11/02/2019

30421-07-2018-FCT - PhD Position


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica António Xavier ITQB NOVA
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciences
    ChemistryBiochemistry
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    01/03/2019 17:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Oeiras
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    To be defined
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    35
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    30421-07-2018-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 14th of January 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 a call is open for a PhD Researcher, in the scope of a project financed by FCT, entitled “Unravelling the structure of membrane proteins involved in mycobacteria cell wall biosynthesis to develop novel anti-tuberculosis drugs and better understand resistance mechanisms”, reference PTDC/BIA-BQM/30421/2017.

Academic Qualifications: PhD in Biological Sciences, Biochemistry or Structural Biology.

General admission requirements:

1) PhD in Biological Sciences, Biochemistry or Structural Biology;

2) Co-authorship in scientific articles;

3) Proficiency in English, written and spoken.

Specific admission requirements:

1) Experience in molecular biology tools, protein production and biophysical characterization;

2) Experience in X-ray Crystallography or cryo-Electron Microscopy;

3) Experience in supervision of students;

4) Experience in writing articles and managing scientific projects.

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 March 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;

Motivation Letter;

Contact of two references;

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 Margarida Archer Frazão, ITQB NOVA;

- Doctor José Brito, ITQB NOVA;

- Doctor João Vicente, ITQB NOVA;

- Doctor Ana Barbas, iBET (substitute member).

Submission and deadlines of applications: The application call starts on February 11th and ends on March 1st (5:00pm GMT), 2019.

All documents must be sent as a single PDF file by email to concursos@itqb.unl.pt indicating the reference 30421-07-2018-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: 379039