Research Studentships (master´s students or integrated master´s students) - (BL117/2022-IST-ID)

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    Associação do Instituto Superior Técnico para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento _IST-ID
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    20/06/2022 00:00 - Europe/London
    Portugal › Lisboa
    PTDC/QUE-QUE/29614/2017 - (BL117/2022-IST-ID)


Applications are open for 2 Research Studentship(s), within the framework of project/R&D institution “Plastics in a Circular Economy”/IST-ID - 1801P.00813 PTDC/QUE-QUE/29614/2017, financed by national funds through FCT/MCTES (PIDDAC

Workplan: This project aims to develop technologies that allow the material and/or energy recovery of plastic waste for the production of basic chemicals, including fuels, through pyrolysis and/or catalytic gasification processes. The project will cover three main stages, synergistically developed: a) Evaluation of the potential of plastic mixtures originating from waste collection and treatment systems, industrial and municipal, including landfills. b) Development of efficient catalysts for catalytic degradation of plastic materials using small-scale techniques. (c) the development of advanced reaction systems to carry out the transformation in an energy-efficient manner. It is expected to develop an innovative process through dedicated units, or by resorting to co-processing with other materials.

Duration: The research fellowship(s) will have a duration of 4 months. It’s expected to begin in June 2022 and the contract is not renewable

It is mandatory to formalize applications with the submission of the following documents: i) B1 Form – Fellowship application (https://ist-id.pt/concursos/bolsas/ ); ii) Curriculum Vitae; iii) academic degree certificate, where applicable; iv) proof of enrollment at an academic degree course (master or integrated master); v) motivation letter;

Applications must be submitted to the email: mandal@tecnico.uliisboa.pt

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Monthly maintenance allowance: According to the values for Research Fellowships awarded by FCT in Portugal (http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores ), the amount of the monthly maintenance allowance is 875.98 €, being the payment method an option of the Fellow by Wire Transfer/Check.

Eligibility criteria

Admission Requirements: To be enrolled in an integrated master’s program or master´s program.

Selection process

Additional comments

Legislation and Regulations: Statute of Scientific Research Fellow, approved by Law nr. 40/2004, of August 18, as worded by Decree-Law nr. 123/2019, of August 28; FCT Regulation for Research Studentships and Fellowships, available on https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2019.pdf and https://dre.pt/application/file/a/127230968 .

Workplace: The work will be developed at CERENA at Instituto Superior Técnico under the scientific supervision of Professor Maria Amélia Lemos

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Offer Requirements

    Chemistry: Bachelor Degree or equivalent


Admission Requirements: To be enrolled in an integrated master’s program or master´s program.

Work location(s)
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EURAXESS offer ID: 793322


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