Organisation/Company: Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Porto
Research Field: Medical sciences
Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
Application Deadline: 13/12/2021 00:00 - Europe/London
Location: Portugal › Porto
Type Of Contract: Other
Job Status: Full-time
Hours Per Week: 40
Eu Research Framework Programme: H2020
UMA BOLSA DE INVESTIGAÇÃO
Refª TEX4WOUNDS – BI 2
A tender is now open for the attribution of a Research Grant under the project
“TEX4WOUNDS - Desenvolvimento de materiais têxteis avançados para tratamento
de feridas” (n.º POCI-01-0247-FEDER-047029), Funded under the Incentive
System for Research and Technological Development, R&DT Projects in Co-
Promotion (Notice 17/SI/2019), to be developed by the company SOMANI in co-
promotion with non-business entities of the CITEVE R&I System and The Centre
for Interdisciplinary Research in Health (CIIS), of the Instituto de
ciências da Saúde of Porto, Catholic University of Portugal and with the
company FOURMAG, under the following conditions:
Scientific Area: Nursing
Applicants for the Research scholarship must, on the application date, be
enrolled, or present proof of conditional enrollment in a PhD in the
scientific area of Nursing. Candidates must have completed a degree with a
minimum average of 15 values and a master's degree with a minimum average of
15 values in the scientific area of Nursing, Advanced Nursing or Nursing
Sciences. The candidate must show interest in the scientific area and be able
to develop teamwork, in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment. It
is essential that candidates have a good command of the English language and
have research experience.
Preferred factors will be considered, the experience in the area of Community
Health and Public Health Nursing, Medical-Surgical or Mental Health and with
projects related to tissue viability and wound treatment. Preferred factors
will also be considered the experience in research projects and evidence from
international scientific publications.
Taking into account the context and the social and economic impact of wounds
on users, caregivers and health systems, as well as the technological
evolution, cost, constraints and difficulties of using dressing materials
already described, the TEX4WOUNDS consortium intends to develop a range of
advanced devices that provide an effective and cost-effective response in
wound care. The TEX4WOUNDS project has as a global objective a range of
products for cleaning and wound care, based on new textile architectures,
resorting to plush warp mesh structures, and functional fibers and natural
additives for impregnation.
The Research Fellow will participate in all project tasks, from literature
review to research data collection, analysis and writing articles for peer-
reviewed international journals.
Applicable legislation and regulations:
- Current Scientific Research Fellowship Statute:
https: // dre.pt/web/guest/legislacao-
- Regulation of Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology,
I.P. in force: https: // dre.pt/application/conteudo/127238533 ;
- Regulation of Portuguese Catholic University Research Grants in force:
https:// www. porto.ucp.pt//sites/default/files/files/DRH/RegBolsasInvestigacaoCientificaUCP2020.pdf
The work will be carried out at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Regional
Center of Porto, under the scientific guidance of Professor Doctor Paulo
Alves, with field trips planned to different destinations in the metropolitan
area of Porto with the objectives of (i) collecting documental information
( ii) carrying out task-specific research methodologies.
Duration of scholarship(s):
The scholarship scheduled to start on 01-15-2022 will last for 12 months on an
Amount of monthly maintenance allowance: The amount of the scholarship
corresponds to €1104.64 according to the table of values of the scholarships
awarded directly by FCT, I.P. in the country
(https: // www. fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores.phtml.pt ) and will be paid by
The selection methods to be used will be the following: i) curriculum
assessment (40%); ii) previous experience (60%). If necessary, the 3 best
positioned candidates may be interviewed, and in this situation, the weighting
will be curricular evaluation (35%); ii) previous experience (50%) and
selection interview (15%).
