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Unique identifier: 0268363a-abbc-45c6-b355-e74997527f3f

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

Job:
Investigator

Job/Fellowship Reference: Investigador - Área científica de Ciências Agrárias, do Ambiente ou da Terra (referência RHAQ-5-CILIFO)

Main research field: Not available

Sub research field:

Job summary:

By order dated October 1th 2020 of the Rector of the University of Évora, it was deliberated to open an international selection contest for the position of doctor for the exercise of scientific research activities in the scientific area of agricultural, environmental or Earth sciences, for the exercise of promoting the development of knowledge transfer and valorization for companies in the area of preventing and fighting forest fires under a fixed term public service work contract regime with the duration of three years, within the scope of the "Hiring Highly Qualified Human Resources" program, Refª ALT20-59-2019-24, with the aim of promoting the development of service provision and knowledge transfer and valorization activities for companies and public and private institutions that intervene in the field of forest fire fighting, including civil protection systems. The Researcher to be hired will exercise his activity at the University of Évora Center of the Iberian Center for Investigation and Fighting Forest Fires (CILIFO), a new structure supported by the following research units based at the University of Évora: ICT - Institute of Earth Sciences and MED - Mediterranean Institute for Agriculture, Environment and Development. The investigator shall participate and coordinate applied research activities relating to monitoring, using remote sensing data, and predicting risk, using numerical models, in order to enhance knowledge and their transfer in various areas of the fire regime (causes, characteristics and effects) for application in the different forest fire management processes (prevention, combat and recovery).

Job description:

