Join the Team

CPUP is a reference unit for scientists and professionals interested in psychological research. Here you can find a stimulating, multidisciplinaty team of renowned experst with whom to collaborate and advance in your career. Check out here the calls to joing the team.


The 2023 Call for FCT’s Stimulus for Scientific Employment Program (CEEC, from the Portuguese ‘Concurso de Estímulo ao Emprego Científico’) is going to be open from April 04th to May 03rd, 2023.

CEEC is a funding program for hiring talented Ph.D. researchers who want to develop their scientific research in Portugal. It covers three career stages: Junior Researcher, Auxiliary Researcher, and Principal Researcher. The program admits applicants from all nationalities and grants the selected researchers a work contract sponsored by FCT for up to six years at a Portuguese host institution.

CPUP is an international research unit welcoming outstanding researchers applying to CEEC. Our mission is to produce world-class basic and applied psychological research and develop evidence-based solutions that contribute to the well-being of a diverse and socially fair society. At CPUP you can find a stimulating, multidisciplinary team of experts with whom to collaborate in one of five Research Groups.

We invite the interested applicants to contact the Research Group’s coordinators to plan how the research proposal will fit the Center’s strategy. For further information and administrative support, please get in touch with CPUP’s Science Manager (Marilia Carvalho,

We hope to see you in Porto!