BIM – Research Grant for Master degree

    Center for Neurocience and Cell Biology
    Biological sciences
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    22/10/2021 23:00 - Europe/Athens
    Portugal › Coimbra


Job/Fellowship Reference: 1159 (2021)/ACRego

Main research field: Biological Sciences

Sub research field: Biomedicine

Job summary: The Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC), University of Coimbra, opens a national call for 1 master (BIM) for the purpose of carrying out research tasks within the project "Examining Fyn/Src in Huntington's disease cell models”, reference 1159 (2021)/ACRego, funded European Huntington Disease Network (EHDN).

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The amount of the grant is 1104,64€/month corresponding to the monthly compensation stipulated in the FCT table (www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores), plus social security (Seguro Social Voluntário, first level contributions) and personal accidents insurance. The payment will be made by bank transfer. This amount will not be increased during the entire period of the grant duration.

Eligibility criteria

In the Curricular evaluation (AC), in a 0-100 scale, the following criteria will be assessed

(i) merit and adequacy of the candidate curriculum vitae (CV) - 70%;

(ii) suitability of the candidate's profile to the tasks to develop (AP) - 30%

In the CV criteria, the following parameters will be taken into account:

Master's grade (50%)

Under 12,99 – 50

From 13 to 14,99 – 75

Higher than 15- 100

Participation in scientific meetings/workshops (30%)

0 meetings – 0

Between 1 and 4 meetings – 50

Over 5 meetings - 100

Scientific publications in journals or book chapters (both as first author or co-authorship) (20%)

1. 0 papers – 0

2. Between 1 and 2 papers – 75

3. Over 3 papers – 100

In the AP criteria, the following parameters will be taken into account:

Neuronal cultures (50%)

E) Mitochondrial analyses (50%), with each of D e F subcriteria valued as:

No experience – 0

Reasonable experience – 50

Adequate experience – 70

Proficient experience – 100

Selection process

Formalization of application: Applications must be formalized by sending the following elements: motivation letter, detailed CV with academic profile (including publications list). A master’s degree Certificate with the final average must also be submitted. Proof of enrollment in a course relevant for the R&D activities and other relevant documents must also be provided. Applicants with academic degrees obtained abroad will be required to present a Certificate of Recognition in accordance with applicable law.

Application submission: Applications must be sent by e-mail with the reference of this Fellowship in the e-mails subject to acrego@cnc.uc.pt.

Submission of applications: 11 to 22th October, 2021

Additional comments

Pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and the free movement of such data (RGPD) and Law no. 58/2019 of 8 August, the person responsible for processing the personal data of the candidates collected, within the scope of this tender procedure, is the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology (CNC). The CNC guarantees that personal data collected in physical or digital support, whatever their nature, are treated responsibly, only for the purpose of recruitment, through appropriate policies and measures in order to prevent access and misuse or possible intrusions, minimizing risks and contributing to their safety. The CNC does not provide or allow access to personal data by third parties, except for the purpose of complying with duly justified legal obligations. The personal data collected will be kept for a maximum of 6 months, counting from the end of the legal period of conservation foreseen for the procedure. At any time, the interested party can contact the CNC through the email dpo_cnc@cnc.uc.pt to request information on the processing of personal data or to exercise the legally established rights.

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Offer Requirements


The candidate must have a Master's degree conferred by a national University in any area integrated in the Biological Sciences

Specific Requirements

Previous experience in polyglutamine disease models

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Center for Neurocience and Cell Biology
Largo Marques de Pombal, University of Coimbra, 3004-517 Coimbra, Portugal

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