Research support assistant 2024/CP/090

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 25 Apr 2024

10 Apr 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

University of A Coruña
Research Field

Chemistry
Biological sciences
Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country

Spain
Application Deadline

25 Apr 2024 - 15:00 (Europe/Brussels)
Type of Contract

Permanent
Job Status

Full-time
Hours Per Week

37,5
Offer Starting Date

1 Jun 2024
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Reference Number

2024/CP/090
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

Grant/funding reference: OTR2423

Job title: Application of emergent technologies based in MIPs for the quantification of micotoxinas in raw materials

Research line / Scientific-technical services: Scientific Research Services

CONTRACT OBJECT: Hiring a Research support assistant in the Plasma-Mass Spectrometry Unit for the study of the interaction between molecular imprinted polymers (MIPS) used in the rapid analysis of mycotoxins and metallic nanoparticles with antifungal activity used in animal feed raw materials.

TASKS:

• Support in the tasks of the Plasma-Mass Spectrometry Unit (UEPM) of the SAI (Research Support Services)

• Preparation of samples for total metals and metal nanoparticles analyses

• Analysis of metals by ICP-MS and metal nanoparticles by SP-ICP-MS

• Analysis of nanoparticles by FFF-ICP-MS

• Hg analysis using direct analysis methodology


Requirements
Research Field
Chemistry
Education Level
Undergraduate

Research Field
Biological sciences
Education Level
Undergraduate

Skills/Qualifications

High school degree or similar.


Additional Information
Eligibility criteria

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA (100 points):

• University Degree in Biology, Chemistry or Biochemistry (14 points)

• Work experience in Reaseach Support Services (maximum 30 points. 2,5 points per month worked).

• Experience in Metal analysis techniques (ICP-MS, Hg direct analysis, etc) (maximum 12 points, 1 point per month worked)

• Experience in sample preparation techniques for metal analysis (closed microwave extraction, high pressure microwave extraction, hot block digestion systems, etc) (maximum 6 points, 0.5 points per month worked)

• Level B2 of knowledge of English language according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) (6 points)

• Safety courses at the work in laboratories (8 points, 0.16 points per hour, maximum 50 hours)

• Personal Interview (25 points). The personal interview will be carried out with the 3 candidates with higher scores and will only take place if it could have influence on the choice of the person selected Candidates who do not obtain a minimum of 40 points (not counting the personal interview) will be automatically discarded. The job will be vacant if no candidate reaches the minimum score (40 points). A waiting list of the best candidates will be created..


Selection process

WHERE TO APPLY: UDC online services site. Applications should be addressed to the Office of the Vice-President of Research and Knowledge Transfer, and include the call reference.

DEADLINE: 10 working days from the day following the publication of the call on the official bulletin board of the UDC online services site.

SELECTION COMMITTEE (minimum 3 members and 2 reserves): Gerardo Fernández Martínez, Alicia Cantarero Roldan, María Lema Grille. Substitutes: Teresa Pérez Uranga, Verónica Fernández-Villarrenaga Martín.

PLACE OF PUBLICATION OF RESULTS: Official bulletin board of the UDC online services site.


Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
ICP Unit Scientific Research Services
Country
Spain
Geofield


Where to apply
Website

https://sede.udc.gal/services/electronic_board/category/10

Contact
State/Province

A Coruña
City

A Coruña
Website

https://www.udc.es/
Street

A Maestranza 9
Postal Code

15071

STATUS: EXPIRED

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