ANNOUNCEMENT OF OPENING OF AN INTERNATIONAL SELECTION CONTEST PROCEDURE FOR CONTRACTING A DOCTOR UNDER THE HIGHLY QUALIFIED RESOURCE HIRING PROGRAM Universidade de Évora Aviso (extracto) nº 17165/2020, de 27 de outubro 1. By order dated October 1th 2020 of the Rector of the University of Évora, it was deliberated to open an international selection contest for the position of doctor for the exercise of scientific research activities in the scientific area of agricultural, environmental or Earth sciences, for the exercise of promoting the development of knowledge transfer and valorization for companies in the area of preventing and fighting forest fires under a fixed term public service work contract regime with the duration of three years, within the scope of the "Hiring Highly Qualified Human Resources" program, Refª ALT20-59-2019-24, with the aim of promoting the development of service provision and knowledge transfer and valorization activities for companies and public and private institutions that intervene in the field of forest fire fighting, including civil protection systems. The Researcher to be hired will exercise his activity at the University of Évora Center of the Iberian Center for Investigation and Fighting Forest Fires (CILIFO), a new structure supported by the following research units based at the University of Évora: ICT - Institute of Earth Sciences and MED - Mediterranean Institute for Agriculture, Environment and Development. The investigator shall participate and coordinate applied research activities relating to monitoring, using remote sensing data, and predicting risk, using numerical models, in order to enhance knowledge and their transfer in various areas of the fire regime (causes, characteristics and effects) for application in the different forest fire management processes (prevention, combat and recovery). 2. Applicable legislation: Decree-Law no. 57/2016 of 29th August, which approves the doctor hiring regime destined to stimulate scientific and technological employment in all areas of knowledge (RJEC). General Public Service Labour Law (LTFP), approved in annex to Law no. 35/2014 of 20 June, under its current wording. 3. Pursuant to article 16 of Decree-Law no. 57/2016 of 29th August, this contest procedure shall be exempt from authorization by the Government members in charge of the areas of Finances and Public Administration, namely that mentioned in nº 3 of article 7 of the LTFP; from obtaining a prior favourable opinion from the Government members in charge of the areas of Finances and Public Administration, mentioned in nº 5 of article 30 of the LTFP, and the recruitment process for workers in a requalification position, mentioned in article 265 of the LTFP. 4. Pursuant to article 13 of the RJEC, the contest selection panel has the following composition: President: Rui Salgado, Prof. auxiliar com agregação, Escola de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Évora. Members: Adélia Maria Oliveira de Sousa, Profª auxiliar, Escola de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade de Évora; Isabel Franco Trigo, Investigadora principal com agregação, Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera (IPMA); Javier Madrigal Olmo, Científico Titular, Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, España. 5. The place of work is situated in the in the Évora pole of the Iberian Centre for Research and Forest Firefighting (CILIFO) in the University of Évora. 6. The monthly remuneration to be paid is 2 134,73€ corresponding to level 33 of the Single Salary Table, approved by Order no. 10-B/2020 of 20th March. 7. Can submit their applications any national, foreign and stateless candidates who hold a doctorate degree in in agricultural, environmental or Earth sciences and professional curriculum whose profile is suited for the activity to be performed, namely: - Professional experience in knowledge transfer and applied research in preventing and fighting forest fires; - Scientific publications on topics related to forest fires, remote surface detection and numerical modeling of environmental processes; - Experience and participation in scientific research projects related to forest fires. If the PhD has been awarded by a foreign higher education institution, the candidates are admitted to the procedure, according to paragraph e) of paragraph 2 of article 4 of Decree-Law nº 60/2018, of 3th August and the registration/recognition of the degree in Portugal to be effected after the end of the tender, under the terms provided for in Decree-Law nº 66/2018, of 16th August, and is only necessary in the act of contracting. 8. General contest admission requirements are those specified in article 17 of the LTFP and special requirements are those specified in the previous section. 9. Pursuant to article 5 of the RJEC, selection is to be made based on the evaluation of the scientific and curricular career of the candidates. 10. The evaluation of the scientific and curricular career focuses on relevance, quality and up-to-dateness: a) Of the scientific, technological, cultural or artistic production in the last five years, deemed most relevant by the candidate; b) Of research activities, applied or based on practical work, developed in the last five years, and considered of greatest impact by the candidate; c) Of knowledge extension and dissemination activities developed in the last five years, namely in the context of the promotion of culture and scientific practices, considered of greatest relevance by the candidate; d) Of science, technology and innovation programme management activities, or experience in observing and monitoring the scientific and technological or higher education system in Portugal or abroad. 