ISPA-Instituto Universitário is looking for a Science and Technology Manager to act as a Pre-Award Grant Manager and to be appointed as Head of its Center for Research Management (em português: Centro de Gestão da Investigação – CGI).
Prospective candidates should meet the following conditions:
Mandatory requirements: PhD holder with experience in a similar position, preferably in the scientific areas of Psychology or Biology. A background in Research will be an added value. Proficiency in English is essential. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in research management.
Job description: The Center for Research Management is a unit that coordinates and manages all the activities related to competitive Research Funding and Management, namely: Pre-Award; Post-Award and Accounting of research projects.
The Science and Technology Manager will be responsible for the Pre-Award service of the Unit and will be appointed as Head of the Unit where he/she will coordinate a team of people in the Pre-Award/Post-Award/Accounting administration.
He/She will coordinate the activities of the Research Units at the University in collaboration with their respective Directors, as well as from individual faculty members. He/She will also be the chief communication channel between the Research Units, the Rector and the University Board. Moreover, he/she will be responsible for dinamizing scientific organization of the internal scientific conferences and events and liasing with the Marketing and Communication unit for the dissemination of scientific institutional outputs. He/she will also coordinate institutional applications and studies for strategic decision making.
Address of workplace: The candidate will be working at the Center for Research Management at ISPA – Instituto Universitário.
Labor conditions and duration: The salary and other labor conditions, including the type of contract and its duration, will adequate to the candidate’s professional experience. The appointment will be full-time and starting as soon as possible.
Selection Procedure: A two-step selection procedure will be followed. First, candidates will be ranked based on their professional merit assessed by Curriculum Vitae (60%) and Letter of Motivation (40%). Top three to five candidates will be selected for a second phase, which consists of an interview.
Jury selection: Professor Rui Oliveira; Professor Teresa Garcia Marques; Professor Emanuel Gonçalves
Form of advertising / notification of results: All candidates will be informed by e-mail of the outcome of their application.
Application Period: From November 23rd , 2018 to December, 7st , 2018.
Application Documents: Interested candidates should send to the emails: email@example.com one unique PDF file with Letter of Motivation, detailed Curriculum Vitae and contacts of two references, with the subject " Science and Technology Manager-CGI"