Laboratory Animal Cell Technology Unit (Tca) – Ref. Ibet_2023/2024_Aavscreen

Universities and Institutes of Portugal
September 20, 2023
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18 Aug 2023

Job Information


iBET - Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica


Projet Manager

Research Field

Biological sciences

Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)



Application Deadline

20 Sep 2023 - 00:00 (Europe/London)

Type of Contract


Job Status


Hours Per Week


Offer Starting Date

1 Oct 2023

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme

Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (iBET), Oeiras, Portugal, has an open position for a research fellowship in the field of Molecular Biology available within the project “ AAVscreen - Overcoming the challenges of AAV virus production” Ref. PTDC/BTM-ORG/1383/2020), financed by FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia


Research Field

Biological sciences

Education Level

Bachelor Degree or equivalent


Scientific Area : Biotechnology/ Molecular Biology/Cell line development

Specific Requirements

Admission requirements :

Academic degree - Bachelor in Biochemistry, Biotechnology or related areas;

Preference is given to candidates with:

  • Previous experience in cell line development and/or with experience in viral vectors production.
  • Proven experience in aseptic techniques for cell culture and other good laboratory practices.
  • Proven experience in Molecular Biology techniques (such as qPCR or cell engineering approaches);
  • Strong motivation for applied research;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English;
  • Embody the iBET's core values of Ambition, Commitment, Integrity, Search for Knowledge, Innovation, Service;
  • Immediate availability.
  • Languages




    Research Field

    Technology » Biotechnology

    Internal Application form(s) needed



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    Additional Information


    Fellowship Duration : The fellowship will have a duration of 5 months, eventually renewed until the end of project, without prejudice of the maximum limits foreseen by law. The expected starting date is 1st of October of 2023.

    Stipend : The fellowship is 884,90 Euros per month, in accord with the regulations of FCT, I.P. (https: // www. content/uploads/2023/02/Tabela-de-Valores-SMM2023.pdf), paid by bank transfer. Social Security is also available, if required

    Eligibility criteria

    Nº of position(s): 1

    Notification of Results: A list with the order of selection of candidates will be published in a public and visible place at the Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (www., and the selected candidate will be notified by e-mail.

    Timing and Application Format : Applications will be accepted from 20 of August until 20 of September 2023.

    Applications must be formalized with a motivation letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV) and diploma certificate. If the degree or diploma has been granted by a foreign higher education institution, it must comply with the provisions of Portuguese Decree-Law 341/2007 of October 12, and any formalities established therein must be completed by the end of the deadline for the application.

    In order to apply please submit your application by email to [email protected], mandatorily indicating in the email subject the following reference “ iBET2023/2024AAVscreen ”.

    Applications received after the deadline or applications that do not indicate the fellowship reference in the email subject will not be considered.

    Selection process

    Selection criteria : The selection of the candidates will be made according to the following:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 16 values – 30%;
  • Curriculum Assessment (CV) according to the admission requirements – 70%
  • Curriculum Assessment will be carried out according to the admission requirements. If the jury so wishes, can proceed with interviews. The interview will be made to the 2 candidates best positioned after Curriculum Assessment. Thus, the final evaluation will consist of 90% of curriculum evaluation and 10% of the interview evaluation.

    Applicants who do not meet the above admission requirements will not be eligible.

    Jury Members : Dr Jose Escandell, Dr Patricia Alves and Dr Mafalda Dias.

    Additional comments

    General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):

    With the entry into force of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 April 2016, commonly known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and in order to ensure a fair and transparent treatment of the data subject, iBET informs that by applying for this fellowship, you are authorizing iBET to (1) collect and process your personal data deemed necessary and relevant to this recruitment process, (2) to disclose the results of the assessment in accordance with the above- mentioned legislation in the advertisement text.

    The data collected during this process will be eliminated after completing the application process, according to the deadlines defined in the fellowship and fellowship status of the iBET approved by FCT - Foundation for Science and Technology.

    By applying, and if you are not selected in this application process, you grant authorization for your data to be shared with other departments of iBET, within the scope of other recruitment processes in which you are eligible and your CV fits.

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    Avenida da Republica - Qta do Marques


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