Research Grant | One Postdoctoral Fellowship(S) (Pdf) Under Thermorise Rise Of The 3Rd Dimension In...

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October 21, 2021


  • Organisation/Company: University of Aveiro
  • Research Field: Chemistry Physics
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1) Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • Application Deadline: 21/10/2021 23:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Aveiro
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Offer Starting Date: 15/11/2021
  • Eu Research Framework Programme: H2020 / ERC
  • Reference Number: ERC-2019-CoG-865437
  • A tender is hereby opened for the award of one Postdoctoral Fellowship(s) (PDF) under ThermoRise Rise of the 3rd dimension in nanotemperature mapping, ERC-2019-CoG-865437 of CICECO-Aveiro Institute of Materials, under the following conditions:

    1. Scientific Area: Physics, Chemistry

    2. Financing Source: European Research Council (ERC/H2020)

    3. Admission Requirements: Doctorate in Physics, Chemistry or related areas. Preference will be given to researchers with laboratorial experience in the study of fluorescent nanodiamonds and, in addition, with a good command of English language.

    If the qualification has been conferred by a foreign higher education institution it must be recognized by a Portuguese higher education institution, under the terms of the provisions of article 25 of Decree-Law no. 66/2018, of August 16th, which approves the legal regime of recognition of academic degrees and diplomas of Higher Education, attributed by foreign higher education institutions, and of paragraph e) of no. 2 of article 4 of Decree-Law no. 60/2018, of August 3rd, and any formalities established therein must be fulfilled by the date of the hiring act.

    4. Eligibility: Applicants are eligible if they had obtained a doctorate less than three years prior and comply with no. 2 of article 2, of the Research Fellow Statute in the wording given by Decree-Law no. 123/2019, of August 28th, and also the provisions of article 8 of the Scientific Research Grant Regulations of the University of Aveiro. PDFs can only be granted provided the following requirements are met cumulatively:

    a) The doctorate has been obtained within the three years prior to the date of submission of the application for the grant;

    b) The postdoctoral research is carried out in a host entity different from the entity where the research work leading to the doctoral degree was carried out;

    c) the research activities do not require postdoctoral experience;

    d) the research activities have a time frame for development and implementation of three years or less;

    e) The fellow does not exceed, with the conclusion of the grant contract in question, including possible renewals, an accumulated period of three years in that type of grant, consecutive or interpolated.

    5. Work plan: The researcher will be involved in the development of a magnetomers based on nanodiamonds fluorescence and in the study of magnetic properties of nanoparticles with a controlled response around room temperature.

    6. Applicable legislation and regulations: Research Fellow Statute, as amended by Decree-Law No. 123/2019, of August 28th; Scientific Research Grant Regulation of the University of Aveiro, Regulation No. 292/2020, published in Diário da República No. 61, Series II, of March 26th; Decree-Law No. 66/2018, of August 16th (Legal regime of recognition of academic degrees and diplomas of higher education awarded by foreign higher education institutions).

    7. Workplace: The work will be carried out at CICECO, of the University of Aveiro, under the scientific supervision of Doctor Nuno João de Oliveira e Silva and co-supervision of Doctor Filipa Lourosa Sousa.

    8. Duration of the grant(s): The grant duration will be 12 months, starting in November of 2021, and may be renewed for additional periods of 12 months, up to the maximum limit of approved funding (3 years). Under no circumstances shall it exceed the limits defined in no. 5 of article 8, of Regulation no. 292/2020, of February 28th, published in Diário da República, no. 61, Series II, of March 26th (Scientific Research Grant Regulation of the University of Aveiro).

    9. Amount of monthly maintenance allowance: The amount of the grant corresponds to €1,646.00, according to the table of values of monthly maintenance allowances, set out in Appendix III of the Scientific Research Grant Regulation of the University of Aveiro, subject to any updates that may occur and are applicable. The fellow may also be reimbursed for the amount corresponding to the Voluntary Social Security, in case of adherence to this plan

    10. Selection methods: The selection methods to be used will be the following: curriculum vitae assessment, and, if needed, interview to the 3 best candidates, with the respective value of CV 100% or CV 70% + interview 30%. If no candidate has an appropriate profile to successfully pursue the designated tasks, the jury has the right to not award this grant.

    11. Composition of the Selection Jury:

    Chair: Doutor Nuno João Silva

    1º Member: Doutora Filipa Lourosa Sousa

    2º Member: Doutor Vítor Gaspar

    12. Deadline for applications and how to submit applications: The call is open from 8th to 21st October 2021, and only applications submitted within the deadline will be admitted.

    Applications must be formalized by sending a letter of application accompanied by the following documents: Curriculum Vitae, certificate of qualifications, declaration of honor and other supporting documents deemed relevant. They shall also indicate the e-mail address to which by such indication they accept to be notified for all purposes within this procedure.

    Applications should be sent by e-mail to

    13. Form of publication/notification of results: The results of the evaluation shall be made public no later than 60 working days after the closing date for submission of applications and shall be notified to the applicants. The candidates are informed, in a prior hearing, under the terms established in the Code of Administrative Procedure, of the probable meaning of the final decision, and may, within 10 working days of this notification, express their opinion on this decision. The final results may be appealed to the Rector, to be submitted within 10 working days from the respective notification.

    14. Tender duration: The final ranking list of candidates will be valid until the 30th November 2021 for the purpose of constituting a reserve list for selection.

    The models of the grant contract and of the final report to be prepared by the grant holder and the supervisor are available at Research fellows - sgrh - Universidade de Aveiro (

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    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: University of Aveiro
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
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  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Aveiro
  • Postal Code: 3810-193
  • Street: Campus Universitario de Santiago
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