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Postdoctoral Fellowships Marie Skłodowska-Curie 2023

Submission deadline – September 13th 2023

NOVA University Lisbon is keen to host potential candidates to work on projects in the different scientific areas approached by our Research Units. NOVA is seeking to attract high quality postdoctoral researchers for joint applications to Marie Skłodowska-Curie Post doctoral Fellowships (MSCA-PF) in 2023.

If you are interested in applying for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship (MSCA-PF) in September 2023 and you are interested to have NOVA as your host institution, then we would be happy to hear from you.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for talented candidates with scientific background within the research areas addressed at NOVA. We expect you to have an excellent research track record and be enthusiastic, academically curious and open minded towards the diversity of research approaches.

All interested applicants are encouraged to directly contact the Principal Investigators (via email) of the available projects, as soon as possible. The required documents are a Motivation Letter and a Detailed CV.

For more information about the projects available in the different scientific areas, including a list of the contact points, please consult the table below.

If you have any further questions, you are very welcome to contact NOVA Research Office (nova.research[at]unl.pt).

  • If you want to know more information about NOVA Research Units, please consult the link;
  • Please visit the link from European Commission about the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions for additional information.
Title Supervisor(s) Scientific Area
Host Institution: FCT NOVA | MARE-NOVA    
Tracing the consequences of sea level rise on Amazon coastal wetlands Carlos David Santos


