BIM/ CIETI-LabRISE/02

Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 12 Feb 2024

29 Jan 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto
Department

Human Resources Department
Research Field

Chemistry » Other
Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country

Portugal
Application Deadline

12 Feb 2024 - 23:59 (Europe/Lisbon)
Type of Contract

Other
Job Status

Other
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

Call open for applications for a research grant (Master Degree) , under the scope of the PaperBiopsy project - Followingup cancer biomarkers with new biomimetic optical systems - with reference 2022.07897.PTDC, financed by national funds through the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), integrated in the activities of the research group CIETI-LabRISE, at ISEP, in the following conditions:

1.       SCIENTIFIC AREA

Chemistry, Biosensors, Nanotechnology and Nanosciences, Biomaterials.

2.       HIRING REQUIREMENTS

Master degree in an area related to the scientific area. Preference is given to candidates with experience in spectroscopy characterization techniques, synthesis of nanomaterials specifically quantum dots, and techniques for coupling biomolecules to nanomaterials. Publications in international peer reviewed journals as first author is highly valued.

3.       DURATION

Scholarship with a duration of 3 months, renewable, scheduled to start on February 2024, to be held on an exclusive basis, in accordance with the advanced training of human resources regulations of the Foundation for Science and Technology and ISEP.

4.        WORK PLAN

Synthesis of fluorescent nanomaterials. Preparation and characterization of biomimetic sensors for the detection of cancer biomarkers. The sensors will be characterized using analytical techniques within the scope of UV/vis and fluorescence spectroscopy, for subsequent integration into optical transducers.

5.       LEGISLATION AND REGULATIONS

Research Scholarship Holder Statute, approved by Law No. 40/2004, of 18 August; Regulation of Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology, approved by Regulation no. 950/2019, published in the 2nd series - Part C, of Diário da República, of December 16, 2019, Regulation of Research Grants of ISEP, Decree-Law no. 66/2018, published in Diário da República no. 157/2018, Series I of 16 August, which approves the legal regime for the recognition of academic degrees and higher education diplomas awarded by institutions foreign higher education institutions and Decree-Law No. 60/2018, of 3 August, which simplifies administrative procedures necessary for the pursuit of research and development activities, all in their current wording.

6. SCIENTIFIC ORIENTATION AND WORKPLACE

The scientific supervision of the scholarship holder will be carried out by the Researcher Doctor Ana Margarida Loureiro Piloto Cerqueira, and the work will be carried out in the Research Group CIETI-LabRISE, Sensor, at ISEP.

7. MONTHLY MAINTENANCE ALLOWANCE

The grant stipend amounts to 1 199,64€ according to the table of values of the grants awarded directly by FCT, I.P. in the Country (https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores.phtml.pt ) Payment will be made by bank transfer supported by PAD n. C62426.

8. METHODS OF SELECTION AND JURY COMPOSITION

A1. Candidate's academic background (field and average of Licentiate/ Master degree);

A2. Experience in research, only if related to the profile described for the candidate (area and time of previous research activity); A score from 1 to 20 will be assigned to each sub-criterion A. The overall score for criterion A will be the average of the values obtained from A1 and A2.

B. Interview

The 3 candidates with the highest score in point A will be invited for an interview, to be scheduled by email, if the difference between the first candidate and the next one(s) is less than 3 points. This interview will be conducted via Skype (or another equivalent mode). The interview is rated from 1 to 20.

C. Final result

100% A for candidates without an interview.

50% A + 50% B, for candidates with an interview.

 

The jury responsible for the selection process will be made up of:

Ana Margarida Loureiro Piloto Cerqueira, PhD, Researcher, CIETI-LabRISE - ISEP.

Felismina Teixeira Coelho Moreira, PhD, Researcher, CIETI-LabRISE - ISEP.

Gabriela Vasconcelos Martins, PhD, Researcher, CIETI-LabRISE - ISEP.

Joana Rafaela Lara Guerreiro, PhD, Researcher, CIETI-LabRISE - ISEP.

9. METHOD OF SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

Applications must be formalized, obligatorily, by email sent to [email protected] by sending the following documents:

- Curriculum Vitae;

- Certificate of Qualifications / Document proving ownership of the academic degree and diploma, of the respective recognition when awarded by foreign higher education institutions or document proving the request for recognition.

-  Proof of enrolment in study cycles leading or not leading to an academic degree.

If the qualification has been granted by a foreign higher education institution, it must comply with the provisions of Decree-Law No. 66/2018, of August 16, and any formalities established therein must be fulfilled by the time of hiring.

10.    DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS AND FORM OF PRESENTATION OF THE APPLICATIONS

The deadline for submitting applications will be from January 30th to February 12th.

 11.    ADVERTISEMENT/NOTIFICATION OF FINAL DECISION

The final results of the evaluation will be disclosed, through a list, ordered by final classification, sent to candidates by email.

12.    DECISION COMPLAINT

If the result is unfavourable, candidates have a period of 10 working days, after the disclosure of the results of the candidacy evaluation, to comment, if they so wish, in the context of a prior hearing of interested parties, under the terms provided for in the Code of Administrative Procedure. A hierarchical appeal may be filed against the final decision referred to in the previous numbers, to the President of ISEP, within 15 working days after the respective notification.

 13.    SELECTION

ISEP reserves the right to appeal to unselected candidates, in order of ranking, to hire a scholarship holder for the same project using the initially selected candidate's withdrawal.

 


Requirements
Research Field
Chemistry » Other
Education Level
Master Degree or equivalent

Additional Information
Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
Instituto Superior de Engenharia
Country
Portugal
State/Province
Porto
City
Porto
Postal Code
4249-015
Street
Rua Dr. António Bernardino de Almeida 431

Where to apply
E-mail

[email protected]

Contact
State/Province

Porto
City

Porto
Website

https://www.isep.ipp.pt
Street

Rua Dr. António Bernardino de Almeida 431
Postal Code

4249-015
E-Mail

[email protected]
[email protected]

STATUS: EXPIRED

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