Job Opportunities
CD-CTFP-69-ARH/2017 (prazo de candidaturas: de 06/09/2017 a 19/10/2017)
One position as Coordinator Professor in the course area of management – subarea marketing.
A public tender is opened, internationally, for the recruitment of 1 (one) position as Coordinator Professor in the course area of management – subarea marketing.

“Publication: Diário da República, 2.ª Série – N.º 172 – 06 de setembro de 2017"


Public notice No. 644/2017 - Doctor Manuel António Cotão de Assunção, Professor and Rector at the University of Aveiro, hereby announces that for a period of thirty business days starting on the first business day following after which this notice is published in the Diário da Republica, a public tender is opened, internationally, for the recruitment of 1 (one) position as Coordinator Professor in the course area of management – subarea marketing.

The present tender, opened on 26th  of july , 2017, as ordered by the Rector of the University of Aveiro, governed by the provisions of Article 15 and following in the Career Statute of Teachers of the Polytechnic Schools of Higher Learning, hereinafter CSTPSHL, approved by Decree-Law No. 185/81 of 1 July, as amended by Decree-Law No. 69/88, 3 March with the new wording introduced by Decree-Law No. 207/2009 of 31 August, as amended by Law No. 7/2010 of 13 May and by the applicable legislation and norms, namely the Tender Rules for the Employment of Teaching Staff Under Contract to Exercise Public Functions, hereinafter referred to as Statues, published in the Diário da Republica, 2nd series, No. 222, on 16 November, 2010.

1 — Admission requirements:

1.1 — A requisite for admission to the tender in accordance with Article 19 of the CSTPSHL determines that the applicant must have a PhD or the title of expert in the field that the tender is opened in for more than five years.

1.2 — Applicants with qualifications obtained abroad must provide proof of recognition, equivalence or registration of a PhD degree under the applicable law.


2— Formalising the applications

The applications are formalised by addressing them to the Rector of the University of Aveiro, under the following conditions:

2.1 —The application should include, among others, the following elements:

a) Tender identification;

b) Applicant’s identification: full name, birth date, nationality, mailing address and email;

c) Identification of the position and institution where the applicant is presently working, when applicable;

d) Identification of degrees held by the applicant;

e) Statement that the applicant declares the elements or facts contained in the application to be true.

2.2 — The application includes the following documentation:

a) Copy of the applicant’s curriculum vitae containing all of the pertinent information for the assessment of the applicant considering the selection and ranking criteria of point 5 of the present notice, recommending that it be organized according to the assessment sub-factors set forth below in Section 6;

b) Copies of papers selected by the applicant as being most representative of their curriculum vitae, no more than two;

c) Content report, teaching methods and bibliography of a course unit in the subject area that the Competition is open;

d) Scientific-pedagogical project: document enabling sustain a future Charter of mission and that must include a proposal of activities that the candidate intends to develop during the first five years of your activity as an Coordinator Professor, explaining how you can contribute to the progress and development of disciplinary area to it's open the competition in the scientific pedagogical aspects and cooperation with society;


e) Document that objectively highlights the number of citations of publications listed in the curriculum and explanation of the method used to count the citations with enough detail so that the jury is able to reproduce the procedure in accordance with section 6.

f) Declaration by the applicant under oath ensuring that they are not inhibited from exercising public functions or forbidden from performing the duties for which they are applying, and have the physical strength and psychological profile required to carry out these functions and has complied with the mandatory vaccination laws;

g) Any other elements that the applicant deems relevant.

2.3 — The curriculum vitae should contain:

a) Full identification;

b) Contacts: address, telephone number and email;

c) Position, group or subject, service time as staff member and the name of the University or Polytechnic Institution to which the applicant belongs, whenever applicable;

d) Specialisation pertaining to the area in which the tender was opened;

e) Copy of the certificate with the respective classification or other document that is legally recognised for the same effect;

f) Documents proving all of the elements mentioned in subsections a), c), d) and e) of point 2.3.

2.4 — The applicants from the University of Aveiro are not required to present proof of their individual process.

2.5 — How to present application:

2.5.1 — The application may be presented in Portuguese or in English and handed in via email to the Human Resource Department of the University of Aveiro ( up to the deadline stipulated in this Notice.

2.5.2 — In submitting the application electronically, applicants are required to issue a message stating the electronic validation of the email.

