ISEG created this Center in May, 2007 to encourage and support innovative and high quality research on management. It wants to conduct top research activities, combining a deep theoretical background with extensive empirical research, in order to be an internationally recognized research centre.

The Center is determined to produce an increasing body of research work to be presented at top international conferences alongside with papers published in high quality academic journals.

The Center aims to promote regular summer schools and research seminars, allowing its promoting the interaction of its members with top researchers in the several fields of management science. This enables ADVANCE researchers to be frequently exposed to influential state-of-the-art research. These events are also excellent opportunities for the members of the center to discuss their work with insightful researchers from other centers and from other countries.

Advance is currently integrated within CSG – Research in Social Sciences and Management, the R&D consortium created in 2013 at ISEG by four of its research centres – SOCIUS, ADVANCE, CEsA and GHES. CSG set up a common framework for research and aims at bringing together researchers who share similar conceptions of the study of socioeconomic and organizational reality, to enhance complementarities and reach a critical mass in this field of study. 



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Doctorate hiring in the Management field

Job Reference: ADV/02/SAICT/2017/31667/PhD

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Job Summary:



The Advance - Centro de Investigação Avançada em Gestão opens an international selection tender for one doctorate vacancy to perform duties of scientific research in an undefined work contract regime. The procedure follows the Decree-Law 57/2016 of 29th August, updated by the Law 57/2017, of 19th July, which approves the legal regime of Scientific Employment (hereafter RJEC), the Implementing Decree 11-A/2017 of 29th December and the Labour Code, under its current reading.


JOB EXERCISE: The I&R activities to be carried out will be part of "INOVNET PORTUGAL - Beyond innovation networks: Portugal" project (project reference 02/SAICT/2017 and project number 31336).


WORK PLACE: Advance facilities, Lisbon, Portugal


Job Description:

  1. 1.       The board of Advance - Centro de Investigação Avançada em Gestão deliberated the opening of an international selection tender for one doctorate vacancy to perform duties of scientific research in the Management field, under an undefined work contract regime pursuant to the Labour Code, for the maximum duration of six years, , based on the execution of a specific service, precisely defined and not lasting, pursuant to the dispositions of article 6 numbers 1 a) and 3 of Decree-Law number 57/2016 of 29th August, updated by the Law 57/2017, of 19th July and to the Labour Code, under its current reading. The I&R activities to be carried out will be part of INOVNET PORTUGAL - Beyond innovation networks: Portugal working plan, project reference 02/SAICT/2017 - number 31336, financed by Portuguese funds (FCT/OE) under the contract PTDC/EGEOGE/31336/2017 between the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P. and Advance - Centro de Investigação Avançada em Gestão. The project INOVNET PORTUGAL aims to understand the relationship between the modes of innovation the social structures where the innovation emerges, in the Portuguese context. The project planned duration is 36 months starting on 1 st October 2018. The job contract expected duration is 33 months.


2. Applicable Legislation:

a) Decree-Law no. 57/2016 of 29th August, which approved the doctorate hiring regime destined to stimulate scientific and technological employment for all knowledge areas (RJEC), with the amendments introduced by Law no. 57/2017 from 19 th July, also considering the provisions of Regulatory Decree 11-A/2017, of 29 th December;

b) Labour Code approved Law 7/2009 of 12th February, under its current reading.


  1. 3.       Monthly remuneration to be paid is the remuneration set by article 15, number 1 of Decree-Law 57/2016 of 29th August and article 2, number 1 of Regulatory Decree 11-A/2017, of 29 th December, corresponding to level 33 of the Single Salary Table, approved by Order 1553-C/2008 of 31st December, i.e. 2,128.34 Euros.


  1. 4.       Workplace shall be at the facilities of Advance, in Lisbon, without prejudice to the necessary duty travels.


5. Any national, foreign and stateless candidate(s) for this job must meet the following requirements:

a) Hold a doctorate degree in Management and a scientific and professional curriculum that fits the project activities. In the case of the doctorate degree was awarded by a foreign higher education institution, the degree must comply with the provisions of Decree-Law 341/2007 of 12th October, and all formalities established therein must be complied within the application deadline;

b) Have a postdoctoral research experience compatible with the category of scientific research career corresponding to the defined remuneration level;

c) Have proven experience in research supported by the conceptual framework defined for the project, i.e. Neo-institutional theory, namely the relationship between socially created institutions and the agency of individuals as well as the phenomenon of embeddedness in business contexts.

d) Have proven experience in interdisciplinary approaches that combine theoretical frameworks of different areas of knowledge within Management.

e) Have proven experience in qualitative methodologies for collecting and analysing data, namely interviews, observation, documentary analysis and case studies.

f) Have proven experience in relationships with firms and project management.

g) Have a good knowledge of the English language.


  1. 6.                  According to article 5 of RJEC, the selection is made through the evaluation of the scientific and curricular path of the candidates and their suitability to the description of the position whose work plan presupposes the fulfilment of the following tasks:

a) Elaboration of conceptual and empirical models;

b) Collection, processing and analysis of data;

c) Dissemination of the results of the project, namely through its presentation and publication to the academic and non-academic public;

d) Planning, organization and control of the research project, dissemination of the research results and communication with firms involved in the study, along with other members of the research team.


