Research Fellowship(S) To Master Student (Ref.ª Bi-Mestrando-Redepeixe-3)

Universities and Institutes of Portugal

Portugal

July 1, 2022

Description

  • Organisation/Company: Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa
  • Research Field: Chemistry
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 01/07/2022 23:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Lisboa
  • Type Of Contract: Other
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • WORK PLAN:

    The project aims to understand the problem of ghost nets in Portugal to enable its prevention and mitigation on the one hand, and social awareness on the other. Thus, among the objectives of the project, it is sought to: i) obtain information on the type, number and reason why fishing gears are left at sea; ii) study more environmentally sustainable alternatives (materials, acting processes, etc.) that reduce the loss of gears at sea and minimize the impacts in case of irrecoverable loss; iii) raise awareness among fishing communities in order to minimize the loss of gears at sea and promote the recovery and recycling of lost and/or damaged gears. The work plan for this grant will involve point ii), namely

    - Conducting ageing tests in unfavorable sea conditions (turbulence, temperature changes, presence of rocks);

    - Rigorous characterization of the developed materials submitted for monthly periods in sea water.

    FELLOWSHIP DURATION:

    The fellowship is expected to begin in July 2022. The contract, with an initial duration of 3 months, on an exclusive basis, may be eventually renewed until the end date of the project, 30/11/2022.

    FORM OF PRESENTATION OF APPLICATIONS:

    Applications may be sent by e-mail, to the address candidaturas@ciencias.ulisboa.pt, with the reference "BI-MESTRANDO- REDEPEIXE-3", under penalty of not being considered for the competition.

    Applications must be accompanied, compulsorily and under penalty of exclusion, by the following documents. No document, that should be submitted at the time of application, may be submitted after the deadline for submission:

    - Personal Data Form and Declaration of Consent for Communication of Results via e-mail (see form below);

    - Declaration under oath (see form below);

    - Proof of enrolment, in the 2021/2022 academic year, in the Master's Degree in Technological Chemistry or enrolment in a Master's Degree, in a Portuguese Faculty, in the area of Chemistry;

    - Detailed and updated Curriculum Vitae;

    - Document(s) proving that the candidate fulfils the required conditions for the type of grant, namely qualification certificate(s) of the required academic degree(s), with final average and marks in all course units taken, or proof that the candidate has already applied for the respective certificate(s);

    If the academic degree, required in the present announcement as an admission requirement for the type of scholarship in question, was obtained abroad, you must submit one of the following documents:

    - Document proving the granting, by a Portuguese Institution, of the recognition or equivalence or registration of the academic degree, or;

    - Document proving that you have already applied for the recognition of the degree, which application has to be submitted until the deadline for the reception of applications, inclusive.

    Benefits

    MONTHLY ALLOWANCE AND SOCIAL SECURITY:

    - The fellowship amount corresponds to € 875,98 (eight hundred seventy-five euros and ninety-eight cents), according to FCT Regulation for Research Fellowships, published by Regulation no. 950/2019 in the Diário da República, 2nd series, no. 241, of 16 of December, and available in the link:

    https: // www. fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores.phtml.pt . It will be paid monthly by bank transfer;

    - The candidate to be hired may exercise his right to social insurance by joining the voluntary social insurance scheme, under the terms of the Statute of the Research Fellowship. The financing entities assume the costs resulting from the contributions provided for this Social Insurance, according to the Statute of the Research Fellowship.

    Eligibility criteria

    FORM OF PRESENTATION OF APPLICATIONS:

    Applications may be sent by e-mail, to the address candidaturas@ciencias.ulisboa.pt, with the reference "BI-MESTRANDO- REDEPEIXE-3", under penalty of not being considered for the competition.

    Applications must be accompanied, compulsorily and under penalty of exclusion, by the following documents. No document, that should be submitted at the time of application, may be submitted after the deadline for submission:

    - Personal Data Form and Declaration of Consent for Communication of Results via e-mail (see form below);

    - Declaration under oath (see form below);

    - Proof of enrolment, in the 2021/2022 academic year, in the Master's Degree in Technological Chemistry or enrolment in a Master's Degree, in a Portuguese Faculty, in the area of Chemistry;

    - Detailed and updated Curriculum Vitae;

    - Document(s) proving that the candidate fulfils the required conditions for the type of grant, namely qualification certificate(s) of the required academic degree(s), with final average and marks in all course units taken, or proof that the candidate has already applied for the respective certificate(s);

    If the academic degree, required in the present announcement as an admission requirement for the type of scholarship in question, was obtained abroad, you must submit one of the following documents:

    - Document proving the granting, by a Portuguese Institution, of the recognition or equivalence or registration of the academic degree, or;

    - Document proving that you have already applied for the recognition of the degree, which application has to be submitted until the deadline for the reception of applications, inclusive.

    Selection process

    SELECTION CRITERIA:

    Candidates will be assessed based on their Curriculum vitae (CV) evaluation and, eventually, on a selection interview.

    If the selection jury decides to proceed with the selection interview it will be held to the 3 (three) candidates with the highest classifications in the CV evaluation. In this case, the final classification will be obtained with a weighted average considering the following weights: 50% for the CV evaluation and 50% for the selection interview.

    SELECTION COMMITTEE:

    Professor Doctor Maria José Vitoriano Lourenço (President), Professor Doctor Fernando José Vieira dos Santos, (1 Effective Member), Professor Doctor Ângela Filomena Simões dos Santos (2 Effective Member), Professor Doctor Carla Sofia Gonçalves Pereira Queirós (1 Alternate Member) and Professor Doctor Ana Filipa Russo de Albuquerque Cristino (2 Alternate Member).

    Form of publication/notification of results:

    All candidates will be notified of the final result of the evaluation, sent to the email address used for sending the respective application, and/or by post, to the address given in the Personal Data Form, through a sorted list, in descending order of the final evaluation obtained.

    Additional comments

    LEGISLATION FRAMEWORK:

    - Law no. 40/2004, of August 18, amended by Decree-Law No. 202/2012, of August 27, by Decree-Law No. 233/2012, of October 29, by Law No. 12/2013, of January 29, by Decree-Law No. 89/2013, of July 9, and by Decree-Law No. 123/2019, of August 28 (Research Fellowship Holder Statute);

    - FCT Regulation for Research Fellowships, published by Regulation no. 950/2019 in the Diário da República, 2 series, no. 241, of 16 of December, and available in the link:

    https: // dre.pt/application/conteudo/127238533 .

    Offer Requirements
  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
  • Chemistry: Bachelor Degree or equivalent

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
  • ENGLISH: Good

    PORTUGUESE: Excellent

    Skills/Qualifications

    REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION:

    Candidates must fulfil the following mandatory requirements:

    - Degree in Technological Chemistry;

    - Enrollment, in the 2021/2022 academic year, in the Master's Degree in Technological Chemistry or enrollment in a Master's Degree, in a Portuguese Faculty, in the area of Chemistry;

    - Proven laboratory work experience in physical chemistry and thermodynamics.

    Specific Requirements

    Preference will be given to candidates with the following requirements:

    - Know how to work in teams;

    - Have the ability to adapt to different environments.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https: // ciencias.ulisboa.pt/
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Lisboa
  • State/Province: Lisboa
  • Postal Code: 1749-016
  • Street: Campo Grande
  • Phone: +351217500000
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