Research Grant – FEUP-LEPABE-EMISSHIP-BolsaMestre4

Job title: Research Grant – FEUP-LEPABE-EMISSHIP-BolsaMestre4

Company: FEUP

Job description: 1 Research Grant Announcement (M/F)

Call open for applications for a research grant within the framework of project PTDC/CTA-AMB/32201/2017 – EMISSHIP – Towards reducing atmospheric pollution from shipping? Emission forecasting and assessment of human health impact – POCI-01-0145-FEDER-032201 – funded by FEDER funds through COMPETE2020 – Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização (POCI) and by national funds (PIDDAC) through FCT/MCTES), under the following conditions:

Scientific Area: Environmental Engineering

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

Requirement 1:

– Be a student enrolled in a doctoral program in the area of Environmental Engineering, a requirement to be duly 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, a requirement to be duly proven at the time of signing the contract.

Note: In the case of masters 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 master’s degree in 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: The work to be carried out will be to assess the impact of air emissions from ships on human health.

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 ( ) and Regulation of Research Grants of University of Porto.

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 Doctor Sofia Isabel Vieira de Sousa.

Grant duration: The grants will remain until 30/06/2022, with the predicted starting date in September 2021, on an exclusive basis eventually renewable but never exceeding the project duration.

According to no 4 of article 6 of the Research Grants Regulation of the Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P, the scholarship will not be renewed.

Stipend: The monthly amount of the grant varies between 1,104.64 euros, according to the table of values of the grants awarded directly by FCT, I.P. in Portugal, and 1,300.00 euros, depending on the profile and previous experience of the candidate in the project area.

If the amount to be paid exceeds 1,104.64 euros, the remaining amount will be provided by FEUP funds, not coming from the funding .

The payment will be made by bank transfer.

Selection procedure:

The curriculum of the candidates (60%) will be evaluated based on the merit of the candidate and will focus the following factors:

a) Area and classification of academic training: Master in Environmental Engineering with final average equal to or greater than 15/20 values – 5 points; related areas with final average equal to or greater than 15/20 values – 3 points; related areas with final average less than 15/20 values- 2 points; other – 0 points;

b) Research experience in the project to which it is applying (air quality and its impacts) – up to 5 points; in related areas – 2 points; in other areas – 0 points. Maximum score for the candidate(s) with the longest period of experience. For the rest the score will be given in proportion.

The curriculum of each candidate will be evaluated in a 1-10 points scale. Candidates with less than 7 points in the curricular evaluation will not be invited for the interview (40%).

In the interview topics related with the work plan, experience and the candidate’s CV will be discussed with the invited candidates.

Selection Jury:

President : Doutora Sofia Isabel Vieira de Sousa

Effective member: Professor Doutor Fernando Gomes Martins

Effective member: Doutora Joana Vieira de Freitas Barbosa

Supplementary member: Doutor Pedro Tiago Barbosa da Silva Branco

Supplementary member: Doutor José Carlos Magalhães Pires

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 19-08-2021 to 01-09-2021 (until 23h59m, GMT time).

Applications must be formalized by email to and to , clearly stating the reference FEUP-LEPABE-EMISSHIP-BolsaMestre4 and including the following pdf documents: Motivation letter, Copy of certificates evidencing academic degree (referring the classification of each separated or integrated degree),Curriculum Vitae; 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) and other documents considered relevant by the applicant.

In order to assure that all documents can be read, the preferred saving format is the Portable Document Format (.pdf).

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)

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Benefits

The monthly amount of the grant varies between 1,104.64 euros, according to the table of values of the grants awarded directly by FCT, I.P. in Portugal, and 1,300.00 euros, depending on the profile and previous experience of the candidate in the project area.

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Location: Porto

Job date: Sat, 21 Aug 2021 02:33:11 GMT

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