Feup - Research Grant - 2Smart_Bi Proc_3

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November 21, 2022
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  • Organisation/Company: FEUP
  • Research Field: Engineering › Chemical engineering
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 05/12/2022 12:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Porto
  • Type Of Contract: Other
  • Job Status: Other
  • Reference Number: FEUP-2SmartBI PROC3
  • 1 Research Grant Announcement (M/F)

    Call open for applications for a research grant within the framework of project 2SMART - engineered Smart materials for Smart citizens, with reference NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000054, Co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), through the North Portugal Regional Operational Programme (NORTE2020), under the Portugal 2020 Partnership Agreement, under the following conditions:

    Scientific Area: Chemical Engineering and related areas.

    Admission requirements: Candidates who cumulatively meet the following two requirements may apply for this grant:

    Requirement 1:

    Hold a master's degree in Chemical Engineering or related field.

    If the degree has been awarded by a foreign higher education institution, it must comply with the provisions of Decree-Law No. 66/2018, of August 16, so in the act of application, it is mandatory to present a document proving that the qualification complies with the provisions of the aforementioned Decree-Law.

    and

    Requirement 2:

    - Be a student enrolled in a doctoral program in the area of Chemical Engineering or related field a requirement to be duly proven at the time of signing the contract.

    or

    - To be enrolled in a non-academic degree course integrated in the educational project of a higher education institution, developed in association or cooperation with one or more R&D units, requirement to be duly proven at the time of signing the contract.

    Note: In the case of masters who are enrolled in non-academic degree courses, the scholarship can only be awarded to those who do not exceed, with this scholarship contract, including possible renewals, an accumulated period of two years in that typology of the scholarship, followed or interpolated.

    Activity Outline : The work plan is included in Activity 3. It is intended to develop new adsorbents by 3D printing. The work plan includes the evaluation of the separation processes for the purification of methane streams using the developed adsorbents by simulation.

    Legislation and regulations: Law Nº. 40/2004, of 18th August, in its current wording (Statutes of Scientific Research Fellow) and Regulation of Research Grants of Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, in force (https: // www. fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/regulamento.phtml.pt) and Regulation of Research Grants of University of Porto, in force.

    Work place: The work will be developed at LSRE-LCM, at the Department of Chemical Engineering of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP), under the scientific supervision of Professor Ana Mafalda Ribeiro and Professor Alexandre Ferreira.

    Grant duration: Initial duration of 4 months, with the predicted starting date in January 2023, on an exclusive basis eventually renewable but never exceeding the project duration.

    If the recruitment procedures do not allow the grant to last for a minimum of 3 consecutive months, in accordance with paragraph 3 of article 6 of the Research Grant Regulations of the Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P. , the scholarship will not be awarded.

    The eventual renewal of the scholarship will be carried out as determined in article 6 of the Research Grants Regulation of the Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P.

    Stipend: The monthly amount of the grant varies between 1,144.64 euros, according to the table of values of the grants awarded directly by FCT, I.P. in Portugal, and 1,260.00 euros, depending on the profile and previous experience of the candidate in the project area.

    If the amount to be paid exceeds 1,144.64 euros, the remaining amount will be provided by FEUP funds, not coming from the funding.

    The payment will be made by bank transfer.

    Selection procedure: A curricular evaluation will be carried out, followed by an interview.

    The curricular evaluation will be based on the merit of the candidate, in which the following factors will be considered:

    a) Academic education: Master degree in Chemical Engineering (5 points); Other Master degrees – 2 points;

    b) Degree's final classification: up to 13 values - 3 points; 14 values – 4 points; equal or greater than 16 values – 5 points

    This rating is determined as follows:

  • In the case of Integrated Master: final classification of the Integrated Master.
  • In the case of an n-year Bachelor degree + 2 years Master: n/(n + 2) x Bachelor degree's classification + 2/(n + 2) x Master's classification.
  • c) Research experience in the project's area – 5 points; in areas related to the project – 3 points; outside the project's area – 1 point;

    Candidates who obtain a score equal to or greater than 10 points in the curriculum evaluation will be accepted for the interview, which will be classified up to 5 points. During the interview, topics related to the candidate's work plan and experience and CV will be discussed.

    If the minimum score of 15 points is not reached by any of the candidates, the scholarship will not be awarded.

    Composition of the Selection Jury:

    President: Professor Maria Arminda Costa Alves

    1st effective member: Professor Ana Mafalda Almeida Peixoto Ribeiro

    2nd effective member: Professor Alexandre Filipe Porfírio Ferreira

    1st supplementary member: Doutor Olívia Salomé Gonçalves Pinto Soares

    2nd supplementary member: Doutor Ricardo Jorge Nogueira dos Santos

    Form of advertising/notification of results : The results of the evaluation will be announced via email, to the email address indicated in the application process.

    Deadline for applications and form of presentation of the applications: The call is open from 21/11/2022 to 05/12/2022 (until 23b9m, GMT time).

    Applications must be formalized by email to apeixoto@fe.up.pt and recursoshumanos@fe.up.pt, stating the project's reference in the subject (FEUP-2SmartBI PROC3) and including the following documents:

    - Motivation letter (in English)

    - Copy of certificates evidencing academic degree (referring the course average – of each cycle or integrated cycle and classifications of the curricular units),

    - Detailed Curriculum Vitae (in English or Portuguese)

    - Declaration on honor that the candidate fulfills the requirement contained in article 6 of the Regulation for Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P. (model below, for student enrolled in a non- academic degree course integrated in the educational project of a higher education institution, developed in association or cooperation with one or more R&D units),

    - Other documents considered relevant by the applicant.

    In order to guarantee the reading of all documents, the preferred recording format is the Portable Document Format (.pdf).

    Declaration on honour

    I, (identification of the scholarship holder), holder of the Citizen Card / Visa / Residence Permit no. , valid until , declare under honour to be in the conditions of no. 5 of article 6º

    of the Research Grants from FCT, I.P. - Regulation No. 950/2019, of 16 December.

    Oporto, //

    (scholarship holder's signatures)

    Benefits

    Between 1.144,64 euros and 1.260,00 euros

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  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
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  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Porto
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