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

Ref: CAUP2013-07UnF-BD

The Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT) is going to announce soon a call for applications for PhD individual Grants. 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 also be welcomed. 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.

All applications must follow the FCT regulations for research grants. Please note that these regulations may change for the 2013 call.

The calendar is the following:
  • 19 July: submission to CAUP of a CV, together with a brief statement of research interests
  • 26 July: 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 the deadline established by FCT: the full application is reviewed by the supervisor at CAUP and submitted by the candidate to FCT.

For inquires please contact: Prof. Doutor Pedro Avelino.

Pre-selection committee
Pedro P. Avelino (Chair)
Nuno C. Santos
Pedro T. P. Viana

Publication Date
7th of June, 2013

The period for application submission has ended for this opportunity.