Notice Of Opening Of A Selection Competitive Procedure For The Hiring Of A Senior Technician

Universities and Institutes of Portugal


August 20, 2021


  • Organisation/Company: FCT/UNL - CENIMATi3N
  • Research Field: Management sciences › Other
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 20/08/2021 00:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Campus de caparica
  • Type Of Contract: Other
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • By delegation of competence, according to Dispatch no. 8272/2020, published in the Republic Diary n.º 166, 2. ª series de 2020-08-26, the Director of NOVA School of Science and Technology at the NOVA University of Lisbon, Professor Virgílio António Cruz Machado, hereby informs that a competitive tender is open for the hiring, in the form of an open-ended contract, on an exclusive basis, of a Senior Technician in the context of the research unit "Institute of Nanostructures, Nanomodelling and NanoFabrication"/FCT NOVA, (I3N - UIDB/50025/2020-2023) and financed by national funds in the FCT budget.

    Admission Requirements

    Candidates may apply to the competition:

  • Nationals, foreigners and stateless persons aged 18 years old or over;
  • Who, on the closing date for applications, hold a bachelor's degree and/or master's degree in the area of human resources, management, economics, science management, or in a related area that is complemented by a scientific background;
  • Show capacity to work centrally in any of the scientific areas for which the competition is open;
  • Master the English language and have proven experience in science communication and/or in the organization and management of scientific research projects.
  • Preference is given to candidates with experience in using the ERP Software SINGAP, PURE - Scientific Information Management System of NOVA;
  • Experience in computer tools such as Windows, Office, Mendeley, Web of science, Scopus and ORCID;
  • Experience in supporting the elaboration of technical scientific reports of projects, supporting the elaboration of applications for scientific employment in the scope of the R&D Unit, and in the entire hiring process, supporting the elaboration of selection and recruitment processes for grant contracts and employment contracts.
  • Functional content

    The contracted has the objective of supporting all scientific aspects of the R&D Unit "i3N – Materials Research Center (CENIMAT) – FCT NOVA", namely in the support to the elaboration of applications for national, international and European projects, support to the financial execution of projects, presentation and elaboration of financial reports and in the support to the scientific aspects, constitution and update of databases related to the scientific activity, management of R&D funding, funded by “Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P.”.

    Organization of scientific events, communication and dissemination of science activities, support to the organization of promotion of scientific culture and technology, editing and management of multimedia content and bibliographic research and database updating. Support for the preparation of scientific technical reports of projects, the preparation of applications for scientific employment and in the whole process of hiring, selection and recruitment of fellowships and employment contracts within the scope of the Unit funded by “Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P.”.

    Applicable legislation and regulations

    - Regulation No. 577/2017 of 31.10, which regulates the careers, recruitment and employment contracts of non-teaching and non-researcher staff under employment contract at the New University of Lisbon;

    - Law No. 7/2009 of February 12 (Labor Code), in its current wording;

    Everything that is not included in this announcement will be referred to the terms of the Procedural Code.

    Place of work

    The work will be carried out at CENIMATi3N facilities of the Materials Science Department, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, New University of Lisbon.

    Duration of the contract

    The employment contract is concluded for an undetermined resolutive term, under the terms of paragraph g) of no. 2 of article 140 of the Labour Code, and has a maximum duration of 24 months.

    The termination of the funding, the extinction of the project or the conclusion of the tasks that constitute the object of the present tender procedure will determine the contract's expiry, which will occur with the communication referred to in number one of article 345 of the Labour Code. In other words, if it is anticipated that the term will come to an end, the employer will communicate its termination to the employee at least seven, 30 or 60 days in advance, depending on whether the contract has lasted up to six months, six months to two years or longer.

    Amount of monthly salary

    The gross monthly salary is € 1 205,08, which refers to the 2nd salary position at salary level 15-A, to which will be added a food subsidy equivalent to that applied to Civil Service employees.

    Selection Methods

    The selection of the Higher Technician to be hired will be carried out through the evaluation of his/her scientific and curricular background, with the following selection criteria and respective weighting:

  • Curricular evaluation (60%)
  • Professional Selection Interview (40%)
  • The selection methods to be used will be as follows: Curricular evaluation and professional selection interview. Selection methods are eliminatory when the final mark is less than 10 in the curricular evaluation. Only applications that match the desired profile will be considered, and others will be automatically excluded. Only the five applicants who obtain the five highest scores in the curricular evaluation will go on to the interview.

    Composition of the Selection Board

    President: Professor Elvira Fortunato, Director of CENIMATi3N

    Member: PhD Rodrigo Martins, Full Professor of the Department of Materials Science

    Member: PhD Luís Pereira, Associate Professor of the Department of Materials Science

    Substitute Member: Master Paulo Manteigas, Financial Manager of CENIMATi3N

    Substitute Member: PhD Pedro Barquinha, Associate Professor of the Department of Materials Science

    The jury deliberates by absolute majority, abstentions are not allowed. Minutes are taken of the jury meetings, containing a summary of what occurred, as well as the votes issued by each member and respective reasoning, and will be made available to candidates whenever requested.

    Application deadline and form

  • Applications should be submitted from 19 July to 21 August 2021.
  • How to apply: Applications should be submitted by e-mail to the address, and must indicate the reference of the procedure Employment Contract-High Technical Staff-UIDB/50025/2020/04-2021.
  • Applications may be written in Portuguese or English.
  • With the application the candidate must indicate his/her consent for communications and notifications within the scope of this tender procedure to be sent by e-mail to the e-mail address indicated in the application.
  • The documents must be submitted in pdf format.
  • The application must be accompanied by the following documents:

  • Motivation letter;

  • Detailed curriculum vitae of the candidate signed and dated;
  • Qualifications certificate, with final average; literary and other certificates that are pertinent to the application.
  • Failure to submit any of the documents that comprise the application file by the deadline will result in exclusion from the competition, without the need for a prior hearing.

    Hearing of Interested Parties

    The lists of admitted and excluded candidates, as well as the final classification and ranking lists of the candidates, are subject to a hearing of interested parties, in accordance with the provisions of articles 121 and 122 of the Administrative Procedure Code.

    Final Decision

    The jury's final decision will be ratified by the head of the FCT NOVA, who is also responsible for deciding on the hiring.

    The list of admitted and excluded candidates and the final ranking list will be published in the CENIMATi3N building in a visible place and sent by email to all candidates.

    Policy of non-discrimination and equal access

  • FCT NOVA actively promotes a policy of non-discrimination and equal access, whereby no candidate may be benefited, prejudiced, or deprived of any duty on the basis of ancestry, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, chronic illness, nationality, ethnic origin or race, religion, or political convictions.
  • In accordance with Decree-Law 29/2001, of February 3, the disabled candidate has preference in equal classification, which takes precedence over any other legal preference. Candidates must declare on the application form, under oath, their degree of disability, the type of disability and the means of communication/expression to be used in the selection process, under the terms of the abovementioned diploma
  • Data Protection

    In accordance with the RGPD - Regulamento Geral de Proteção de Dados, the data collected will be processed exclusively for the processing of the application.

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    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: FCT/UNL - CENIMATi3N
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https:// www.
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Caparica
  • Street: FCT/UNL-CENIMATi3N - Campus de Caparica 2829-516 Caparica Portugal
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