Research Fellowship (BI) in Economics/Economics of Education

Universidade Católica Portuguesa - CATÓLICA-LISBON


4 Dec 2023
Job Information

Organisation/Company
Universidade Católica Portuguesa – CATÓLICA-LISBON
Department
Católica Lisbon Research Unit in Business and Economics (CUBE)
Research Field
Economics » Economic policy
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country
Portugal
Application Deadline
19 Dec 2023 – 05:00 (Europe/Lisbon)
Type of Contract
Not Applicable
Job Status
Full-time
Offer Starting Date
1 Dec 2024
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
No

Offer Description

CUBE – Católica Lisbon Research Unit in Business and Economics at Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, is awarding 1 Research Fellowship (BI) in the scientific field of Economics/Economics of Education, for the development of research in the frame of the project PTDC/EGE-ECO/6055/2020 entitled “Intergenerational mobility and education policies in developed and developing countries”, with the financial support of FCT – Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P. (FCT, IP) / MCTES through national funds (PIDDAC).

Requirements

Research Field
Economics
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

  • Good data collection and data analysis skills and ability to work in statistical software such as Matlab, STATA, Python and R; 
  • Strong quantitative skills;
  • Excellent command of the English language;
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently. 

Languages
ENGLISH
Level
Excellent

Internal Application form(s) needed
1. Opening Notice (CUBE-6055-BI_2023_2).pdf
English
(219.14 KB – PDF)
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Additional Information
Benefits

The fellowship’s maintenance allowance is 930,98 € per month, according to the table of values of the grants awarded directly by FCT, I.P. in the Country. Further information at https://former.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores.phtml.en . The fellowship will be paid monthly by bank transfer.

The fellowship holder will be covered by a personal accident insurance.

If not covered by any social protection scheme, the fellowship holder can ensure the right to Social Security through adherence to the Voluntary Social Security scheme, pursuant to “Código dos Regimes Contributivos do Sistema Previdencial de Segurança Social”. Provided that the awarded fellowship has a minimum duration of 6 months, the fellowship holder will be entitled to assume, by UCP, the charges resulting from the contributions that apply to the first bracket referred to in article 36 of Decree-Law no. 40/89, of 1 February, with the increase in charges arising from the option for a higher incidence base on its own.

Eligibility criteria

  • Candidates must hold an Undergraduate degree in the scientific field of Economics or related scientific fields and be enrolled or present proof of being enrolled in a Master’s program or a non-degree granting course in the referred scientific areas;
  • In the case of candidates who are enrolled or who meet the conditions for the enrollment in a course that does not award an academic degree, only candidates who do not exceed, with the conclusion of the fellowship contract referred in this notice, including the planned renewals, a cumulative period of two years in this type of fellowship, consecutive or interpolated, are eligible.

Selection process

The candidates’ final classification shall be presented on a scale of 0 to 20. The final classification evaluates the candidate’s merit and it is calculated by weighing in each factor as follows:

  • Scientific and academic profile: 50 %
  • Expertise in the work field, including previous research experience: 30%
  • Data collection and analysis skills and quantitative skills: 20%
  • Final Classification = (0,50 x A) + (0,30 x B) + (0,20 x C)

    A minimum of 15 points is needed for a candidate to be considered eligible for the position .

    If necessary, candidates may be called for an interview, in which case the interview will not be scored or weighted in the final classification and will only serve to clarify the information provided.

    Work Location(s)

    Number of offers available
    1
    Company/Institute
    Universidade Católica Portuguesa – CATÓLICA-LISBON
    Country
    Portugal
    City
    Lisbon
    Street
    Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Palma de Cima, 1649-023 Lisboa, Portugal
    Geofield

    Where to apply

    E-mail
    [email protected]

    Contact

    City
    Lisbon
    Website
    https://www.clsbe.lisboa.ucp.pt
    Street
    Palma de Cima
    Postal Code
    1649-023
    E-Mail
    [email protected]
    Phone
    934024867

    STATUS: EXPIRED

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