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Results of the 3rd Call Scientific Employment Stimulus - Individual


The FCT announced today (October 29) to applicants the results of the Call Stimulus to Scientific Employment - Individual - 3rd Edition (CEEC Individual), in which 300 employment contracts are awarded to doctoral researchers in all scientific areas and which represents a financial investment of 89,983,533 euros. Over the three editions, the CEEC Individual has already awarded a total of 1100 contracts to Ph.

The 300 selected researchers are distributed among four contract categories: 157 Junior Researcher, 114 Assistant Researcher, 27 Principal Researcher and 2 Coordinating Researcher contracts. Women represent 58% of the selected candidates and researchers of foreign nationality represent 27% of the total, being the countries with the highest representation: Spain (33 researchers), Italy (16), France (7) and Germany (6).

The candidates were selected through an evaluation and ranking process carried out by 25 international panels, coordinated by José Carlos Marques dos Santos. The distribution of contracts by category and scientific panel is proportional to the respective number of candidates evaluated.

After the announcement of the results, the period for a preliminary hearing will begin, during which unsuccessful applicants may contest their evaluation. The employment contracts must be signed between the researchers and the host institutions within 90 days after the signature of the program contracts between these institutions and FCT.

The Individual CEEC is one of the funding instruments for hiring researchers defined by the Scientific Employment Regulation launched in 2017 by FCT, following the publication of Decree-Law no. 57/2016. The next edition of Call will run until the end of this year, as provided for in Decree-Law no. 60/2018 and disclosed in the FCT calendar of Calls for 2020.