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Unique identifier: 49754605-8a75-4d60-a70d-83b5e63d194a

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

Job:
Bolsa de Pós-Doutoramento

Job/Fellowship Reference: IPMA-2017-68-BPD

Main research field: Earth and Atmosphere Sciences

Sub research field:

Job summary:

ANNOUNCEMENT

Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship (Level 1), ref. IPMA-2017-68-BPD

The Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera, I.P. (IPMA) opens a call, within 10 days from the date of publication of this announcement, to award one Pos-Doc grant (with PhD) (Level 1), for a person with a PhD degree in the frame of the project “DIVERSIAQUA - Diversificação, inovação e desenvolvimento da aquacultura no Algarve”.



Job description:

 

Main research field:  Aquaculture.

Sub research field: Aquaculture and Nutrition

Admission requirements:

1.       Doctoral degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or similar;

 

2.       With professional experience superior to 12 years as independent researcher in the research field of this notice, i.e. being responsible for a research team, being able to attract funding in competitive calls as principal researcher and being the last author or corresponding author of scientific publications in peer reviewed indexed journals;


3.       Advanced knowledge on planning, experimental design of nutrition assays at different stages of cultured marine fish species biological cycle, determination of bio-indicators of larval quality and fish welfare in reared fish;


4.       Fluent in Portuguese and English writing and oral communication, preferably through scientific reports, publications in indexed peer reviewed scientific journals and communications in national and international conferences.

 

Preference conditions will be the expertise of the candidates in:

1.       Coordination of scientific projects in national and international calls in aquaculture topic;

2.       Advanced knowledge on different stages of cultured marine fish species biological cycle, nutritional requirements and analytical methodologies for determination of bio-indicators of larval and juveniles quality;

3.       Coordination of teams composed by young researchers;

4.       Financial and scientific management of scientific projects in national and international calls;

5.       Preparation of material for dissemination and workshop activities.


Work plan:The grantee will have as main tasks: a) coordinate the scientific component of the project on the area of nutrition and metabolism, namely the optimization of feeding protocols for offshore production, evaluate temperature influence on digestive efficiency and growth potential, assess the impact of different fasting periods on fish welfare through determination of haematological, plasmatic and metabolic parameters, using biochemical, enzymological, molecular, haematological and histological methods; b) prepare reports, scientific and contractual documents and dissemination material; c) participate and organize coordination meetings;  d) coordinate the dissemination activities and management of the project; and e) participate in the supervision and formation of students research activities; and  f) coordinate activities of other ongoing projects  at IPMA.

 

Legislation and regulation applicable: Research Fellow Statute, approved by Law No. 40/2004 of 18th august, as amended by Decree-Law No. 202/2012 of 27th august, Law No. 12/2013 of 29th January,  Decree-Law No. 89/2013, of 9th July, Decree-Law No. 233/2012 of 29th October, Decree-Law No. 57/2016, of 29th august. Studentship and Fellowship Regulations of the FCT, I. P., approved by Regulation No 234/2012 of 25th June, amended and republished by Regulation No 326/2013 of 27th August and amended by Regulation No 339/2015, June 17. The Scholarship Internal Regulations for IPMA,IP - Scientific Research, approved by FCT, by Order of 17 December 2012.

 

Value of monthly maintenance allowance: According to the table of research grants in force, according to the rules of FCT and IPMA (1495€).

 

Working place: The work will be developed at the DivAV, at the IPMA Olhão (Aquaculture Research Station), under the supervision of Pedro Pousão Ferreira.

 

Duration of the grant: The scholarship will have duration of 12 months it will begin to 1-10-2017, eventually renewable

 

Academic education: Candidates with PhD in Aquaculture and Nutrition degree or equivalent.

 

Methods and selection criteria: The selection methods to be applied will be the Curricular Evaluation and Interview (carried out for the first classified with classification difference less than 1 value).

