Job: University of Tr?s-os-Montes and Alto Douro


Full time researcher at post-doc level

CETRAD is currently looking for a full time researcher at post-doc level with a PhD in economics, management or related field and strong quantitative skills to join a young interdisciplinary team working in the fields of applied economics, international macroeconomics, management and organisational sciences.

Tasks include:

  • To develop research proposals and to conduct and manage research projects
  • To design, elaborate and collaborate in publications addressing high-ranking journals
  • To engage in knowledge transfer activities

Qualifications and skills

  1. Education and experience
    • PhD degree in economics, management or related field
    • Three years of relevant post-doctoral experience and scientific production, although applicants with less research experience might be considered
  2. Key competences
    • Experience in statistical modelling applied to economics, management and/or organizational sciences
    • Knowledge of statistical software packages to perform quantitative analysis (such as Stata, GAUSS, AMOS/EQS/LISREL)
  3. Communication and languages
    • Fluency in English, both oral and written
    • Willingness to participate in knowledge transfer activities

Contractual conditions

The contractual conditions are in accordance with the programme “Ciência 2008”. The contract offered will have duration of up to 5 years, renewed yearly based on mutual agreement. The annual salary (before taxes) will be approximately 3,000 Euros x 14 months.


September 24th 2008

Please, see more informantion here:

You may also be interested in this guide for foreign researchers.

For more information, please contact Prof Livia Madureira