Research Position in Mathematics (February, 8 – March, 1; 2021)

Notice of the Call

Call for PhD researcher


The Center of Mathematics and Applications of University of Beira Interior (CMA-UBI) has opened a call for applications to one research position in Mathematics.

All official details for this call can be found on ERACAREERS and Diário da República (both in portuguese). Below is a brief summary of the terms and conditions for the application, although only the version posted on the eracareers website is official.


Application deadlines: The call is open between February, 8th and March, 1st (2021) by 23h59 (GMT, Lisbon time).

Research field: Mathematics.

Admission requirements: PhD degree in Mathematics or in a related area.

Job description: Research activities in line with research area(s) of CMA-UBI  (for more information see the Mathematics Group and Physics and Math. Modeling Group webpages).

Duration: Up to 3 years, possibly renewable for periods of one year up to a maximum duration of six years.

Remuneration: € 2,134.73.

Submission process: Applications are formalized upon request, made available on the website of the University of Beira Interior (see form here [pt/eng]), addressed to the Coordinator of the Jury (Rui Miguel Nobre Martins Pacheco, and Centro de Matemática e Aplicações (, referring the identification of this notice (PhD researcher in Mathemathics,  Aviso n.º 2435/2021), full name, affiliation, number and expiration date of the identity card/Citizen Card/Passport, date and place of birth, residence and contact address, including email address and telephone contact. The application must also include the following documents:

  • Copy of identification document;
  • Copy of the PhD certificate or diploma;
  • Detailed Curriculum vitae;
  • Motivation letter, briefly exposing main scientific activities in recent years and the outline of a work plan.

Application form: Availabe ate UBI website (here [pt/eng]).

Selection criteria:

Parameters (0-20):

C1) Scientific and academic curriculum;

C2) Motivation letter;

C3) Oral Interview.

The final scoring (CF) and ranking of these candidates is determined by the formula

CF = 70 %*C1 + 20 %*C2 + 10 %*C3.

The interview aims only to clarify questions related to the candidate’s research achievements.

Notification: Lists of admitted and excluded candidates, as well as the final ranking lists, will be sent by email to the candidates. Once notified, the candidates have 10 working days to respond to the decision. The final decision of the jury will be delivered within 90 working days of the final date for the call.

Requirements to be completed prior to signing the contract: If the selected candidate’s academic degree was awarded by a foreign (i.e., not Portuguese) higher education institution, then the formal procedures instituted in the Decreto-Lei n.º 66/2018 (Decree Law 66/2018) must be completed before the scholarship is awarded.

Composition of the Selection Committee:

Rui Miguel Nobre Martins Pacheco, CMA-UBI (Coordinator)

Helena Maria Simões Ferreira, CMA-UBI.

Paulo Rodrigues Lima Vargas Moniz, CMA-UBI.

Deolinda Isabel da Conceição Mendes, CMA-UBI.

António Jorge Gomes Bento, CMA-UBI.


For more details, please see the Notice of Call: ERACAREERS and Diário da República (both in portuguese).