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IMM/CT/11-2023 - Maintenance and Laboratory Equipment Management Technician

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Job Information

Research Field
Environmental science » Other
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Application Deadline
Type of Contract
Job Status
Hours Per Week
Offer Starting Date
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

Offer Description

What iMM seeks: At this moment iMM is looking for a Maintenance and laboratory equipment Management Technician to join the department Safety and Compliance, under the Associate Laboratory statute within funding reference LA/P/0082/2020 supported by National Funds (FCT – OE), to execute the following activities under the supervision of Sara Santos:

  • Management of maintenance contracts;
  • Management of preventive and corrective maintenance;
  • Carrying out validations and calibrations;
  • Management of common equipment;
  • Acquisition of new equipment;
  • Training of new users of common equipment;
  • Elaboration of operational procedures and forms.


Research Field
Environmental science » Other
Education Level

Profile of Candidate

- Technical or higher education degree in the area of ​​Biomedical sciences, life sciences or similar;

- Previous experience in similar functions (preferred);

- High sense of responsibility;

- Proactivity;

- Domain of the English language: written and spoken;

- Ability to work in a team;

- Good communication and interpersonal relationship;

- Good organizational skills, versatility and accuracy;

- Good computer knowledge from the user's point of view.

IMPORTANT NOTE: In the event the higher education degree was awarded by a foreigner higher institution, the degree must comply with the provisions of Decree-Law nr 66/2018, 18th August, and all formalities established there must be fulfilled by applications deadline.

Additional Information


What iMM offers: iMM will offer outstanding working conditions in this area in Portugal, including a full-time contract, starting predictably in March 2023, and the possibility to work in the interface of research and research support facilities.

Working Conditions: Fixed-term employment contract; - Gross monthly salary of 1.100,00€, in accordance with the project budget and iMM Career By-Law. The indicated amount will be subject to the mandatory taxes accordingly to Portuguese Labor Law.

Eligibility criteria

How to apply: Please submit your Motivation Letter, Detailed CV, Qualifications Certificate and work references (optional) in PDF format through iMM website by clicking in the “Apply” button below the position job ad, from 26th of January 2023 until 08th of February 2023.

Note: Candidates who incorrectly formalize their application or do not submit the documents proving the compliance with the requirements indicated in the call will be excluded. The jury has the right to require to any candidate, in case of doubt, to present documents proving their statements.

Selection process

Evaluation Criteria: Applications will be evaluated by Cláudia Costa, Francisca Lemos and Sara Santos, in accordance with the following method:

  • 1st Phase: Curricular Evaluation: 40% and Motivation Letter: 10%;
  • 2nd Phase: Interview: 50%. Only selected candidates who score a classification higher or equal to 35% in phase 1 will be interviewed.

Results: Both admitted and excluded candidates list and final classification list shall be posted at iMM website at and all admitted candidates will be notified by email. 

Preliminary Hearing and Final Decision Deadline: After notification, all candidates have 10 working days to respond. Panel’s final decisions are pronounced within a period of 90 days, from application deadline.

The present call is exclusively aimed at filling the indicated vacancy and may be terminated until the homologation of the final candidates' ranking list and expires with the respective occupation of the position on offer.

Additional comments

Non-discrimination and equal access policy:iMM undertakes to ensure compliance with the principles of non-discrimination and equality and to that extent, provides that no candidate can be privileged, benefited, harmed or deprived of any right or exempted from any duty due in particular ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, economic status, education, social origin or condition, genetic heritage, reduced working capacity, disability, chronic disease, nationality, ethnic origin or race, place of origin, language, religion, political or ideological convictions and trade union membership.

International environment and experience: Diversity is a fundamental aspect of the essence of iMM, where researchers and non-researchers of different nationalities, backgrounds and areas of study work together, promoting the exchange of experiences and interactions, contributing to the personal and professional development of each person and to the existence of an international, inclusive and stimulating environment.

Pursuant to Decree-Law nr 29/2001 of 3rd February, disabled candidates shall be preferred in a situation of equal classification, and said preference supersedes any legal preferences. Candidates must declare, on their honour, their respective disability degree, type of disability and communication / expression means to be used during selection period on their application form, under the regulations above.

Work Location(s)

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Av. Prof. Egas Moniz, Ed. Egas Moniz


Av. Prof. Egas Moniz, Ed. Egas Moniz
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