The classification of the curricular evaluation is obtained by applying the following criteria:

 

A.      Academic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree: 20 values

 

B.      Previous experience in the Coordination of scientific projects in national and international applications in the area of aquaculture:

Experience of more than 15 years: 20 values

Experience from 11 to 15 years: 15 values

Experience from 5 to 10 years: 12 values

Experience up to 4 years: 10 values

 

C.      Knowledge of the life cycle of different marine species, nutritional requirements, combined with skills of different analytical methodologies for evaluation of larval quality and juveniles:

 

Experience of more than 20 years: 20 values

Experience from 11 to 20 years: 15 values

Experience from 5 to 10 years: 12 values

Experience up to 4 years: 10 values

 

D.      Orientation of students and young researchers:

 

Experience of more than 15 years: 20 points

Experience from 11 to 15 years: 15 points

Experience from 5 to 10 years: 12 points

Experience up to 4 years: 10 points

 

E.       Financial and scientific management of scientific projects in national and international applications:

 

Experience of more than 15 years: 20 points

Experience from 11 to 15 years: 15 points

Experience from 5 to 10 years: 12 points

Experience up to 4 years: 10 points

 

F.       Preparation of material for dissemination and training activities:

 

Experience of more than 20 years: 20 points

Experience from 11 to 20 years: 15 points

Experience from 5 to 10 years: 12 points

Experience up to 4 years: 10 points

 

In case of interview (C), the final classification (CF) is obtained with the following expression CF = 0.3 * A + 0.3 * B + 0.4 * C. The Interview aims to evaluate the following criteria: critical sense (20%), technical competence (20%), motivation (20%), verbal fluency in Portuguese and English (20%) and personal determination. The criteria are rated on a scale from 0 to 20 values, depending on whether the criteria for each criterion are met, the candidate's suitability for the duties to be performed.

 

Applications: Applications must be formalized mandatorily under penalty of exclusion, by sending:

·    Form available at:

http://www.ipma.pt/export/sites/ipma/bin/docs/organizacionais/formulario_candidatura_cc_ipma_v1.2.pdf

·    Applicatin Letter;

·    Detailed CV and signed;

·    Photocopies of the Certificate of Qualification/ Diplomas;

·    Photocopy of Identity Card / Citizen Card/ Passport / Residence permit;

·    Photocopies of the documents attesting the professional skills/experiences and letters of recommendation.

Note: The originals of the above documents could be asked by the jury.

 

Submission of applications: Applications must be submitted by the deadline set in this notice, using one of the following means:

a) In electronic format to candidaturas@ipma.pt. It is mandatory that the subject of the email message state the full reference of the call, otherwise the application could not be admitted;

b) By post mail to the following address: Rua C do Aeroporto, 1749-077 Lisboa, Portugal. The stamp date will be the date of the application to the call.

c) In person at IPMA facilities located in Rua C do Aeroporto, 1749-077 Lisboa, Portugal.

 

Jury members:

President: Dr. Pedro Pousão Ferreira;

1st Member: Dr. Narcisa Bandarra;

2nd Member: Dr. Helena Lourenço;

1.º Vogal Suplente: Dr. António Marques;

2.º Vogal Suplente: Dr. João Garcês.

 

Application deadline: this offer is available for 10 (ten) business days from its publication at the IPMA website.

Publication of results / notification: The final evaluation results will be publicized in a visible and public place through a list sorted by final score, and the candidates notified by email.

Important note:

·         The opening announcement should be consulted on the IPMA website, available in http://www.ipma.pt/pt/investigacao/bolsas/

·         Under exceptional situations and properly justified the jury of the contest may abdicate of the hearing of interested parties

·         The jury reserves the right not to make an award if candidates of sufficient merit do not apply.

·         The present offer does not give any rights to the candidates.

·         The recruitment of candidates will depend on the settlement of revenue.

·          

For any further information or clarifications please contact Bolsas@ipma.pt

 

The Jury President,

 

Pedro Pousão Ferreira.

(Investigador Auxiliar)




Vacant posts: 1

Type of contract: To be defined

Job country: Portugal

Job city: IPMA-Olhão

Job company/institute: Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera, I.P.


Application deadline: 27 Setembro 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 Português do Mar e da Atmosfera, I.P.

Address:
Rua C - Aeroporto de Lisboa
Lisboa - 1749-077
Portugal

Email: info@ipma.pt

Website: http://www.ipma.pt

3. Habilitações académicas
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4. Línguas exigidas
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5. Experiência exigida em investigação
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