Position levels considered

Independent Fellows

Fellows are independent early-career scientists (PhD, max 3 years of postdoc experience). Fellows join the IGC to develop an original research program with complete scientific independence. Packages come with a start-up, negotiated on a case by case basis, including 1-2 support positions (postdoctoral level). Fellows have full access to infrastructure and services IGC. Fellows are offered an initial 3-year appointment, renewable to up to 5 years. Upon their first evaluation fellows can apply for a Principal Investigator position. 

Fellows are encouraged to apply for competitive external funding.

 

Principal Investigators

Principal Investigators are independent scientists with a strong track record wishing to develop ambitious research programs with complete scientific independence. They may also be Group Leaders with an already established track record that wish to expand and continue their research program at IGC.

Their package comes with a start-up, negotiated on a case by case basis, including 2 support positions (postdoctoral level). Principal Investigators have full access to infrastructure and services at IGC. Principal investigators are offered an initial 5-year appointment with the possibility of extension to up to 9 years, upon international evaluation. After the initial 5 years, co-affiliation with other Lisbon institutes or universities is a possibility of providing longer-term prospects.

Principal Investigators are encouraged to apply for competitive external funding.