, and demonstrating scientific independence and leadership in the scientific area of the application.
The call is open from 30 January 2020 until 5 p.m. (Lisbon time) on 26 February 2020.
Information may be requested via email to firstname.lastname@example.org