Research Grant (PTDC/DTP-PIC/0239/2012)

A research scholarship is available within the scientific research project entitled Childhood obesity-related inflammation and vascular injury - Impact on the kidney (Funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, Ref. FCT PTDC/DTP-PIC/0239/2012)


A research scholarship is available within the scientific research project entitled Childhood obesity-related inflammation and vascular injury - Impact on the kidney (Funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, Ref. FCT PTDC/DTP-PIC/0239/2012)

 

Scientific domain: Diagnosis, Therapeutics and Public Health – Clinical Research

 

Academic and professional requirements: Applicants must hold a Masters degree in Mathematics and/or Biostatistics.

Professional experience in biomedical research will be strongly valued, particularly if involving longitudinal data collection in human populations focusing the project general topics. Professional experience in scientific research in academic institutions will also be valued, particularly if it included advanced methods of statistical analysis, namely using prediction models and structural equations modelling. Scientific publications as abstracts or full papers will also be valued. Candidates should be fluent in spoken and written English, preferably with certificate. A cover letter is essential, and should focus: 1) motivation for working on scientific research; 2) reasons for choosing ISPUP as the host institution; 3) academic, professional and personal characteristics that make the candidate particularly suitable for the position.

 

Activities: The scholarship recipient will be responsible for participants’ recruitment and management of the field work, including computerization of data. Because of the project main goals, the scholarship recipient will be responsible for data analysis taking into account repeated measurements of the same individuals and the evaluation of the causal relationship of multiple systems. The research fellow will be part of the results communication.

 

Legislation and regulations: Legal regime of the Estatuto do Bolseiro de Investigação (Law Nº. 40/2004, of August 18, republished in the annex of Decreto-Lei nº 202/2012, of August 27) and according to the regulation Normas para Atribuição e Gestão de Bolsas (http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/normasbolsasemprojectosunidades.phtml.en) and Formação avançada de recursos humanos da FCT (http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/regulamento.phtml.en).

Workplace: Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto and University of Porto Medical School, Portugal, under scientific supervision of Ana Azevedo Cardoso de Oliveira.

 

Duration: The scholarship will have duration of 12 months and may be renewed up to a maximum of 24 months.

 

Stipend: Financial aspects are outlined in the budget allowance of the project, which assigns a stipend of 980 per month, in accordance with the FCT regulations (http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores.phtml.en). Cost of living information may be found at

http://www.movingtoportugal.org/2012/05/portugal-cost-of-living-update/

 or http://portugal.angloinfo.com/money/eu-factsheets-money/cost-of-living/

 

Evaluation criteria and process: After the evaluation of the CV and motivation letter (0-10), an interview or conference call with the five top candidates will be scheduled to assess their relative merit (0-10). The final results of the evaluation will be available at http://www.ispup.up.pt/

 

Jury: The Jury responsible for the evaluation process will be composed by:

Jury President: Ana Azevedo, PhD;

Effective Member: Henrique Barros, PhD;

Effective Member: Ana Cristina Santos, PhD.

Substitute Member: Marta Pereira, MSc

Substitute Member: Milton Severo, PhD;

 

Call start and finish dates: 11th to 24th of June 2013

Documents Required: i) Cover/motivation letter; ii) Curriculum Vitae, dated and signed; iii) Academic degree certificate(s).

Submission of applications: Applications should be sent by email to “secretaria@ispup.up.pt” or by registered mail (or personal delivery) to Joana Ferreira, Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto, Rua das Taipas 135, 4050-600 Porto, within the timeframe of the call.

Results List:

Lista de Classificação Final

 

Resultados Primeira Fase

ATA DA SEGUNDA REUNIÃO DA COMISSÃO DE SELEÇÃO PARA A ATRIBUIÇÃO DE UMA BOLSA DE INVESTIGAÇÃO (BI) CIENTÍFICA, GRAU DE MESTRE, NO ÂMBITO DAS ATIVIDADES DO PROJECTO INFLAMAÇÃO E LESÃO VASCULAR NA OBESIDADE INFANTIL - IMPACTO NO RIM (PTDC/DTP-PIC/0239/2012)

Ao primeiro dia do mês de julho do ano de dois mil e treze, pelas treze horas, reuniu no Departamento de Epidemiologia Clínica, Medicina Preditiva e Saúde Pública da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto,  a comissão de seleção do concurso aberto em edital publicado e divulgado pelas páginas Web do Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto e da Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, para a seleção de um bolseiro de investigação, a contratar no âmbito do PROJECTO FCT PTDC/DTP-PIC/0239/2012, presidida pela Doutora Ana Azevedo, tendo como 1.º Vogal efectivo o Professor Doutor Henrique Barros, e 2.ª Vogal efetiva a Doutora Ana Cristina Santos, a fim de proceder à avaliação e seleção dos candidatos a admitir a entrevista nos termos previstos no edital do concurso e de acordo com a ata da primeira reunião. Após a apreciação da documentação entregue pelos candidatos, a comissão decidiu admitir a entrevista, marcada para o dia 9 de julho de 2013 a partir das 11h, no Instituto de Saúde Pública da Universidade do Porto, sala 302, sito à Rua das Taipas, nº 135, os dois candidatos elegíveis após avaliação curricular (AC):

- Cristiana Andreia Gomes Vieira

- Jorge Daniel Morais Leite

Os restantes candidatos não foram admitidos por não cumprirem integralmente os requisitos na avaliação curricular (AC):

Bárbara A. Regadas Correia Baía

Cristina Manuela Dias Mesquita

Daniela Amaral Alves

Joana Maria Martins Ribeiro

Nuno Duarte Sendas Sampaio de Vasconcelos

Rute Andreia Dias Amparo

Tânia Maria Correia Martins

Vera Alexandra Enes

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