Call for the attribution of a Research Scholarship for a Post-Doctoral (1 vacancy) within the scope of the PrimA-LTD project


A call for a Postdoctoral Fellowship under the project PRIMA-LTD in open for applications:

  1. 1.    Scientific field: Atomic Physics
  2. 2.    Admission requirements: PhD in Physics. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the field of Atomic Physics.
  3. 3.    Work Plan: Participation in ongoing research work, namely in relativistic atomic structure calculations using the MCDFGME code to determine the fluorescence yield of various elements, and in high-precision measurements of X-ray transitions in highly charged ions and Lamb Shift in atoms/muonic ions. Knowledge of ROOT CERN, Fortran, Mathematica, C++ is required.
  4. 4.    Applicable legislation and regulations: Law No. 40/2004, of August 18, amended and republished by Decree-Law No. 202/2012 of August 27 (Statute of the Scientific Research Fellow) and amended by Decree-Law No. 233/2012 of October 29 and by Law No. 12 /2013 of January 29; Regulation of Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P. – 2013 (Regulation No. 326/2013); FCT/UNL Research Grant Regulation of 29/12/2015.
  5. 5.    Place of work: The work will be developed at the Department of Physics at FCT NOVA under the scientific guidance of Professor Doctor José Paulo Santos.
  6. 6.    Duration of the scholarship: The scholarship will last for 12 months, starting on December 1, 2021, with the possibility of renewal. 
  7. 7.    Amount of monthly maintenance allowance: The scholarship amount corresponds to €1,646, according to the table of scholarships awarded directly by FCT, I.P. in the country (http://alfa.fct.mctes.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores), being the payment made monthly by bank transfer.
  8. 8.    Selection Methods: The selection methods to be used will be the following: Candidates' Curriculum Vitae, Training classification, Knowledge in Atomic Physics, interview, with the respective valuation of 20%, 40%, 20% and 20%. 
  9. 9.    Composition of the Selection Jury: Professor Doutor José Paulo Santos; Vogais Professora Doutora Maria Luísa Carvalho, Professor Doutor Mauro Guerra.
  10. 10.  Form of advertising/notification of results: The final results of the evaluation will be sent via email.
  11. 11.  Deadline for application and form of submission of applications: The call is open in the period between the 18/10/2021 to 29/10/2021.
  12. 12.  Procedures and Deadline for complaint and appeal: Candidates, willing to do so, have a period of 10 working days, after the release of the results, to comment if the result is unfavorable.

Applications must be formalized by sending an application letter accompanied by the following documents: motivation letter, curriculum vitae, certificate of qualifications and other documents considered relevant.

Applications should be sent by email to: df.secretariado@fct.unl.pt