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Unique identifier: e8056755-e3d8-49f9-8905-87818273e933

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

BPD | POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016422 (SAICTPAC/0032/2015)

Job/Fellowship Reference: BPD | POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016422 (SAICTPAC/0032/2015)

Main research field: Not available

Sub research field:

Job summary:

A Post-Doctoral research grant is available for scientists who currently hold a Doctoral degree in Science or Engineering disciplines within the framework of project UniRCell - Unitised regenerative fuel cell for efficient renewable energy supply: from materials to device, CICECO – Aveiro Institute of materials, POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016422 (SAICTPAC/0032/2015), financed by Fundos Europeus Estruturais e de Investimento (FEEEI) through Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização - COMPETE 2020 and by national funding by FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia.

Job description:

Research field: Materials Science and Engineering


Admission requirements: The call is open for young researchers with a PhD degree in materials science and engineering, physics, chemistry or related areas.    


Activity Outline: Throughout the project the applicant will develop activities of synthesis, processing and evaluation of electrolytes for polymer electrolyte fuel cells. These activities imply the use of a vast array of methods of characterization of materials, including their composition, structure, microstructure, viscoelastic properties, electrical and electrochemical properties. The assembly of the various components for fuel cell tests in single cell configuration is also envisaged.


Legislation and regulations: Law no. 40/2004, of 18 August (Statute of the Scientific Research Fellow) in the wording in force on the date of the entry into force of Decree-Law No. 123/2019, of 28 August, in light of the transitional rule of article 4. Of the latter law; Foundation for Science and Technology Research Fellowship Regulations (https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2018.pdf) and the University of Aveiro Science Research Fellowships Regulation - Regulation No. 341/2011, published in Diário da República, 2nd Series, No. 98, of May 20th. ”


Workplace: The work will be carried out at CICECO – Aveiro Institute of Materials, University of Aveiro, under the scientific supervision of Filipe Figueiredo.


Duration and scope of activity: The fellowship will have a duration of 12 months on an exclusivity basis, eventually extendable until the end of the project, and is expected to begin in January 2020 until 31 December 2020.


Value of monthly maintenance allowance: 1509,80€ 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: number and merit of the publications in areas relevant for the proposed activities (50%); academic curriculum (15%); research curriculum relevant for the project activities (25%); the result of an interview about the past activities of the candidate (10%).


The evaluation criteria are: academic curriculum (20%), number and merit of the publications in areas relevant for the proposed activities (60%) and previous experience in areas relevant for the proposed activities (20%). If the elements of the Jury consider necessary, the top 3 candidates are interviewed and the result accounts for 15% of the final mark. If none of the candidates has an adequate profile for the project tasks, or a high-quality curricular profile, the Jury may not attribute the grant to any of the candidates.


Jury: Doctor José.R.B. Gomes as President, Doctor Paula Cristina Vieira Barbosa and Professor Ana Margarida Madeira Viegas de Barros Timmons.


Announcement of the result: The final results are presented in the form of a list ordered by final mark, which is on display at the Complexo dos Laboratórios Tecnológicos da Universidade de Aveiro, and sent bay email to the selected applicant.


Documents Required: i) Application letter; ii) Curriculum Vitae, including a description of previous activities generating experience relevant for the scope of the activity; iii) Photocopy (or scanned copy) of identity card or passport; iv) Copy of certificates of all academic degrees.

Applications should be sent by e-mail to lebre@ua.pt, with subject “UniRCell-PD4”.


Call Start and Finish Dates: 25th November 2019 to 06th December 2019.

Vacant posts: 1

Type of contract: Information not available

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Aveiro

Job company/institute: Universidade de Aveiro

Application deadline: 06 Dezembro 2019
(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