15/11/2021

PhD in Marine Biology / Environment and Sustainable Aquaculture

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    S2AQUAcoLAB - Sustainable and Smart Aquaculture Collaborative Laboratory
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesBiology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    30/11/2021 23:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Olhão
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/01/2022
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    S2AQUAcoLAB/Ref_8/2021
  • IS THE JOB RELATED TO STAFF POSITION WITHIN A RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE?
    Yes

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Laboratório Colaborativo em Aquacultura Sustentável e Inteligente (hereinafter referred to S2AQUAcoLAB) opens recruitment and selection competition for 1 Marine or Environmental Sciences biologist (M/F) vacancy for citizens of any nationality including stateless persons under a certain term contract to carry out work in aquaculture systems: climate change monitoring / adaptation and environmental challenges that support friendly production systems.

Tasks:

1- Assess and find solutions to the impact of different stressors on aquaculture sustainability, taking into account different climate change scenarios;

2- Plan and coordinate experiments on the support capacity of lower trophic level in the Algarve's coastal lagoons and estuarine systems for nearshore aquaculture production;

3- Plan and coordinate experiments on the support capacity of the Algarve's coastal lagoons and estuarine systems for nearshore aquaculture production;

4- Participate in the experimental design of complex academy/industry interface projects;

5- Produce, validate and analyze data across multiple projects in the field of smart aquaculture;

6- Participate in and support the research project team;

7- Contribute to innovation strategy;

8- Participate in results dissemination and communication.

More Information

Selection process

Evaluation and Selection Process

The evaluation is carried out in two stages, which result in a final classification from 0 to 100 points.

The deliberations of the Jury are taken by reasoned roll call and abstentions are not allowed.

Stage One: Curriculum Evaluation

The selection of the admitted candidates is made through the evaluation of the motivation letter that will indicate the most relevant activities, career development plan and the curriculum vitae that will include the candidate's scientific and professional career focusing on the relevance, quality and timeliness of the criteria, according to Article 5 (2) (a) to (d) of the RJEC.

Stage Two: Interview

If the Jury deems it necessary for the evaluation, the best ranked candidates for the curriculum evaluation will proceed to the second phase, which will consist of an individual interview, either in person or via videoconference. The interview will have a maximum weight of 10% of the final grade and will only serve to clarify aspects related to the research results of the candidates.

Additional comments

Application Process and Submission:

Only applications submitted directly and necessarily by email to geral@s2aquacolab.pt are accepted. Receipt of applications is considered valid only upon receipt of confirmation by email from S2AQUAcoLAB. The application in (English or Portuguese) must include a Motivation Letter (with a personal assessment of the suitability of the activities of the last 5 years to the present competition, highlighting the publications chosen and considered most relevant, and career plan), detailed Curriculum Vitae according to the requirements and selection criteria of the competition, digital copies (e.g. PDF) of up to 3 publications considered by the applicant as most relevant; copy of PhD certificate; indication of up to 3 references and their contact by email; other documents which the applicant considers to be important for this competition.

Results

The list of admitted and excluded candidates and the final ranking list are posted on the S2AQUAcoLAB Headquarters and on the website. The candidates are notified by email.

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Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Profile required:

  1. Holds a PhD degree in Marine or Environmental Sciences or similar;
  2. Experience in aquaculture;

3. Experience in complex academic/non academic interface projects;

4. Experience in climate change and environmental sustainability;

5. Fluent in English and excellent writing skills.

Failure to meet these requirements determines the rejection of the application. The decision not to be admitted shall be notified to the candidates by e-mail for the purposes of the hearing of the interested parties. False statements made by applicants will be punished under the law.

Specific Requirements

Other Preferred Requirements:

  1. Be strongly motivated, demonstrate autonomy and the ability to propose new approaches;
  2. Experience in the development and / or execution of national and international research projects;
  3. Participation in research projects with both, research institutes and industry partners.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
S2AQUAcoLAB - Sustainable and Smart Aquaculture Collaborative Laboratory
Portugal
Olhão
8700-194
Av. Parque Natural da Ria Formosa

EURAXESS offer ID: 708182

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