Organisation/Company: Champalimaud Foundation
Research Field: Neurosciences
Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
Application Deadline: 31/12/2022 17:00 - Europe/London
Location: Portugal › Lisboa
Type Of Contract: Other
Job Status: Other
Hours Per Week: 40
Offer Starting Date: 02/01/2023
Champalimaud Foundation (Fundação D. Anna de Sommer Champalimaud e Dr. Carlos
Montez Champalimaud), a private, non-profit research institution in Lisbon,
Portugal, is looking for a Hardware Developer to join our team.
Perform mechanical and electronic assembly of clinical and research
equipment developed in-house in close collaboration with the hardware and
software development teams;
Perform regular maintenance, diagnostic and repair of healthcare electro-
Collaborate with the hardware development teams in the construction of
prototypes and replication of in-house developed products for clinical and
research application areas.
Competitive remuneration package commensurate with skills, qualifications
Full immersion into a research excellence ecosystem with highly motivated
researchers, supported by state-of-the-art technology and continuous
Maximum allowable duration of the contract including the respective
Initial duration: 12 months select with possibility of renewal
CV and letter of motivation
Proof of qualifications (certificates) may be required at a later date
for the formalization of the contract agreement. Degrees obtained abroad
may need to be formally recognized in Portugal.
Evaluation and selection criteria (respecting article 37 of Decree-Law
No. 63/2019, of 16 May)
Candidates will be screened to determine eligibility based on minimum
qualifications listed in call.
Candidates meeting minimum requirements will be scored according to the
required application materials.
CV 50% Letter of Motivation 30% Interview 20%
If provided, and if shortlisted, candidates' referees may be contacted and
may count towards evaluation.
How to apply
Format: Candidates must complete the standard application form and submit
a single annexed PDF document containing the application materials stated
in the call. Call Ref. " HWP Call 2023"
Applications are also accepted in paper, sent or handed to the HR &
Fellows Support Office at the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, Avenida
Brasília, 1400-038 Lisbon, Portugal.
Evaluation Committee members:
Pedro Garcia da Silva
Notification of results
All candidates will receive a receipt of acknowledgment within 7-10
business days. The highest scoring candidate will be notified by email or
telephone. All other candidates will be notified solely by email of the
final outcome of the recruitment process.
After being notified, candidates will have 10 working days to present a
claim for redress by email (firstname.lastname@example.org). If no
claim is received by the Champalimaud Foundation, the Evaluation
Committee's decision will become definitive.
Research is at the heart of the Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, a modern
research and clinical facility situated on the waterfront in Lisbon, Portugal.
The goal of Champalimaud Research (CR) is to perform world-leading
fundamental and translational research. Current research work is focused on
the fields of neuroscience, physiology and cancer. Champalimaud Research
comprises a team of over 400 scientists from around the world. English is the
official language of the Centre. Lisbon's sunny Atlantic Mediterranean
climate, vibrant culture and high quality of life make this a great place to
live and work.
Relevant Institutional Information
In line with our community guidelines and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
policy and Gender Equality Plan, no candidate may be privileged, favored,
prejudiced or deprived of any right or excluded from any duty on the basis of
age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, disability,
chronic illness, language, nationality, territory of origin, family status
(marital, pregnancy and maternity, having or not having dependents),
socioeconomic situation, education, religion, political or ideological
beliefs, trade union membership, or on any other grounds which are irrelevant
HR Excellence in Research
The present call has the sole purpose of filling the indicated research
position. This call may be canceled at any time on or before the jury's
evaluation of all eligible candidates and the recruitment process shall be
concluded on the day of the full execution of the contract between the
Champalimaud Foundation and the selected candidate.
Bachelor's degree or professional development course in electronics,
mechanics or related areas;
3-5 years proven experience in a similar role;
Intermediate English proficiency level.
Knowledge of construction and assembly techniques, terminology, and
Ability to interpret blueprints, construction drawings and similar
Experience with diverse mechanical power tools (drill, jigsaw, miter saw,
mill, lathe, sander, and similar);
Basic understanding of electronics principles, troubleshooting and
Hands-on experience with wiring and soldering;
Highly motivated and excellent team player;
Responsible with good organizational and interpersonal skills;
Ability to work independently with minimal direction.
Desirable skills that will also be considered:
Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google tools;
Working knowledge of CAD tools;
Thorough understanding of electronics principles, design and read and
understand schematics/layout/Gerber files;
Hands-on experience in using laboratory tools such as multi meter,
oscilloscope, logic analyzers, etc.;
Hands-on experience with SMD and TH components soldering.
Organisation/Company: Champalimaud Foundation
Organisation Type: Private with public mission
Website: https: // fchampalimaud.org/champalimaud-research
Postal Code: 1400-038
Street: Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown