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Unique identifier: 5eea9503-671e-48c3-a4e1-41b067421d01

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

Post-Doc (BPD) Fellowship

Job/Fellowship Reference: MARE-ISPA/BPD/008/2018

Main research field: Biological sciences

Sub research field: Biology

Job summary:

The MARE - Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre (UID/MAR/04292/2013) at ISPA – Instituto Universitário, is opening a position for a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, with the financial support of FCT / MCTES through national funds.

Job description:

The MARE - Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre (UID/MAR/04292/2013) at ISPA – Instituto Universitário, is opening a position for a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, with the financial support of FCT/MCTES through national funds, under the following conditions (and pending formal approval of the R&D Unit funding):

Scientific area: Marine and Freshwater Sciences

Job description: The post-doc will be responsible to: i) Operate as an effective team player at MARE-ISPA; ii) Develop research on biogeography, ecology, phylogeny and phylogeography of aquatic organisms, including sample collection, laboratorial procedures and data analyses; iii) Write scientific papers and present results at scientific meetings; iv) Write scientific proposals for competitive calls and collaborate in administrative tasks in managing research; v) Contribute to the development and implementation of conservation measures for species and habitats of conservation concern. Mandatory requirements: i) PhD in Biology or equivalent area; ii) Excellent publication record in the fields of biogeography, ecology, phylogeny and phylogeography of fishes; iii) Vast experience in sample collection, laboratorial procedures and pertinent software for molecular analyses; iv) Previous knowledge of the European, Iberian and Portuguese ichthyofauna, threatened endemic species and relevant taxonomical and conservation issues; v) Previous experience in writing scientific proposals for competitive calls and project management.

Applicable laws and regulations: Law Nr. 40/2004, of 18th August (Scientific Research Fellow Statute); Regulations for Advanced Training and Qualification of Human Resources, of FCT, I.P.—2015 (https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT.pdf), and ISPA’s grants regulations.

Address of workplace:
The candidate will be working at ISPA – Instituto Universitário, under the scientific orientation of Doctor Joana Robalo (Assistant Professor) and Doctor Emanuel Gonçalves (Associate Professor).

Duration: The appointment will be full-time and starting on April 15th 2018 and will end by December 31st 2018.

Monthly internship for full-time position: According to the regulations of the FCT Scientific Fellowships in Portugal (http://alfa.fct.mctes.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores) the net monthly salary will be of €1.495, which will be paid by bank transfer. The fellow will be covered by a personal accident’s insurance and can contribute voluntarily to the national social security system, according to Dec-Lei n.º 40/89 from 1th February.

Selection Procedure: Candidates will be ranked based on their personal merit as assessed by their Curriculum Vitae (50%) and Motivation Letter (20%). The top candidates (to a maximum of five) will be selected for a second phase, which consists of an interview (30%).

Jury responsible for the selection: Doctor Joana Robalo (Assistant Professor at ISPA), Doctor Manuel Eduardo dos Santos (Associate Professor at ISPA), Doctor Emanuel Gonçalves (Associate Professor at ISPA)

Form of advertising / notification of results: The final evaluation results will be published in a public and visible location at ISPA’s research centre. The approved candidate will be informed by e-mail.

Application Period: From March 22, 2018 to April 05, 2018.

Application Documents: The applications should be formalized through an application letter (mentioning the fellowship reference - MARE-ISPA/BPD/008/2018) accompanied by the following mandatory documents: letter of motivation (in English) showing that the candidate has all the mandatory requirements and expressing the commitment that he/she is willing to dedicate to this fellowship, which should include a proposal of a research plan covering the scientific topics listed on the job description, detailed curriculum vitae demonstrating the experience of the applicant in the area, a copy of the PhD certificate, up to two recommendation letters with e-mail contacts (optional), should be sent by e-mail to ci-candidaturas@ispa.pt or by postal mail addressed to ISPA – Centro de Investigação - Rua Jardim do Tabaco 34, 1149-041 Lisboa, Portugal.

Vacant posts: 1

Type of contract: Temporary

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Lisboa

Job company/institute: ISPA - Instituto Universitário

Application deadline: 05 Abril 2018
(The Application's deadline must be confirmed on the Job Description)

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4. Línguas exigidas
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5. Experiência exigida em investigação
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