Job/Fellowship Reference: ARDITI-CQM/2017/016-MDG;
Main research field: Communication sciences;
Sub research field: Public relations;
This call invites applications for one (1) researcher with a master degree in Sciences (e.g. Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry or related fields) or in Communication under the scope of the project “M1420-01-0145-FEDER-000005 - Centro de Química da Madeira - CQM+” cofunded by PROGRAMA OPERACIONAL REGIONAL DA MADEIRA 2014-2020 (MADEIRA 14-20).
TOPIC: Demonstration, promotion, and disclosure of science and project’s outputs.
This call is under the scope of the project “M1420-01-0145-FEDER-000005 - Centro de Química da Madeira - CQM+” cofunded by PROGRAMA OPERACIONAL REGIONAL DA MADEIRA 2014-2020 (MADEIRA 14-20).
CQM+ is a project hosted by ARDITI - Regional Agency for the Development of Research, Technology and Innovation and has as direct beneficiary the CQM – Centro de Química da Madeira/Madeira Chemistry Research Centre. The aim of the operation is to strengthen the research and innovation potential of CQM, to increase its critical mass and to strengthen research and innovation in the thematic areas identified as priorities by the Research and Innovation Smart Specialization Strategy of Madeira (RIS3-RAM): "Health and Well-being", "Agro-Food Quality", "Bio-Sustainability" and the "Marine Resources and Technologies".
CQM is a national R&D institution supported and internationally evaluated by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). The research center is hosted by the University of Madeira, which is located in Madeira Island, Portugal. The research center performs world-class research in the fields of Natural Products and Materials and is currently reinforcing its research team with highly motivated and qualified researchers coming from all over the world. The recruited personnel will integrate a young, dynamic, and multicultural team focused on the development of new solutions for the improvement of human health, agri-food quality, and bio-sustainability (including the sustainable use of marine resources) aimed at improving scientific knowledge and the well-being of the Society.
This call invites applications for one (1) researcher with a master degree in Sciences (e.g. Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry or related fields) or in Communication.
Presently, 4 calls for researchers with a master degree are open. Interested candidates should only apply for one of these positions.
Candidates for this position (“Research Grant for Master Degree holder”) should have a master degree in Sciences (e.g. Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry or related fields) or in Communication. He/she should have a strong motivation to work both independently and as part of a team, very good communication and writing skills in Portuguese and English, extensive software skills, internet research capacities and ability to meet deadlines. Experience in Science Communication (topics: Chemistry, Biology, and Biochemistry) and fluency (speaking and writing) in Spanish and Mandarin will be valued.
The candidate may have the following main specific responsibilities:
The successful candidate (M/F) will be integrated into the CQM team and will report directly to Professor João Rodrigues (Head of CQM) assisting him in all the communication aspects and in other related duties.
Workplace will be at CQM - Madeira Chemistry Research Centre, Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal
The successful candidates are expected to join the CQM team by September 2017. The contract will be for 1 year, renewable up to 3 years.
€980 (Research Grant for Master Degree holders) free of taxes; ARDITI postdoctoral stipend and regulations are determined by ‘FCT-Fundação para a Ciência Tecnologia'.
Candidates will be evaluated and ranked based on their Curriculum Vitae (maximum 60 points) and motivation letter (maximum 30 points). The 3 best-ranked candidates for each position will be invited for interviews (online interviews; maximum 10 points).
João Rodrigues (Ph.D.), Helena Tomás (Ph.D.), Nuno Nunes (Ph.D.), Pedro Pires (Ph.D.) (alternate member of the Jury).
The applicants should submit a single pdf file containing:
Announcement of the results
An email message with the result of the recruitment process will be sent to each applicant.
Application submission and deadline
Deadline for application: 02/06/2017, 17:00 (Lisbon/Madeira Island Time).
Note: The deadline for application may be extended at any time without previous notice having in mind the requirements for the positions under this call.