FEUP |Research Grant |DRopH2O_BI

FEUP


18 Oct 2023
Job Information

Organisation/Company
FEUP
Department
Human Resources Division
Research Field
Engineering » Chemical engineering
Engineering » Other
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country
Portugal
Application Deadline
2 Nov 2023 – 23:59 (Europe/Lisbon)
Type of Contract
Other
Job Status
Other
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Reference Number
FEUP-DRopH2O-BI
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
No

Offer Description

1 Research Grant Announcement (M/F)

Call open for applications for a research grant within the framework of project DRopH2O – Drinking water quality: early warning and removal of microcontaminants by innovative carbon-based materials (2022.08738.PTDC), funded  by national funds (PIDDAC) through FCT/MCTES, under the following conditions:

Scientific Area: Chemical Engineering or Environmental Engineering

Admission requirements: Candidates who cumulatively meet the following requirements may apply for this grant:

Requirement 1:

– To be a student enrolled in a master degree or integrated master or in an integrated master’s program who has already completed the 180 credits corresponding to the first six curricular semesters in the area of Environmental Engineering or related field, requirement to be proven at the time of signing the contract.

or

– Holder of an academic degree enrolled in a non-academic degree course integrated in the educational project of a higher education institution, developed in association or cooperation with one or more R&D units, requirement to be proven at the time of signing the contract.

Note: In the case of degree holders who are enrolled in non-academic degree courses, the scholarship can only be awarded to those who do not exceed, with this scholarship contract, including possible renewals, an accumulated period of two years in that typology of the scholarship, followed or interpolated.

And

Requirement 2:

Hold a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering or related field.

If the degree has been awarded by a foreign higher education institution, it must comply with the provisions of the Decree-Law no. 66/2018, of august 16th, and any formalities established there must be fulfilled until the time of signing the contract. 

Activity Outline:

– Development and validation of analytical methods based on extraction of micropollutants from water matrices and analysis by chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry;

– Environmental monitoring of micropollutants.

Legislation and regulations:Law Nº. 40/2004, of 18th August, in its current wording (Statutes of Scientific Research Fellow) and Regulation of Research Grants of Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, in force (https://www.fct.pt/financiamento/programas-de-financiamento/bolsas/ ) and Regulation of Research Grants of University of Porto, in force.

Work place: The work will be developed at the Department of Chemical Engineering of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP), under the scientific supervision of Professor Adrián Manuel Tavares da Silva.

Grant duration: Initial duration of 12 months, with the predicted starting date inNovember 2023, on an exclusive basis eventually renewable but never exceeding the project duration.

If it is not possible to ensure the duration of 12 months estimated in the previous paragraph, this duration will be adjusted according to the end date of the project, and provided that the minimum duration of 3 consecutive months is guaranteed, in accordance with paragraph 3 of article 6 of the Research Grant Regulations of the Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P.

The eventual renewal of the scholarship will be carried out as determined in article 6 of the Research Grants Regulation of the Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P.

Stipend: The grant stipend amounts to 930,98€ according to the table of values of the grants awarded directly by FCT, I.P. in the Country (https://www.fct.pt/financiamento/programas-de-financiamento/bolsas/ ). 

The payment will be made by bank transfer.

Selection procedure:

The curricular evaluation of the candidates will be evaluated based on the merit of the candidate and the following factors will be assessed:

a) Academic training (bachelor in the area of Chemical Engineering or Environmental Engineering – 5 points; bachelor in related area – 2 points)

b) Final Degree Classifications: equal to or greater than 16 points – 5 points; 15 points – 4 points; 14 points – 3 points; up to 13 values – 2 points;

c) Knowledge and research experience in the area of the activity outline (up to 3 points), in related areas – up to 1 point;

d) Motivation letter in English language (up to 2 points)

The three best ranked candidates in the curricular evaluation that have achieved twelve (12) or more points, will be interviewed (up to 5 points). Topics related with the work plan, experience, motivation and candidate’s CV will be discussed in the interview.

The final scores results from the sum of the curricular evaluation and the interview.

Selection Jury:

President: Professor Adrián Manuel Tavares da Silva

Effective member: Doctor Ana Rita Lado Teixeira Ribeiro

Effective member: Doctor Marta Sofia Oliveira Barbosa

Supplementary member: Doctor Ana Margarida Gorito Gonçalves

Supplementary member: Doctor Olívia Salomé Gonçalves Pinto Soares

Advertisement of final decision: The results of the evaluation will be released to the candidates

by email to the email address indicated in the application process.

Deadline for applications and form of presentation of the applications:

The call is open from 19/10/2023 to 02/11/2023 (until 23h59m, GMT time).

Applications must be formalized by email to [email protected] and to [email protected] clearly stating the reference FEUP-DRopH2O_BI and including the following pdf documents:

Motivation letter (in English),

– Detailed Curriculum Vitae,

– Copy of certificates evidencing academic degree,

– Declaration on honor that the candidate fulfills the requirement contained in article 6 of the Regulation for Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P. (model below, in case of student enrolled in a non-academic degree course integrated in the educational project of a higher education institution, developed in association or cooperation with one or more R&D units).

– Other documents considered relevant by the applicant.

__________________________________________

Declaration on honour

 

I, (identification of the scholarship holder), holder of the Citizen Card / Visa / Residence Permit no. valid until _____, declare under honour, to be in the conditions of no. 5 of article 6º of the Research Grants from FCT, IP – Regulation No. 950/2019, of 16 December.

 

Oporto, __/__/__

 

Signature

_________________

(scholarship holder)

Requirements
Skills/Qualifications

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Additional Information
Benefits

930,98 euros

Eligibility criteria

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Selection process

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Additional comments

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Work Location(s)

Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
FEUP – FACULDADE DE ENGENHARIA DA UNIVERSIDADE DO PORTO
Country
Portugal
State/Province
porto
City
porto
Postal Code
4200-465
Street
RUA DOUTOR ROBERTO FRIAS, S/N
Geofield

Where to apply

E-mail
[email protected]

Contact

City
Porto
Website
https://sigarra.up.pt/feup/pt
Street
Rua Dr. Roberto Frias
Postal Code
4200-465

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