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Unique identifier: 533682a6-df12-462c-a1d8-6f2c6ab0232e

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

Post-doctoral fellowship

Job/Fellowship Reference: BPD: PTDC/QUI-BIQ/119657/2010

Main research field: Chemistry

Sub research field:

Job summary:

The Molecular Systems Biology Group at the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNCB) – University of Coimbra, is seeking highly motivated candidates for a post-doctoral fellowship under the project PTDC/QUI-BIQ/119657/2010 – “Finding the naturally evolved design principles of prevalent metabolic circuits“, funded by FCT/MCTES (PIDDAC) and co-funded by the European Fund for Regional Development (FEDER) through “COMPETE – Programa Operacional Factores de Competitividade (POFC)”. Applicants of any nationality must have a Ph. D., a documented strong mathematical and computational background, and a strong publication record in computational systems biology or related areas. Documented experience in mathematical modeling of biochemical processes is a preferential condition.
Scientific area: Chemistry and Biochemistry
Specific scientific area: Computational Biology
Qualifications:The candidate should have a Ph. D. degree
Research plan: The object of activity will be the characterization of widespread principles of quantitative design of metabolic network motifs through mathematical modeling, systems analysis and analysis of available experimental data.
Legislation: Law Nº. 40/2004, 18th of August (“Estatuto do Bolseiro de Investigação Científica”); and “Regulamento da Formação Avançada e Qualificação de Recursos Humanos 2010”.

Job description:

Place of work: The work will be developed at the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology – University of Coimbra (Coimbra and Cantanhede, Portugal), under the scientific mentorship of Dr. Armindo Salvador.
Terms of employment: The fellowship will be for 12 month, eventually renewable, beginning in June 2012 (negotiable).
Terms of salary: The monthly salary (tax free) will be €1495, plus €750 yearly travel allowance, plus Social Security reimbursements, according to FCT, I.P.
Evaluation: The candidates will be evaluated according to their CV, publication record, motivation letter, reference testimonials, and interview of selected candidates.
Juri composition:
President: Dr. Armindo Salvador
Vogals: Dr. Rui Alves and Dr. Maria João Moreno. Substitutes: Dr. Isabel Rocha and Dr. Marco Reis.
Publication of results: The results with the final classification will be published in a public and visible place in Center for Neurosciences and Cell Biology – University of Coimbra, and all the candidates will be notified of selection/rejection by email.
Application deadline: Applications can be submitted from April 13th to May 4th 2012 indicating reference BPD1/PTDC/QUI-BIQ/119657/2010 and including all the following documents: motivation letter, curriculum vitae, publications list, copy of Ph. D. diploma/certificate, and contact information (email and phone) of at least three references. Applications must be submitted by email to armindo.salvador@gmail.com.

Vacant posts: 1

Type of contract: Other

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Coimbra

Job company/institute: Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular

Application deadline: 04 Maio 2012
(The Application's deadline must be confirmed on the Job Description)

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

Organization/institute: Centro de Neurociências e Biologia Celular

Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade de Coimbra
Coimbra - 3004-517

Email: armindo.salvador@gmail.com

Website: http://www.cnbc.pt/

3. Habilitações académicas
3. Required education Level

Degree: The candidate should have a Ph. D. degree
Degree field: Chemistry
4. Línguas exigidas
4. Required languages

Language: English
Priority: High
Reading: Excelent
Writing: Excelent
Comprehension: Excelent
Conversation: Excelent
5. Experiência exigida em investigação
5. Required research experience