Mapping sensitivity of soaring birds to wind energy development Carlos David Santos LIF
Host Institution: FCT NOVA | UCIBIO    
GlycoCARE: Unraveling the Role of glycans in Immunosuppression and Enhancing Therapy in Pancreatic Cancer Paula Videira LIF
SiaDIS – From the molecular basis to the future of therapeutics in Sialylation-related DISeases Paula Videira LIF
The gut-immune system crosstalk in PMM2-CDG Paula Videira LIF
Host Institution: FCT NOVA | IT NOVA    
dYnAmic resource scHeduling in Massive MIMO based NOMA with RF imperfections and EnergY hArvesting for 6G networks Rui Dinis ENG
Distributed Access Design for Cell-less Smart 6G Networks Rodolfo Oliveira ENG
Context-awareness based on Radio Sensing Rodolfo Oliveira ENG
Advanced Data Analytics Design for Future Networks  Rodolfo Oliveira ENG
Host Institution: FCT NOVA | CENIMAT i3N    
Printed two-dimensional memristors: a demand for high energy efficiency Emanuel Carlos ENG/LIF/CHE
3D self-assembly anisotropic structures from natural polymers– can they be part of the future of biomaterials? Susete N. Fernandes ENG
Engineering multifunctional magnetic scaffolds for cancer theranostics application Paula I. P. Soares ENG
Host Institution: FCT NOVA | LAVQ REQUIMTE    
Unveiling Non-Canonical Peptide Sequences in Renal Cell Carcinoma: Exploring Novel Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets Hugo M. Santos LIF
CellDROP - Cellulosic Dynamic Responsive Membranes for Optimal Water Droplet Collection Ana Almeida ENG
Looking at the 19th century backstage connections of artists´ Colourman Winsor & Newton: History, Science & Art Vanessa Otero SOC
Host Institution: FCT NOVA | LINCS    
Super-fast pseudorandomness and applications in cryptography João Ribeiro MAT
Host Institution: FCT NOVA | CERIS    
Direct Strength design of cold-formed steel members Rodrigo Gonçalves ENG
Host Institution: NOVA FCSH | CHAM    
Public Works in the former Portuguese empire during the long 19th century  Alice Santiago Faria SOC
Women intellectuals and cultural mediators in Portugal and Brazil. Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Patrícia Santos Hansen SOC
TravelconT. Crossroads of Contemporary Travel in Postcolonial Tourism Maria João Castro  SOC
The Portuguese and Hispanic Empires Beyond Decadence: Comparative/Transimperial Perspectives on Time, Agency and Reform, 18th-20th Centuries Pablo Sánchez León SOC
A Study on Aegyptiaca and Identity in Akragas Ronaldo Guilherme Gurgel Pereira    SOC
Imagination and Memory at the Intersection of Culture and Science (IMCS) Fabio Tononi SOC
Host Institution: NOVA FCSH | CICS.NOVA    
The impact of the tourism cluster in the Lisbon Metropolitan Region (LMR). A sustainable development based on a mix methodology Ana Cristina Pego  SOC/ECO
Teachers’ STEM knowledge Helena Rocha SOC
Portuguese Housing Policies and Housing Market Gonçalo Antunes SOC
Transforming Food Systems Iva Pires SOC
Rights, Policy and Justice Maria João Leote de Carvalho  SOC
INTELIART | Artificial intelligence: Effects on work and employment, working as the Principal Researcher; 2022-2024 Nuno Boavida SOC
CombARTs: Art, creativity and new grammars of youth political participation in Portugal and Brazil Ricardo Campos  SOC
Host Institution: NOVA FCSH | CLUNL    
Gender-inclusive language and text quality Antónia Coutinho SOC
EXPRIMI - Preliminary corpus exploitation for inclusive task-based host language teaching Raquel Amaro SOC
Host Institution: NOVA FCSH | IEM    
Territories and Powers, a “Glocal” Perspective  Tiago Viúla de Faria SOC | ENV | LIF
ManJurEurIt. Manuscritos Jurídicos Europeus Itinerantes Maria Alessandra Bilotta SOC
Images, Texts and Representations Catarina Fernandes Barreira SOC
Host Institution: NOVA FCSH | IFILNOVA    
The field of children’s (9-10 years old) epistemological beliefs regarding information validity and sources’ credibility Chrysi Rapanta SOC
Handling Doubt through Framing Strategies in Healthcare Controversies Maria Grazia Rossi SOC
Cinema & Politics: Philosophical Approaches  Maria Irene Aparício SOC
Film and Death Susana Viegas SOC
Host Institution: NOVA FCSH | IHC    
South-South Solidarity and the National Liberation Movements from Portuguese Colonies, 1963-1975 Aurora Almada e Santos SOC
Host Institution: NOVA FCSH | CETAPS    
Transforming Assessment Mindsets: Professional development through a blended MOOC (TAM-bMOOC) Sandie Mourão SOC
Host Institution: NMS | iNOVA4Health    
Lysosome Dysfunction and cellular Senescence in atherogenesis: is there a link? Otília Vieira LIF
Extracellular vesicles are critical players in the transcellular regulation of proteostasis in Age-related Macular Degeneration Paulo Pereira LIF
Endolysosomal dysfunction in aging and Alzheimer’s disease Cláudia Guimas Almeida LIF
Shedding Light on the Molecular Mechanisms of Melanin Transfer Duarte Barral LIF
Host Institution: NMS | ToxOmics    
Development of multi-cellular type cell-models for the study of human liver disease Michel Kranendonk LIF
Host Institution: NOVA IMS    
CityMe – Mapping regions in the city from citizens perceptions Marco Painho ENG | SOC
Smart Strategic Diffusion on Networks of Related Activities Flávio Pinheiro ECO
Optimizing neural networks’ topology through evolution Mauro Castelli ENG
Heating Appliances Retrofit Planning Tiago Oliveira ENG | SOC
Intelligent interconnection of prosumers in positive energy communities with twins of things for digital energy markets Tiago Oliveira ENG | SOC
Digital Twins Enabled Indoor Air Quality Management for Healthy Living Tiago Oliveira ENG | SOC
DE-RISK the adoption of Local Flexibility Markets to unlock the safe and reliable mass deployment of Renewable Energy Systems Tiago Oliveira ENG | SOC
FARCLIMATE: Moving ForwARd to achieving CLIMATE-resilient and sustainable European regional economic systems Tiago Oliveira ENG | SOC
Marketing & Technology (Smart services): Artificial Intelligence (AI’s) Risks and Benefits for consumer health and well-being Diego Costa Pinto SOC | ECO
Host Institution: ITQB NOVA    
New glycoprotein-mimetic platforms for bacterial adhesion inhibition Pedro Mateus CHE
Host Institution: ENSP NOVA    
Environmental determinants of health – from science to policy action  Susana Viegas LIF | ENV
Multi-sectoral interventions for dual health and environmental benefit in India – heat exposure Christopher Millett LIF | ENV
Health system financing in middle income countries Christopher Millett LIF | ENV
From evidence to public policy – supporting health system stewardship and governance Inês Fronteira | Christopher Millett SOC
Multicountry health workforce cohort – Fostering knowledge to advance universal health coverage Inês Fronteira SOC | LIF
A multi-country project on health literacy development to promote health and equity by co- designing locally relevant actions Sónia Dias SOC



CHE | Chemistry
ENG | Information Science and Engineering
ENV | Environmental and Geosciences
LIF | Life Sciences
MAT | Mathematics
PHY | Physics
SOC | Social Sciences and Humanities


FCT NOVA | gab.ad.iris@fct.unl.pt
NOVA FCSH | research@fcsh.unl.pt
NMS | research.preaward@nms.unl.pt
NOVA IMS | magic@novaims.unl.pt
ITQB NOVA | itqb.funding@itqb.unl.pt
ENSP NOVA | gaidi@ensp.unl.pt