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Unique identifier: ba38be6f-ac1a-4bf8-b5f0-82b6b587cf43

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

Job:
Postdoctoral Fellowship

Job/Fellowship Reference: IMM/BPD/42-2017

Main research field: Medical sciences

Sub research field: Medicine

Job summary:

The Instituto de Medicina Molecular (iMM Lisboa) opens a call for a Postdoctoral research fellowship with the funding support from Projeto de Investigação Científica e Desenvolvimento Tecnológico (IC&DT) Programa de Actividades Conjuntas – projeto n.º 016394 (CI) - Sistema de Apoio à Investigação Científica e Tecnológica, intitulado “Precise (Promoção do avanço significativo do conhecimento na área de medicina de precisão e sua translação para benefício da sociedade)”, financiado pelos Fundos Europeus Estruturais e de Investimento (FEEI) - Comissão Diretiva do Programa Operacional Regional de Lisboa e pelo Orçamento de Estado - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.

 

Goals

-   Identify new genes with relevant roles in immune function and disease

-   Define how gene variant interactions modulate oligogenic/polygenic disease phenotypes

-   Increase knowledge about pathways relevant for human T-cell development and differentiation

-   Contribute to a better understanding of the human immune system from the identification of key-players in pathogen defense and autoimmunity

 

Work Plan

Analysis of NGS data from human samples and development of functional assays to validate the role of gene variants in the immune system.

 

Conditions: Fellowship contract, predicted to start in July 2017 for a 12 months’ period, 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), Regulation of Fellowships of Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2015.pdf), Career By-Law and Assessement Regulation of iMM Lisboa.

 

Application process: The call will be open from 5th of June until 19th of June of 2017.

Application documents (Motivation Letter, detailed CV, PhD degree Certificate and contact of 2 references) should be sent to Human Resources, for imm-hr@medicina.ulisboa.pt, indicating the fellowship Reference (mandatory) IMM/BPD/42-2017.
The non-compliance with these requirements determines the immediate rejection of the application

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, please check EraCareers Portal and website at
https://imm.medicina.ulisboa.pt/en/job-opportunities/vacancies/

 



Job description:

INSTITUTO DE MEDICINA MOLECULAR

AESOUSA LAB

Av. Professor Egas Moniz

Edifício Egas Moniz

1649-028 Lisboa

Phone: +351 217 999 411

Fax: +351 217 999 412

 

CALL FOR A OSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

Reference of Fellowship IMM/BPD/42-2017

 

The Instituto de Medicina Molecular (iMM Lisboa) opens a call for a Postdoctoral research fellowship with the funding support from Projeto de Investigação Científica e Desenvolvimento Tecnológico (IC&DT) Programa de Actividades Conjuntas – projeto n.º 016394 Precise (Promoção do avanço significativo do conhecimento na área de medicina de precisão e sua translação para benefício da sociedade) - Sistema de Apoio à Investigação Científica e Tecnológica funded by Fundos Europeus Estruturais e de Investimento (European Structural & Investment Funds) - Comissão Diretiva do Programa Operacional Regional de Lisboa e pelo Orçamento de Estado - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.

 

Goals

-   Identify new genes with relevant roles in immune function and disease

-   Define how gene variant interactions modulate oligogenic/polygenic disease phenotypes

-   Increase knowledge about pathways relevant for human T-cell development and differentiation

-   Contribute to a better understanding of the human immune system from the identification of key-players in pathogen defense and autoimmunity

 

Work Plan

Analysis of NGS data from human samples and development of functional assays to validate the role of gene variants in the immune system.

 

Scientific Area: Biomedicine

 

Candidate’s Profile

-           PhD in Biology, Biochemistry, Medicine or related areas.

-           Previous experience in cell biology and molecular biology is strongly recommended.

-           Previous experience in Bioinformatics is a surplus. Immunology background is a significant advantage.

 

Duration of Fellowship: twelve months on an exclusive basis, possibly 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), Regulation of Fellowships of Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2015.pdf), Career By-Law and Assessement Regulation of iMM Lisboa.

 

The iMM Lisboa 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: July 2017

 

Work Place and Scientific Orientation: The work will be developed at AESOUSA Lab of iMM Lisboa under the supervision of Ana Espada de Sousa.

 

Fellow Monitoring Centre: The monitoring centre works on Tuesday and Thursday from 10am to 12pm, at Human Resources of iMM Lisbon.

 

Monthly Remuneration: The amount will be 1495€ according to the values defined directly by FCT, I.P in the country (http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores). The amount will be paid through bank transfer.

 


Necessary Documents for Applications: - Motivation Letter; - Detailed CV; - PhD certificate; -  Contact of 2 references.

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

 

Evaluation:  Applications will be evaluated by a jury composed by Professors Ana Espada de Sousa, and João Eurico da Fonseca and Drs. Cláudio Franco and Alexandre Raposo (all PhD’s)

 

Selection Method: CV (40%); Motivation Letter (10%); After evaluation of all applications, around three candidates will be selected to interview (50%).

 

Deadlines and Submission of Applications: The call will be open for 10 working days, starting on 5th of June and ending on 19th of June of 2017.

 

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, 19th of May of 2017

The Executive Director of iMM Lisboa

 (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


Application deadline: 19 Junho 2017
(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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