domingo, 4 de julho de 2010

Junior Researcher Vacancy (M / F)

Centro de Estudos Sociais (CES), Associate Laboratory (Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra – Portugal) opens a Junior Researcher position within the project “Assessing the ‘One Country, Two Systems’ Formula: The role of Macau in China's Relations with the EU and the Portuguese Speaking Countries” (PTDC/CPJ-CPO/099797/2008 | FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-009198), financed by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology.

This project aims to examine how the Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) has been a case of successful implementation of the formula “one country, two systems”. It focuses on the 1999-2009 period, the first ten years of existence of the Macau SAR after the handover from the Portuguese to the Chinese administration.

The selected Junior Researcher will be based at the Centro de Estudos Sociais, Portugal. He/she will be offered a six-month contract (745 euros per month), starting in August 2010, renewable according to the Statute of Scholarships of the Foundation for Science and Technology and the Rule for Scholarships of Centro de Estudos Sociais.

Preference will be given to candidates with:  

-        Degree in International Relations;
-        Previous research experience in similar thematic;
-        Availability to travel for fieldwork;
-        English native speakers with a good knowledge of Chinese (Mandarin and/or Cantonese);
-        Basic knowledge of Portuguese.

CES in an equal opportunities employer.
Centro de Estudos Sociais reserves the right not to hire any candidate if the candidates do not match the desired selection criteria.
For further information, please consult
Application deadline: 25th July 2010 (post office stamp)
Applications should be sent with a cover letter, the CV and any other relevant information to:

                                                           A/c Prof. Doutora Carmen Mendes
                                                           Refº. CES-BI/22/2010
                                                           Centro de Estudos Sociais
                                                           Colégio de S. Jerónimo
                                                           Apartado 3087
                                                           3001 – 401 Coimbra

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