The FCT of Portugal opened new scientific positions for the CCMAR- Centre of Marine Sciences at the University of Algarve

The Foundation for Science and Technology of Portugal (FCT) opened 500 new scientific positions at all levels (Junior researcher, Assistant Researcher, Principal Researcher, Coordinating Researcher). The call is open between 19th January and 15th February.

We invite strong candidates to apply to the FCT 'Stimulus to Individual Scientific Employment 2017' having CCMAR- Centre of Marine Sciences at the University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal ( as the host institution (where selected candidates will be working).

CCMAR is a top marine research institute in Portugal, with a vibrant and enthusiastic group of scientists an support, excellent facilities, extensive international collaboration and leading member of the European Biological Resource Centre ( CCMAR invites candidates in all areas from Oceanography, ecology, organismal biology, bioinformatics, biotechnology, etc.- get in touch if in doubt.

Those interest top apply should send, as soon as possible considering the short deadline, an e-mail to (subject: Scientific Employment 2017) addressed to the director and include: 1) Motivation letter including planned research goals and up to two contact for references; 2) Curriculum vitae; 3) level which is . CCMAR will reply shortly and may carry out online interviews.

Detailed information about the call can be found here – in Portuguese (but CCMAR will help with translation and the application). The guidelines (In English) can be downloaded here (PDF).