Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Post-Doctoral Fellowship University of Minho

Expressions of interest for applications to FCT fellowships:
Post-Doctoral Fellowships in marine metabarcoding
Centre for Molecular and Environmental Biology (CBMA),
Department of Biology, University of Minho, Braga, PORTUGAL

Research Project:
We have been recently granted a 3–year research project titled: “NEXT-SEA: Next generation monitoring of coastal ecosystems in a scenario of global change” (Structured–Project R&D&I Norte-45-2015-02). We are seeking for individuals interested in preparing applications for a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the scope of Next-Sea, to submit to the 2016 fellowships call from Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (FCT), which is open from June 15 to July 15, 2016

Tasks and profile of the Post-Doc Fellow (PDF):
We seek for fellows holding a Doctorate degree for no longer than 6 years, with a relevant CV and a good publication record. Candidates should have preferably a background in marine ecology and/or molecular ecology, although other closely related backgrounds may be considered. Experience in sampling design and fieldwork, and in molecular analyses and bioinformatics are highly valued. Candidates must also be fluent in English.

The fellow will be hosted by the CBMA, a research unit graded Excellent (FCT 2014), located at the Department of Biology, University of Minho. We offer the opportunity to engage in a cutting-edge multidisciplinary project and to work in the new research institute IB-S (Institute for Science and Innovation for Bio-sustainability). The project will also provide opportunities for international partnerships, and will involve travelling within the country and abroad.

Applications and inquiries:
Candidates should send a single Word or PDF file by email until the 20th of June containing: 1) a short motivation letter 2) detailed CV with list of publications and 3) indicate two researchers that may provide references. Foreign researchers with suitable profile are welcome to apply.

CBMA, Departamento de Biologia, Universidade do Minho, 4710-057 Braga,

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