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Unique identifier: 2c5f7a43-0fdd-4d76-b704-3a87cb5c0f68

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

Job:
Research Fellowship (Master)

Job/Fellowship Reference: IMM/BI/71-2019

Main research field: Medical sciences

Sub research field: Medicine

Job summary:

Call for a Research Fellowship

Ref.ª IMM/BI/71-2019

The Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes (iMM João Lobo Antunes) opens a call for one Research Fellowship for Master degree funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT/PIDDAC), under the project PTDC/CCI-BIO/29676/2017 - Ferramentas para ana´lise filogene´tica em larga escala” (NGHPHYLO).

Work Plan and Goals

  • The candidate will be integrated in a multi-disciplinary team for the development and use of phylogenetic data analysis and visualization methodologies for high throughput sequencing (HTS) data
  • Participation in the development of new data analysis and visualization methods for phylogenetic and evolutionary analysis of HTS data for population structure analysis of major human pathogens
  • Evaluation of current methodologies for phylogenetic inference for the analysis of thousands to hundreds of thousands of microbial strains
  • Collaborate on the creation of user-friendly interfaces for the usage methods developed

 

Candidate Profile

  • Msc in Bioinformatics, Microbiology, Biology, Health Sciences, Computer Science Biochemistry or related fields with emphasis in Bioinformatics data analysis
  • Knowledge of data analysis of High Throughput Sequencing data, namely de novo assembly and read mapping methods
  • Good Knowledge of Python programming
  • Knowledge of Javascript
  • Previous experience or knowledge of High Performance Computation concepts
  • Previous experience in microbial bioinformatics data analysis
  • Capacity to work in interdisciplinary teams
  • Good knowledge of English

NOTE: In the event the MSc  degree was awarded by a foreigner higher institution, the degree must comply with the provisions of Decree-Law nr 66/2018, 18th August, and all formalities established there must be fulfilled by applications deadline.

 

Contractual conditions: Fellowship contract predicted to start in December 2019 for 6 months, renewable, not exceeding the eligibility period of the project.

Law and Regulation: Estatuto do Bolseiro de Investigação (Lei n.º 40/2004, de 18 de Agosto, republished in attachment to Decreto-Lei n.º 202/2012, de 27 de Agosto), current Regulation of Fellowships of Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Career By-Law and Assessment Regulation of iMM João Lobo Antunes.

Application process: The call will start on 8th November and will end on 5th December 2019, and all application documents (Motivation letter, Detailed CV, MSc degree certificate and One recommendation letter – optional) should be addressed to Human Resources through  the email imm-hr@medicina.ulisboa.pt, indicating the reference IMM/BI/71-2019 (MANDATORY). The non-compliance with these requirements determines the immediate rejection of the application.

Communication of Results: The results will be published at https://imm.medicina.ulisboa.pt/en/job-opportunities/results/ and posted at the entrance lobby of the Institute.

 

For more information about this position, you should check iMM João Lobo website at https://imm.medicina.ulisboa.pt/en/job-opportunities/vacancies/



Job description:

INSTITUTO DE MEDICINA MOLECULAR JOÃO LOBO ANTUNES

MRAMIREZ LAB

Av. Professor Egas Moniz

Ed. Egas Moniz

1649-028 Lisboa

Phone: +351 217 999 411

Fax: +351 217 999 412

 

CALL FOR ONE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

Reference of Fellowship IMM/BI/71-2019

 

The Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes (iMM João Lobo Antunes) opens a call for one Research Fellowship for Master degree funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT/PIDDAC), under the project PTDC/CCI-BIO/29676/2017 - Ferramentas para ana´lise filogene´tica em larga escala” (NGHPHYLO).

