12/02/2019
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions

Position for a PhD student for 3-years

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    INEB
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesBiological engineering
    EngineeringBiomedical engineering
    Medical sciencesOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    15/03/2019 12:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Porto
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    35
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/06/2019
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    814244
  • MARIE CURIE GRANT AGREEMENT NUMBER
    814244

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.

Benefits

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.

 

Eligibility criteria

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

 

http://portal.i3s.up.pt/gestaocandidaturasineb/index.php?codigo=BonePain...

 

 

Selection process

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.

 

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Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

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.

Specific Requirements

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)[1] of his/her research career and must not have not been awarded a doctoral degree.

 

 

[1] 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.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
INEB
Portugal
Porto
4200-135
Rua Alfredo Allen, 208

EURAXESS offer ID: 379380

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