Application For A Graduate Fellowship (Msc.-Holder Researcher Or Phd Student)

Universities and Institutes of Portugal

Portugal

September 30, 2021

Description

  • Organisation/Company: Instituto Politécnico de Bragança
  • Research Field: Agricultural sciences Biological sciences › Biology Environmental science
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 30/09/2021 23:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Bragança
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Offer Starting Date: 15/10/2021
  • Researcher Fellowship under the framework of the project MIRRI-PT-Polo Norte - Consórcio do norte da infraestrutura portuguesa de investigação em recursos microbianos, funded by Portugal 2020/Norte 2020 and European Union, through FEDER (NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-084445). The position is for 12 months and is expected to start on October 15, 2021, with renewal possibility up to the end of the project.

    The grantee will perform research activities under the MIRRI-PT project. That will consist of cultivation, characterization and preservation of microorganisms, the study of their phylogenetic diversity, cataloging and managing a database from a microbiological resource center, and conducting literature surveys and questionnaires. The grantee will carry out reports and participate in writing of scientific articles.

    Workplace: The work will be developed in CIMO/IPB at Bragança, under the guidance of Dr. Vitor Ramos and Professors Paula Baptista and Paula Rodrigues.

    Researcher Fellowship under the framework of the project MIRRI-PT-Polo Norte - Consórcio do norte da infraestrutura portuguesa de investigação em recursos microbianos, funded by Portugal 2020/Norte 2020 and European Union, through FEDER (NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-084445). The position is for 12 months and is expected to start on October 15, 2021, with renewal possibility up to the end of the project.

    The grantee will perform research activities under the MIRRI-PT project. That will consist of cultivation, characterization and preservation of microorganisms, the study of their phylogenetic diversity, cataloging and managing a database from a microbiological resource center, and conducting literature surveys and questionnaires. The grantee will carry out reports and participate in writing of scientific articles.

    Workplace: The work will be developed in CIMO/IPB at Bragança, under the guidance of Dr. Vitor Ramos and Professors Paula Baptista and Paula Rodrigues.

    Benefits

    The scholarship will have an initial duration of 12 months, starting on 15-Oct-2021 (with the possibility of renewal up to the end of the project). The fellows will benefit of a salary of 1.104,64 € as per the table of remuneration of FCT, I.P. The fellow will also benefit from a personal accident insurance, and if not included in any social security protocol, may adhere to the Portuguese Social Security through the Seguro Social Voluntário (Voluntary Social Security), in the terms present in the Portuguese Código dos Regimes Contributivos do Sistema Previdencial de Segurança Social. The monthly salary will be payed monthly by bank transfer

    Eligibility criteria

    Curricular evaluation and its adequacy to the work (60%); Experience in microbiology (namely, cultivation and identification of microorganisms) (20%), and experience in molecular biology techniques and phylogenetics and/or bioinformatics (20%). An interview can take place with candidates to any clarification that may be needed. If also necessary, the three best classified candidates may be interviewed, accounting 20% of the final grade. The jury may not award the fellowship if the classification of candidates is less than 9.5.

    Selection process

    The applications should be sent by email to vramos@ipb.pt indicating in the subject the reference of the project NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-084445 and should be accompanied by:

    a) Curriculum vitae; b) Certificates of academic degrees; c) Motivation letter.

    Candidates who incorrectly formalize their application, do not instruct it with all the required documents or who do not prove to have the requirements of this competition will be excluded. The Selection Panel has the power to require any candidate, in cases of doubt, to present documents supporting their statements.

    Selection Panel:

    President – Vitor Manuel Capela Ramos – Researcher – CIMO/IPB

    1st effective member- Paula Cristina dos Santos Baptista – Auxiliary Professor – ESA/IPB

    2nd effective member – Paula Cristina Azevedo Rodrigues – Auxiliary Professor – ESA/IPB

    1st substitute member- José Alberto Cardoso Pereira - Coordinator Professor – ESA/IPB

    Notification of Decision: The final results of the evaluation will be published through a list ordered by final classification, and sent to candidates by email.

    Preliminary Hearing and Final Decision Deadline: pursuant to article 121 of the Administrative Procedure Code, after notified, all candidates have 10 working days to respond.

    The call is open from 17/09/2021 to 30/09/2021

    Additional comments

    https: // atualidades.ipb.pt/sistema/anexos/14721631091721.pdf

    Web site for additional job details

    https:// portal3.ipb.pt/index.php/pt/ipb

    Offer Requirements
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
  • PORTUGUESE: Good

    ENGLISH: Excellent

    Skills/Qualifications

    - Master's degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Agricultural or Environmental Sciences, or similar;

    - On the date of contracting, the candidate should be enrolled in a Doctoral Program in Biological Sciences or a related field; or being enrolled in a postgraduate course not awarding an academic degree, but belonging to the educational project of a higher education institution;

    - Knowledge in microbiology, molecular biology and phylogenetics.

    Mastery of the English language (written and oral communication) and experience in bioinformatics will also be valued.

    Specific Requirements

    Being a PhD student in Biological Sciences or related areas; or MSc holder being enrolled in a higher education institution course not awarding an academic degree.

    Academic degrees obtained in foreign countries must be recognized by a Portuguese institution according to the Decree-Law n.º 66/2018 of the 16th of August and Portaria n.º 33/2019 of January 25th

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Instituto Politécnico de Bragança
  • Department: Gabinete de Apoio a Projetos
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https:// portal3.ipb.pt/index.php/pt/ipb
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Bragança
  • State/Province: Bragança
  • Postal Code: 5300-253
  • Street: Campus de Sta Apolónio
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