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Starting Grant: Library and Information Science / Digital Humanities

Bolsa de Cientista Convidado: Humanidades Digitais

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Published on Thursday, June 18, 2015 by João Fernandes

Summary

The CIDEHUS (Interdisciplinary Center of History, Cultures and Societies of University of Évora) is opening the call for 1 research fellowship (starting Grant, “Bolsa de Cientista Convidado”) in the field of Library and Information Science / Digital Humanities, within the framework of UID/HIS/00057/2013 Project, with financial support from FCT/MEC (through national funds, eventually co-financed by FEDER (PT2020 Partnership agreement).

Announcement

Presentation

The CIDEHUS (Interdisciplinary Center of History, Cultures and Societies of University of Évora) is opening the call for 1 research fellowship (starting Grant, “Bolsa de Cientista Convidado”) in the field of Library and Information Science / Digital Humanities, within the framework of UID/HIS/00057/2013 Project, with financial support from FCT/MEC (through national funds, eventually co-financed by FEDER (PT2020 Partnership agreement).

Scientific Domain

Library and Information Science / Digital Humanities 

Admission Requirements

  •  PhD in Library and Information Science / Digital Humanities or similar;
  •  Publications in International Journals with referees;
  •  Proved experience in research and participation in international projects;
  •  High English language fluency (written and spoken);
  •  Availability to reside in Portugal. 

Preferential Requirements

  •  Research experience in digital preservation;
  •  Knowledge on multimedia Archives;
  •  Experience of working in cooperation with Social Sciences / Humanities;
  •  To conduct research on issues related to CIDEHUS strategic project. 

Working Program: To design and implement innovative research on ICT systems and applications

to the field of documentation / information; to enhance and coordinate teams in the field of Library and Information Science (LIS); to create links with international networks and in that context, draw and lead applications for international projects; to boost international seminars in LIS area for postgraduates; to disseminate research results in international journals with high impact factor.

Relevant Legislation

The fellowship will be attributed through a contract between the University of Évora and the selected candidate, in the terms of “Regulamento de Bolsas de Investigação da Universidade de Évora (Ordem de Serviço nº1/2011)”, according to the “Estatuto do Bolseiro de Investigação Científica (Lei nº40/2004 de 18 de Agosto)” and the “Regulamento de Bolsas e Investigação” da Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, as presently valid. (www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2015.pdf

Workplace

The fellow will work at CIDEHUS – Interdisciplinary Center of History, Cultures and Societies of University of Évora, under CIDEHUS board’s scientific supervision.

Duration of the Fellowship

one year, beginning in September 2015, renewable for a maximum of three years. The fellowship will not be linked to the above mentioned project, beyond the period of this project’s eligibility.

Amount of the Fellowship

The monthly subsidy will be of 2.355,00 €, to which insurance costs will be added, in conformity with the fellowships’ table as they are directly attributed by FCT, I.P. in this country. (See http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores). Payments will be made every month, by bank check or by banking transfer. 

Selection criteria

1st Phase:

- Curriculum evaluation (from 0 to 50 points) + project (from 0 to 40 points) + motivation letter (from 0 to10 points);

2nd Phase:

- Interview with candidates (maximum 7) having obtained the highest number of points during the first phase (from 0 to 100 points). The interview may take place through videoconference, or via Skype – from 0 to 100 points.

The fellowship will be attributed, depending on the fulfillment of the above described requirements, on the reception of all documentation required, on the scientific evaluation and on the financing institution’s budget availability.

Jury composition

President: Doutor Filomena Gonçalves

1.º Member – Doutor Fernanda Olival

2.º Member – Doutor Paulo Guimarães

1.º Alternate Member – Doutor José António Calixto

2.º Alternate Member – Doutor Paulo Quaresma 

Form of advertising / notification of results

The final results of the evaluation will be published in CIDEHUS, Palácio do Vimioso of Évora University, through list sorted by final score obtained, and all candidates notified by e-mail.

Deadline for application

The call will be open from the

19 June to 6th July 2015

and the selection results will be published before the end of July 2015.

Applications

 The application must include a cover letter and the following documents:

  •   Detailed CV (must mention the academic degrees, scientific areas and the marks obtained in the bachelor, master, doctoral and later formations that eventually gather);
  •    Simple photocopy of certificates;
  •    Motivation letter;
  •  Research project, written with a maximum of 2000 words, which should articulate the proposed tasks with the Strategic CIDEHUS project. For this, is mandatory a milestone scheduled for a period shorter than 12 months. For more information on the strategic project, see the CIDEHUS website http://www.cidehus.uevora.pt/ and http://gdoc.uevora.pt/388960
  •  Two letters of recommendation;
  •  Copy or link to the full content of 1 or 2 publications that you consider expressive of your skills;
  •  Other documents you consider relevant.

NOTE: the letter of motivation and the project must be written in one of the following languages: Portuguese / English / Spanish / French 

Applications should be sent by post mail or by email, including in the subjet “Application to Bolsa de Cientista Convidado – CIDEHUS – UID/HIS/00057/2013”, to: 

CIDEHUS.UE
Centro Interdisciplinar de História, Culturas e Sociedades da Universidade de Évora
Palácio do Vimioso
Largo do Marquês de Marialva, n.º 8
Apartado 94
7000-809 Évora
e-mail: cidehus@uevora.pt 

Places

  • Evora, Portugal (7000)

Date(s)

  • Monday, July 06, 2015

Keywords

  • Humanidades Digitais

Contact(s)

  • Carla Malheiro
    courriel : cidehus [at] uevora [dot] pt

Information source

  • Madalena Vaz Freire
    courriel : mvfreire [at] uevora [dot] pt

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