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Call for EoI for Short-Term Research Internships at the University of Texas at Austin under the UT Austin Portugal Program | 2023

 

CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR SHORT-TERM RESEARCH

INTERNSHIPS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN UNDER THE UT AUSTIN PORTUGAL PROGRAM - 2023

Submission Period from May 2 to June 5 (23:59 UTC+1), 2023.

 

To fill out the application form, you will need to gather information in advance and upload several documents. Therefore, we strongly recommend you read the application form first to ensure you know which information you are required to submit.

Any information gathered through this application form will be processed according to the Program's privacy policy.

By submitting this form you confirm that:

1- All the information you provided herein is complete and accurate;

2 - You are aware that you must be allocated to the internship on a full-time basis, under a scheme of exclusive dedication and must notify the UT Austin Portugal Program about any potential conflicting issues concerning your full-time participation, or about any changes that occur after the application submission and prior to the signing of the financial assistance contract.

 

Candidate's General Information
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Full Name:
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Address:
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Email:
(This question is mandatory)
Phone:
(Preferably, mobile phone.)
(This question is mandatory)
Are you a Portuguese National?
(This question is mandatory)
Please, attach evidence of your Portuguese Nationality:
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Please, indicate if you have permanent residence in Portugal:
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Please, attach a protected copy or a photo of your permanent resident in Portugal:
Academic Information
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Degree:
Bachelor
Master
PhD
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Please, attach your highest degree certificate:
(For degrees earned from foreign Higher Education Institutions (HEIs), candidates will be required to present proof of degree recognition by a Portuguese HEI as laid out in Article no. 8 of Regulation no. 913/2021.)
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Are you currently enrolled in a Master's or PhD Program?
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Please, indicate the full designation of your Master's or PhD Program: 
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Please, indicate the University where you are taking your Master's or PhD degree:
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Please indicate the year of the Master's/PhD program you will be attending in August 2023:
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Please, attach proof of enrollment in the Master's/PhD Program at the time of EoI submission (for Master's and PhD students only).
Main Affiliation
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Please, indicate the institution in Portugal you are affiliated with: 
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Please, indicate your position at the above-mentioned institution:
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Please, attach a statement issued by your main affiliation institution in Portugal (or funding entity) authorizing your extended leave if the Program selects you to participate in a research internship at UT Austin.
You may use this template as a reference for your employer or funding entity to issue the requested statement. 
Scientific Area
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Please, indicate in which of the Scientific Areas of the UT Austin Portugal Program your application best fits. Only one area shall be selected, becoming the core Area of the application.
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Pick from FCT's list the scientific domain that best defines your scientific expertise:
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Please, indicate up to 5 keywords related to your technical skills and competencies:
(Words should be separated by commas.)
Identification of Potential Hosts at UT Austin

To proceed with EoI submission, applicants must have identified at least one potential UT Austin faculty who could act as their scientific host during their stay at UT Austin. Therefore, applicants are encouraged to proactively look for potential hosts at UT Austin and contact them in advance.

In the area of Advanced Computing, potential hosts can also be affiliated with the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). 

With regard to Medical Physics, applicants may search for a potential host not only on UT Austin’s faculty directory but also on MDACC’s staff directory. However, internships at MDACC are pending the availability of staff to host interns under this Call.

- UT Austin's faculty directory can be found here ("Academics" tab);

- TACC's staff directory can be found here;

- MDACC's staff directory can be found here.

You can also browse this webpage of our website to get to learn about the hosts of last year's edition.

The Program is also available to assist candidates in this search through one of the following contacts:

Marco Bravo | UT Austin Portugal - UT Austin Office (bravo@austin.utexas.edu)

Andreia Passos | UT Austin Portugal - PT Office (andreia.passos@utaustinportugal.org)

Please, list by descending order of importance up to two UT Austin staff members you could act as your hosts in case you be admitted to this mobility scheme.

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Name
Position
Institution
Department
Email
Name
Position
Institution
Department
Email
You may upload a supporting statement from your potential host at UT Austin at this stage. However, it is not mandatory. 
Start and End Dates (Internship Period)

Internships must last from two months (minimum) to three months (maximum). They will not start earlier than September 15 and must not extend beyond December 31, 2023.

 

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From (estimation):
Open date/time selector
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To (estimation):
Open date/time selector
Other Mandatory Documents
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Please, attach your detailed Curriculum Vitae:
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Please, attach a one-page Motivation Letter, clearly outlining your research goals and how the collaboration with UT Austin is likely to extend beyond the internship duration.
(This question is mandatory)

Please, attach at least one recommendation letter. The letter should be provided by someone who knows your work and can comment specifically on your performance, particularly on your abilities and potential in the field of study related to your research interest. The panel evaluating your EoI will not consider more than two recommendation letters. 

Name
Position
Institution
Department
Email
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Please, attach your recommendation letter no. 1.
Name
Position
Institution
Department
Email
Please, attach your recommendation letter no. 2.