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Centro de Astrofísica da Universidade do Porto
FCT call for PhD grants

Ref: CAUP2012-02UnF-BD

FCT has anounced the 2012 call for applications for PhD individual Grants (deadline 3 July at 17:00). These are individual grants for residents in Portugal, covering a period of 4 years and tuition fees.

CAUP will support applications that are broadly relevant for the following research topics:

For further details please see CAUP's web pages about research.

Applications for work programs with external co-supervision will be preferred. For further inquires and requests of information please use the contact below or contact directly a potential supervisor at CAUP (see the list of researchers).

CAUP has the largest Astronomy research team in Portugal, and has been awarded the highest classification by FCT. CAUP offers excellent conditions for the development of PhD research projects, and has well established connections with major Astronomy research institutes in Europe. All PhD students are integrated in the ongoing national (FCT) and international (EC) funded projects.

FCT will only consider applications from prospective candidates with official residence in Portugal for a minimum of one year.

The calendar is the following:
  • 28 May: submission to CAUP of a CV, together with a brief statement of research interests
  • 6 June: pre-selected candidates will be contacted in order to proceed with the detailed preparation of the application, under the supervision of a researcher at CAUP
  • up to 3 July at 17:00: the full application is reviewed by the supervisor at CAUP and submitted by the candidate to FCT

Pre-selection committee
Mário J. P. F. G. Monteiro (Chair)
Nuno C. Santos
Pedro T. P. Viana
Jorge F. Gameiro
Carlos J. A. P. Martins

Publication Date
10th of January, 2012

The period for application submission has ended for this opportunity.