12/07/2021

Notice for International Call to hire a PhD Researcher - #NOVAID156

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    NOVA.id.FCT- Associação para a Inovação de Desenvolvimento da FCT
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Environmental science
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    01/09/2021 00:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Caparica
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    35
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2021
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    UIDP/04085/2020

OFFER DESCRIPTION

By decision of the Board of Directors, NOVA.id.FCT - Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT (“NOVA.id.FCT”) opens an international call to hire a PhD Researcher, with the internal reference “#NOVAID156”, under a unfixed term employment contract to conduct research activities in at least one of the five research areas of the R & D Unit " CENSE – Center for Environmental and Sustainability Research” (UIDP/04085/2020), financed by “Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnolgia, I.P./OE (PIDDAC)”, as detailed in entry number 2.

 

1.Type of contract and applicable legislation:

The hiring of the PhD Researcher shall be made by means of an Unfixed Term Employment Contract entered into in accordance with the Portuguese Labour Code approved by the Law no. 7/2009 of February 12th, as amended. The contract should have a forecasted duration of 30 months and should not be extended further than the project duration. The contract should begin in October 1st, 2021.

The present hiring procedure is further governed inter alia by Decree-law no. 57/2016 of July 19th, as amended by the Law no. 57/2017 of August 29thand Regulatory decree no. 11-A/2017 of December 29th.

 

2.Main attributions and activities and exclusivity:

The PhD Researcher will carry out research activities in at least one of the five scientific areas of CENSE: a) ecological economics and environmental management; b) energy and climate; c) computation for sustainability; d) bioresources and clean technologies; e) sanitation, waste and resources recovery. The main activities to be developed include:

- preparation of proposals and development of research projects to be submitted in competitive tenders financed by national and international entities;

- participation and coordination of research projects on topics aligned with CENSE's scientific strategy;

- support to CENSE researchers and doctoral students, namely by supervising or collaborating on research work taking place in the different CENSE's research areas;

- publication of scientific articles and dissemination materials on the work developed at CENSE;

- participation and promotion of activities in the science-society interface conducted by CENSE;

- preparation of proposals and development of projects to provide services to public and private entities, national and international;

- participation in the R&D Unit bodies and give support to management and communication activities;

- support for teaching activities within the framework provided by applicable legislation and regulations.

The PhD Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to NOVA.id.FCT, on an exclusive basis.

 

3.Submission of Applications:

Applications must be submitted between 15/07/2021 a 31/08/2021, by email, addressed to rfs@fct.unl.pt and containing a single PDF file with the following documents in Portuguese or English languages:

- Curriculum vitae;

- Certificates of qualifications, duly registered and / or recognized in Portugal;

- Evidence essential for the verification of admission requirements;

- Motivation letter.

Failure to deliver any of the documents that make up the application process within the deadline implies exclusion from the competition, without the need for a prior hearing.

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Benefits

Monthly remuneration:

The PhD Researcher shall earn a monthly remuneration in the gross amount of €2.134,73 by reference to the 1st grade of the salary scale, pursuant to number 2 of Article 15 of Decree-Law no. 57/2016 of July 19th, as amended by Law no. 57/2017 of August 29th, and Regulatory Decree no. 11-A/2017 of December 29th.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants to this call may be national, foreign or stateless candidates holding a PhD degree in the field of environmental sciences and engineering, and other scientific areas aligned with CENSE´s research areas, legally valid and/or recognized in Portugal and complying with the following specific requirements:

a. To hold a PhD degree in a scientific area aligned with CENSE´s objectives for at least 1 year;

b. Have a minimum of 3 publications in indexed international scientific journals in at least one of CENSE's research areas.

Selection process

Selection criteria:

The selection of the successful candidate will be carried out through the evaluation of the scientific and curricular achievements as established by Decree-Law no. 57/2016 of 19 July, as amended by Law no. 57/2017 of 29 August and the selection criteria (scored on a scale 0 to 20) and their respective weighting shall be as follows:

  1. Relevance, quality and timeliness of the experience and qualifications demonstrated by the CV (50%);
  2. Relevance, quality and timeliness of the scientific production of the last 5 years, taking into account above all the intrinsic quality of the scientific content of the activity, and not only the metrics of publication, and the disciplinary specificity and its adequacy to the R&D activities developed by the CENSE (50%);
  3. Quality of the Individual Interview (10%).

The interview will only be conducted to candidates whose weighted classification is higher than 16 in the first two criteria.

 

Evaluation of the Applications and Composition of the Jury:

Applications shall be subject to evaluation by a jury that shall follow the procedure established in articles 13 and 14 (by virtue of article 19) of Decree-Law no. 57/2016 of July 19th, as amended by Law no. 57/2017 of August 29th.

Pursuant to Article 13 of Decree-Law no. 57/2016 the jury is composed of the following members:

- Chairman: Prof. Doutor Rui Jorge Fernandes Ferreira dos Santos, Professor Catedrático da Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa (FCT NOVA), Coordenador do CENSE;

- Member: Profª. Doutor António Sousa da Câmara, Professor Catedrático da FCT NOVA;

- Member: Profª. Doutora Maria Paula Baptista da Costa Antunes, Professora Catedrática da FCT NOVA;

- Member: Profª. Doutora Maria Júlia Fonseca Seixas, Professora Associada com Agregação da FCT NOVA, Presidente do Departamento de Ciências e Engenharia do Ambiente da FCT NOVA;

- Substitute Member: Profª. Doutora Margarida Ribau Teixeira Professora Associada da Universidade do Algarve;

- Substitute Member: Doutor Eduardo Mateus, Investigador do CENSE - FCT NOVA.

 

Final Decision:

The final deliberation of the jury shall be homologated by the ultimate governing body of NOVA.id.FCT that is also responsible for the decision of hiring.

The list of admitted and excluded candidates and the final list of classification will be publicised on the website of NOVA.id.FCT (www.novaidfct.pt) and sent by electronic mail with receipt of delivery to all candidates.

Additional comments

Non-discrimination and equal access policy:

NOVA.id.FCT actively promotes a non-discrimination and equal access policy, reason for which no candidate can be benefited, prejudiced or deprived of any duty, namely age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, chronic illness, nationality, ethnic origin or race, religion or political beliefs.

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Environmental science: PhD or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

Admission Requirements:

Applicants to this call may be national, foreign or stateless candidates holding a PhD degree in the field of environmental sciences and engineering, and other scientific areas aligned with CENSE´s research areas, legally valid and/or recognized in Portugal and complying with the following specific requirements:

a. To hold a PhD degree in a scientific area aligned with CENSE´s objectives for at least 1 year;

b. Have a minimum of 3 publications in indexed international scientific journals in at least one of CENSE's research areas.

Specific Requirements

Admission Requirements:

Applicants to this call may be national, foreign or stateless candidates holding a PhD degree in the field of environmental sciences and engineering, and other scientific areas aligned with CENSE´s research areas, legally valid and/or recognized in Portugal and complying with the following specific requirements:

a. To hold a PhD degree in a scientific area aligned with CENSE´s objectives for at least 1 year;

b. Have a minimum of 3 publications in indexed international scientific journals in at least one of CENSE's research areas.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
NOVA.id.FCT- Associação para a Inovação de Desenvolvimento da FCT
Portugal
Caparica
2829-516 Caparica
Campus de Caparica

EURAXESS offer ID: 662565

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