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

Notice for International Call to hire a PhD Researcher

Job/Fellowship Reference: UIDP/04292/2020 - #NOVAID139

Main research field: Environmental science

Sub research field:

Job summary:

By decision of the Board of Directors, NOVA.id.FCT - Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT (“NOVA.id.FCT”) opens an international call to hire a Junior PhD Researcher , with the internal reference “#NOVAID139”, under an unfixed term employment contract to conduct research activities in the field of environmental sciences in the scope of the R & D Unit MARE – Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre ,reference UIDP/04292/2020, financed by Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P.

Job description:

  1. Type of contract and applicable legislation

The hiring of the PhD Researcher shall be made by means of an Unfixed Term Employment Contract in accordance with the Portuguese Labour Code approved by the Law no. 7/2009 of February 12th, as amended. The contract should have a forecasted duration of 30 months, and should not be extended further than the project duration. The contract should begin in March.

The present hiring procedure is further governed inter alia by Decree-law no. 57/2016 of July 19th, as amended by the Law no. 57/2017 of August 29thand Regulatory decree no. 11-A/2017 of December 29th.

  1. Main attributions and activities and exclusivity

The PhD Researcher shall perform the following functions: Develop scientific and technical research activities, framed in the objectives of MARE NOVA and in the interfaces with the different poles of MARE, in particular to participate in the conception and elaboration of proposals and execution of R&D projects; guide and monitor the work developed by the scholarship holders in the context of ongoing projects; supervise master's and doctoral theses; identify and propose innovative lines of research in the area of ?? MARE NOVA.

The PhD Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to NOVA.id.FCT, on an exclusive basis.

  1. Place of work

The PhD Researcher’s working place shall be at the premises of the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, located in NOVA School of Science and Technology, NOVA University Lisbon and he/she shall travel, in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her attributions or as necessary for his/her activity.

  1. Monthly remuneration

The PhD Researcher shall earn a monthly remuneration in the gross amount of € 2.134,73 by reference to the 1st grade of the salary scale, pursuant to number 2 of Article 15 of Decree-Law no. 57/2016 of 19 July, as amended by Law no. 57/2017 of 29 August, and Regulatory Decree no. 11-A / 2017, of December 29.

  1. Admission Requirements

Applicants to this call may be national, foreign or stateless candidates holding a PhD degree in any area of environmental sciences or related , legally valid and/or recognized in Portugal, and complying with the following specific requirements:

a. PhD in any area of environmental sciences or related, for less than 5 years;

b. Published scientific papers;

c. Participation in international and national research projects;

d. Mastery of some tools, such as statistics software, life cycle analysis, for example;

e. Proficiency in English (speaking and writing);

f. Ability to work in a team;

g. Autonomy and proactivity

  1. Evaluation of the Applications and Composition of the Jury

Applications shall be subject to evaluation by a jury that shall follow the procedure established in articles 13 and 14 (by virtue of article 19) of Decree-Law no. 57/2016 of 19 July, as amended by Law no. 57/2017 of 29 August.

Pursuant to Article 13 of Decree-Law no. 57/2016 the jury is composed of the following members:

- Chairwoman: Profª Maria da Graça Martinho

- Member: Profª Doutora Paula Sobral;

- Member: Profª Doutora Lia Vasconcelos;

- Substitute Member: Prof. Doutor José Carlos Ferreira;

- Substitute Member: Profª Doutora Marta Martins

  1. Selection criteria

The selection of the successful candidate will be carried out through the evaluation of the scientific and curricular achievements as established by Decree-Law no. 57/2016 of 19 July, as amended by Law no. 57/2017 of 29 August and the selection criteria and their respective weighting shall be as follows:

a) Scientific Curriculum (40%);

b) Relevant experience for the required functions (50%);

c) Quality of the interview (10%).

Only candidates with a classification higher than 60% in the first two criteria will be interviewed.

8. Final Decision

The final deliberation of the jury shall be homologated by the ultimate governing body of NOVA.id.FCT that is also responsible for the decision of hiring. The list of admitted and excluded candidates and the final list of classification will be publicised on the website of NOVA.id.FCT ( www.novaidfct.pt ) and sent by electronic mail with receipt of delivery to all candidates.

9. Submission of Applications

Applications must be submitted between 23/02/2021 to 08/03/2021 by email, addressed to mgm@fct.unl.pt and containing a single PDF file with the following documents in Portuguese or English languages:

- CV

- PhD degree certificate

- Letter of motivation and demonstrating relevant experience for the required functions

10. Non-discrimination and equal access policy

NOVA.id.FCT actively promotes a non-discrimination and equal access policy, reason for which no candidate can be benefited, prejudiced or deprived of any duty, namely due to age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, chronic illness, nationality, ethnic origin or race, religion or political beliefs.

Vacant posts: 1

Type of contract: Information not available

Job country: Portugal

Job city: CAPARICA

Job company/institute: NOVA.id.FCT - Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT

Application deadline: 08 Março 2021
(The Application's deadline must be confirmed on the Job Description)

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

Organization/institute: NOVA.ID.FCT - Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT

Universidade Nova de Lisboa - Campus de Caparica
Caparica - 2829-516

Email: coord@novaidfct.pt

Website: http://www.novaid.fct.unl.pt/

3. Habilitações académicas
3. Required education Level

4. Línguas exigidas
4. Required languages

5. Experiência exigida em investigação
5. Required research experience