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CALL FOR A BIOINFORMATICIAN RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP

Posted by: BIOCANT

Posted date: Dec-13-2018

Location: Portugal, Cantanhede

<div style="text-align: center;"><strong><span style="font-size: medium;"><span lang="EN-US" style="text-align: justify; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">CALL FOR A BIOINFORMATICIAN RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP</span></span></strong><span style="font-size: medium;"><span lang="EN-US" style="text-align: justify; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;"><br />
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<div style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span lang="EN-US" style="text-align: justify; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">As part of the R&D <i>project we </i>are looking for a motivated research fellow with a strong interest in bioinformatics to process and analyze genomic data. The In2Genome, a project funded by Programa P2020 <i>[</i></span><i style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Reference CENTRO-01-0247-FEDER-017800: “</span></i><i style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">In2Genome: abordagem integradora no diagnóstico de doenças genéticas</span></i><i style="text-align: justify;"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">”]</span></i><span lang="EN-US" style="text-align: justify; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">, is a co-promotion project lead by the company Coimbra Genomics, with CHUC (the central university hospital of Coimbra), and Genoinseq, Biocant’s Next-Generation sequencing unit, as co-promoters.   <br />
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<div style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span lang="EN-US" style="text-align: justify; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-caps: small-caps;">Scientific area: </span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Bioinformatics and Life Sciences</span></span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="text-align: justify; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin;
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<span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-caps: small-caps;">Qualifications and Experience</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">: </span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Master degree in Bioinformatics, Biology or related fields. The candidate should possess experience in Linux, and knowledge in programming languages such as Python. Knowledge of next generation sequencing, genomics and exome analysis is an advantage. The candidate should have a critical spirit,  be autonomous and able to work in a multidisciplinary team.</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;"> </span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif;
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto;
text-align:justify"><span style="font-size: medium;"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-caps: small-caps;">Working Plan:</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;"> </span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">The candidate will process and analyze exome data and will develop and implement new tools in the ExomeLoupe data interpretation platform.</span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;"> </span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-caps: small-caps;">job location:</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;"> </span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">The work will be developed at Biocant - Associação de Transferência de Tecnologia, Cantanhede, Portugal. </span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;"></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-caps: small-caps;">legislation and regulation:</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;"> </span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; background: rgb(250, 250, 245);">The Fellowship are granted under the conditions stated by</span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;"> the Law Nº. 40/2004, august 2018 (Status of Scientific Research Fellow); Regulation of Advanced Formation and Qualification of Human Resources of FCT and the Regulation of Fellowships of Biocant.</span></span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family:
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-caps: small-caps;">Duration of the fellowship</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-caps: small-caps;">:</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;"> The appointment will be for 7 months till the end of the project (30th June 2019), pending evaluation of working progress. The fellowship is expected to start in the beginning of December 2018. </span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin;
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-caps: small-caps;">Monthly stipend</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-caps: small-caps;">:</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;"> </span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">According to </span><span lang="EN-GB" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">the regulations of the FCT Scientific Fellowships in Portugal (€980.00/month) </span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">(</span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;
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<b style="font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif;"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-caps: small-caps;">Selection Methods</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-caps: small-caps;">:</span><span lang="EN-US"> </span><span lang="EN-US">The selection method will include a CV evaluation (60%), reference letter (10%) and motivation letter (10%). The candidates will be ranked and the top list candidates may be called for an interview (20%). </span></span></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-caps: small-caps;">Composition of The selection Jury</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-caps: small-caps;">:</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;"> Doctor Conceição Egas, Doctor Maria José Simões and Doctor Isaura Simões.</span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin;
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-caps: small-caps;">Form</span></b><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-caps: small-caps;"> of notification of results: </span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">All applicants will be notified of final results via email. </span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-caps: small-caps;">Application deadline</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-caps: small-caps;">:</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;"> </span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">The call is open from 23/11/2018 to 06/12/2018.</span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin;
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-variant-numeric: normal; font-variant-east-asian: normal; font-variant-caps: small-caps;">Application Submission:</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;"> </span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Applications (internal reference: </span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">04-2018/IN2GENOME)</span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">, written in English, should be submitted online and should include a cover letter expressing the interest in this position, Curriculum Vitae (including contact address, work experience, publications), a short description of the Master’s work (max. 1 page), and one reference letter. Applications should be sent by email to Margarida Catarino </span></span><span class="MsoHyperlink"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif;mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin;
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">Non-discrimination and equal access policy</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">: The BIOCANT actively promotes a policy of non-discrimination and equal access, so that no can</span></span><span style="font-size: medium;"><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">didate can be privileged, beneficiary, disadvantaged or private of any right or exemption from any duty owing, in particular, to ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family situation, economic situation, education, social origin or condition, genetic heritage, reduced working capacity, disability, chronic illness, nationality, ethnic origin or race, territory of origin, language, religion, political or ideological beliefs and trade union membership. </span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;"></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="background-image: initial; background-position: initial; background-size: initial; background-repeat: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; text-align: justify;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">RGPD</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">: Under the terms of the RU 2016/679 27/04/2016 and Law nº 67/98 26/10 the personal data collected by the entity is for recruitment purposes only. Personal data collected by the entity by means of this application are intended to assess whether candidates are suitable for the place requested and for the preliminary calculation of the remuneration, bonuses and perks of the candidates who are admitted to the recruitment. The data entered in the application are essential data in the weighting of the selection of candidates, which may affect the efficiency and the result of the respective application if the candidates do not provide them. Personal data of unsuitable candidates will be retained by the entity for a period of five years for subsequent recruitment. Applications for candidates may be transferred by the entity to its own premises or to the entities of the consortium where there are job openings during the abovementioned period. Candidates shall enjoy, in accordance with the law, the rights of access and rectification. For the exercise of the right of access, they must submit the request in writing to the person in charge of the entity.</span></span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;"></span></p>
Job Title CALL FOR A BIOINFORMATICIAN RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP
Post Details
Email margarida.catarino(at)biocant.pt
Employer's Website www.biocant.pt
Category
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Bioinformatics
Job Classification Job Classification -> Other
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Portugal, Cantanhede
Key Words bioinformatic
Start Date dezember 2018
Salary 980
Deadline Dec-06-2018