Chair in Aerospace Science and Technology

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27 Feb 2018

The University of Évora (Portugal) opens a call for applications to the post of Chair in  “AEROSPACE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY”. This position is for five years. Applicantions for the position will be assessed by a board of external experts.

The person appointed is expected to have an international reputation for research in Aerospace Science, Technology, in particular in aeronautics, space vehicles and related production technologies.

He/she is required to pursue a research programme at the forefront of the subject, providing research leadership to colleagues working in this and nearby field: to play a major role in securing funding for research and in broadening the Chair’s research portfolio, seeking strategic directions and alliances, and to contribute to promoting postgraduate teaching and training of PhD students.

A suitable salary scale will be provided which includes an annual stipend equivalent to that of a full professor (65.309,58€ - 75.621,56€ gross salary). In addition to the salary, the position carries with it an additional package to support research activities of the Chair.

Essential requirement for the post are:

  • An experience track record in research and demonstrable ability to compete for independent external grant support;
  • Evidence of leadership at an international level in the specific field;
  • A strong commitment to fostering postgraduate training with personal expertise in oral and written communication skills.


Candidates with the required background and strong commitment are invited to apply by sending: i) a motivation letter; ii) a five years research proposal; iii) curriculum vitae; iv) indication of proficiency in the English / Portuguese language; v) two references.

These are to be sent by first class mail and by e-mail to the address below no later than March 16, 2018

Contact for further information and submissions:

Rectorate of Evora University 

Address:Largo dos Colegiais, nº2 / 7004-516 ÉVORA / PORTUGAL

e-mail: /


  • Period for submissions: from February 15, 2018 to March 16, 2018
  • Assessement panel decision: from March 22, 2018 to April 5, 2018
  • Selected candidate homologation and announcement: April 27, 2018

Universidade de Évora home website: 

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