7. The post-doctoral scientific and curricular career evaluation focuses on the suitability to the project, relevance, quality and timeliness:

a) of scientific production in the last five years, deemed most relevant by the candidate, in topics related to the research to be developed in the tender position;

b) of research activities developed in the last five years, deemed most impactful by the candidate;

c) of knowledge extension and dissemination activities developed in the last five years, namely under the scope of the promotion of culture and scientific practices, deemed most relevant by the candidate.


8. The five-year period mentioned above can be extended by the panel, if requested by the candidate, whenever the suspension of scientific activities is reasoned by socially protected grounds like paternity leave, long-term serious illness, and other legal situations of unavailability to work.


9. Evaluation criteria are the following:

9.1. Candidates who present skills, CV and/or experience out of the scope defined in points 1 and 5 will be excluded.

9.2. The evaluation of the scientific and curricular path focuses on the suitability to the project, relevance, quality and timeliness:

a) Of the scientific, technological, cultural or artistic production of the last five years considered more relevant by the candidate and adequate to the project to be developed, which is given a weighting factor of 40%; in the analysis of scientific production is considered publication (articles, books, chapters of books and other publications) and participation in national and international academic meetings;

b) of research activities, including applied or practice-based research, developed over the past five years and considered to be of greatest impact by the applicant and relevant to the project to be developed, including project design and management, participation in projects and networks and international partnerships, which is given a weighting factor of 40%;

c) Of the activities of extension and dissemination of knowledge developed in the last five years, namely in the context of the promotion of culture and scientific practices, considered of greater relevance by the candidate, which is given a weighting factor of 20%.

9.3. The evaluation process may include an interview or a public presentation or demonstration session by all or a few candidates to clarify aspects related to their research and has a maximum weight of 10% of the total evaluation. In this case, the scientific, technological, cultural or artistic production and the research activities weigh 36% and the activities of extension and dissemination of knowledge weighs 18%.

9.4. The system of classification of candidates shall be given on a scale of 1 to 5 to the decimal place and results from the application of the mentioned weightings.


10. In accordance with article 13 of the RJEC, the selection panel is composed as follows:

President: Prof. Doctor Vítor Gonçalves (Advance)

Member: Prof. Doctor Manuel Laranja (Project IR)

Member: Prof. Doctor Jorge Gomes (ISEG, Universidade de Lisboa)


11. The panel shall deliberate by means of roll-call vote justified under adopted and disclosed selection criteria, with no abstentions allowed. After selection criteria application, the panel shall prepare a sorted list of approved candidates and respective classification.


12. Minutes of panel meetings shall be executed and shall include a summary of all occurrences of said meeting, as well as of all votes casted by the members and respective reasoning, and shall be provided to candidates whenever required.


13. The jury reserves the right to not select applicants if the applicants do not have the adequate quality and profile in terms of absolute and relative merit.


14. Panel's final decision shall be validated by the leader of the institution, who is also in charge of deciding about the hiring.


15. Application formalization:

15.1. Applications are formalized upon application letter, addressed to the President of Advance, elaborating on the motivations for applying to the vacancy. The application letter should also contains the identification of this notice, full name, number and date of identity card, Citizen Card, or civil identification number, tax identification number, date and place of birth, occupation, address, e-mail and telephone number.

15.2. The application shall be accompanied by the documents mentioned in section 5 for tender admission, namely:

a) Certificate(s) copy(ies);

b) PhD thesis or equivalent document(s) that determined the award of the academic degree;

c) Curriculum Vitae, detailed and structured according to section 9. The works that the candidate considers most relevant and that allow to evaluate their relevance, quality, timeliness and suitability should be marked and a copy should be added;

d) Other relevant documents to the analysis of the application.

15.3. Candidates shall submit their application files and supporting documentation, preferably in a digital form, in PDF format, via email to; in person at Rua Miguel Lupi, N.º 20, Office 109 - 1249-078 Lisboa, during working hours; or by mail to the same address. When submitted by mail, applications must be sent by registered mail with receipt acknowledgement, sent until the last day of application deadline, which is hereby set as the period of 10 working days after the publication of this Announcement.


16. All candidates who formalize their applications in an improper way or fail to prove the requirements imposed by this tender are excluded from admission. In case of doubt, the panel is entitled to request any candidate to present further documentation supporting their statements.


17. False statements provided by the candidates shall be punished by law.


18. Within a maximum period of 90 days from the submission deadline of applications, the final decisions of the jury are given. All the candidates will be notified of the final selection decision by email with delivery receipt of the notification.


19. Preliminary Hearing and Final Decision Deadline: After notified, all candidates have 10 working days to respond.


20. This tender is exclusively destined to fill this specific vacancy and can be terminated at any time until approval of final candidate list, expiring with the respective occupation of said vacancy.


21. Non-discrimination and equal access policy: Advance actively promotes a non-discrimination and equal access policy, wherefore no candidate can be privileged, benefited, impaired or deprived of any rights whatsoever, or be exempt of any duties based on their ancestry, age, sex, sexual preference, marital status, family and economic conditions, instruction, origin or social conditions, genetic heritage, reduced work capacity, disability, chronic illness, nationality, ethnic origin or race, origin territory, language, religion, political or ideological convictions and union membership.


22. Under the terms of D.L. No. 29/2001, of February 3, a disabled candidate has a preference in equal classification, which prevails over any other legal preference. Candidates must declare their respective degree of disability, the type of disability and the means of communication / expression to be used in the selection process, under the terms of the above-mentioned diploma.



23. The panel has approved this announcement in meeting held on October 10, 2018.




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