Organisation/Company: Universidade de Coimbra
Research Field: Engineering › Mechanical engineering
Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1) Recognised
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.
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.
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
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%).
Jury responsible for selection: Professor Ana Sofia Figueira Ramos, Professor
Bruno Miguel Quelhas de Sacadura Cabral Trindade and Professor Maria Teresa
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
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.
Applications submission: Applications must be sent in PDF format, by e-mail,
to the e-mails: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org, 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
Selection reserve list: Not applicable.
Web site for additional job details
https: // www. uc.pt/administracao/dpa/bolsas/editais/bi750962pl
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
Work plan/ Objectives: This fellowship aims to develop research work under the
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
- Participate in meetings with companies and partners involved in the
- 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
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.
Organisation/Company: Universidade de Coimbra
Department: Divisão de Projetos e Atividades (Bolsas)
Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
Website: https: // www. uc.pt/administracao/dpa
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