[Air-L] Research Assistant - University of Lisbon

Susana Salgado susanapsalgado at gmail.com
Tue May 24 23:48:30 PDT 2016

Apologies for cross posting - this vacancy may be of interest to some list

Research Assistant at the University of Lisbon - deadline June 8.

The Institute of Social Sciences - University of Lisbon invites candidates
to apply for a Research Grant as a Junior Research Assistant to work in
project “Politics, Policy, Populism and Online Media: Investigating
Possible (Dis)Connections and Actors in Modern Democracies” (reference
IF/01451/2014/CP1239/CT0004) funded by the FCT (Portuguese Foundation for
Science and Technology) and coordinated by Dr. Susana Salgado (Principal

*Selection criteria:*

- Master in Political Science (preferably obtained in the last four years).

- Proven experience and interest in one or more of the following: political
communication, comparative studies, journalism studies, media studies.

- Demonstrated high-level written communication skills in English.

- Proven ability to conduct high quality research.

- Strong knowledge of quantitative methodologies and SPSS.

* Desired:*

- Relevant experience in online and social media.

- Knowledge of content analysis and social media analytics.

Contract duration and pay scale:

This appointment will be offered on a fixed-term, full-time basis for 12
months, with 3 months of probation period contingent on a satisfactory
performance, and might be renewed for equal or different periods up to a
full period of 24 months. Salary will be of 980,00€ per month, according to
the FCT research grants pay scale. Please note that this grant is not
taxable. (http://alfa.fct.mctes.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores.phtml.pt). It
includes the payment of personal accident insurance and voluntary social

Submission of applications:

When submitting their application, applicants should send the following
documents in digital format (PDF): Personal statement of interest showing
how the applicant’s skills and experience match the selection criteria
(max. 2 pages in English); Detailed CV in English; Copy of University
certificates; Copy of passport/identity card and fiscal identification

Applications should be sent by *June 8* to:
concursos.bolsas at ics.ulisboa.pt quoting
reference: “Concurso de Bolsas de Investigação 20/2016”. Alternatively,
paper applications can be sent to Instituto de Ciências Sociais da
Universidade de Lisboa, Avenida Professor Aníbal de Bettencourt, 9 –
1600-189 Lisboa, Portugal, quoting the reference above.

Further information available at:


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