As part of a continuing growth initiative, the School of Economics and Management of the University of Porto, Portugal, invites applications for one position of Assistant Professor in Urban Economics. We are looking for candidates who can contribute to top publications at ABS ranking and other evidence of scholarly impact, plus evidence of teaching, service, and grant leadership ability when applicable.
U.Porto’s notable evolution in education and research is illustrated by its position in the major international academic rankings, which evaluate the quality of higher education institutions worldwide. In recent years, U.Porto has consolidated its position in leading world rankings, generally ranking among the top 100 European universities and among the top 350 universities in the world. It also stands out in these rankings among the Portuguese higher education institutions with the highest standards and reputation.
Painted by churches, monuments and museums, the city of Porto has one of the richest artistic, cultural and historical heritage in Portugal. This wealth has its maximum expression in the Historic Centre of Porto, classified as World Heritage by UNESCO in 1996, being the ideal starting point for a journey that mixes past and present in the right measure. Porto is also a city that can be discovered in a small alley or in the corner of a narrow street; on a morning walk along the Douro River or during lunch in Ribeira; watching the sunset from a terrace in Foz, or at the table of a traditional restaurant; and always in dialogue with the “Port Wine knowledge” of its inhabitants. Porto has been considered Europe’s Best Destination on three occasions and is one of Europe’s most vibrant and eclectic cities.
The employment contract is for an indefinite period, and it is celebrated under the Portuguese Labor Code and the Regulation for the Celebration of Employment Contracts for Teaching Personnel of the University of Porto under the Labor Code, subject to a 5-year trial (tenure track probation) period.
This position comes with an attractive compensation package. The current monthly wage for this position is 3 327,76€, plus 6€ of meal subsidy per worked day (around 22 per month). The remuneration package also involves the payment of a 13th and a 14th month per year, corresponding to the Christmas and Holiday Allowances. There is the possibility of the subscription of an advantageous health insurance of the Portuguese public servants, covering also e descendants for 3,5% of wage deductible. The social security contributions are 11%, and for citizens without Portuguese residency in the past 5 years, the applicable income tax rate is 20%.
The information of this post do not release the candidate from the requirement of reading the actual posting in the Portuguese official gazette (Diário da República), where all the further details about this position and the application process are laid-out here
Conditions for application
The Quartile/Ranking of the journals to be considered is that of the most recent edition of each bibliographic base, regardless of the year of publication of the article.
The selection process of candidates admitted to the recruitment process will take place in two phases: Curriculum Assessment (CA) and Interview (I).
Applications must be submitted exclusively on the FEP website, at the following [address](<https://sigarra.up.pt/fep/pt/cnt_cand_geral.concursos_list >), by the deadline (October 4, 2023).
The application must be accompanied by the following documents, under penalty of exclusion from the competition:
The teaching and research activities considered relevant to this public tender procedure, in accordance with the evaluation criteria set out in point 3 of this public notice. The candidate’s curriculum vitae must be organized in accordance with the evaluation criteria set out in point 3 of this notice and must contain a preamble that demonstrates that the candidate meets the absolute merit assessment criteria set out in point 2 of this notice.
In compliance with paragraph h) of article 9 of the Constitution, the Public Administration, as an employer, actively promotes a policy of equal opportunities between men and women in access to employment and professional progression, scrupulously providing for the avoidance of any form of discrimination”. In this sense, the terms “candidate(s)”, “teacher(s)” and similar terms are not used in this public notice to refer to the gender of people. Likewise, no candidate may be privileged, benefited, harmed or deprived of any right or exempt from any duty due to, in particular, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital status, family situation, economic situation, education, origin or condition social status, genetic heritage, reduced work capacity, disability, chronic illness, nationality, ethnic origin or race, territory of origin, language, religion, political or ideological convictions and trade union affiliation.
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