The portuguese national science foundation, Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT) has issued a call for research contracts, in the context of the Stimulus to Scientific Employment which will be open from 19th January until the 16th February 2018, 17:00 (Portuguese time). The positions are for up to 6 years. The gross monthly income corresponds to the salary of a Junior Researcher (level 33 – 2.128,34€), Assistant Researcher (index 195 – 3.191,82€), Principal Researcher (index 220 – 3.601,03€) or Coordinating Researcher (index 285 – 4.664,97€), depending on the profile of the candidate. The selection is done by FCT. Each candidate will have to select and have the support from a host institution in Portugal.
The Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences (IA) welcomes pre-applications to the FCT – Stimulus to Individual Scientific Employment 2017 call.
IA is the reference institution for this area in Portugal, integrating researchers from the University of Porto and the University of Lisbon, and is responsible for a major fraction of the national productivity in international ISI journals in this area. The research and development effort at the IA includes most of the topics at the forefront of research in Astrophysics and Space Sciences, complemented by work on instrumentation and systems with potential use in Astronomy and Astrophysics. IA is also the host of the Portuguese ALMA Centre of Expertise.
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PACE is currently looking for strong candidates to support in this call. If you are interested or know of someone who is, please let PACE knows!