09/09/2022

Research Grant - Notice No. BIPD/10/FARM-ID/2022

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    FARM-ID - Associação da Faculdade de Farmácia para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Pharmacological sciencesPharmacy
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    23/09/2022 00:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Lisbon
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Other
  • JOB STATUS
    Other
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    LCF/PR/HR21/52410028

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Under the Regulation of Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology, IP, Regulation No. 950/2019, published in Diário da República, 2nd Series, No. 241, of December 16, 2019, of the Regulation of Research Grants of the University of Lisbon, Dispatch No. 6238/2020, of 12 June, published in Diário da República, 2nd Series, no. 113, of 12 June 2020, and of the Statute of the Research Fellowship (EBI), Decree-Law no. 123/2019, of 28 August, published in the Diário da República, 1st Series, no. 164, of 28 August 2019, it is made known that a call for the award of 1 (one) Research Fellowship within the scope of the project LCF/PR/HR21/52410028, titled: “RIPK3 BIOLOGY AND TARGETING IN METABOLIC LIVER DISEASE”, funded by “laCaixa” Foundation is open under the following conditions:

Scientific Area: Pharmaceutical Sciences, or related areas.

Research Grant Duration: The research will have a duration of 12 months, renewable to a maximum of 24 months, starting in November 2022, on an exclusivity regime, in accordance with the terms of the Regulation of Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology, IP.

Work plan: Characterization of liver- and cell-specific Ripk3-/- model systems, investigation of requirement of RIPK3/MLKL for cell metabolism, inflammation and death, and translation using clinical samples.

Workplace and Scientific Guidance: The work will be carried out in Laboratory of Cellular Function and Therapeutic Targeting, (Building Carlos da Silveira) at the premises of the Faculty of Pharmacy of Universidade de Lisboa, under the scientific guidance of Cecília Maria Pereira Rodrigues, Full Professor, at the Faculty of Pharmacy of Universidade de Lisboa.

Formalization of applications: Applications must be sent in non-editable format (PDF), to the address concursos@farm-id.pt, containing the identification of the above mentioned notice. Applications in paper format will not be accepted.

Application deadline: The deadline for applications is from 12 to 23 September 2022 (10 working days).

Evaluation and rating criteria:

Candidate's Merit: It aims to assess compliance of the formal requirements required in the Opening Notice, but also to consider the adequacy of the scientific training area and/or specialization, training and professional experience, with a maximum weighting of 100%.

Adequacy of the Scientific Training Area (AACF): Candidates will be ranked base on their academic background and scientific area of specialization, with a maximum weighting of 10%

PhD in Pharmacy, or related areas (DOUT) – 0 to 20 values.

Training and Experience (FE): Candidates will be ranked based on experience in technical-scientific skills relevant to the work plan, with a maximum weighting of 30%

Research in biomarker discovery (INVDBIO) – 0 to 20 values;

Research on therapeutic targets and strategies in experimental models of disease and translation for patients (INVAET) – 0 to 20 values.

Specific competencies for the proposed work plan (CEPTP): With a maximum weighting of 60%

Development and implementation of small molecule screening platforms (DESIPSPM) – 0 to 20 values;

Innovation and academia-pharmaceutical industry partnerships (INOV) – 0 to 20 values.

If necessary, an individual interview will be carried out with the best three candidates, in which case the interview will not be scored or weight in the Final Classification, and will only serve to clarify the information provided.

Final Classification: The score obtained in the final classification results from the sum of the points obtained in the Candidate's Merit, an individual form being out for each candidate.

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Benefits

The monthly maintenance allowence corresponds to 1.686,00€, according to the table of values directly attributed by FCT, I.P. in Portugal (https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores). Payment will be made via bank transfer.

 

In addition to the monthly maintenance stipend the grant holder will also be awarded with the value correspondent to the payment of the first step of Seguro Social Voluntário (voluntary payment of Social Security), in case he/she chooses to be included in this regime.

Eligibility criteria

a) Form containing the candidate's identification (available on the FARM-ID’s website);

b) Curriculum Vitae containing the information necessary for the evaluation of the application;

c) Copy of the Doctoral Certificate (if awarded by a Portuguese Higher Education Institution) or copy of the certificate of recognition of the Doctoral Degree by a Portuguese Public Higher Education Institution or by DGES – Directorate General for Higher Education (if the degree was awarded by a foreign University);

d) Declaration on honour stating that there is no professional activity that violates the exclusivity regime (available on the FARM-ID’s website);

e) Letter of motivation;

f) Contact of two references;

g) Other supporting documents considered relevant.

 

All the documents necessary for the correct application are available on the institutional website trough the link: https://www.ff.ulisboa.pt/faculdade/recursos-humanos/bolsainvestigacaoposdoutoral-lcf-pr-hr21-52410028

 

The documents that instruct the application must be submitted in Portuguese or English language.

 

No document that should have been submitted in the application phase can be submitted after the deadline set in the opening notice. Failure to comply with the deadline set for the submission of the application, as well as the lack or late submission of documents referred to in this point will determine the exclusion from the competition.

Selection process

Composition of the Jury: The Jury responsible for the selection will be constituted by:

President – Cecília Maria Pereira Rodrigues, Full Professor, FFUL;

1st Member of the Jury – Elsa Margarida Teixeira Rodrigues, Associate Professor, FFUL;

2nd Member of the Jury – Rui Ferreira Alves Moreira, Full Professor, FFUL;

1st Alternate Member of the Jury – Marta Bento Afonso, Junior Researcher, FFUL;

2nd Alternate Member of the Jury - Rui Eduardo Mota Castro, Professor Auxiliar, FFUL.

Additional comments

Form of notification of results: All candidates will be notified of the final results of the evaluation by email, and will have 10 working days after the aforementioned notification to say something, in accordance with the terms of the Code of Administrative Procedure.

 

After this notification, and in case there are no claims, the results will become final. In case of claims, and after the allegation is analysed and accepted or rejected, the results will become final after 10 business days.

 

After the final decision is made, a complaint/appeal can be filed to the Director of the FARM-ID – Faculty of Pharmacy Research and Development Association, Maria Beatriz da Silva Lima, PhD, Full Professor, within 10 working days from the date of notification.

 

Applicable legislation and regulations: Regulation of Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P. (FCT, IP), Regulation no. 950/2019, published in the Diário da República, 2nd Series, no. 241, of December 16, 2019, of the Regulation of Research Grants of the University of Lisbon, Order no. 6238/2020, of 12 June, published in the Diário da República, 2nd Series, no. 113, of 12 June 2020, and of the Research Fellowship Statute (EBI), Decree-Law no. 123/2019, of 28 August, published in Diário da República, 1st Series, no. 164, of 28 August 2019.

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Pharmacological sciences: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent
    PORTUGUESE: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

Experience and specific skills to:

i. Research on the discovery of biomarkers, targets and therapeutic strategies in experimental models of disease and translation for patients;

ii. Development and implementation of small molecule screening platforms;

iii. Innovation and academic-pharmaceutical industry partnerships.

Specific Requirements

PhD in Pharmacy, or related areas;

Have obtained the Doctoral degree in the three years prior to the date of submission of the application.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
FARM-ID - Associação da Faculdade de Farmácia para a Investigação e Desenvolvimento
Portugal
Lisbon
1649-003
Av. Professor Gama Pinto

EURAXESS offer ID: 834955

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