“BIO-MED - Engenharia Biomolecular de Vesículas Extracelulares para Medicina Regenerativa” (...
Universidade de Coimbra
Coimbra, Portugal
há 5 dias
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University of Coimbra opens a call for one research fellowship, in the framework of the BIO-MED project Engenharia Biomolecular de Vesículas Extracelulares para Medicina Regenerativa (reference : CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER-181228), co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER) through the Center Regional Operational Program (CENTRO 2020), from Portugal 2020, in the following conditions :

Scientific area : Biomedical Engineering, Biological Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology, Pharmacy, Biotechnology, Material Sciences, Chemical Engineering or similar areas .

Skills / Qualifications / Admission requirements : The candidates should have a MSc degree in Biomedical Engineering, Biological engineering, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Pharmacy, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, or similar, enrolled in a PhD program or, alternatively, in a non-degree course (curso não conferente de grau) in areas related with the aim of this position such as scientific research or similar .

Courses not conferring an academic degree must be related to the research fellowship’s activity type. Courses not conferring an academic degree are the courses referred to in paragraph e) of number 3 of article 4 of Decree-Law no.

74 / 2006, of 24 March, in the current wording, provided that they are developed in association or cooperation between the higher education institution and one or more R&D units, in accordance with the provisions of paragraph e) of article 3 of the Regulation for Research Fellowships of the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P.

Although the recipients must be enrolled in a cycle of studies leading to the attribution of an academic degree or in a course not conferring an academic degree, at the time of application it is not necessary for the candidate to have made such an enrollment, and proof of enrollment must be presented until thefellowship is contractualized.

Candidates are only required to meet the requirements to enroll in the training offer. If there are candidates already enrolled (including attending a course), they compete on an equal footing with those who are not enrolled.

  • Work plan / Objectives : Isolation and characterization of extracellular vesicles; modulate extracellular vesicles with miRNA of interest;
  • characterize the extracellular vesicles after modulation; analyze the stability of the modulated extracellular vesicles for long-term storage..

    Regime : The attribution of the fellowship does not generate or entitle a relation of a legal-labour nature, and the fellowship is undertaken in an exclusive dedication regime.

    The fellowship holder is awarded the Fellowship Statute of the UC, in its current wording, according to the Research Fellowship Holder Statute , and according to the Regulation for Research Fellowships of the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.

    P., both in their current wording.

    Location : CNC at the University of Coimbra.

    Duration : 6 months .

    Renewal : possibilty.

    Scientific orientation : Hugo Agostinho Machado Fernandes e Lino da Silva Ferreira.

    Financial conditions : The amount of the fellowship is € 1144.64 corresponding to the monthly compensation stipulated in the FCT table (), 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 fellowship duration.

    Selection methods : Curricular Evaluation (100%).

    Selection criteria : Absolute Merit of the Curriculum Vitae (40%); suitability of the candidate's profile to the work plan to be developed (60%) .

    Jury responsible for selection : Lino da Silva Ferreira; Hugo Agostinho Machado Fernandes; Luís Miguel Beicinha Branco Estronca .

  • Formalization of application : Submission of Motivation Letter; Curriculum Vitae; Certificate(s) of qualifications; References;
  • Declaration mentioned below, the fulfillment of which is carried out in a specific form on the apply.uc.pt platform .

    Declaration on the honor of the candidate(s) with the indication of the fellowship(s) of the typology to which the contest was held and the respective duration(s).

    Applicants with academic degrees obtained abroad will be required to present a Certificate of Recognition in accordance with applicable law.

    This document is mandatory only in the contractualization phase.

    Applications submission : Applications must be submitted in Apply UC platform

    Submission of applications : Between 26 / 09 / 2022 and 15 / 10 / 2022.

    Submission deadline date : 15 / 10 / 2022.

    Additional information : The evaluation results will be announced within 90 working days after the end of the applications submission deadline, by notifying the applicants via email.

    After the announcement of the results, candidates are considered automatically notified to, if they wish to do so, comment on the results on a preliminary hearing period within 10 days after that date.

    After this, the selected candidates will have to declare in writing their acceptance. Unless a justification worthy of consideration is presented, if the declaration is not submitted within the referred period, it is considered that the candidate waivers the fellowship.

    In case of resignation or withdrawal of the selected candidate, the next candidate with the highest evaluation score will be notified immediately.

    Once the selection process is completed, the fellowship contract will be drawn up in accordance with the draft contract provided by the FCT.

    After the contracted period, the fellowship holder and supervisor must prepare the final report in accordance with the respective assessment criteria that were established.

    Pursuant to subparagraph h) of Article 9 of the Portuguese Constitution, the University of Coimbra, as employer, actively promotes a policy of equal opportunities between men and women in access to employment and professional development, and acts to prevent each and every kind of discrimination.

    Therefore, no one can be privileged, benefited, harmed or deprived of any right or immune from any duty on account of, in particular, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, family, economic situation, education, origin or social condition, genetic heritage, reduced work capacity, disability, chronic illness, nationality, ethnic or racial origin, territory of origin, language, religion, political or ideological beliefs and trade union membership.

    Selection reserve list : N.A.

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