02/06/2020

PhD Research Assistant


  • ORGANISATION/EINRICHTUNG
    Universidade Lusófona´s Research Center for Biosciences and Health Technologies
  • FORSCHUNGSBEREICH
    Pharmacological sciencesPharmacy
  • KARRIERESTUFE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • BEWERBUNGSFRIST
    16/07/2020 17:00 - Europe/London
  • STANDORT
    Portugal › Lisbon
  • KONTAKTTYP
    To be defined
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • STUNDEN PRO WOCHE
    35
  • ANGEBOT BEGINN
    02/09/2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    UIDP/04567/CBIOS/DF/2020

COFAC, Cooperativa de Animação e Formação Cultural crl, hereby opens a call to recruit a PhD researcher, corresponding to position 38 of the Single Remuneration Table, under the terms of the applicable legislation, with an Open-Ended Employment Contract, within the scope of contract programme between Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P., and the above mentioned Cooperative, supported by national funds inscribed in the budget of the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) – and carried out at the Research Unit CBIOS - Universidade Lusófona Research Center for Biosciences & Health Technologies.

Benefits

Contractual terms 1. The position of PhD researcher is made effective by means of an open-ended employment contract, for a period of a maximum of 6 years, under the terms of Decree-Law nº 57/2016, of 9 August, amended by Law nº 57/2017, of 19 July, and the Portuguese Labour Code. 2. The tasks to be carried out in the fulfilment of this position are those considered in the scope of research project mentioned in the previous article. 3. The contract to be made is scheduled to begin on September, 2nd 2020, and finish, predictably, on September, 1st 2026, or with the completion of the research project, preserving the term regime established by the Labour Code. 4. The tasks comprehended in the object of the employment contract take place in the facilities of Campo Grande 376, in Lisbon, or in such places deemed necessary to implement the research plan. 5. The gross base monthly salary to be paid is 3 191.82 Euros according to paragraph a) of n.º 1 of article 15 of Law nº 57/2017, of 19 July, and to the first remuneration position of the initial level as laid down in article 2 of the Regulatory Decree Nº 11-A/2017, of 29 December, corresponding to position 38 of the Single Remuneration Table, approved by Order Nº 1553-C/2008, of 31 December.

Eligibility criteria

Eligibility and Applications

3 - Position to be filled and terms of open call

1. The call aims to hire a PhD researcher, with an open-ended employment contract, within the scope of the programme “Drug Development”. 2. National, foreign or stateless PhD researchers may apply to the position. 3. Cumulatively, the candidate should have the following academic profile:

a. PhD degree in Pharmacy area revealing work capacity adequate to the activity to be developed integrated in a multidisciplinary team

b. Preferably, have research experience in one or more of the areas involved in drug discovery: from chemical synthesis, pharmacology and pharmaceutical technology

c. Master research methods of drug development, with motivation for interdisciplinary scientific research and good organization and work capability;

d. Be proficient, speaking and writing, in Portuguese and English

Should the candidate hold a PhD awarded by a foreign higher education institution, the formalities required by Decree-Law nº 341/2007, of 12 October, must be complied with by the deadline for submission of applications.

Selection process

Selection method

1. The applications admitted to the competition will be assessed taking into account the quality, timeliness and relevance of the scientific curriculum (scientific output and research experience suited to the objectives of the project) as well as professional curriculum of the applicants, in addition to the level of adequacy to the proposed work plan.

2. In the first stage of the selection process, the jury will assess on a scale of 0 to 100 the set of elements listed below:

a. The scientific career of the applicant, giving particular relevance to the scientific work done or published in areas relating to the work plan which is the object of the competition (up to 35% of the assessment of this stage); b. The professional experience of the applicant, with special emphasis on the activities carried out in areas relating to the work plan which is the object of the competition (up to 55% of the assessment of this stage);

c. Cover letter in English (10% of the evaluation), to evaluate the candidate's motivation and interest for the activities to be carried out (5% of the assessment) and English proficiency (5% evaluation);

d. Should it be deemed necessary, the jury can ask the testimony of the leading academics mentioned in article 4, nº 1, paragraph d).

