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pre-applications for FCT Stimulus 6 years contracts

Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço
Fecha inicio solicitud: 
Vie, 08/01/2021
Fecha límite solicitud: 
Dom, 14/02/2021


The Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) welcomes pre-applications to the FCT - Individual Call to Scientific Stimulus 2020.

The Instituto de Astrofísica e Ciências do Espaço (IA) welcomes pre-applications until 14th February 2021. The institute cannot guarantee the required scientific and administrative support for any pre-applications received after that date.

The 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 29th January until 26th February 2021, 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 - 2.134,73€), Assistant Researcher (3.201,40€), Principal Researcher (3.611,83€) or Coordinating Researcher (4.678,96€), 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.

IA activities are structured around five Thematic Lines:

  1. Towards the detection and characterization of other Earths
  2. Towards a comprehensive study of stars
  3. The assembly history of galaxies resolved in space and time
  4. Unveiling the dynamics of the Universe
  5. Space and Ground Systems and Technologies

For inquires please contact

Pre-applications must be sent through the following webpage: