Fcup| Investigador Doutorado / A Doctorate / Chemistry/Analytical Chemistry

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November 28, 2022
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  • Organisation/Company: Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto
  • Research Field: Chemistry
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 28/11/2022 23:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Porto
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/01/2023
  • Reference Number: UIDP/00081/2020 - Chemistry

    Ana Cristina Moreira Freire, Full Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Sciences of Oporto University, advertises the opening for 10 working days of an international competition for recruitment on ONE PhD researcher, within the project UIDP/00081/2020 funded by FCT – “financiamento Plurianual da Unidade de I&D CIQUP - Centro de Investigação em Química da Universidade do Porto.”

    Main research field: Exact and Natural Sciences

    Sub research field: Chemistry

    Admission requirements: Application can be submitted by any nationals, foreigners and stateless people who hold a PhD degree in the above-mentioned scientific area or similar, having work developed on Analytical Chemistry.

    If the candidate holds a doctorate awarded by a foreign higher education institution, it must comply with the provisions established in the Decree-Law no. 66/2018. All the formalities established in the Decree-Law must be met until the hiring.

    Failure to comply with these requirements determines the preliminary rejection of the application.

    Job description:

    The candidate will work on the management and execution of tasks related with the application of multivariate data analysis (chemometrics) to spectroscopic data obtained from environmental samples.

    Teaching service in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry of the Faculty of Science of Porto may be assigned. (Up to four teaching hours per week, on an annual average according to Article 12, paragraph 3 of Regulation No. 487/2020 of Research, Science and Technology Staff at the University of Porto).

    Legal Framework:

    Decree-Law Nº, 57/2016 of 29th August, amended by Law no. 57/2017 of 19th July, establishing the Regulation of Scientific Employment (Regime Jurídico do Emprego Científico - RJEC); Regulatory Law no. 11-A/2017 of 29th December; the Labour Code in the current version of Law no. 7/2009 of 12th February.

    Regulation No. 487/2020 of the Research, Science and Technology Staff of the University of Porto, published in the 2nd series of Diário da República on May 22, 2020.

    The place of work: The tasks will be developed in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Centro de Investigação em Química- University of Porto.

    Duration of contract: The present work contract is due to start on January of 2023 and will be maintained only for the period due to accomplish the tasks of the job description until the end of the project, under an exclusive dedication regime.

    Remuneration: 2.414,50 € in accordance with paragraph a) of paragraph 1 of article 15 of Law No. 57/2017, of 19 July and with the second remuneration position of the initial level provided for in article 2 of the Regulatory Decree n. 11-A / 2017, of 29 December, corresponding to level 38 of the single remuneration table updated by DL 10-B / 2020.

    Methods of selection and definition of their weights/evolution criteria:

    According to Article 5 of the RJEC, selection will be based on the evaluation (ESCP) of the last five years (2018-2022) of the candidates' scientific and academic career.

    Grading system:

    The ESCP will focus on the following criteria and weights:

    1. (EXP 1) Effective experience in general Analytical Chemistry (20%);

    2. (EXP 2) Effective experience on the specific topic of chemometrics applied to spectroscopic data. (40%);

    3. (AC) Adequacy of the candidate's curricula to the plan of work proposed. (20%);

    4. (PC) Scientific publications (20%).

    The Selection Committee shall deliberate by means of a nominal vote based on the selection criteria adopted and published, and abstentions are not allowed.

    Minutes of the meetings of the jury, including a evaluation report of the jury, will be available to candidates whenever requested.

    After completing the application of the selection criteria, the jury will draw up an ordered list of successful candidates with their classification.

    ESCP= EXP1 x 0,20 + EXP2 x 0,40 + AC x 0,20 + PC x 0,20

    The evaluation process may include an interview (E) by a part of the candidates to be selected by the jury.

    In the case of an interview, the formula for the final classification will be as follows:

    CF= ESCP 90%+E10%

    The final evaluation of the jury will be approved by the director of the institution, who also takes the decision on hiring.

    Composition of the Selection Committee:

    President: Professor Carlos Manuel Melo Pereira (Associate Professor, FCUP)

    1º member: Manuel Augusto Gomes de Oliveira (Assistant Professor, FCUP)

    2º member: José Adolfo Ribeiro (Researcher, FCUP)

    1º alternate member: Renata Barros da Costa (Researcher, FCUP)

    Results notifications:

    Lists of admitted and excluded candidates, as well as the final ranking lists, will be published and advertised on the webpage of this call at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto, and all candidates will be notified by under the terms of the Code of Administrative Procedure.

    Submission of applications:

    The applications must be exclusively submitted through the web page of this opening

    (https: // sigarra.up.pt/fcup/pt/cntcandgeral.concursoslist), nº 330, within 10 working days after publication in DR, at the attention of the Selection Committee, and include the following documents:

  • Application;
  • Copy of the PhD diploma or certificate;
  • Detailed Curriculum vitae;
  • Brief description of the most relevant scientific activities for the last 5 years;
  • Other documents deemed important by the candidate for the evaluation.
  • All candidates who submit their applications in an improper manner or fail to fulfil the requirements established in this call are excluded from admission.

    In case of doubt, the Selection Committee is entitled to request any candidate present further documentation to support their statements.

    False statements provided by candidates are punishable by law.

    Candidates who incorrectly formalize their candidacy are excluded from admission to the competition.

    Non-discrimination and equal access policy:

    In compliance with paragraph h) of Article 9 of the Constitution, the University of Porto, as an employer, actively promotes a policy of equal opportunities between men and women in access to employment and professional advancement, scrupulously avoiding any form of discrimination. In this spirit, terms such as “candidate,” “author,” or “teacher,” among others that refer to the people who apply for this recruitment tender are used as gender neutral.

    In addition, no candidate may be privileged, benefited, impaired or deprived of any right or exempt from any duty on grounds of ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital status, family situation, economic situation, education, origin or social status, genetic heritage, reduced working capacity, disability, chronic illness, nationality, ethnic origin or race, territory of origin, language, religion, political or ideological convictions and trade union membership.

    Under the terms of D.L. No. 29/2001, of February 3rd, the disabled candidate has preference in equal classification, which prevails over any other legal preference. Candidates must declare their respective degree of incapacity, the type of disability and the means of communication / expression to be used in the selection process, under the terms of the aforementioned diploma.

    The application is open from 15/11/2022 at 28/11/2022.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto
  • Department: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Centro de Investigação em Química- University of Porto
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https: // sigarra.up.pt/fcup/pt/webpage.inicial
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Porto
  • Street: University of Porto – Pólo do Campo Alegre
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