Initiation Research Fellowship, Ref. Imm/Bii/39-2022

Universities and Institutes of Portugal
December 05, 2022
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  • Organisation/Company: IMM
  • Research Field: Medical sciences › Other
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 05/12/2022 23:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Lisboa
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes (iMM) opens a call for one research fellowship under the project “HR22-00741 La Caixa GCvacs” with the funding support from “La Caixa” Foundation.


    Fellowship financial conditions: The fellow will benefit from a monthly stipend in the amount of 1144,64€. The amount will be paid by wire transfer at the end of each month. The fellow will also benefit from a personal accident insurance to execute the proposed research activities as well as the right to Social Security through Voluntary Social Insurance regimen, if wanted, under the terms of Código dos Regimes Contributivos do Sistema Previdencial de Segurança Social, and the contributions costs will be supported by the research project.

    Predicted start date, duration and renewal conditions: The fellowship contract is predicted to start in December 2022, for a period of 6 (six) months on an exclusive basis, eventually renewable until the maximum stipulated in applicable regulations, not exceeding the eligibility period of the project.

    Eligibility criteria

    Application documents: - Motivation Letter; - Detailed CV; - BSc certificate (please check the “NOTE” in Fellowship recipients); - Contacts of 2 references; - Candidate's declaration of honor indicating previous fellowships, if any, its typology and duration. The non-compliance with these requirements determines the immediate rejection of the application.

    In case the applicant does not have yet the required degree certificate, a declaration of honor stating the conclusion of the necessary qualifications for the purposes of this process will be accepted and must be sent by the end date of the call.

    Deadlines and application process: The call will be open from 21 st November until 5 th December 202 2 .

    Applications should be submitted through iMM website, by clicking in the “Apply” button below the position job ad. The non-compliance with these requirements determines the immediate rejection of the application.

    Selection process

    Selection methods:

    1st Phase: Curriculum Evaluation: 30% and Letter of Motivation: 20%;

    2nd Phase: Interview 50% (candidates who have obtained a minimum score of 40% in the 1st phase will be selected for the interview).

    Notification of results: The evaluation results will be announced within 90 days after the termination of the applications submission deadline, by writing and publishing a jury meeting minute at iMM website at https: // with all process of recruitment, evaluation and selection including a list of all excluded and admitted candidates and for these last ones, their classification. All admitted candidates will be notified by email.

    Preliminary Hearing and Final Decision Deadline: After notification, all candidates have 10 working days to respond. Panel's final decisions are pronounced within a period of 90 days, from application deadline.

    Additional comments

    Fellowship contracting: The Fellowship is granted through the signature of a contract between iMM and the selected fellow and after the fellow send the following mandatory documents: copy of identification document (in case of non-European citizens is mandatory the work visa / valid resident permit), document proving the required academic degree and the document proving the enrollment in a PhD study cycle degree course.

    Applicants with academic degrees obtained abroad will be required to present a certificate of recognition in accordance with the applicable regulation. This document is mandatory only in the contracting phase.

    For each Fellowship period an Activity Report must be prepared by the fellow as well as the Report by the supervisor.

    Non-discrimination and equal access policy: iMM undertakes to ensure compliance with the principles of non-discrimination and equality and to that extent, provides that no candidate can be privileged, benefited, harmed or deprived of any right or exempted from any duty due in particular ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, economic status, education, social origin or condition, genetic heritage, reduced working capacity, disability, chronic disease, nationality, ethnic origin or race, place of origin, language, religion, political or ideological convictions and trade union membership.

    International environment and experience: Diversity is a fundamental aspect of the essence of iMM, where researchers and non-researchers of different nationalities, backgrounds and areas of study work together, promoting the exchange of experiences and interactions, contributing to the personal and professional development of each person and to the existence of an international, inclusive and stimulating environment.

    Offer Requirements
  • Medical sciences: Bachelor Degree or equivalent


    Applicants must hold the following requirements:

    - Bsc degree holder in biomedical sciences or related sciences

    - Experience with in-vitro immunology assays

    -Competence in in-vivo immunology techniques and animal models of human immune pathology

    -Competence in Flow Cytometry, ELISA and Molecular Biology is essential

    - FELASA cat. B license

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: IMM
  • Organisation Type: Research Laboratory
  • Website: https: //
  • E-Mail: [email protected]
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Lisboa
  • Postal Code: 1649-028
  • Street: Av. Prof. Egas Moniz, Ed. Egas Moniz
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