The CEAA | Centro de Estudos Arnaldo Araújo [Arnaldo Araújo Research Center] of the Escola Superior Artística do Porto (ESAP) – Cooperativa de Ensino Superior e Artístico do Porto (CESAP), opens a call for Research Grant within project MODSCAPES.

Grant type: Research Grant – Mestre

Project: MODSCAPES – Modernist Reinvention of Rural Landscapes (HERA.15.097)

Funding: HERA – Humanities in the European Research Area JRP-Joint Research Program 3rd call – Uses of the Past

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Grant framework and project goals

In the framework of the MODSCAPES project, a collaborative research project funded under the HERA-Humanities in the European Research Area JRP-Joint Research Program 3rd call (dedicated to “Uses of the Past”), we are looking for highly talented and motivated candidates with master in art history for one research grant.
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The successful candidate will integrate the CEAA-ESAP/CESAP team, coordinated by Prof. Maria Helena Maia, which deals with two case studies (Portugal and Spanish Tajo river basin).
From a methodological point of view, the candidate will contribute to the CEAA-ESAP/CESAP team’s specific lead and co-lead on two work packages and will also collect data necessary for other work packages.


The research fellow will be part of MODSCAPES research team. So, he/she will participate in all planned tasks, including:
a) Collection of data for all MODSCAPES themes in relation to each team case study, including survey of information and documentation in libraries, archives, museums, place of the works and other places that can be detected as important to the ongoing research;
b) Systematization of data gathered and shared this information with the team;
c) Fieldwork: architectural, urban and landscape surveys and participatory work
d) To collaborate to the research project and the organization of MODSCAPES’ planned events and activities
e) To produce conference papers and contributions, as well as collaborate in the project’s planned deliverables, such as scientific papers in international journals, MODSCAPES’ project reports, papers, monograph and exhibition;
f) To assist Prof. Maia in the coordination and management of all MODSCAPES’ project tasks and activities;
g) To translate project documentation to English, scientific texts and reports;
h) Deal with project working computer platforms.


Prof. Maria Helena Maia (supervisior), Prof. Marta Prista (co-supervisor)

Working place

The work should be developed in CEAA, as well as in Portuguese and Spanish libraries and archives, specially Lisbon archives. There is also a set of tasks that will take place in the places where the case studies are located and were the project activities will be implemented. There may be the possibility of travelling in Portugal and Europe for research support and dissemination work, as well as meetings and visits to other case studies.

Grant duration and regime

The research fellowship is assigned for 8 months in full time exclusiveness regime.

Renewal of the Grant

The fellowship may be renewed for additional period of 3 months.

Contract starting

July 2017

Monthly maintenance stipend

The monthly maintenance stipend of the fellowships is 980,00 € (nine hundred and eighty euros), according to the FCT table of values for grants in the country.

Number of fellowships to be awarded

1 fellowship

Admission requirements

a) Master in Contemporary Art History
b) Technical and scientific skills at the level of research in libraries and archives;
c) Experience in organizing and producing scientific meetings and scientific and cultural dissemination products and activities;
d) It is mandatory to speak, read and write Portuguese and English and be able to understand and communicate in Spanish and Italian.

Application deadline

The call is open from June 28th to July 15th, 2017

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