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Open Call for 5 research Fellowships for Doctoral Students - FilmEU

04.08.2022 15:07 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

CICANT - Research Centre for Applied Communication, Culture and New Technologies, Portugal

Between May, 18 and the 15 of august (11.59 p.m. Lisbon time) a call is open for 4 (four) national research grants and 1 (one) mixed research grant, hereinafter referred to respectively as National Doctoral Research Grant and Mixed Doctoral Research Grant, in the area of Media Arts and Communication Sciences under the FCT Research Grant Regulations (RBI) and the Research Grant Holder Statute (EBI). The grants will be funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) under the Collaboration Protocol for the Funding of Doctoral Research Fellowships within the European Universities Alliance for Film and Media Arts (FilmEU), signed between FCT and the Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias.

The work to be carried out under the scope of the grants will be hosted by the R&D Unit - CICANT - Research Centre for Applied Communication, Culture and New Technologies (ref: 5260)

Type and number of grant(s) to be awarded: 5 (five) Research grants for PhD students, 4 (four) national and 1 (one) mixed, reference COFAC/ULHT/FilmEU-FCT/2022.

Scientific field(s): Media Arts and Communication Sciences

Applicants: The PhD Research Grant is intended for candidates already enrolled or candidates who meet the necessary conditions to enroll in one of the following PhD Programs in Media Art and Communication and PhD in Communication Sciences, who intend to develop research activities, leading to the award of a PhD academic degree, in the scope with the scientific work developed at CICANT and FilmEU Alliance.

Eligibility of applicants: The following are eligible to apply to this call: National citizens or citizens of other European Union Member States; Citizens of third countries; Stateless persons; Citizens benefiting from political refugee status.

Candidate Admission Requirements:

- Bachelor's degree in the field of studies in communication sciences or arts;

- Master's degree in the study area of communication sciences or arts;

- To live in Portugal permanently and habitually, a requirement applicable to both national and foreign citizens (applicable only to mixed type grants)

- Not to have benefited from a PhD or PhD in companies grant directly funded by FCT, regardless of its duration.

- Proficient knowledge of English

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