Scientific area: Chemistry, Chemical Engeneering and related areas.
Work plan: This project aims at studying in detail the composition and biological activity of selected extracts obtained from byproducts of diferent forest biomass sources with relevance for the pulp and paper industry, aiming at their valorization.
The candidate must have na MSc degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engeneering or related scientific areas, and relevant experience in the extraction, characterization, and biological evaluation of plant extracts
Working place: The work will be carried out at the University of Aveiro, RAIZ and PCI- Science and Innovation Park and in the Doctoral program teaching place.
Grant duration: 12 months (and may be renewed successively), with starting planned for june 2018 .
Scientific supervision: Professors Armando Silvestre and Artur Silva
Grant financial conditions: The value of the grant is 980 €, in agreement with the “Regulamento de Bolsas de Investigação Científica da Universidade de Aveiro – Regulamento n.º 341/2011, publicado em Diário da República, 2ª série, n.º 98, de 20 de Maio”. The fellowship will be paid monthly by check, bank transfer, or another equivalent method.
Selection method: CV analysis (70%) relevant experience for the proposed workplan (30%). To clarify specific aspects the 3 first candidates might be called for a personal interview. In that case the previous classification will account for 70 %, and the interview for 30%.
Application procedure: Applications should be submitted by email, with the following documents: application/motivation letter, curriculum vitae, copies of academic degrees certificates, copy of the Master Thesis, copies of papers, and other documents considered relevant by the applicant. Applications should be sent to Professor Armando Silvestre (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Selection committee: Professors Armando Silvestre,: Artur Silva and Carlos Pascoal Neto.
Deadline for application: The call for applications is open from 14/5/2018 to 31/05/2018.
Publication/notification of results: The final results of the evaluation will become public, based on an ordered list of final classifications, and will be sent to the candidates by e-mail.