Individual call to scientific employment stimulus: How to prepare and submit a successful application – Campus 5 O’Clock Talk

When submitting an application to the Individual Call to Scientific Employment Stimulus, some questions arise and so, in the last session of Campus 5 O’Clock Talk, Marisa Gaspar, presented in detail the application form for this call and shared her experience as a researcher funded, in 2017.

The applications to the Individual Call to Scientific Employment Stimulus, promoted by Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), is ongoing until the 3rd of may and in this year, 400 contracts will be funded for 3 types of researcher category (junior, assistant and principal).

The importance of submitting an interdisciplinary plan and its qualitative character (beyond the quantitative) of the evaluations, were characteristics underlined in this session that aims to help and facilitate the process for candidate researchers.

This work was funded by Portuguese national funds provided by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P. FCT/UI/05704/2020