Laboratory Animal Cell Technology Unit – Ref. BI_Mestre_PROddPCR_AAV_August2022

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    iBET - Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica
    Biological sciences
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    21/07/2022 22:00 - Europe/London
    Portugal › Oeiras


Laboratory Animal Cell Technology Unit – Ref. BI_Mestre_PROddPCR_AAV_August2022


Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (iBET), Oeiras, Portugal, invites applications for a research fellowship in the field of Biotechnology available within the project “PROddPCR_AAV - Implementation of droplet digital PCR (ddPCR) for accurate quantification and characterization of AAV viral vectors during manufacturing process“

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Work place: The project will be developed at the Laboratory Cell Line Development and Molecular Virology, Animal Cell technology Unit, of Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica, under scientific supervision of Ana Sofia Coroadinha.

Fellowship Duration: The fellowship will have a duration of 12 months, eventually renewed until the end of project, without prejudice of the maximum limits foreseen by law. The expected starting date is 1 of August of 2022.

Stipend: The net salary is 1144,64 Euros per month, in accord with the regulations of FCT, I.P. (https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores.phtml.pt), paid by bank transfer. Social Security is also available, if required.

Eligibility criteria

Selection criteria: The selection of the candidates will be made according to the following:

Curriculum Assessment will be carried out according to the admission requirements. If the jury so wishes, can proceed with interview of the two best candidates best positioned after Curriculum Assessment. In that case, the final evaluation will consist of 90% of curriculum evaluation and 10% of the interview evaluation.


Applicants who do not meet the above admission requirements will not be eligible.

Selection process

Notification of Results: A list with the order of selection of candidates will be published in a public and visible place at the Instituto de Biologia Experimental e Tecnológica (www.ibet.pt), and the selected candidate will be notified by e-mail.

Timing and Application Format: Applications will be accepted from 27 of June until 15 July of 2022.

Applications must be formalized with a motivation letter, Curriculum Vitae (CV) and diploma certificate. If the degree or diploma has been granted by a foreign higher education institution, it must comply with the provisions of Portuguese Decree-Law 341/2007 of October 12, and any formalities established therein must be completed by the end of the deadline for the application.

In order to apply please submit your application by email to joboffers@ibet.pt, mandatorily indicating in the email subject the following reference “Ref. BI_Mestre_PROddPCR_AAV_August2022”.

Applications received after the deadline or applications that do not indicate the fellowship reference in the email subject will not be considered.

Additional comments

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):

With the entry into force of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 April 2016, commonly known as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and in order to ensure a fair and transparent treatment of the data subject, iBET informs that by applying for this fellowship, you are authorizing iBET to (1) collect and process your personal data deemed necessary and relevant to this recruitment process, (2) to disclose the results of the assessment in accordance with the above-mentioned legislation in the advertisement text.

The data collected during this process will be eliminated after completing the application process, according to the deadlines defined in the fellowship and fellowship status of the iBET approved by FCT - Foundation for Science and Technology

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Offer Requirements


Scientific Area: Biological Sciences and Biotechnology


Specific Requirements

Admission requirements:

Attending an academic Post-graduation Program of Scientific Research Training

Master Degree in Biotechnology, Biochemistry or similar areas. Master and Bachelor weighted average classification of 17 or higher.

Other requirements:

- Experience in molecular biology techniques, at least 1 year of experience;

- Experience in mammalian cell culture techniques, at least 1 year of experience;

- Experience in mammalian expression vectors design and cloning;

- Experience in mammalian cell line transfection techniques;

- Experience in production and titration of viral vectors for gene therapy;

- Experience in cytometry, fluorescence microscopy and qPCR techniques;

- Proficient use of English language;

- High motivation to perform research in Biotechnology and animal cell culture;

- Availability to start in August 2022.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Avenida da Republica - Qta do Marques

EURAXESS offer ID: 802392


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