Call for Applications for PhD graduates

Polar2E – The University of Lisbon College on Polar and Extreme Environments opens a call for expressions of interest for PhD graduates to apply for the FCT Individual Call to Scientific Employment Stimulus – 3rd Edition. Polar2E is the new interdisciplinary College ULISBOA, joining the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, the Faculty of Sciences and the IST-Técnico, with researchers from several research centres from the University of Lisbon.

We are accepting applications on Polar and/or Extreme Environment research under the following Polar2E Strategical Areas:

– Biogeochemistry of extreme environments (Coord: João Canário,,

– Changes in Polar marine ecosystems (Coord: Vanda Brotas,

– Climate modelling (Coord: Emanuel Dutra,,

– Cryosphere / Permafrost (Coord.: Gonçalo Vieira,,

– Polar and extreme ecosystems (Coord: Cristina Branquinho,,

– Remote sensing (Coord:,

– Space environment (Coord.: Paulo Gil,

– Sustainable architecture in extreme environments (Coord: Manuel Guedes,

Other topics may be accepted, if within the scope of Polar2E.

The applications will be pre-evaluated by the research centres of Polar2E for assessing the possibilities for support and integration as host institution (deadline: 14 February). Then, the candidates should submit the application to the FCT Call following the guidelines available at (deadline: 26 February).

For the evaluation at Polar2E, candidates should submit: 1) a short cv with key publications, 2) a summary of the research plan (max 5,000 characters) and 3) a motivation letter, indicating the reference level to which is applying (Junior, Assistant, Principal or Coordinating Researcher). 

Applications for pre-evaluation by Polar2E should be submitted to the coordinator of each Strategical Area, with cc to until 14 February 2020. Please read carefully the FCT call at before applying.

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