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Unique identifier: 39e7362f-c3e0-4b48-9f9a-5d8ddab98c2a

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

Job:
Advert seeking a PhD graduate to perform researcher activities

Job/Fellowship Reference: Ref. PTDC/SAU-INF/31990/2017

Main research field: Not available

Sub research field:

Job summary:

According to the provisions of Decree-Law no. 57/2016 of 29 August, and taking into account the legal regime to which it refers, contained in the same legal document, a competition procedure of international selection is open, to fill a doctoral post for the exercise of scientific research activities, financed by national funds through the Foundation for Science and Technology.

Job description:

NOVA University of Lisbon Institute of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (IHMT NOVA) Advert seeking a PhD graduate to perform researcher activities: Scientific Employment Competition Ref. PTDC/SAU-INF/31990/2017 According to the provisions of Decree-Law no. 57/2016 of 29 August, and taking into account the legal regime to which it refers, contained in the same legal document, a competition procedure of international selection is open, to fill a doctoral post for the exercise of scientific research activities, financed by national funds through the Foundation for Science and Technology, with the following guidelines and specifications: Background a) The decision to open the competition procedure is due to the fact that the project PTDC/SAU-INF/31990/2017 includes in its work plan, scientific research activities to be carried out by a the postdoctoral researcher. b) The contract with the winner of the competition is subject to the condition its being adequately funded by a budget allocation through a development contract to be signed by FC&T with the Institution, in order to fund the competition. c) Candidates who do not earn 10 points on a scale of between 0 and 20 of the respective ranking criteria will not be allowed to fill the position due to lack of sufficient absolute merit. GENERAL APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: a. National, foreign and stateless persons with a PhD in Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Biology, Biochemistry or similar areas; b. Holders of a scientific and professional Curriculum vitae that displays an appropriate profile for the activity to be performed; If the PhD has been awarded by a foreign higher education institution, it must comply with the provisions of Decree-Law no. 341/2007, of 12 October, and the fulfilment of any formalities established therein must occur by the application expiration date. The recognition of the foreign academic degrees will only be required to the candidates selected to celebrate the employment contract. If the candidates selected to celebrate the employment contract do not deliver the recognition of the foreign academic degrees until the date of the signature of the contract, it will determine that the contract will pass for the candidate ordered in second place and so on, successively. SPECIFIC ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: - PhD in Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Biology, Microbiology or similar areas; - Knowledge, expertise and scientific production in HIV epidemiology; - Knowledge, expertise and scientific production in projects that contemplate the analysis of socio-behavioral and clinical factors that influence the dynamics of HIV transmission and its relation with Molecular Biology data; - Knowledge and expertise of statistical tools to analyse datasets; - Knowledge and expertise of bioinformatic tools for analyzing HIV genomic data, including Next-Generation Sequencing data; - Good oral and writing skills in Portuguese and English - Ability to work integrated in team as well as to teach and guide other team members; - Ability to work independently and motivation to establish your own research plan with acquisition of external financing; - Availability for exclusive dedication; TASKS TO PERFORM: - Collection and organization of clinical, socio-behavioral and genomic data; - Development, harmonization and implementation of data collection instruments; - Analysis of socio-behavioral and genomic data, including Next-Generation Sequencing data; - Use of statistical and epidemiological methods to analyze the socio-behavioral factors associated with the transmission of HIV infections; - Active role in the dynamization of international collaborations in the specific scientific area; - Funding for external financing; - Preparation of scientific reports; - To co-supervise master and PhD students. CONTRACT AND STATUS: The employment is carried out by means of an unfixed-term contract under the terms of the Labour Code, as a PhD, Level 33 of the single remuneration table (TRU), in accordance with Decree-Law no. 11-A/2017, of 29 December. WORKPLACE: IHMT-NOVA facilities, Lisbon DURATION OF CONTRACT: The contract will presumably start in February 2019 and can last at maximum until the end of the project, while in can certainly not exceed 6 years, in the terms of the law. DOCUMENTS THAT SHOULD BE INCLUDED IN THE APPLICATION: i) Motivation Letter (max. 3000 characters, including spaces); ii) Copy of certificate or diploma; iii) Detailed Curriculum vitae according to the application requirements; iv) Other relevant documents to the evaluation of the profile suitability; v) Copy of the identification card or passport. METHODS OF SELECTION AND DEFINITION OF WEIGHTS: Curricular evaluation (evaluation of Curriculum vitae and motivation letter according to the aspects specified in general and specific application requirements) - 90% Interview (if needed) - 10% If the interview is not be needed because there is only one candidate or the curricular evaluation is sufficient to rank applicants, it will weight 100%. The selection methods, including their weights and classification system, will be reported in the first minute of Panel meetings. COMPOSITION OF THE EVALUATION PANEL: President: Invª. Doutora Ana Abecasis, Invited Assistant Research, IHMT/UNL Chair: Invª. Doutora Marta Pingarilho, Post-Doctoral Fellow, IHMT/UNL Chair: Professora Doutora Maria do Rosário Oliveira Martins, Full Professor, IHMT/UNL Chair: Professor Doutor Jorge Simões, Invited Full Professor, IHMT/UNL Chair (substitute): Professor Doutor Paulo Ferrinho, Full Professor and Director, IHMT/UNL APLICATION DEADLINE: The deadline for submission of applications is 10 working days from the date of publication in the Official Gazette. Full notice of this procedure will be available on the FCT website at http://www.eracareers.pt and on the IHMT website at http://www.ihmt.unl.pt/category/bolsas-e-concursos/. The application must be sent by email indicating the reference in the subject field, to the email ana.abecasis@ihmt.unl.pt by 5pm on the February 25, 2019. Notification of Results: All applicants will be informed of the results via email. Pursuant to Article 9 (h) of the Constitution, the Public Administration, as an employer, actively promotes a policy of equal opportunities for men and women in accessing employment and professional advancement, scrupulously and any form of discrimination.


Vacant posts: 1

Type of contract: Temporary

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Lisboa

Job company/institute: Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical - Universidade Nova de Lisboa


Application deadline: 25 Fevereiro 2019
(The Application's deadline must be confirmed on the Job Description)

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

Organization/institute: Universidade Nova de Lisboa - Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical - IHMT

Address:
Rua da Junqueira, 100
Lisboa - 1349-008
Portugal

Email: recursos@ihmt.unl.pt

Website: http://www.ihmt.unl.pt

3. Habilitações académicas
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5. Experiência exigida em investigação
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