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Fellowship in Management of Science and Technology - BGCT-02/CQM/REDE/1517/RMN/2005 - Closed!

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Final list of candidates admitted to the competition - view here.

Provisional list of candidates admitted to the competition - view here.

Within the framework of the Portuguese National Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Network (PTNMR) – Contract Program 2010-2012 (REDE/1517/RMN/2005), the Centro de Química da Madeira (CQM), University of Madeira, Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal, is seeking for a Manager of Science and Technology (M/F) holding a PhD in Chemistry (or related fields) with NMR experience, to be responsible for the technical maintenance of a 400MHz NMR equipment, analytical services, teaching and research, in the following conditions:

 

Scientific Area: Chemistry/Biochemistry (Natural Products and/or Materials).

Admission requirements: The candidates must have a PhD in Chemistry, Physics, Biochemistry or Science of Material Sciences or in other similar area. It is requested strong NMR experience and interest in the field of Natural Products and/or Materials.

Working plan: (1) Technical maintenance of the NMR equipment (e.g. cryoliquid refills), optimization, implementation and updating of techniques and procedures; (2) Service management of the NMR equipment; (3) Promotion of the PTNMR network activities; (4) Development and support of research activities in the framework of the Natural Products and Materials Group’s.

Applicable laws and regulations: Portuguese Law n. 40/2004, of 18 of August (Research Grant Holder Statute); FCT Regulations for Advanced Training and Qualification of Human Resources 2010.

Work place: The work will be developed at the Madeira Chemistry Research Centre, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Laboratory, under the supervision of Prof. João Rodrigues. For further details, visit CQM web pages at http://bit.ly/wQs1qe .

Grant length: The grant is expected to begin in April/May and end at 31st of December 2012.

Value of monthly maintenance allowance: The scholarship amounts to € 1495 by month, according to table values of the scholarships awarded directly by the FCT in Portugal (http://alfa.fct.mctes.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores).

Selection method: Selection will be made based on the Curriculum Vitae of the candidates and in the analysis of the rest of the documents.

Jury composition: Prof. João Rodrigues (President of the Jury), Prof. Paula Castilho, Prof. Helena Tomás, Prof. José Câmara (substitute member).

Results disclosure: The final evaluation results (ordered list based on the obtained classification) will be disclosed in the Madeira Chemistry Research Centre internet site (http://cqm.uma.pt). The selected candidate will be informed by e-mail.

Deadline and submission of applications: The call is open from 2nd to 16th of April 2012 (17h, Portuguese time). The candidatures must be done via e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , mentioning the reference BGCT/CQM/REDE/1517/RMN/2005, together with the following documents:

• Motivation letter;

• A brief statement of the applicant current and future research interest (Max. 2 A4 pag.);

• Detailed Curriculum Vitae;

• Academic certificates in Portuguese or translated to English (certificated translation);

• Working plan to be developed in the scope of the Natural Products and/or Materials Groups of CQM (Max. 2 A4 pag.);

• Recommendation letters or name and e-mail contacts of two referees

 

Dates for disclosure and deadline for complaints: The list of candidates admitted to the competition shall be published by 16th of April, 2012; the deadline for complaints, via e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , is 19th of April 2012. The ranking list of candidates will be published by 20th of April 2012 and the deadline for complaints, via e-mail to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , is 24nd of April 2012. The final ranking list of candidates will be published on 24nd of April 2012.

CQM follows the European Charter for Researchers, the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (Commission Recommendation, Brussels, 11.3.2005, 2005/251/EC), and is committed to the principle of equity in employment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.

 

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