2.5.3 — Instructions for the submission of applications, in digital format, are available in the area of Recruitment and Job area Human Resources at

2.6 — The failure to comply with the deadline set, as well as the failure or the late entry of documents referred to in subsections a) and f) of No. 2.2, will result in the exclusion of the application.

2.7 — Under the terms of subsection a) of No. 4 of article 23 of the CSTPSHL, the jury may, whenever they see fit, request that the applicants hand in additional documents with regards to the curriculum vitae and set a deadline for the effect.

2.8 —The jury can understand whenever necessary, the holding of public hearings of the candidates admitted.

2.8.1 — At the first meeting, the jury will deliberate on the need to hold public hearings for all the candidates who obtain absolute merit approval, with the exclusive aim of clarifying the information contained in the candidates’ application in accordance with point b) of paragraph 4 of article 23 of the ECPDESP.

2.8.2 — If it is necessary to hold these public hearings, they will take place before the second meeting of the jury, and all the candidates will be informed, at least 5 days in advance, of when and where these public hearings will take place.

2.8.3 — The public hearings referred to in the previous point may be held by teleconference.

3 — Tender Jury:

3.1 — The tender jury consist of the following:

President: Doctor Manuel António Cotão de Assunção, Professor and Rector of the University of Aveiro.

Doctor Alzira Maria da Ascensão Marques – Coordinating Professor - Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão do Instituto Politécnico de Leiria;

Doctor Joaquim Gonçalves Antunes - Coordinating Professor - Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão de Viseu do Instituto Politécnico de Viseu;

Doctor José de Freitas Santos - Coordinating Professor - Instituto Superior de Contabilidade e Administração do Porto do Instituto Politécnico do Porto;

Doctor Jorge Domingos Carapinha Veríssimo – Coordinating Professor - Escola Superior de Comunicação Social do Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa;

Doctor Paulo Manuel Roque Águas - Coordinating Professor - Escola Superior de Gestão, Hotelaria e Turismo da Universidade do Algarve.


3.2 — The deliberations are held by roll call voting requiring the absolute majority of votes of the members of the jury present at the meeting, not permitting abstentions.


4 — Admission and exclusion of applications:

The admission and exclusion of applications and the notification of the exclusion of candidates, under the terms and for the effects foreseen in the Administrative Procedure Code, are processed in conformity with that which is stipulated in article 20 of the Statutes.


5 — Methods and criteria for assessment:

5.1 — The method of selection is the assessment of the curriculum which aims to assess the applicant’s technical, scientific and professional performance, pedagogic skills and performance in other educational activities relevant to the mission of higher education institutions.

5.2 — In the assessment of the curriculum the following criteria are automatically considered and pondered in accordance with the requirements of the functions corresponding to the position to be filled with the present tender:

a) The technical, scientific, and professional performance of the applicant in the subject area that the Competition is open;

b) The pedagogic capacity of the applicant in the subject area that the Competition is open;

c) The knowledge transfer;

d) The University management.


6 — Assessment parameters

In applying the criteria mentioned in the previous subsection the following parameters are assessed and are attributed the points as mentioned in Table 1.

6.1 — Criteria for assessing technical, scientific, and professional performance

6.1.1 — Technical and scientific production. Quality and quantity of scientific production in the area that the tender is open (books, magazine articles, communications in congresses) expressed by the number and type of publications, and the recognition given by the scientific community (the quality of the location where it has been published and the references made by other authors).

6.1.2 — Participation in and coordination of scientific projects. Quality and quantity of scientific projects in which the applicant participated within the subject area of the Competition; whether they are financed through public funds of national or international agencies or by enterprises. The assessment of the quality should take into account the level of funding obtained, the degree of demand of the funding competition, the expert evaluations of the completed projects, in particular, if they led to the development of products or services.

6.1.3 — Intervention in the scientific and professional communities. It should be assessed the capacity to intervene in scientific and professional communities, particularly by organising events, being (co-)editor of magazines, participation in the evaluation of projects and articles, invitations to deliver lectures, participation in academic juries and advisory activities as well as being recognised through awards or other distinctions and respective impact.

6.1.4 — Constitution of research teams. Supervision of academic work of post-doctoral and doctoral students.

6.1.5 — Analysis of scientific-pedagogical project: Consider the clarity and quality of the exhibition, the actuality of the content and other complementary elements considered, with special attention to the potential contribution to the educational and scientific development of the area to which is opened the contest.


