Researcher position 36-months contract

It is open an international selection competition 1 (one) post-doc researcher in the domain of Geosciences/Seismology at UBI/IDL, in the scope of research project “SHAZAM – Seismicity and HAzards of the sub-saharian Atlantic Margin”. The project aims at investigating the role of asthenospheric dynamics in the intraplate deformation and seismicity of the Gulf of Guinea.

Project team – The project involves three main institutions in Portugal: University of Beira Interior (PI: Stéphanie Dumont, Rui Fernandes), Institute Superior Technical (João Fonseca, Susana Vilanova, Sandra Heleno, Pedro Pina) and Instituto Dom Luiz/University of Lisbon (Susana Custódio, Graça Silveira, Marta Neres). The project will work in close collaboration with local and AfricaArray partners.

Job description – Researcher position 36-months contract.

Duration – 36-monthsWorkplace shall be at Universidade da Beira Interior (Covilhã), IDL (Lisbon), IST (Lisbon) and in the field.

Required skills – PhD in Seismology/Geophysics and expertise in seismicity analysis, besides good programming skills.

Salary – The gross monthly salary entitle is stipulated in clause 1 of article 5 of the Regulatory Decree No. 11-A/2017, of December 29th, corresponding to level 33 of the Consolidated Table of Allowances, as approved by Government Order No. 1553-C/2008, of December 31st, being 2,128.34 Euros per month, plus Holiday and Christmas supplements, and food allowance, in value and conditions for workers with a legal relationship of employment under the Labour Code.

The application will be open for 20 business days, counting from February 8th, 2019.

Application deadline – March 11th, 2019.

Degree @ foreign countries – Applicants with doctoral degrees obtained in foreign countries need to be registered as holders of a doctoral degree in Portugal. The presentation of the registration/recognition/equivalence certificate for the doctorate diploma is mandatory for the contract signature. Check the DGES website for more information, in particular on the diploma recognition and equivalence.

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