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Research Position:

Title: Research Grant - BIM/nº63- 19/07/2018 – SUPRASOL - PTDC/QUI-QOR/28365/2017
Funding Reference Number: BIM/nº63- 19/07/2018 – SUPRASOL - PTDC/QUI-QOR/28365/2017
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação - BI Master)) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project SUPRASOL - Supramolecular assemblies for efficient, stable, and sustainable organic solar cells, Reference PTDC/QUI-QOR/28365/2017, funded by Fundos FEDER através do Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização - COMPETE 2020 e por Fundos Nacionais (PIDDAC) através da FCT/MCTES no âmbito do projeto POCI-01-0145-FEDER-028365. The work will be focused on the synthesis and structural characterisation of new organic conjugated small molecules with self-assembly functionality to perform as photo-active materials in organic photovoltaic cells. The studies will also include the investigation of most relevant properties for applications in PV devices, as electrochemical and optical properties.
Scientific Area: Basic Sciences and Enabling Technologies
Group: Organic Electronics – Lx
Admission Requirements: Masters in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related areas.
Work Objectives: The synthesis and characterisation of a set of new organic conjugated small molecules with self-assembly functionality to perform as photo-active materials in organic photovoltaic cells.
Applicable legislation: A fellowship will be celebrated according to the regulations defined by FCT, “Regulation of Instituto de Telecomunicações’ fellowships” and ”Regulation of Advanced Training and Qualification of Human Resources”, according to Law no. 40/2004, dated August 18 (Status of Scientific Research Fellow), as amended and republished by Decree-Law No.202/2012 of August 27, and as amended by Decree-Law No.233/2012 of October 29 and by Law No.12/2013 of January 29, and Decree-Law No. 89/2013 of July 9, and also by Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P. Fellowship Regulation of Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P., approved by Regulation no. 234/2012, published in Series II of Diário da República of June 25 of 2012, amended and republished by Regulation no. 326/2013, published in Series II of Diário da República of July 27 of 2013 and amended by Regulation no. 339/2015, published in Series II of Diário da República of June 17 of 2015.
Place of work: The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at Lisboa, under the supervision of Dr. Ana Charas.
Duration: 6 months, possibly renewable for more 26,5 months (until de end of the project). Start date: 1st November 2018.
Monthly salary: 980 € (net), according to the table of grant amounts awarded directly by FCT for positions held in Portugal ( The payment will be made by bank transfer.
Selection criteria:
Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation  (40%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile for the project based on the relevant work experience  (50%)
Statement of research interests  (10%)
Candidates may be interviewed for clarification of any aspect related to the above criteria
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Ana Maria de Matos Charas
Jorge Manuel Ferreira Morgado
Quirina Alexandra Tavares Ferreira
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Lisbon. The selected candidate will be notified by email. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions are not accepted.
Required Documents: Required Documents for Admission: Cover letter explaining the interest in the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae, two recommendation letters (in alternative, the contact information of two persons able to provide references is also accepted). Copy of the Masters certificate. IMPORTANT NOTICE: If the selected candidate has a degree obtained outside Portugal, his degree must be certified in Portugal For more information: Direcção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES):
Application Period: 02-08-2018 to 28-09-2018
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Published on: 19-07-2018