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Unique identifier: d85c8b48-355f-4256-8f70-4d0df0eb20f0

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

Research Fellowship for Master-holder (Level 7)

Job/Fellowship Reference: BIM: ZonMW

Main research field: Biological sciences

Sub research field:

Job summary:

Fellowship under the research project

Towards personalized beta-cell mass imaging in type 2 diabetes (The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development, project number 951 05 008).


Biomaterials and Stem Cell-based Therapeutics Research Group at the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (http://biomaterials.biocant.pt) is recruiting a highly motivated researcher. The selected candidate is expected to work on the preparation and isolation of subpopulations of cells in histological sections of human pancreas. Experience in preparation of histological sections, immunostaining, fluorescence microscopy, laser microdissection and isolation of nucleic acids is preferential. The position is for a period of 12 months, eventually renewable for two years. The candidate can start the position on July, 2018. The monthly salary will be 980 Euros, plus Social Security reimbursements.

Scientific area: Life Sciences

Qualifications: The candidate should have a Master’s degree in Biological Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Materials Science, Pharmacy or similar.

Job description:

Research plan: The researcher will be involved in the preparation and evaluation of histological sections from human pancreas and the characterization of cellular populations from those sections.

Legislation: Law Nº. 40/2004, 18th of August (“Estatuto do Bolseiro de Investigação Científica”).

Place of work: The work will be developed in the Tissue Engineering Unit at Biocant, Cantanhede and Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology – University of Coimbra, under the scientific supervision of Dr. Hugo Fernandes and Dr. Lino Ferreira.

Terms of employment: The fellowship will be for 12 months, eventually renewable, beginning in July 2018.

Terms of salary: The monthly salary will be 980 Euros plus Social Security reimbursements, according to FCT, I.P.

Selection methodology: The candidate will be selected according to his laboratory experience in the area that is open the current position.


Juri composition:

President, Dr. Hugo Fernandes

Co-juri: Dr. Lino Ferreira and Dr. Ricardo Neves.

Publication of results: The results with the final classification will be sent to all candidates by email.

Application deadline: The applications can be submitted from June 26th 2018 to 9th July 2018. Please send a single PDF file with the full CV including detailed scientific experience, 1 reference letters and the reason that you are applying for this position to Hugo Fernandes (hugo.fernandes@uc.pt ).


Vacant posts: 1

Type of contract: Other

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Coimbra

Job company/institute: Centro de Neurociencias e Biologia Celular

Application deadline: 09 Julho 2018
(The Application's deadline must be confirmed on the Job Description)

2. Dados de contactos da organização
2. Organization contact data

Organization/institute: Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular

Rua Larga, FMUC, 1ºPiso
Coimbra - 3004-517

Email: hugo.fernandes@uc.pt

Website: http://www.cnbc.pt/

3. Habilitações académicas
3. Required education Level

Degree: Mestrado nas áreas de Anatomia Patológica, Bioquímica, Biologia, Ciências Farmacêuticas, ou áreas afins
Degree field: Biological sciences
4. Línguas exigidas
4. Required languages

Language: English
Priority: High
Reading: Excelent
Writing: Excelent
Comprehension: Excelent
Conversation: Excelent
5. Experiência exigida em investigação
5. Required research experience