Two Research Grants (Ref. Cesam/Bl/Depurd-2022-Fis) (# Of Pos: 2)

Universities and Institutes of Portugal
November 23, 2022
Offerd Salary:€875,98
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Contract Type:Temporary
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  • Organisation/Company: University of Aveiro
  • Research Field: Biological sciences Physics Technology
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 23/11/2022 17:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Aveiro
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Reference Number: CESAM/BL/DEPURD-2022-FIS
  • A call is open for 2 (two) Research Grants (IB) under the DEPUR-D project "MAR-01.03.01-FEAMP-0046 - "DepurD - MONITORING AND DISCONTAMINATION SYSTEMS FOR THE SUSTAINABLE EXPLORATION OF BIVALVE MOLLUSCS ON THE PORTUGUESE COAST", co-financed by the Operational Programme Mar 2020, Portugal 2020 and the European Union, through the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund, under the following conditions:

    Scientific Area: Physics/Biotechnology

    2. Funding Source: Mar 2020 Operational Programme, Portugal 2020 and the European Union, through the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund.

    3. Admission requirements: Graduates in Physics Engineering or Biomedical Engineering, currently enrolled in a master's degree program, with proven relevant experience in 1) bacteria, optical sensors (scholarship 1) and 2) sensor data processing by machine learning and statistics and correlation of data between sensors (scholarship 2). Previous experience in tasks similar to those in the work plan is valued (see point 5).

    The proof of registration must be made until the contract is awarded. The applicant may attach a declaration of honour that he/she meets the requirements for enrolment in an integrated master's, master's or doctoral programme or in a course that does not confer an academic degree.

    If the qualification has been conferred by a foreign higher education institution it must be recognized by a Portuguese higher education institution, under the terms of the provisions of article 25 of Decree-Law no. 66/2018, of 16th August, that approves the juridical regime of recognition of academic degrees and diplomas of Higher Education, attributed by foreign higher education institutions, and of paragraph e) of no. 2 of article 4 of Decree-Law no. 60/2018, of 03rd August, and any formalities established therein must be fulfilled until the date of the contracting act.

    4. Eligibility: Candidates who comply with the provisions of paragraph a) of no. 1 of article 2 of the Research Grant Holder Statute, as amended by Decree- Law no. 123/2019, of 28 August, and also the provisions of article 9 of the Scientific Research Grant Regulations of the University of Aveiro are eligible.

    5. Work plan: execution of tasks within the scope of the project, namely: detection of bacteria, selective optical sensors, determination of correlation of physicochemical parameters with developed selective sensors, analysis of optical methods for quantification, data processing by machine learning and statistics, participation in meetings and preparation of reports and dissemination material.

    Applicable legislation and regulations: Statute of the Scientific Research Grant Holder, as amended by Decree-Law no. 123/2019, of 28 of August; Regulation of Scientific Research Grants of the University of Aveiro, Regulation no. 292/2020, published in Diário da República no. 61, Series 2, of 26 of March; Decree-Law no. 66/2018, of 16 of August (Legal regime of recognition of academic degrees and diplomas of higher education awarded by foreign higher education institutions).

    7. Work place: The work will be developed at CESAM and at the Physics Department of the University of Aveiro, under the scientific supervision of Doctor Carlos Alberto Ferreira Marques.

    8. Duration of the scholarships: each scholarship will have a duration of 3 months, starting in December 2022 or January 2023, at the latest, and may under no circumstances exceed the limits defined in nos. 5 and 6 of article 9 of Regulation no. 292/2020, of February 28th, published in Diário da República, no. 61, Series 2, of March 26th (Regulation of Scientific Research Scholarships of the University of Aveiro).

    9. Amount of the monthly maintenance subsidy: The amount of the grant corresponds to €875,98, according to the table of monthly maintenance subsidy values, established in annex III of the Regulation of Scientific Research Grants of the University of Aveiro, subject to any updates that may occur and that may be applicable.

    10. Selection methods: The selection methods to be used will be the following:

    (a) Curriculum evaluation (50%)

    b) Proven experience in the points included in the work plan. (50%)

    We reserve the right not to admit any candidate if among those who present themselves there is no one who meets the intended requirements.

    11. Composition of the Selection Board: Professor Amadeu Soares, Full Professor at the University of Aveiro (President of the Selection Board); Doctor Carlos Alberto Ferreira Marques (effective member), Doctor Sónia Oliveira Pereira, Post-Doctoral Researcher at the University of Aveiro (effective member), Doctor Cátia Leitão, Researcher at the University of Aveiro (alternate member).

    12. Application deadline and form of presentation of applications: The call is open from 10 to 23 November 2022 (17 hours, Lisbon time), and only applications within the established deadline will be admitted.

    Applications must be formalised by sending a letter of application accompanied by the following documents: Curriculum Vitae, certificate of qualifications, enrolment in a Master's programme, motivation letter and other supporting documents considered relevant. You should also indicate the e-mail address to which, by that indication, you accept to be notified for all purposes within this procedure.

    Applications must be sent by e-mail to the address (please include in the "Subject" field: CESAM/BL/DEPURD-2022-FIS(1), for scholarship (1) and CESAM/BL/DEPURD-2022-FIS(2), for scholarship 2. Applicants should ensure that they receive email reply to their application confirming receipt of their application.

    13. Form of publicity/notification of results: The results of the evaluation are disclosed no later than 60 working days after the closing date for submission of applications by notifying the candidates. The candidates are informed, in a prior hearing, under the terms established in the Administrative Procedure Code, of the probable meaning of the final decision, and they may, within 10 working days after this notification, comment on this decision. The final results may be appealed to the Rector, to be presented within 10 working days after the respective notification.

    14. Validity of the Contest: The final ranking list of the candidates shall be valid until 1 January 2023, for the purpose of constituting a selection reserve list.

    Additional comments

    The Portuguese version of this public announcement is available at CESAM´s webpage throught the link:https:// www.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: University of Aveiro
  • Department: Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies
  • Organisation Type: Research Laboratory
  • Website: https:// www.
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Aveiro
  • Postal Code: 3810-193
  • Street: Universidade de Aveiro, Edifício 3, Campus Universitário de Santiago,
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