Composition of the Selection Jury: President of the Jury: Prof. PhD Margarida
Vieira, Effective Members: Prof. Doctor Paulo Alves and Prof. Doctor Ana
Oliveira; Substitute: Prof. Maria João Guerra
Form of publicity/notification of results: The jury deliberates according to
the selection criteria adopted and disclosed. The jury's meetings are recorded
in minutes that contain a summary of what took place in them. After completing
the application of the selection criteria, the jury proceeds to prepare the
ranked list, in order of ranking of eligible candidates. The ranking list of
eligible candidates will be posted on the premises of the Universidade
Católica Portuguesa, in Porto, located at Rua de Diogo Botelho, 1327, 4169-005
Porto - Portugal, each candidate being notified of their position on the list
classification via email. Ineligible candidates will be notified by email,
explaining the missing eligibility elements.
Complaint and appeal procedures: Candidates have a period of ten working days,
after the disclosure referred to in the previous number, to comment, in the
context of a prior hearing.
Deadline for acceptance of the scholarship: Within ten working days following
the notification of the scholarship award, the selected candidate must confirm
in writing their availability to start the scholarship on the proposed date.
Not doing so or not having availability, the candidate placed in the next
position will be called.
Form of submission and deadline for applications:
Candidates present their candidacy under the terms mentioned in the previous
point, from 11/25/2021 until 12/13/2021 (until 17:00, Lisbon time).
Applications are formalized by completing the Application Form
https: // inqueritos.porto.ucp.pt/hr/index.php?r=survey/index&sid=583472&lang=en
You will need to submit the following documents:
1) Cover letter, identifying the title and reference of the project,
describing the candidate's motivation and professional goals;
2) Detailed Curriculum Vitae (should contain all the elements that allow the
assessment of admission requirements, namely language skills and research
3) Copy of the certificate(s) of qualifications conferring an academic
degree in the terms requested in the notice, including the final
4) Record of recognition of academic degrees awarded by foreign higher
education institutions and record of the conversion of the respective final
classification to the Portuguese classification scale1
5) Proof of enrollment in a Higher Education Institution in study cycles
leading to an academic degree (PHD).
Only applications received during the opening period of the above mentioned
competition will be considered in this competition.
Candidates who incorrectly formalize their application or who do not prove the
requirements of this competition are excluded from admission to the
competition. False statements made by candidates will be punished under the
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Personal Data under the terms of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General
Regulation on Data Protection).
The personal data processed in the scope of this recruitment competition are
intended for its instruction, and will be processed by the Portuguese Catholic
University for the purpose of verifying the fulfillment, by the candidates, of
the conditions established in the applicable legislation for their hiring.
Opposition to the processing of data by the candidates will make the admission
of the candidacy unfeasible and, therefore, its analysis and evaluation.
The Holder's personal data, if essential for the fulfillment of the
obligations of the Portuguese Catholic University, may be transmitted to third
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The Data Subject has the right to object to the collection and processing, to
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public interest, namely in cases of detection and prevention of crimes, or
when they are subject to professional secrecy.
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Non-discrimination and equal access policy
The Catholic University of Portugal actively promotes a policy of non-
discrimination and equal access, whereby no candidate may be privileged,
benefited, harmed or deprived of any right or exempt from any duty based on,
in particular, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status,
family situation, economic situation, education, origin or social condition,
genetic heritage, reduced work capacity, disability, chronic illness,
nationality, ethnic origin or race, home territory, language, religion,
political or ideological beliefs, and union membership.
Contacts for clarification:
Portuguese Catholic University
Rua Diogo Botelho, 1327
4169-005 Porto, Portugal
Human Resources Department
1 If the required academic degree has been conferred by a foreign higher
education institution, it must comply with the Portuguese legislation on the
recognition of foreign degrees, regulated by DL no. 66/2018 of 16 August.
Applicants are advised to consult the website of the Directorate-General for
Higher Education (DGES) for additional information on this matter:
https: // www. dges.gov.pt/pt/pagina/reconhecimento
Organisation/Company: Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Porto
Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
Website: https:// www. porto.ucp.pt/
Postal Code: 4169-005
Street: Rua Diogo Botelho, 1327