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Call for interest | Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions 2020 Individual Fellowships applications at ICS-ULisboa

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    10/07/2020 12:00 - Europe/London
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
    Portugal, Lisboa
    Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa

Within the framework of the MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE ACTIONS - INDIVIDUAL FELLOWSHIPS programme (H2020-MSCA-IF-2020) promoted by H2020, the Instituto de Ciências Sociais [Institute of Social Sciences] of the University of Lisbon, Portugal (ICS-ULisboa) is now accepting applications from researchers in the areas of social and cultural anthropology, political science, economics, human geography, history, social psychology and sociology. Applicants’ work plans are expected to fit ICS-ULisboa’s Research Agenda “Changing Societies: Legacies and Challenges”, as well as the research and thematic areas of the Institute’s Research Groups.

ICS-ULisboa is an international, interdisciplinary academic research centre gathering researchers from many different areas of the social sciences as well as from various countries. The Institute, which was evaluated in 2019 as an ‘Institution of Excellence’ by international panels, offers excellent working conditions, financial support for research and international networks. Its premises are located in Lisbon, a beautiful and historical city offering a rich array of cultural and social activities.

Along with the possibility to join the Institute’s vibrant research environment and benefit from its wide international network, successful candidates will be provided with equipped office space, e-mail and internet access, as well as free access to library facilities.

Expressions of interests for applications having ICS-ULisboa as a Host Institution (beneficiary) will be evaluated within the framework of the following Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions - Individual Fellowships (IF):

European Fellowships (EF), including Career Restart, Reintegration, Society and Enterprise, and Standard European Fellowships

Global Fellowships (GF), which require a research period in a Third Country, followed by a reintegration period at the Host Institution

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships are available for experienced researchers of any nationality, who must have, at the date of the call deadline, a doctoral degree or at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience.

Eligible candidates must comply with MSCA mobility rules:

For European Fellowships: the researcher cannot have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the beneficiary for more than 12 months in the three years immediately before the call deadline;

For Global Fellowships: the researcher cannot have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the Third Country where the outgoing phase takes place for more than 12 months in the three years immediately before the call deadline.

Please make sure to comply with the requisites for the MSCA-IF, available on the Funding & tender opportunities portal.

Expressions of interest must be submitted to ICS-ULisboa through the form available at the following link: https://forms.gle/beNKNC3J4LhDENbd6

All applications must include:

  1. A detailed curriculum vitae
  2. A cover letter describing the candidate’s current research interests
  3. One copy of each of two relevant publications (or, alternatively, writing samples)
  4. A research proposal, according to the guidelines provided in the online form;
  5. Two letters of recommendation. At least one of them must be from a non-Portuguese institution. Referees must send their letters directly to mscurie@ics.ulisboa.pt

Candidates are also asked to indicate the researcher who will be responsible for supervising their work plan at ICS-ULisboa. In case the candidate cannot to provide such information, the evaluation panel will assign a supervisor based on the profile of the candidate and the proposal.

The deadline for submitting applications to ICS-ULisboa has been extended to July 10, 2020, 11:59 pm (Lisbon time).

The decision to host the candidate will be notified via e-mail by  30 July 2020. Selected candidates will receive full support from the Institute’s R&D unit and supervisors to develop their proposal throughout the submission process.

The final deadline for submissions into the Funding & tender opportunities portal is September 9th, 2020, 5 pm (Brussels time).



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