Scientific Research Fellowship

Universities and Institutes of Portugal
November 28, 2022
Offerd Salary:€ 1144,64
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  • Organisation/Company: Politécnico de Leiria
  • Research Field: Engineering › Materials engineering
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 28/11/2022 23:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Marinha Grande
  • Type Of Contract: Other
  • Job Status: Other
  • Hours Per Week: 35

    The Polytechnic of Leiria is launching a call for one research grant under the project ECO4Fibers - Materiais de isolamento térmico de base vegetal, projeto nº 181262 (código universal: CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER-181262), co-funded by the Programa Operacional Regional do Centro (Centro2020), within Portugal2020, through the Fundo Europeu de Desenvolvimento Regional (FEDER), under the following terms:

    . SCIENTIFIC AREA: Materials Engineering

    . RECIPIENTS: PhD students; or Master's enrolled in a non-degree course. All in Materials Engineering or related fields. Preference will be given to candidates with a master's degree and candidates with a bachelor's degree will only be hired, in case there are no master's degree applicants, or if they do apply, the last ones are not in the desired area of training and/or do not have the relevant experience above.

    . DURATION: The grant will have a duration of 6 months, possibly renewable until the end of the project or until the maximum duration of this type of grant (whichever comes first), starting in December 2022.

    . WORKPLAN: Within the scope of the project, the grant holder must achieve the following objectives within the scope of the development of plant-based thermal insulation materials:

    - Composition and characterisation studies of raw materials;

    - Development of production processes;

    - Control of materials and equipments;

    - Tests and trials.

    . WORKPLACE AND SCIENTIFIC SUPERVISION: The work will be developed at the Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development of the Polytechnic of Leiria (CDRSP-PLeiria), under the scientific supervision of Professor Florindo José Mendes Gaspar.

    . GRANT FINANTIAL COMPONENTS: Monthly maintenance stipend of € 1144,64, for a master degree and € 875,98, for Bachelor's degree, according to the FCT Regulation for Studentships and Fellowships (www. plus, if applicable, the monthly Voluntary Social Insurance, according to the conditions defined in the Research Grant Holder statute, as well as the Personal Accident Insurance, during the research fellowship period.

    . PAYMENT: The maintenance stipend will be monthly processed, through bank transfer, to the account identified by the research fellow.

    . ACTIVITY SCHEME: Exclusivity, according to the applicable legislation.

    . EVALUATION PANEL: Florindo José Mendes Gaspar (President), Artur Jorge dos Santos Mateus and Tatiana Marisa Fernandes Patricio (Effective members), Paula Cristina Rodrigues Pascoal Faria and Pedro José da Silva Carreira (Substitute members).

    . APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15 of November of 2022 to 28 of November of 2022

    . SELECTION METHOD AND EVALUATION CRITERIA: The evaluation will be done through curricular analysis, and eventual interview, and it will focus on the candidate's merit, where they will be considered and weighted as follows: a) Academic qualification (HA): final mark for the master's; b) Professional/Academic experience (EPA); c) Specific knowledge (CE): experience and knowledge in the area of the work plan, with the final mark being NF = HA0,5 + EPA0,2 + CE0,3. If the jury decides by reasoned deliberation, the first three classified in the curricular analysis will be invited for an interview (ENT), being the final mark NFE = NF0,8 + ENT0,2.

    Observation: If candidate(s) holding foreign qualifications do not present, at the application phase, the document(s) proving the recognition of the foreign degree or diploma, and the conversion of the classification into the Portuguese classification scale, the jury shall establish the conversion, only for the application purposes, based on the rules of the legal regime applicable to the recognition of foreign degrees and diplomas or, when not possible, applies the minimum classification of 10 points.

    Note that foreign academic degrees need to be registered by a Portuguese institution, in accordance with Decree-law no. 66/2018, dated August 16th, and Ordinance no. 33/2019, dated January 25th. The presentation of the certificate is mandatory for signing the contract. More information can be obtained at: https: // www.

    . ELIGIBILITY OF CANDIDATES: Without prejudice to the applicable rules to each type of research fellowship, the following candidates are eligible:

    a) National citizens or citizens of other Member States of the European Union;

    b) Third-party states citizens;

    c) Stateless persons;

    d) Beneficiaries of political refugee status.


    Applications must be submitted through the CRIS.IPleiria portal at: https: // accompanied by the following documents:

    - Document(s) proving the ownership of the academic degree(s) and/or required application diploma(s), preferably with the final average and curricular units' classification. Candidates with foreign qualifications must prove their academic degree and foreign diploma, in the terms of the Decree- law no. 66/2018, dated August 16th. These documents can be dismissed during the application phase, by submitting a declaration of honour available in the application form, which can only attest to facts that occurred prior to the application. Its verification only occurs in the contract signing phase;

    - Document proving the enrolment and registration in a study cycle or non- degree course;

    - Updated Curriculum Vitae of the candidate;

    - Document(s) supporting other evaluation parameter(s) indicated in the announcement;

    - Other certifications and/or other documents considered relevant by the candidate.

    . RESULTS DISCLOSURE AND COMPLAINTS: The jury will send to the candidates, by email, the provisional results of the evaluation (presented in the form of the minutes resulting from the evaluation process) within 90 working days after the application deadline. After this disclosure, candidates have 10 working days to pronounce, if they wish, in the appropriate form available in the institutional webpage, under the terms of the administrative procedure code (CPA). The final decision will be taken within a maximum period of 60 working days after the conclusion of the previous hearing of interested parties, of which a complaint can be filed within 15 working days, after notification, to the highest executive body of the Polytechnic of Leiria. Within the scope of the research fellowship award procedure, if the final ordering list, duly approved, contains a number of approved candidates higher than the number of research fellowships to be filled, an internal recruitment reserve is always created, which can be used when there is need for occupation due to withdrawal of the grant holder, under the terms of the CPA, to be used during the eligibility of the project.

    . APPLICABLE LEGISLATION AND REGULATION: Research Grant Holder statute, approved by Law no. 40/2004, dated August 18th, in its current wording; Regulation of Scientific Research Fellowships of the Polytechnic of Leiria, Regulation no. 152/2021, of 22 February, published in Series II of the Diário da República no. 36.


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  • Organisation/Company: Politécnico de Leiria
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https: // www.
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Leiria
  • State/Province: Leiria
  • Street: Leiria
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