Open call for one Research Fellowship (Master Degree) under the project “The secret of a winning strategy: common mechanisms in different symbioses”
Scientific Area: Biological science and related areas
Requirements for admission:
A. Admission criteria: Possession of a master degree in Biological Science or related areas, independently of the time taken to acquire it; possession of a valid driving licence;
B. Qualifications and experience: Educational background relevant for the chosen project (previous experience in lab and field work); experience in statistical analysis;
C. Communication skills: Effective communication skills in English, both written and verbal, report writing skills and experience of delivering presentations;
D. Team working: Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary research team, show enthusiasm, initiative and possess good interpersonal skills.
In respect to requirement B. it will be given preference to candidates with research experience in the field of lichens or mycorrhizas and in possession of scientific publications.
Place of work: The work will be developed at Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa
Fellowship duration: The fellowship will have the duration of 6 months, expected to start on October 2015, with the possibility to be extended for periods of 3 months, to a maximum of 6 months.
Monthly allowance: The fellowship amounts to € 980.00
Deadlines: This call for applications is open until September 15th
Form of applications: Applications must be sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject “RF-MSc-SYMBIOSES”, by attaching the following documents:
− In the case of being Portuguese citizen, copy of identification document (ID card or citizen card);
− In the case of not being Portuguese citizen, copy of identification document (ID card or passport) as well as residence authorization, permanent residence authorization or long-term resident status, if applicable;
− If you agree to be notified for your e-mail address, please send obligatorily the declaration annexed to this Notice;
− Certificates of qualifications of all obtained academic degrees, with the final ranking;
− Curriculum Vitae, detailed and updated, stating obligatorily the full candidate's address;
− Document of employment status, indicating the nature of the bond and functions; this document can be replaced by a declaration under honour commitment if there is any professional activity or the provision of services;
− Cover letter;
− Optionally, letters of recommendation.