The 5th edition of the Stimulus Competition for Individual Scientific Employment (CEEC Individual) will be receiving applications between 3rd February and 3rd of March 2022. This call provides for the recruitment of an additional 400 doctoral researchers under the Scientific Employment Regulation.
Individual CEEC contracts have a duration of up to 6 years and are awarded according to four categories:
- Junior Researcher, for PhD holders of 5 years or less, with limited postdoctoral research experience in the scientific area to which they are applying;
- Assistant Researcher, for PhDs with more than 5 and less than 12 years of experience, with a relevant curriculum in the scientific area to which they apply and with limited scientific independence;
- Principal Investigator, for PhD candidates with a doctorate of more than 12 years, with a relevant curriculum in the scientific area to which they are applying, and showing some scientific independence in the last 3 years;
- Coordinating Researcher, for PhD holders of a habilitation or aggregation title in Portugal, with a curriculum of high merit in the scientific area to which they are applying, demonstrating scientific independence and with evidence of leadership in that scientific area.