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Unique identifier: e2499da3-d95b-41ca-b818-e0c83b4b965b

1. Descrição do cargo/posição/bolsa
1. Job description

Job:
post-doctoral fellowship position

Job/Fellowship Reference: BPD/014/2018-BIA-ANM/3743/2014

Main research field: Biological sciences

Sub research field: Biology

Job summary:

A post-doctoral position to work in seabird research is now open at ISPA – Instituto Universitário, as part of the project “Causes and consequences of individual variability in the migratory strategies of a pelagic seabird, with relevance for marine monitoring in a context of global changes” (PTDC/BIA-ANM/3743/2014) , funded by the Portuguese National Science Foundation (FCT) through the strategic project funding


Job description:

A post-doctoral position to work in seabird research is now open at ISPA – Instituto Universitário, as part of the project “Causes and consequences of individual variability in the migratory strategies of a pelagic seabird, with relevance for marine monitoring in a context of global changes” (PTDC/BIA-ANM/3743/2014) , funded by the Portuguese National Science Foundation (FCT) through the strategic project funding, under the following conditions:

Mandatory requirements: The post-holder should have a PhD (completed with certificate already awarded) in zoology/biology/ecology and previous experience of research on seabird ecology (supported by international publications in this area). Furthermore, the successful candidate should have very strong skills in handling large datasets, in spatial ecology and in statistical analyses. A proved ability to publish in high impact journals is also mandatory.

Job description: The major duties will include analyses and writing-up of behavioural data (already available) obtained through the deployment of geolocators in Cory’s shearwater Calonectris borealis and in a range of other long-distance pelagic seabird migrants. Research will include investigation of the diel organization of activities in migratory seabirds and the effects of the moon on migratory activity.

The applicable laws and regulations: Law Nr. 40/2004, of 18th August (Scientific Research Fellow Statute); Regulations for Advanced Training and Qualification of Human Resources, of FCT, I.P.—2015 (http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT.pdf).

Address of workplace: The candidate will be working at ISPA – Instituto Universitário de Ciências Psicológicas, Sociais e da Vida, under the direct coordination of Doutor Paulo Catry.

Duration: The position will have a duration of 9 months, starting July 10, 2018.

Monthly internship for full-time position: According to the regulations of the FCT Scientific Fellowships in Portugal (http://alfa.fct.mctes.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores) the net salary will be of €1495/month, which will be paid monthly by bank transfer. The fellow will be covered by a personal accident’s insurance and can contribute voluntarily to the national social security system, according to Decreto-Lei n.º 40/89, de 1 de Fevereiro.

Selection Procedure: Candidates will be ranked based on their personal merit as assessed by Curriculum Vitae. Selection criteria will value (a) experience in (large) data handling and (spatial) data analyses (33.3%), (b) publication record (33.3%) and (c) experience with seabirds (33.3%). Results will be confirmed (and if necessary readjusted) based on references and interviews, as needed.

Jury selection: Doutor Paulo Catry; Profª. Doutora Joana Robalo; Doutora Rita Patrício.

Form of advertising / notification of results: The approved candidate will be informed by e-mail.

Application Period: From 5 to 20 June 2018.

Application Documents: The applications should be formalized mentioning the fellowship reference BPD/014/2018-BIA-ANM/3743/2014 accompanied by the following mandatory documents: Curriculum Vitae, contacts of previous supervisors and line managers, and a Letter of Motivation which should be sent by e-mail to ci_candidaturas@ispa.pt (cc to  paulo.catry@gmail.com and concursos-ci@ispa.pt).



Vacant posts: 1

Type of contract: Other

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Lisboa

Job company/institute: ISPA - Instituto Universitário


Application deadline: 20 Junho 2018
(The Application's deadline must be confirmed on the Job Description)

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