WORKING PLAN: The candidate will participate in different steps of the study, including sample collection, bacterial isolation and characterization, DNA isolation, bacterial genome sequencing, and data analysis.
JOB LOCATION: The work will be developed at the Center for Neurosciences and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Portugal. The work will be supervised by Prof. Milton S. da Costa and Dr. Conceição Egas.
DURATION OF THE FELLOWSHIP: The appointment will be for nine (9) months. The fellowship is expected to start in September 2019.
MONTHLY STIPEND: According to the regulations of the FCT Scientific Fellowships in Portugal (€989,70/month) (http://alfa.fct.mctes.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores).
SELECTION METHODS: The selection method will include a CV evaluation (60%), reference letter (10%) and motivation letter (10%). The candidates will be ranked, and the top list candidates may be called for an interview (20%). COMPOSITION OF THE SELECTION JURI: Professor Milton S. da Costa (President), Doctor Conceição Egas (member) and Doctor Isaura Simões (member).
FORM OF NOTIFICATION OF RESULTS: All applicants will be notified of final results via email.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: The call is open from 8/07/2019 to 26/07/2019. APPLICATION SUBMISSION: Applications, written in English, should be submitted online and should include a cover letter expressing the interest in this position, Curriculum Vitae (including contact address, work experience, publications), a short description of the Master’s work (max. 1 page), and one reference letter. Applications should be sent by email to Rute Simões (firstname.lastname@example.org).