Research field: Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, or Bioengeneering
Admission requirements: Master´s Degree in Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, or Bioengeneering or related fields, with laboratory experience in chemical polymer modification, preparation of hydrogels or development of biomaterials.
Activity Outline: Developing high-performance multifunctional hydrogels for tissue engineering applications.
Legislation and regulations: The fellowship is in accordance with Law Nº. 40/2004, 18th August (Research Fellow Statute) and regulations for Advanced Training of Human Resources of Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) I.P. — no. 234/2012, no. 326/2013 and no. 339/2015 (http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/regulamento.phtml.pt) and the Regulation of Scientific Research Grants from the University of Aveiro – Regulation n.º 341/2011, published in Diário da República, 2nd series, n.º 98, 20th May.
Workplace: The work will be carried out at CICECO – Aveiro Institute of Materials, University of Aveiro, under the scientific supervision of Prof. Dr. João Mano.
Duration and scope of activity: The fellowship will have a duration of 6 months on an exclusivity basis and is expected to begin in January of 2019. The grant can be eventually extendable to the deadline of the project.
Value of monthly maintenance allowance: 980 Euros/month (tax free) according to the official table for Research Grants from FCT - http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores, to be paid monthly via bank transfer.
Evaluation Criteria and Process: The evaluation criteria are: curricular evaluation and, if the elements of the Jury consider necessary, interview to the top 3 candidates. The curricular evaluation will weight 100% of the final score, or in case of interview, curricular evaluation will account for 60%, and interview for 40%. If none of the candidates has an adequate profile for the project tasks, or a high-quality curricular profile, the Jury may not attribute the grant to any of the candidates.
The final results will be publicly displayed as an ordered list, according to the final score of the candidates, in a visible and public location of CICECO – Aveiro Institute of Materials, University of Aveiro. The selected candidate will be notified by e-mail.
Jury: The Jury responsible for the evaluation process is composed by: Prof. Dr. João Mano, Dr. João Rodrigues, Dr. Tiago Correia.
- Motivation Letter (in English).
- Curriculum vitae.
- Copies of the detailed habilitation certificates.
- Any additional documents considered as relevant by the candidate, including recommendation letters.
Applications should be sent by email to email@example.com with the subject “BI Mestre_Margel 2018”
Call Start and Finish Dates: 16th of November to 30th of November of 2018.