11. The five-year period mentioned above can be extended by the panel, if requested by the candidate, whenever the suspension of scientific activities is founded on socially protected grounds such as paternity leave, long-term serious illness, and other legal situations of unavailability to work. 12. In the application of the criteria referred to in point 10, the following parameters and weight factors are evaluated: Criterium a) Scientific, artistic or technological activities, with weight factor of 50%, which includes a1) Scientific, artistic or technological impact and quality of the works selected by the candidate and related to forest fires - 20%; a2) Scientific publications in international peer-reviewed journals in which he is the author or co-author of the last five years - 20%; a3) Participation in national or international projects - 10%. Criterium b) Applied research activities developed in the last five years including partnerships with companies and public administration, with weight factor of 10%; Criterium c) Activities of extension and dissemination of knowledge developed in the last five years, namely in the context of the promotion of culture and scientific practices, with weight factor of 10%; Criterium d) Management activities in science, technology and innovation, or experience in observing and monitoring the scientific and technological system or higher education, in Portugal or abroad, with weight factor of 10%; Criterium e) Proposed work plan for 3 years, with weight 20%; Criterium f) Interview, with a weighting factor of 10%, in case the jury considers it pertinent to hear the candidates. The interview comprises a session of presentation and public discussion by the candidates of the results of their investigation and of the proposed work plan. 13. The system of final classification is expressed on a scale of 0 to 100. 14. The panel shall deliberate by means of roll call vote justified under the adopted and disclosed selection criteria, with no abstentions allowed. 15. Minutes of panel meetings shall be elaborated and will include a summary of all occurrences, as well as of all votes cast by the members and their respective reasoning, and shall be provided to candidates whenever requested. 16. After concluding the application of the selection criteria, the panel will prepare an ordered list of approved candidates and their respective classification. 17. The panel’s final decision will be validated by the head of the institution, who is also in charge of deciding about the contracting. 18. Formalization of candidatures: 18.1 Candidatures are formalized by way of an official request form, available at the e-mail address of the Administrative Services of the University of Évora, http://www.sadm.uevora.pt, sent to the President of the Jury, which includes the identification of this announcement (Ref. RHAQ-5-CILIFO), full name, parents’ names, ID card or Citizen Card number and date or civil identification number, taxpayer ID number, date and place of birth, marital status, occupation, residence and contact address, including email address and telephone. 18.2 The application for admission to the contest is accompanied by the following documents: a) Documents proving the fulfilment of the conditions set out in points 7 and 8 for admission to this contest, namely, certificate of the degrees and titles required and certificate of length of service; b) Curriculum Vitae of the candidate, indicating the outputs and works carried out and published, as well as the scientific, artistic and/or technological activities developed. The curriculum vitae must be prepared taking into account the evaluation parameters referred to in points 10 and 12; c) Other documents, including motivation letter, recommendation letters (up to a maximum of two) and proposed work plan (maximum 7500 characters including spaces). 18.3 Candidates should submit their application request and supporting documentation, preferably in digital form, in PDF format, to the email drhsc@uevora.pt, in person at the Universidade de Évora – Divisão de Recursos Humanos (DRH), Serviços Administrativos, Largo da Sr.ª da Natividade, Apartado 94, 7002-554 Évora, Portugal, during working hours, or by mail to the same address. When submitted by mail, applications must be sent by registered mail with acknowledgement of receipt sent until the last day of application deadline, which is hereby set as 30 working days after the publication of this Announcement. 19. All candidates who formalize their applications in an improper way or fail to prove the requirements imposed by this contest are excluded from admission. In case of doubt, the panel is entitled to request any candidate to present further documentation supporting their statements. 20. False statements provided by the candidates will be punished by law. 21. A list of the candidates admitted and excluded as well as the final classification list is publicized on the webpage http://www.sadm.uevora.pt, and the candidates are notified by email with receipt of delivery. 22. Preliminary Hearing and Final Decision Deadline: Pursuant to article 121 of the Administrative Procedure Code, after notification, all candidates have 10 working days to respond. The panel’s final decisions are pronounced within a period of 90 days, counted from the deadline for presentation of applications. 23. This contest is exclusively destined to fill this specific vacancy and can be terminated at any time until approval of the final candidate list, expiring with the respective occupation of the vacancy. 24. Non-discrimination and equal access policy: The University of Évora actively promotes a non-discrimination and equal access policy, wherefore no candidate can be privileged, benefited, impaired or deprived of any rights whatsoever, or be exempt of any duties based on their ancestry, age, sex, sexual preference, marital status, family and economic conditions, instruction, origin or social conditions, genetic heritage, reduced work capacity, disability, chronic illness, nationality, ethnic origin or race, origin territory, language, religion, political or ideological convictions and union membership. 25. Pursuant to Decree-Law no. 29/2001 of 3 February, disabled candidates shall be preferred in a situation of equal classification, and this preference supersedes any other legal preference. Candidates must declare, on their honour, their respective disability degree, type of disability and communication/expression means. October 13th 2020 – The Administrator of the University of Évora, Maria Cesaltina Frade.


Vacant posts: 1

Type of contract: Information not available

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Évora

Job company/institute: Universidade de Évora


Application deadline: 10 Dezembro 2020
(The Application's deadline must be confirmed on the Job Description)

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

Organization/institute: Universidade de Évora - UE

Address:
Largo dos Colegiais 2
Évora - 7004-516 Évora
Portugal

Email: drhsc@uevora.pt

Website: http://www.uevora.pt/

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