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Applications with CIS-Iscte as the host institution

CIS-Iscte, Centre of excellence for Psychological Research and Social Intervention, is accepting expressions of interest from candidates interested in applying for the 6th edition of the Stimulus for Scientific Employment, launched by the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (FCT).

Candidates interested in applying with CIS-Iscte as their host institution need to send an application to CIS-Iscte, aligned with one of the domains of its Research Groups: BEC (Behavior, Emotion and Cognition) / CED (Community, Education and Development) / H4A (Health for All: a psychosocial approach to health) / PsyChange (Psychology of societal change)

Expressions of interest should be sent by email to until 31th March 2023. The Subject of the email should be ‘Stimulus for Scientific Employment 2023’ and the application needs to include:

  • Researcher Career Level (Junior Researcher | Assistant Researcher | Principal Researcher | Coordinator Researcher)

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Synopsis of the research project and work plan (maximum 2 pages);

  • Motivation letter including a) main scientific accomplishments in the last 5 years; b) expected scientific accomplishments in the next 5 years; c) strategic alignment with the strategy and mission of CIS-Iscte and one of the Research Groups of CIS-Iscte

CIS-Iscte decision to accept the applications will be announced by email until April 4th.

Information about the FCT call and the required individual application, can be found at:


FCT informs that the notice of the opening of the 6th edition of the Stimulus for Scientific Employment (CEEC Individual) has been published. Applications will be accepted from April 4, 2023 until 17:00 (Lisbon time) on May 3, 2023.

This call provides for the hiring of an additional 400 doctoral researchers under the Scientific Employment Regulation (REC). CEEC Individual annually supports the hiring of doctoral researchers in all scientific areas who wish to carry out scientific research or technological development in Portugal in the institutions that make up the National System of Science and Technology (SNCT).

More information is on the FCT website.



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