Pos Doc Scholarship (BINT2015007, BINT2015008, BINT2015009)

Three positions are available within the scientific area Public Health Sciences at the Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto (Refªs. BINT2015007, BINT2015008, BINT2015009).

 

About the Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto:

The Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto – ISPUP – is devoted to create and disseminate high quality information and competitive knowledge in the broad field of public health. ISPUP promotes solid interaction among experienced researchers from complementary scientific fields and actively stimulates networking among relevant regional, national and international institutions with a dynamic exchange of clinical and population-based scientific information.

 

Academic and professional requirements:

  • Doctoral (PhD) Degree in Public Health or Public Health Sciences
  • Sound Publication Record Track
  • To write and to speak English fluently

 

And:

 

  • Experience in researching on longitudinal studies and in particular Birth Cohorts;

      or

  • Training and professional experience in longitudinal data analysis with repeated measurements of outcomes, mixed (hierarchical) models and decision trees;

      or

  • Training and researching in Social Epidemiology;

 

Activity outline: The fellows will integrate the EPIUnit - Epidemiology Research Unit - Institute of Public Health, University of Porto.

1 fellow will provide appropriate statistical input in the design, implementation and analysis of studies

1 fellow will be responsible for the management and implementation of research projects developed based on the population cohorts

1 fellow will conduct research on social determinants of health using data collected as part of the population cohorts

 

Workplace: Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto, Porto, Portugal. Supervision by Professor Doutor Henrique Barros.

 

Duration and Stipend: The grant will have an initial duration of 12 months, with a possible extension up to 6 years, with an expected starting date in September 2015. Financial aspects are in accordance with the FCT regulations (http://alfa.fct.mctes.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores), which assigns a tax-free stipend of 1495€ per month (12 months a year).

 

Legislation and regulations: Lei Nº. 40/2004, from 18th August (Research Grant Holder Statute) republished by supplement - Decreto-Lei n.º 202/2012, from 27th August (http://www.fct.mctes.pt/pt/apoios/bolsas/estatutodobolseiro) and Regulations for Advance Training and Qualification of Human Resources 2015 (https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/regulamentos.phtml.en).  

 

Evaluation criteria and process: Curricular evaluation of all eligible candidates + interview (possibly by videoconference) with a maximum of nine candidates (three for each scholarship area). The final results of the evaluation will be posted in ISPUP’s website (http://ispup.up.pt/training-positions/scholarships/open-positions/

 

Jury:

Prof. Doutor Henrique Barros

Prof.ª Doutora Carla Lopes

Prof.ª Doutora Ana Azevedo

Prof. Doutor João Paulo Teixeira

Prof.ª Doutora Susana Silva

Prof.ª Doutora Raquel Duarte

Prof. Doutor Pedro Oliveira 

 

Call start and finish dates: 17th July to 30th July 2015.

 

Documents Required:      

i) Curriculum Vitae;

ii) Academic degree certificate(s);

iii) Motivation letter, including as appendix a scientific article in which the candidate had a central participation in statistical analysis.

 

Applications should be sent by email to “secretaria@ispup.up.pt” (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:

MINUTES OF THE SECOND MEETING OF THE JURY FOR THE SELECTION PROCESS OF THREE POST-DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIPS WITHIN THE RESEARCH ACTIVITIES OF THE INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC HEALTH OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PORTO - ISPUP (REF BINT2015007; REF BINT2015008; REF BINT2015009)

 

 

On September 11th 2015 the selection Jury met at the Institute of Public Health University of Porto in order to make the curriculum evaluation and selection of candidates admitted for interview, according to the minutes of the first meeting, for the selection process of three post-doctoral fellows, to be hired within the research activities of the Public Health Institute of the University of Porto (ISPUP) (Ref BINT2015007, BINT2015008 and BINT2015009).

After verification of candidates’ compliance with the admission requirements as establish at the announcement, the Jury decided to exclude:

- Angelique Martha Grosser

- Egbert Clevers

- Seetha Menon

- Valentina Di Gregori

 

These four candidates were not eligible on the basis of the inadequacy of the academic and professional requirements, namely a PhD degree.

