Aviso de abertura de Concurso para Bolsa de Investigação – GAMILearning

In the scope of the project gamilearning the period of applications for a Master research grant is open with the following specifications:


Research grant under the project GAMILearning – Jogos Jogos Digitais para a Literacia Mediática e Informacional (UTAP-ICDT/IVC-ESCT/0020/2014)

Job/Fellowship Reference


Main research field

Psychological sciences

Sub research field

Cognitive science

Job summary

A call is open for one Research Scholarship – Master of Sciences in Psychology, under the project GAMILearning – Jogos Digitais para a Literacia Mediática e Informacional (UTAP-ICDT/IVC-ESCT/0020/2014) / Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias/CICANT, financed by FCT – Science and Technology Foundation under the UT Austin|Portugal Program.

Job description

Admission requirements: The Grantee has a Master in Psychology, with expertise in Qualitative and quantitative methods and experience in doing research in the field of media literacy are desirable.

Domain of Statistical Analysis and Experienced SPSS user is mandatory and domain of content analysis is a plus. The candidate will participate mainly in data analysis, compilation of scientific reports with results as well dissemination in conferences and publications.

The participant will also contribute to the organization of the GamiLearning Conference.


Fluency in English and Portuguese are mandatory.

How to Apply

The candidates should send a motivation letter, the Curriculum Vitae and the Academic Certificates from 30/11/2017 to 21/12/2017 for the following email: conceicao.costa@ulusofona.pt

Evaluation criteria:

The evaluation method is as follow: academic record of the candidate, experience in the above mentioned areas of research: 80%; interview 20%.

  • Only the 2 candidates with the best academic record will be interviewed
  • The candidates admitted to interview will be informed by email

The evaluation Panel is composed by

Maria da Conceição Gonçalves Costa (PhD), José Luis Azevedo Quintino Rogado (PhD) and Daniel Cardoso (PhD). Candidates not fulfilling the areas of knowledge requirements will be directly excluded.

Legislation FCT Regulation for Studentships and Fellowships Law No. 40/2004, dated August 18, amended and republished by Decree-Law No. 202/2012 of 27 August and amended by Decree-Law No. 233/2012 of 29 October and by Law No. 12/2013 of 29 January and the Scholarship Rules of Research Foundation for Science and Technology, IP into force.


The work will be carried out at CICANT – Centre for Research in Applied Communication, Culture and New Technologies facilities of Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias under the supervision of Professor Doctor Maria da Conceição Gonçalves Costa.

Duration of the Grant

the grant will have duration of 4 months and will begin on 2nd of January 2018.

Value of monthly maintenance allowance: The amount of the grant corresponds to €980, according to the table of values of the grants awarded directly by the FCT, IP in the country.

Support and Partners

Universidade Lusófona
Universidade Lusófona do Porto

Institutional Membership


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