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Unique identifier: 1eb65830-1cbd-41bf-8ea8-6905ea468693

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

Research Grant for Master in Physics Engineering | WINLEDs – White INnovative LEDs

Job/Fellowship Reference: BI(M) | Díodos emissores de luz (LEDs) branca, inovadores, sintonizáveis e sustentáveis

Main research field: Physics

Sub research field:

Job summary:

A research grant is available for scientists who currently hold a Master degree in Physics Engineering within the framework of Innovative, tuneable and sustainable white-light emitting diodes (WINLEDs – White INnovative LEDs), nº 030351 (CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER-030351) at CICECO – Aveiro Institute of Materials (Univeristy of Aveiro),Portugal, financed by Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização (FEDER) and Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, under the following conditions:

Job description:

Research field: Physics Engineering

Admission requirements:

Prospective applications should hold a Master in Physics Engineering and experience in optical spectroscopy.


Activity Outline:

The main aim of this grant is the characterization by optical spectroscopies, such as photoluminescence (in steady-state and time-resolved modes), UV/Vis absorption, measurement of the emission quantum yield and emission flux using integrating spheres of the emission of organic-inorganic hybrids materials doped and non-doped and modified by lanthanide ions. This grant also aims at the fabrication and characterization of light emitting diodes (LEDs) based on the developed hybrids.


Legislation and regulations: The fellowship is in accordance with Law Nº. 40/2004, 18th August (Research Fellow Statute) and regulations for Advanced Training of Human Resources of Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) I.P. — nº 234/2012, nº 326/2013, nº 339/2015 and nº 137-A/2018 (http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/regulamento.phtml.pt) and the Regulation of Scientific Research Grants from the University of Aveiro – Regulation n.º 341/2011, published in Diário da República, 2nd series, n.º 98, 20th May.


Workplace: The work will be carried out at CICECO – Aveiro Institute of Materials, University of Aveiro, under the scientific supervision of Professor Doutor Maria Rute André and Professor Doutor Luís Carlos.



Duration and scope of activity: The fellowship will have a duration of 12 months on an exclusivity basis, eventually extendable to a maximum of 24 months, and is expected to begin in January of 2019.



Value of monthly maintenance allowance: 980€ Euros/month (tax free) according to the official table for Research Grants from FCT - http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores, to be paid monthly via bank transfer.



Evaluation Criteria and Process: The evaluation criteria are: Relevant curricular experience to perform of the workplan, with particular knowledge on optical spectroscopies and LED characterization (50 points). If necessary, an interview will be placed on the three better-classified candidates (50 points). The results of the evaluation will be communicated by an ordinated list published in a public local on CICECO, and the selected candidate will be notified by e-mail.



Jury: The Jury responsible for the evaluation process is composed by: Professor Doutor Maria Rute Ferreira André, Professor Doutor Luís Dias Carlos, and Doutor Carlos Brites.



Documents Required: The application must contain the following documents:

i) Curriculum Vitae, dated and signed, including a description of previous activities in scientific projects; ii) copy of ID card or passport; iii) Academic degree certificate(s).certificate; iv) other relevant documents

Applications should be sent by email to Professor Doutor Maria Rute Ferreira André, Departamento de Física, Universidade de Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro; rferreira@ua.pt.


Call Start and Finish Dates: From October 9th to 22nd 2018.

Vacant posts: 1

Type of contract: Information not available

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Aveiro

Job company/institute: Universidade de Aveiro

Application deadline: 22 Outubro 2018
(The Application's deadline must be confirmed on the Job Description)

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

Organization/institute: CICECO - Aveiro Institute of Materials | Universidade de Aveiro

Campus Universitário de Santiago
Aveiro - 3810–193

Email: ciceco@ua.pt

Website: http://www.ciceco.ua.pt/

3. Habilitações académicas
3. Required education Level

4. Línguas exigidas
4. Required languages

5. Experiência exigida em investigação
5. Required research experience