International selection competition procedure for the hiring of a PhD holder (Notice no. 11469/2022) @Rosalina Fonseca Lab


Pursuant to the provisions of article 11, paragraph 2, of Decree-Law no. 57/2016, of August 29, it becomes public that by Dean’s decree of May 17, 2022, the opening of an international selection competition procedure was authorized for the completion of a PhD holder job vacancy for the exercise of scientific research activities in the scope of the project LISBOA -01 -0145 -FEDER -030772, funding granted by the Programa Operacional Regional de Lisboa supported by the FEDER and by national funds, through the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia I. P., under an uncertain fixed-term employment contract under the Labor Code in the Faculdade de Ciências Médicas|NOVA Medical School from Universidade NOVA de Lisboa.


Application deadline: June 23, 2022 (until 24/06/2022 00:00)

1 — The Doctorate to be hired will perform within the scope of the project LISBOA-01-0145-FEDER-030772 the following functions:

a) Immunohistochemical analysis of the expression of synaptic proteins;

b) Optimization of vectors for viral transfection;

c) Optimization of synaptosome extraction process in brain tissue samples.


2 — General requirements of the application:

a) Portuguese nationals, foreigners or stateless persons, holding a PhD degree in Biology, biochemistry, biotechnology or related fields;

b) Holders of a scientific and professional curriculum that reveals an adequate profile for the activity to be developed.


If the PhD has been awarded by a foreign higher education institution, it must comply with the provisions of Decree-Law no. 341/2007, of October 12, and any formalities established there must be fulfilled until the formalization of job contract.


3 — Specific requirements of the application:

a) Previous experience in molecular biology techniques, namely plasmid cloning;

b) Previous experience in immunohistochemistry and cell imaging techniques;

c) Previous experience in handling animals is preferred but not an exclusion factor.


Additional Information in the attached Notice (Portuguese and English versions) and on the EURAXESS platform.

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