6.2 — Criteria for assessing Pedagogic Capacity

6.2.1 — Coordination of pedagogic projects. Coordination and promotion of new educational projects (e.g. development of new programmes and curricular units, creation and coordination of new courses or study programmes, etc...) or reform and improvement of existing projects (e.g. redesigning existing curricular programmes and curricular units, participating in the reorganisation of courses or programmes of existing studies).

6.2.2 — Production of pedagogic material. Quality and quantity of pedagogic material produced by the candidate as well as pedagogical publications in journals or prestigious international conferences.

6.2.3 — Teaching activity. Teaching and coordinating curricular units. Quality of teaching activity performed by the applicant using, whenever possible, objective methods based on extensive collections of opinion (educational surveys).

6.2.4 - Orientation of students in master's and Bachelor's degree.

6.2.5 — Course report. The assessment of pedagogical and scientific value of the report will be considered: the clarity of its structure and quality of exposure, the relevance of the content and appropriateness of the program, including comparison with similar disciplines at other universities, national and international; other aspects will be evaluated like framing associated to the course unit, the proposed methodology, recommended bibliography and other additional information deemed relevant.

6.3 — Criteria for the assessment of Knowledge Transfer.

6.3.1 — Training and or professional activity (courses, workshops, seminars).

6.3.2 — Consulting services, tests and measurements. Participation in consulting activities, tests and measurements involving private and/or public sector. Participation as a teacher in vocational training courses or technological expertise directed at companies or the public sector. The evaluation of this criterion should also take into account the economic added-value of research results achieved, measured by the contracts of technology transfer and development that have resulted and contribution to the creation of spin-off companies.

6.3.3 — Dissemination of science and technology. Participation in initiatives to disseminate scientific and technological knowledge under the auspices of the scientific community (for example organisation of congresses and conferences) and addressed to diverse audiences. Publications to disseminate science and technology.

6.4 — Criteria for evaluation of University Management

6.4.1 — Holding management positions in teaching entities.

6.4.2 — Directing a course.

6.4.3 — Participating on juries to contract teaching staff.

6.4.4 — Other management positions of public interest in that the Competition is open.

6.5 — The weight of each aspect and criteria are indicated in the following table.

Table 1 – weight of each aspect and assessment criteria





Scientific Performance


Technical and scientific production (C11)


Participation in and coordination of scientific projects(C12)


Intervention in scientific and professional communities (C13)


Constitution of research teams (C14)


Scientific-pedagogical project (C15)


 Pedagogic Capacity


Coordination of pedagogic projects (C21)


Production of pedagogic material (C22)


Teaching activity (C23)


Orientation of students in master's and Bachelor's degree (C24)


Course report (C25)


 Knowledge Transfer


Training and or professional activity(C31)


Consulting services, tests and measurements (C32)


Dissemination of science and technology (C33)


University Management


Holding management positions in teaching entities (C41)


Directing a course (C42)


Participating on juries to contract teaching staff (C43)


Other management positions of public interest in that the Competition is open (C44)



7 — Assessment and selection:

7.1 — After the admission of the applicant’s application to the tender, the jury will begin the processes of appraisal of applications, taking into account the criteria and parameters set out in this notice.

7.2 — The jury deliberates approval on absolute merit, based on the merit of the overall curriculum of candidates in the framework of the subject area of the Competition and also taking into account, cumulatively, compliance with at least one of the following requisites:

7.2.1 — The applicant is the author or co-author of at least five (5) articles in the subject area that the competition is open, published in journals with arbitration indexed in the ISI Science Citation Index Expanded of the Web of Science where document type = article or document type = review, or in the SCI Verse Scopus with the same characteristics;


7.2.2 — Have obtained a total of at least forty (40) citations (excluding self-citations) to the scientific works produced in the disciplinary area for which the contest is open, published in journals with arbitration indexed in the ISI Science Citation Index Expanded of the Web of Science where document type = article or document type = review, or in the SCI Verse Scopus with the same characteristics;


7.2.3 —Have participated in activities of dissemination, transfer of knowledge or technology, contributing to the mission of the universities, with an economic impact superior to 30.000,00 €, in the last 5 years;

7.3 — The candidates must prove that they have satisfied the above requisite by indicating the key to be used in the search of ISI Web of Science, or by including in their curriculum vitae a list of the citations confirmed by the above mentioned database.

