RESEARCH FIELDBiological sciences › Biological engineeringEngineering › Biomedical engineeringMedical sciences › Other
RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE15/03/2019 12:00 - Europe/London
LOCATIONPortugal › Porto
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK35
OFFER STARTING DATE01/06/2019
EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMEH2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER814244
BonePainII - Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network
Internal Code: BonePainII _01_2019
Application Deadline: March 15, 2019 (23h59 GMT)
We have one (1) open position for a PhD student for 3-years, in the EU-funded Innovative Training Network BonePainII (www.bonepain.eu), at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (INEB)/Institute for Innovation and Health Research (I3S), Porto, Portugal.
The PhD student position is 3D microfluidic based models to address the pathological nerve fibers outgrowth associated to bone metastases.
Expected starting date June 1, 2019.
The application deadline is March 15, 2019.
The terms of employment and salary are in accordance with the local and national rules and in accordance to the rules and regulations laid down by the European Union’s Horizon2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action European Training Network Exact salary will be confirmed upon appointment.
Applicants are requested to submit their application electronically at http://portal.i3s.up.pt/gestaocandidaturasineb/index.php?codigo=BonePain... including (in pdf):
• Cover letter: Letter stating the interest in and qualifications for the project (max. one page).
• Full CV.
• List of publications.
• Diploma and transcripts of records: Master´s degree diploma (including grade transcripts for bachelor´s and master´s degrees). Applicants with a Master´s degree from abroad should also enclose a short description of the grading scale used.
• short summary of the thesis (max 1 page)
• 2 letters of recommendation including contact details for references.
• For those applicants whose principal language of instruction during their BSc/MSc was not English it will be an advantage if they enclose IELTS or TOEFL test scores or equivalent proof of English skills.
Candidates must submit their application electronically by clicking the following link
Key criteria for the assessment of applicants
• Relevant skills and knowledge
• Previous publications
• Relevant work experience
• The grades achieved during bachelor/master studies
• Other professional activities
• Language skills
• Assessment of the candidate’s motivation letter
Applications will be evaluated by an assessment committee consisting of the principal supervisor and 2 other members of the BonePain network or the Department.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview (e.g. via Skype). In case of highly qualified, but unsuccessful applications, applicants have the choice of having their application forwarded to another suitable BonePain network member for consideration.
Web site for additional job details
The successful candidate must hold MSc degree or equivalent in biomedicine or bioengineering with specialization in tissue engineering/regenerative medicine or equivalent. Experience with primary cell culture and cell and molecular biology is required. It is also meritorious if you have a background in neurosciences and/or cancer bone biology. Some previous experience in cell culture in microfluidic devices will also be a distinction. Fluency in English is required.
Formal requirements: Mobility and eligibility criteria
The candidate must not have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Portugal for more than 12 months in the last 3 years immediately prior to his/her recruitment – unless as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention.
The candidate must be an Early-Stage Researcher (ESR): at the date of recruitment he/she must be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of his/her research career and must not have not been awarded a doctoral degree.
 This is measured from the date when a researcher obtained the degree which would formally entitle him or her to embark on a
doctorate, either in the country in which the degree was obtained or in the country in which the researcher is recruited, irrespective of
whether or not a doctorate is or was ever envisaged.
EURAXESS offer ID: 379380
The responsibility for the jobs published on this website, including the job description, lies entirely with the publishing institutions. The application is handled uniquely by the employer, who is also fully responsible for the recruitment and selection processes.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to download all jobs in XML.