Call For Research Fellowship | Highlight | 750962

Universities and Institutes of Portugal

Portugal

August 4, 2021

Description

  • Organisation/Company: Universidade de Coimbra
  • Research Field: Engineering › Mechanical engineering
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1) Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • Application Deadline: 04/08/2021 23:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Coimbra
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/09/2021
  • University of Coimbra opens a call for one research fellowship, in the framework of the Highlight project “Novas soluções para moldes de injeção com ultra alto brilho” (reference: POCI-01-0247-FEDER-047156), co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund, through Portugal 2020 (PT2020), and by the Competitiveness and Internationalization Operational Programme (COMPETE 2020),in the following conditions:

    Scientific area: Mechanical Engineering.

    Benefits

    Financial conditions: The amount of the fellowship is € 1.104,64 corresponding to the monthly compensation stipulated in the FCT table (https: // www. fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores.phtml.en), plus social security (Seguro Social Voluntário, first level contributions) and personal accidents insurance. The payment will be made by bank transfer. This amount will not be increased during the entire period of the fellowship duration.

    Eligibility criteria

    Selection methods: Curricular Evaluation (50%) and interview (50%) to the three candidates with the best classification in the curriculum evaluation.

    Selection criteria: In the Curricular Evaluation, the following criteria will be considered: (1) Qualifications and scientific merit (30%); and (2) Adequacy of the candidate to the profile of the scholarship (20%), according to the admission requirements described.

    The interview will be conducted with the three candidates with the best ranking.

    In the interview, motivation, commitment, adequacy of the candidate's profile and merit to the needs of the project will be valued, specifically to the work plan (40%) and mastery of the English language (10%).

    The jury reserves the right not to award the scholarship to the competition, if it considers that the candidate does not have the appropriate profile (overall evaluation below 50%).

    Selection process

    Jury responsible for selection: Professor Ana Sofia Figueira Ramos, Professor Bruno Miguel Quelhas de Sacadura Cabral Trindade and Professor Maria Teresa Freire Vieira.

    Formalization of application: Applications must be formalized, mandatorily, by sending the following elements: (1) Letter of introduction / motivation; (2) Candidate's CV; (3) Copy of the Certificate (s) / Certificate (s) of Qualifications with the final average (s) of the course (s).

    Declaration on the honor of the candidate(s) with the indication of the fellowship(s) of the typology to which the contest was held and the respective duration(s).

    Applicants with academic degrees obtained abroad will be required to present a Certificate of Recognition in accordance with applicable law. This document is mandatory only in the contractualization phase.

    Additional comments

    Applications submission: Applications must be sent in PDF format, by e-mail, to the e-mails: mmadeira@dem.uc.pt and teresa.vieira@dem.uc.pt, with indication of the scholarship to which you are applying in the subject of the message - Lugus 750962.

    Submission of applications: Between 22/07/2021 and 04/08/2021.

    Submission deadline date: 04/08/2021.

    Additional information: The evaluation results will be announced within 90 working days after the end of the applications submission deadline, by notifying the applicants via email. After the announcement of the results, candidates are considered automatically notified to, if they wish to do so, comment on the results on a preliminary hearing period within 10 days after that date. After this, the selected candidates will have to declare in writing their acceptance. Unless a justification worthy of consideration is presented, if the declaration is not submitted within the referred period, it is considered that the candidate waivers the fellowship. In case of resignation or withdrawal of the selected candidate, the next candidate with the highest evaluation score will be notified immediately.

    Once the selection process is completed, the fellowship contract will be drawn up in accordance with the draft contract provided by the FCT.

    After the contracted period, the fellowship holder and supervisor must prepare the final report in accordance with the respective assessment criteria that were established.

    Selection reserve list: Not applicable.

    Web site for additional job details

    https: // www. uc.pt/administracao/dpa/bolsas/editais/bi750962pl

    Offer Requirements Skills/Qualifications

    Skills/Qualifications/Admission requirements: Masters in Mechanical Engineering or related fields, attending a PhD course at a Portuguese higher education institution or enrolled in a non-academic degree course.

    Preferential conditions: knowledge in additive process of metallic powder and on mechanical of fluids and heat transfer.

    “Courses not conferring an academic degree” must be related to the research fellowship's activity type. “Courses not conferring an academic degree” are the courses referred to in paragraph e) of number 3 of article 4 of Decree- Law no. 74/2006, of 24 March, in the current wording, provided that they are developed in association or cooperation between the higher education institution and one or more R&D units, in accordance with the provisions of paragraph e) of article 3 of the Regulation for Research Fellowships of the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.

    Although the recipients must be enrolled in a cycle of studies leading to the attribution of an academic degree or in a course not conferring an academic degree, at the time of application it is not necessary for the candidate to have made such an enrollment, and proof of enrollment must be presented until the fellowship is contractualized. Candidates are only required to meet the requirements to enroll in the training offer. If there are candidates already enrolled (including attending a course), they compete on an equal footing with those who are not enrolled

    Specific Requirements

    Work plan/ Objectives: This fellowship aims to develop research work under the current project.

    It is intended to recruit a fellow to:

    - Co-operate essentially in the additive production of new H13 steel compositions by direct and indirect additive manufacturing for molding surfaces and inserts and in the additive construction of new internal cooling channel geometries;

    - Participate in meetings with companies and partners involved in the project;

    - Cooperate in the writing of scientific reports and publications, as well as in the various administrative tasks of the project.

    Regime: The attribution of the fellowship does not generate or entitle a relation of a legal-labour nature, and the fellowship is undertaken in an exclusive dedication regime. The fellowship holder is awarded the Fellowship Statute of the UC, in its current wording, according to the Research Fellowship Holder Statute , and according to the Regulation for Research Fellowships of the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P., both in their current wording.

    Location: Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of Coimbra.

    Duration: Six (6) months.

    Renewal: Eventually renewable.

    Scientific orientation: Professor Maria Teresa Freire Vieira.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Universidade de Coimbra
  • Department: Divisão de Projetos e Atividades (Bolsas)
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https: // www. uc.pt/administracao/dpa
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Coimbra
  • Street: Rua Larga
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