7.4 — In the first meeting, which may take place by teleconference as decided by the jury president and after examination and admission of applications, the jury begins to decide which applicants pass to the next phase on absolute merit. To this purpose, each member of the jury proposes, which applications do not meet the requirements at both a scientific and pedagogic level as established by the Notice for the present Competition. After all jury members have submitted their proposals to the President of the jury, the jury votes on each application, for which rejection is proposed, and no abstentions are allowed; an application is rejected on absolute merit if obtains a majority of votes favourable to the rejection among the members of the jury present at the meeting. Each application will be voted only once. Other proposals, which eliminate the same application will not be voted on. The final decision on each proposal, as well as the number of votes collected by each of them, and their bases, are an integral part of the minutes.

7.5 — In the case of an application not receiving absolute approval, the jury proceeds to holding a hearing with the applicants excluded, who may contest within 10 days under article 20 of the Statues.

7.6 — The jury then assesses those candidates approved according to absolute merit, considering the criteria and parameters of assessment as well as the ranking factors in this notice.

7.6.1 — Each member of the jury applies a value, on the scale of 0-100, for each criteria or aspects regarding each applicant.

7.6.2 — The final result is expressed on a numerical scale of 0-100 and it is calculated by weighing each criteria with the corresponding weight which provides each aspect with a score. Each aspect has its own weight which is used to calculate the final score.

Expressed as a formula, the final result (FR) is calculated as follows:

FR=P1*(C11*P11+C12*P12+C13*P13+C14*P14+C15*P15)+P2*(C21*P21+C22*P22+C23*P23+C24*P24+C25*P25) + P3* (C31*P31 +C32*P32+C33*P33)+P4*(C41*P41+C42*P42+C43*P43+C44*P44)


8 — Voting methodology and ordering:

8.1 — The ordering of candidates should be founded on the assessment made based on the criteria and parameters of assessment and corresponding weighing factors listed in this notice.

8.2 — Before voting, each member of the jury presents a written document, that will be attached to the minutes of the meeting, with the order of the applicants, duly founded, taking into consideration the previous paragraph.

8.3 — On the various votes, each jury member should respect the order presented, no abstentions permitted.

8.4 — The jury will use the following voting method in order to obtain an absolute majority in the final ranking of candidates:

The first vote is intended to determine the applicant to be put in first place. If an applicant receives more than half the votes of the members of the jury present at the meeting, they will be placed in first place. If the applicant in first place is not determined, the voting will be repeated, but only among the candidates who received enough votes to be considered for first place, once the applicant least voted in the first round is removed. If there is more than one applicant in the position of least voted there will be another vote with only these applicants in order to determine who is to be eliminated. For this vote, the jurors vote for the applicant who has the lowest ranking, the applicant with the most votes is eliminated. If at this point there continues to be a tie among two or more applicants, the president of the jury will decide which of them is to be eliminated. Once this elimination is made, the jury returns their attention to the first vote, but only with the remaining candidates. The process is repeated until one applicant receives more than half the votes for first place. The process is repeated for second place and so on until an ordered list of all candidates is complete.


9 — Participation of interested parties and the decision:

9.1 — The applicants are notified of the final ranking in order to commence the hearings of the interested parties conducted under the terms of the Administrative Procedure Code, applying the adaptations outlined in article 25 of the Statutes.

9.2 — Once the interested parties have had their hearings, the jury assesses what they have heard and approves the final ranking of the applicants.


10 — Deadline for final decision:

10.1 — Notwithstanding the following paragraph, the deadline for delivering the jury’s final decision cannot surpass ninety consecutive days, starting from the deadline for submission of applications.

10.2 — The deadline mentioned in the previous subsection may be extended when there is an elevated number of applicants and or when the particular complexity of the tender justifies it.


11 — The present competition is exclusively destined to fill the position indicated and can be finished until the homologation of the final ranking list of candidates and expiring with the respective occupation of the job on offer.


12 — Publication of tender notice

In addition to being publish in Series 2 of the Diário da República the present notice is also published in:

a) The public employment pool;

b) The website of the Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P., in Portuguese and English;

c) The website of the University of Aveiro, in Portuguese and English;

d) In a national newspaper.


13 — In compliance with paragraph h) of Article 9 of the Constitution of the Portuguese Republic, the Government, as the employing entity, actively promotes a policy of equal opportunities between men and women in access to employment and professional advancement, scrupulously taking measures to avoid any form of discrimination.

26th of july, 2017 – The Rector, Doctor Manuel António Cotão de Assunção