Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship (Bipd) (Reference Requimte 2022-25)

Universities and Institutes of Portugal


May 23, 2022


  • Organisation/Company: REQUIMTE - Rede de Quimica e Tecnologia
  • Research Field: Chemistry
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 23/05/2022 23:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Porto
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Reference Number: REQUIMTE 2022-25
  • A Post-doctoral Research Fellowship (BIPD) (Reference REQUIMTE 2022-25) on the project NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000052, “Healthy&ValorFOOD – Towards healthy and valorized foods, assuring their safety, authenticity and sustainability”, supported by European Union (FEDER funds through the Programa Operacional Regional do Norte - NORTE2020), is available at REQUIMTE.

    Main research field: Health Sciences

    Sub research field: Molecular Toxicology

    Admission requirements:

    The prospective candidates must hold a PhD in Toxicology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, or similar scientific areas, granted by a Host Institution other than UCIBIO-REQUIMTE, and obtained in the previous three years to the date of submission of the application, and have proven experience in the area of Molecular Biology, with particular expertise in neuronal cell models (i.e., cell lines, primary cultures), and biochemical and molecular biology analysis (e.g., Western-blot, ELISA, immunofluorescence, qPCR). Preferably, the candidate should also have experience in animal model experimentation.

    In case the doctorate degree was awarded by a foreign higher education institution, it must comply with the provisions of Decree-Law no. 341/2007 of October 12th, and all formalities established therein must comply until the signature of the contract.

    Workplan: The candidate is expected to perform the following tasks: 1) In vitro mechanistic assessment of signaling pathways associated with neuropsychiatric/psychological toxicity; 2) Immunohistochemical profiling of biomarkers of neurotoxicity in rat brain tissue; 3) Evaluation of epigenetic modifications induced by pharmaceuticals or substances of abuse in human induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (hiPSCs) and neuronal cell lines.

    Applicable Legislation: The grant is awarded under the Research Fellowship Holder Statute, approved by Law nº 40/2004, of August 18th, and updated by Law decree 123/2019, of August 28th, and the Regulation for Studentships and Fellowships of the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.: https: // www.

    Work Place: The work will be conducted at FFUP, under the supervision of Félix Carvalho and João Pedro Silva

    Duration of the fellowship: The fellowship will have a duration of 12 months, and it is expected to start on 1 July 2022.

    Monthly stipend: Monthly stipend is €1686 according to the stipends established by FCT, I.P. in Portugal (https:// Payment will be made by bank transfer on a monthly basis. The successful candidate will also be entitled to the reimbursement of Social Security payments (Seguro Social Voluntário) and work insurance.

    Selection criteria: The evaluation of the CV of the candidates, in particular, the scientific merit and research experience will take into consideration the elements presented for the last years of activity falling within the scope of the specific areas of the tender and will be performed according to the following criteria:

    Integrated assessment of the curriculum trajectory of the candidate, based on an overview of their scientific merits, namely:

    I. Overall scientific coherence of the CV – 25%

    II. Diversity and quality of scientific indicators in the specific areas of the announcement, including relevant published peer-reviewed articles, books, book chapters, abstracts, invited lectures, and oral/poster communications - 20%

    III. Coordination/participation in R&D projects – 5%

    Relevant experience, proved in CV, in:

    I. Cell culture handling - 10%

    II. Protein expression analysis (e.g., Western-blot, immunofluorescence) – 15%

    III. Gene expression analysis - 20%

    IV. Animal model experimentation – 5%

    In the case of admitted candidates whose evaluation does not differ more than 10% from that obtained by the best positioned candidate, the jury will interview the best positioned candidate and the candidates in this situation. This will be aimed at obtaining clarifications and explanations about the curricular elements and additional information as well as to evaluate the attitude profile and motivation of the candidate.

    The final score of each jury member is obtained by the following assessment: 90% scientific and curricular career evaluation and 10% interview.

    Composition of the Selection Jury: Félix Dias Carvalho (president of the selection jury), João Pedro Martins Soares de Castro e Silva (vowel), Helena Maria Ferreira da Costa Ferreira Carmo (vowel) and Fernando Manuel Gomes Remião (substitute vowel).

    Publicity and communication of results: The ranking of applications will be published at a visible and public area of REQUIMTE facilities, and all candidates will be informed by email about the result of their application.

    Application :

    The call for applications is open between 10/05/2022 to 23/05/2022.

    The applications are formalized at the electronic address, containing in the subject the reference to which the candidate is applying (Reference REQUIMTE 2022-25) with following documents in a digital form, in PDF format and will include Curriculum vitae, Motivation letter, Qualifications Certificate and other documents deemed relevant.

    More information: https: // www.


    Monthly stipend is €1686 according to the stipends established by FCT, I.P. in Portugal (https:// Payment will be made by bank transfer on a monthly basis. The successful candidate will also be entitled to the reimbursement of Social Security payments (Seguro Social Voluntário) and work insurance.

    Eligibility criteria

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    Selection process

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    Offer Requirements
  • Chemistry: PhD or equivalent


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    Specific Requirements

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    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: REQUIMTE - Rede de Quimica e Tecnologia
  • Organisation Type: Private with public mission
  • Website: https: // www.
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Porto
  • Postal Code: 4050-453
  • Street: Praça Coronel Pacheco, nº 15 6º andar
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