Call For Applications For A Research Grant (Bi)

Universities and Institutes of Portugal


May 27, 2022


  • Organisation/Company: Instituto Politécnico de Bragança
  • Research Field: Engineering › Chemical engineering
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 27/05/2022 19:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Bragança
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/06/2022
  • Reference Number: POCI-01-0247-FEDER-046112
  • A call is open to award a Research Grant (BI) within the scope of the GreenShoes 4.0 - Footwear, Leather Goods and Advanced Technologies of Materials, Equipment and Software (POCI-01-0247-FEDER-046112), financed by the Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização (POCI) in the scope of “Portugal 2020”.


    The fellows will benefit of a salary of 1144,64 € 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

    Selection process

    a) Curriculum assessment and its suitability for the research position (60%);

    b) Experience in research activities, namely with leather tanning processes, polymeric coatings, application of nano-fillers, crosslinking agents and material characterization techniques (40%).

    Web site for additional job details

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    Offer Requirements
  • PORTUGUESE: Excellent

    ENGLISH: Good


    The project GreenShoes 4.0, aims to establish Portugal as a world reference for consumers and industry, through differentiation, creativity and value creation, boosting national exports based on a strong, sustainable, competitive national-based industry, founded on technical-scientific knowledge.The scholarship holder will give support to the activities related with with the development of multifunctional leathers for footwear and leather goods. S/he will intervene in the following project activities: A2.1. – Multifunctional leathers for footwear and leather goods; A2.5. – Construction of prototypes, pre-series and validation tests; A4.2. – Demonstrators, experimentation and transfer of results.

    Specific Requirements

    1) Student enrolled in a PhD course in Chemical Engineering or in a non- academic degree course integrated in the educational project of a higher education institution;

    2) Master in Chemical Engineering;

    3) Adequacy of the candidate experience to the objectives of the work to be carried out, namely experience in projects with the industry;

    4) Experience with leather tanning processes, polymeric coatings, application of nano-fillers and crosslinking agents.

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