ORGANISATION/COMPANYInstituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier ITQB NOVA
RESEARCH FIELDBiological sciencesChemistry › Biochemistry
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)Recognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE31/07/2019 23:00 - Europe/London
LOCATIONPortugal › Oeiras
TYPE OF CONTRACTTo be defined
HOURS PER WEEK35
Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier (ITQB NOVA)
Call for a PhD Researcher
By order of the Rector of Universidade Nova de Lisboa, issued on April 15th 2019, and in accordance with the Decree-Law nº 57/2016 of 29 August, with the amendment introduced by Law 57/2017 of 19 July, ITQB NOVA opens a call for a PhD Researcher, in the scope of a project financed by FCT, entitled “Aspartic Proteases from Cynara cardunculus L.: study of gene expression and establishment of alternative production platforms”, reference PTDC/BAA-AGR/30447/2017.
Academic Qualifications: PhD in Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Agronomy or related fields.
General admission requirements:
-PhD in Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Agronomy or related fields;
-Experience in molecular and cellular biology, confirmed by scientific articles published in international journals;
-Good knowledge of spoken and written English.
Specific admission requirements:
-Experience in eukaryotic models, preferably in plants;
-Experience in protein expression and purification;
-Experience in epigenetic regulation of gene expression.
Category and applicable legislation: PhD Researcher, salary index to the Single Salary Table (TRU) level 33, approved by Decreto-Regulamentar nº 11-A/2017, 29 November.
It is foreseen that the contract starts in September 1, 2019. Employment contract for an uncertain term (according to the article 18, paragraph b), and paragraph 1 and 3 of article 6, DL No. 57/2016, of August 29, amended by Law No. 57/2017, of July 19, with an initial period of 6 months, eventually renewable up to a maximum of 3 years.
Documents required in the application:
-Detailed Curriculum vitae;
-Contacts of three references (mandatory);
Evaluation of application (Curriculum vitae and motivation letter, as well as information provided by the references) considering the evaluation criteria from Minute number 1) - 90%
Interview - 10%
- Doctor Rita Abranches, ITQB NOVA;
- Doctor Catarina Pimentel, ITQB NOVA;
- Doctor Ana Paula Santos, ITQB NOVA;
- Professor Célia Miguel, FCUL.
Submission and deadlines of applications: The application call starts on the 2nd of May and ends on 31st of July 2019
All documents must be sent as a single PDF file by email to email@example.com indicating the reference 30447-13-2019-FCT in the subject.
Notification of Results: All candidates will be informed of the decisions by e-mail.
EURAXESS offer ID: 404316
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