15/03/2019

28200-06-2019-FCT - PhD Holder Position


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier ITQB NOVA
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    ChemistryBiochemistry
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    12/04/2019 23:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Oeiras
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    To be defined
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    35
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    28200-06-2019-FCT

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 February 7th 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 “Using computational and experimental methods to provide a global characterization of viral fusion peptides”, reference PTDC/CCI-BIO/28200/2017.

Academic Qualifications: PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Computational Biology or related areas.

General admission requirements:

1) PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Computational Biology or related areas;

2) Strong motivation to conduct scientific research;

3) Ability to work autonomously;

4) Good organizational, communication and team work skills;

3) Proficiency in English, written and spoken.

Specific admission requirements:

1) Research experience in the field of molecular simulation, demonstrated in scientific publications;

2) Experience in Unix based systems.

Work Plan: The selected candidate will apply molecular simulation methodologies to the study of fusion peptides from different viruses and their interaction with model membranes.

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 May 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 30 months.

Documents required in the application:

Detailed Curriculum vitae;

Motivation Letter;

Two reference letters;

PhD certificate.

Selection criteria:

Evaluation of application (Curriculum vitae and motivation letter considering the evaluation criteria from Minute number 1) - 90%

Interview - 10%

Jury:

- Doctor Diana Lousa, ITQB NOVA;

- Professor Doctor Cláudio Soares, presidente, ITQB NOVA;

- Doctor Isabel Rocha, efective member, ITQB NOVA;

- Doctor Manuel Melo, substitute member, ITQB NOVA.

Submission and deadlines of applications: The application call starts on March 15th and ends on April 12th, 2019

All documents must be sent as a single PDF file by email to concursos@itqb.unl.pt indicating the reference 28200-06-2019-FCT in the subject.

Notification of Results: All candidates will be informed of the decisions by e-mail.

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Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier ITQB NOVA
Portugal
Lisboa
Oeiras
2780-156
Av. da República, E.A.N

EURAXESS offer ID: 390284