3. In the second phase of the competition, the jury will select for an interview (corresponding to 40% of the total evaluation) up to 5 candidates from those who, in the first phase, obtained the highest classification - in any event, only evaluations higher than 60% will be considered.

4. In the event of a tie, the final decision will be the responsibility of the jury’s chairman.

5. After the selection stages have been concluded, the jury will draw up, within no more than 07 workdays, a minute which will include the final decision, a ranking of the admitted applicants with their respective final scores, as well as brief description of the recruitment process, assessment and selection.

Additional comments

7 – The Jury has three members nominated by COFAC, crl Board. In accordance with the article 13 of Decree-Law nº 57/2016, of 29 August, the following members were appointed:

(i) Chairman – Manuel José Damásio (Executive Director of ILIND);

(ii) Luis Monteiro Rodrigues (Director of CBIOS);

  1. Ana Sofia Fernandes – (Scientific Director of CBIOS)

 

8 - Competences

1. The jury will evaluate the applications.

2. Minutes shall be taken for each meeting of the jury, which will include the issues discussed as well as the votes by each one of the members and the grounds for the decisions made.

– Prior Hearing

The jury's final deliberation, referred to in paragraph 5 of the previous article, is communicated the interested parties so that, in the exercise of the right of prior hearing provided for by the Administrative Procedure Code, they can, within 10 working days, pronounce themselves.

11 - Homologation

When the deadline for the exercise of right of prior hearing has expired, the jury’s final decision is certified by the Chairperson of the Executive Committee of COFAC, crl., which is also responsible for deciding on the hiring of the selected applicant.

12 - Dissemination of results

The list of admitted and rejected applicants, as well as their respective final scores will be displayed in the facilities of Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias, at Avenida do Campo Grande, nº 376, in Lisbon and, moreover, they will be posted on the website www.ulusofona.pt; the applicants will be notified by email.

 

Web site for additional job details

Erforderliche Forschungserfahrung

  • FORSCHUNGSBEREICH
    Pharmacological sciencesPharmacy
  • JAHRE DER FORSCHUNGSERFAHRUNG
    1 - 4

Anforderungen für das Jobangebot

  • ERFORDERLICHE SPRACHEN
    PORTUGUESE: Excellent

Kenntnisse/Qualifikationen

II – Eligibility and Applications

3 - Position to be filled and terms of open call

1. The call aims to hire a PhD researcher, with an open-ended employment contract, within the scope of the programme “Drug Development”. 2. National, foreign or stateless PhD researchers may apply to the position. 3. Cumulatively, the candidate should have the following academic profile:

a. PhD degree in Pharmacy area revealing work capacity adequate to the activity to be developed integrated in a multidisciplinary team

b. Preferably, have research experience in one or more of the areas involved in drug discovery: from chemical synthesis, pharmacology and pharmaceutical technology

c. Master research methods of drug development, with motivation for interdisciplinary scientific research and good organization and work capability;

d. Be proficient, speaking and writing, in Portuguese and English

Should the candidate hold a PhD awarded by a foreign higher education institution, the formalities required by Decree-Law nº 341/2007, of 12 October, must be complied with by the deadline for submission of applications.

Besondere Anforderungen

Main Duties: The work to be carried out will be in the area of drug development and should focus on one or more areas from medicinal chemistry, pharmacology and pharmaceutical technology.

Karteninformation

Arbeitsort Orte für persönliche Beratung
Arbeitsort
1 position(s) available at
Universidade Lusófona de Humanidades e Tecnologias
Portugal
Lisboa
Lisbon
1749-024
Campo Grande 376

EURAXESS Angebots-ID: 528547

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