 

Work Plan and Goals

·          The candidate will be integrated in a multi-disciplinary team for the development and use of phylogenetic data analysis and visualization methodologies for high throughput sequencing (HTS) data

·          Participation in the development of new data analysis and visualization methods for phylogenetic and evolutionary analysis of HTS data for population structure analysis of major human pathogens

·          Evaluation of current methodologies for phylogenetic inference for the analysis of thousands to hundreds of thousands of microbial strains

·          Collaborate on the creation of user-friendly interfaces for the usage methods developed

Scientific Area: Genomics, Bioinformatics

 

Candidate Profile

·          Msc in Bioinformatics, Microbiology, Biology, Health Sciences, Computer Science Biochemistry or related fields with emphasis in Bioinformatics data analysis

·          Knowledge of data analysis of High Throughput Sequencing data, namely de novo assembly and read mapping methods

·          Good Knowledge of Python programming

·          Knowledge of Javascript

·          Previous experience or knowledge of High Performance Computation concepts

·          Previous experience in microbial bioinformatics data analysis

·          Capacity to work in interdisciplinary teams

·          Good knowledge of English

IMPORTANT NOTE: In the event the Master degree was awarded by a foreigner higher institution, the degree must comply with the provisions of Decree-Law nr 66/2018, 18th August, and all formalities established there must be fulfilled by applications deadline.

 

Duration of Fellowships: 6 (six) months on an exclusive basis, eventually renewable, not exceeding the eligible period of the project.

 

Law and Regulation: Estatuto do Bolseiro de Investigação (Lei n.º 40/2004, de 18 de Agosto, republished in attachment to Decreto-Lei n.º 202/2012, de 27 de Agosto), current Regulation of Fellowships of Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia Career By-Law and Assessement Regulation of iMM João Lobo Antunes.

 

The iMM João Lobo Antunes undertakes to ensure compliance with the principles of non-discrimination and equality and to that extent, provides that no candidate can be privileged, benefited, harmed or deprived of any right or exempted from any duty due in particular ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, economic status, education, social origin or condition, genetic heritage, reduced working capacity, disability, chronic disease, nationality, ethnic origin or race, place of origin, language, religion, political or ideological convictions and trade union membership.

 

Predicted Start Date: December 2019

 

WorkPlace and Scientific Orientation: The work will be developed at MRAMIREZ Lab, under the supervision of Professor Mário Ramirez.

 

Fellow Monitoring Centre: The monitoring centre works on Tuesday (09:00AM to 01:00PM / 02:00PM to 06:00PM) and Thursday (02:00PM to 06:00PM), at Human Resources of iMM João Lobo Antunes.

 

Monthly Remuneration: 989,70€ according to the values defined directly by FCT Regulation Fellowship in force (http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores). The amount will be paid through bank transfer, at the end of the month.

 

Necessary Documents for Applications: - Motivation Letter; - Recommendation Letter (Optional); - Detailed CV; - Master certificate.


The non-compliance with these requirements determines the immediate rejection of the application.

 

Evaluation:  Applications will be evaluated by a jury composed by Professors Mário Ramirez, João Carriço and Catarina Silva e Costa (all PhD’s).

 

Selection Method: First stage: Curricular evaluation and Research Experience (70%); Second stage: interview (30%).  The jury will select for an interview the maximum of 5 candidates with a highest score from the first stage and with at least 35 points.

 

Deadlines and Submission of Applications: The call will be open for 20 working days, starting on 8th November and ending on 5th December 2019. Applications should be sent to iMM Human Resources through the email imm-hr@medicina.ulisboa.pt, indicating the reference of fellowship (mandatory). The non-compliance with these requirements determines the immediate rejection of the application.

 

Communication of Results: The results will be published at https://imm.medicina.ulisboa.pt/en/job-opportunities/results/ and posted at the entrance lobby of the Institute.

 

                                                                                                                                                                        Lisbon, 23rd October 2019

 

The Executive Director of iMM João Lobo Antunes

Professor Maria Manuel Dias da Mota, PhD

                                         




Vacant posts: 1

Type of contract: Other

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Lisboa

Job company/institute: Instituto de Medicina Molecular João Lobo Antunes


Application deadline: 05 Dezembro 2019
(The Application's deadline must be confirmed on the Job Description)

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

Organization/institute: Instituto de Medicina Molecular (IMM)

Address:
Av. Prof. Egas Moniz
Lisboa - 1649-028
Portugal

Email: imm-hr@medicina.ulisboa.pt

Website: https://imm.medicina.ulisboa.pt

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