 

The second phase of the evaluation criteria was the ranking of candidates, according to the sum of the scores on the criteria defined at the first meeting:

  • Sound Publication Record Track based on ranking of the journal, IF and number of citations and number of papers as first or senior author (0 to 8 points);
  • To write and to speak English fluently (0 to 3 point);

 

plus

  • BINT2015007 - Experience in researching on longitudinal studies and in particular Birth Cohorts: previous work posts (0 to 3 points), leadership of or participations in field teams (0 to 3 points) and research projects with emphasis on methods (0 to 3 points);

or

  • BINT2015008 - Training and professional experience in longitudinal data analysis with repeated measurements of outcomes, mixed (hierarchical) models and decision trees: previous work posts (0 to 3 points), leadership of or participations in data analysis teams (0 to 3 points) and research projects (0 to 3 points);

or

  • BINT2015009 - Training and researching in Social Epidemiology: previous work posts (0 to 3 points), leadership of or participations in social sciences research with emphasis in health (0 to 3 points) and research projects (0 to 3 points);

 

The candidates with a classification of ten points or more were selected for interview.

 

 

BINT2015007

BINT2015008

BINT2015009

Ana Cristina Correia dos Santos

18

15

13

Ana Lúcia Nunes Henriques

13

10

11

Ângela Maria Teixeira Leite

a)

a)

a)

María del Carmen Olvera Porcel

--

10

--

Diogo André Neto Mendes Costa

11

a)

12

Duarte Rafael Sampaio Pereira

a)

a)

a)

Giovana Longo-Silva

a)

--

--

Joana Isabel Araújo Macedo

a)

a)

a)

Marlene Cristina Neves Rosa

a)

a)

a)

Marta Inês Rocha Reis

a)

a)

a)

Maysa Helena de Aguiar Toloni

a)

a)

a)

Rana M. Jaber

a)

a)

a)

Sandra Sofia Barbosa Pinto de Almeida

a)

a)

a)

Zuzana Klochanova

a)

a)

a)

 a) Candidate with less than ten points in the CA evaluation

 

The selection Jury decided to admit for interview the following candidates:

 

For BINT2015007:

- Ana Cristina Correia dos Santos

- Ana Lúcia Nunes Henriques

- Diogo André Neto Mendes Costa

 

For BINT2015008:

- Ana Cristina Correia dos Santos

- Ana Lúcia Nunes Henriques

- María del Carmen Olvera Porcel

 

For BINT2015009:

- Ana Cristina Correia dos Santos

- Ana Lúcia Nunes Henriques

- Diogo André Neto Mendes Costa

 

 

The interviews will be scheduled for 28th September between 14h00 and 17h00, at the Institute of Public Health University of Porto.

 

MINUTES OF THE FINAL MEETING OF THE JURY FOR THE SELECTION PROCESS OF THREE POST-DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIPS WITHIN THE RESEARCH ACTIVITIES OF THE INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC HEALTH OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PORTO - ISPUP (REF BINT2015007; REF BINT2015008; REF BINT2015009)

 

On October 1st 2015 the selection Jury met at the Institute of Public Health University of Porto in order to make the final classification of candidates admitted for interview, according to the minutes of the second meeting, for the selection process of three post-doctoral fellows.

The selection Jury decided to admit for interview the following candidates: Ana Cristina Correia dos Santos, Ana Lúcia Nunes Henriques, María del Carmen Olvera Porcel and Diogo André Neto Mendes Costa. The interviews were scheduled for 28th September between 14h00 and 17h00, at the Institute of Public Health University of Porto.

 

Final Classification (FC) of the candidates: Curricular Evaluation (CE) and interview (I):.

 

BINT2015007

CE

I

FC

Ana Cristina Correia dos Santos

18

18

18

Ana Lúcia Nunes Henriques

13

a)

b)

Diogo André Neto Mendes Costa

11

11

11

 

 

 

BINT2015008

CE

I

FC

Ana Cristina Correia dos Santos

15

a)

b)

Ana Lúcia Nunes Henriques

10

a)

b)

María del Carmen Olvera Porcel

10

a)

b)

 

 

BINT2015009

CE

I

FC

Ana Cristina Correia dos Santos

13

a)

b)

Ana Lúcia Nunes Henriques

11

16

14

Diogo André Neto Mendes Costa

12

14

13

 

a) Selected for interview, but refused it

b) Not applicable

 

Taking into consideration the final classification, the Jury decided to admit for BINT2015007 – Ana Cristina Correia dos Santos and for BINT2015009 – Ana Lúcia Nunes Henriques. For BINT2015008 none of the candidates selected for interview attended the meeting.

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