Call for 2 PhD Scholarships in Mathematics (directly funded by FCT)

Apr 08, 2022

The Mathematics Center of the University of Porto (CMUP) has opened a call for applications to 2 research scholarships to be granted to candidates wishing to pursue a PhD degree in Mathematics at CMUP. The terms of this call are in accordance with FCT's Regulations for Research Scholarships (RBI) and the Research Scholar Statute.

All official details for this call can be found on the Euraxess website. Below is a brief summary of the terms and conditions for the application, although only the version posted on the Euraxess website or the Sigarra website is official.

Application deadlines: The call is open between April 8th 2022 and May 2nd 2022 by 23h59 (GMT+1, Lisbon time).

Submission process: The application should be in Portuguese or in English, complete with all supporting documents, which must be sent by email to the address, with copy (cc) to and with the title 'Application to PhD Scholarships - CMUP - UIDP/00144/2020' in the subject line. The application letter should be sent along with the following documents:

a) Curriculum vitae;

b) Qualification certificates/diplomas, transcripts and detailed description of the candidate's academic qualifications;

c) Research project to be developed within the scope of the PhD;

d) Motivation letter;

e) Any other relevant documents and/or certificates;

f) Two recommendation letters, which the candidate must ensure are sent directly by their references to the email addresses listed above (also with the reference 'CMUP - UIDP/00144/2020' in the subject line).

Scope of the scholarship: Research leading to a doctorate degree, within the framework of CMUP's strategic plan and under one of the following doctorate programs:

    Programa de Doutoramento em Matemática Aplicada (MAP-PDMA);
    Programa Inter-Universitário de Doutoramento em Matemática UC|UP (PIUDM).

Duration: the scholarship is annual and renewable for a total duration of up to 4 years (48 months).

Work plan: will be based on the research project submitted by the candidate; the scientific advisor will be an integrated member of CMUP.

Monthly stipend: 1 144,64€, according to FCT's current allocations.

Selection criteria and ranking method: see the Euraxess website.

Notification: After the jury has ranked all applications, the candidates will be notified by email.

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