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Senior/PhD Researcher– Chemistry/Biochemistry

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ASc Senior/PhD Researcher– Chemistry/Biochemistry (PhD 15)

Job summary
The collaborative laboratory Associação AlmaScience – Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Celulose para Aplicações Inteligentes e Sustentáveis (CoLAB AlmaScience), funded by the Lisbon 2020 Operational Program, in the Competitiveness and Employment thematic area, through the European Social Fund (ESF), LISBOA-05-3559-FSE-000007, has opened a job position for the role of Senior Researcher in Chemistry/Biochemistry.

Envisioned as a bridge to connect – on one side – a set of science producers with outstanding track record at European level in the fields of Advanced functional materials and pioneers in promoting the area of Transparent Electronics and Paper Electronics and – on the other side – major paper and pulp developers and producers and a set of its end-users willing to revolutionize their market approach, CoLAB AlmaScience aims to establish in Portugal an integrated and innovative sustainable smart paper-based platform able to serve multi-sectors with fully recyclable product-ranges, capturing the needs associated with the Internet of Things (IoT).

In close contact with the academic and the industry associates, and within a multidisciplinary scientific environment, integrated in project teams the candidate will conduct R&D activities in the field of Paper Technology, besides other scientific and management activities better described in the candidate profile and main attributions sections bellow.

Type of contract and applicable legislation
The hiring of the Senior Researcher shall be made in accordance with the Portuguese Labour Code. The contract should begin no later than March 2021.

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a PhD in the area of Chemistry, , Biochemistry, Nanotechnologies or related fields, with proven experience in materials for biomedical applications and/or food monitoring or related fields.

Preference will be given to anyone with experience in (bio)materials and hybrid materials synthesis, and/or luminescent nanomaterials.

The candidate must also be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team in an international environment and to work independently;
  • Strong interest in applied research and science;
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

Candidates with a foreign degree or diploma must provide proof of recognition of the degree in accordance with Decree-Law No. 66/2018. Any candidate without recognition of the grade(s) will not be admitted to evaluation

Main attributions
The Senior Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Processing, formulation of inorganic and organic materials with focus on hidrogels and luminescent nanomaterials
  • Formulations of stable dispersions and emulsions
  • Preparation of periodic technical-scientific reports in English on relevant work developments.
  • Participation in the dissemination and promotion of the main results.
  • Work in multidisciplinary teams, in different faculties or schools in academia, and in different functions of the business in industry;
  • Collaborate with industry and academia to apply the results of research and develop new techniques, products or practices;
  • Devise or help to draw up new research proposals and apply for funding
  • Communicate results via published papers, as well as in conferences;
  • Keep well-informed of useful information, resources, equipment, tools, technical and technological development in related fields, to ensure research capacity is up-to-date;
  • Supervise students (in co-coordination with academia), train and supervise other members of staff

The Senior Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The Senior Researcher working place shall be at the premises of AlmaScience branch located at FCT-NOVA, and he/she shall travel in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her professional activity.

Reference remuneration statue
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience will be adjusted in accordance with the candidate profile and experience.

 

Senior/PhD Researcher – Paper Technology

Reference
ASc Senior/PhD Researcher – Paper Technology (PhD 14)

Job summary
The collaborative laboratory Associação AlmaScience – Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Celulose para Aplicações Inteligentes e Sustentáveis (CoLAB AlmaScience), funded by the Centro 2020 Operational Program, in the Competitiveness and Employment thematic area, through the European Social Fund (ESF), CENTRO-04-3559-FSE-000094, has opened a job position for the role of Senior Researcher in Paper Technology.

Envisioned as a bridge to connect – on one side – a set of science producers with outstanding track record at European level in the fields of Advanced functional materials and pioneers in promoting the area of Transparent Electronics and Paper Electronics and – on the other side – major paper and pulp developers and producers and a set of its end-users willing to revolutionize their market approach, CoLAB AlmaScience aims to establish in Portugal an integrated and innovative sustainable smart paper-based platform able to serve multi-sectors with fully recyclable product-ranges, capturing the needs associated with the Internet of Things (IoT).

In close contact with the academic and the industry associates, and within a multidisciplinary scientific environment, integrated in project teams the candidate will conduct R&D activities in the field of Paper Technology, besides other scientific and management activities better described in the candidate profile and main attributions sections bellow.

Type of contract and applicable legislation
The hiring of the Senior Researcher shall be made in accordance with the Portuguese Labour Code. The contract should begin no later than March 2021.

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a PhD in the areas of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Nanotechnologies or related fields.

Preference will be given to anyone with experience in cellulose modification, pulp and  paper modification and/or functional coatings.

The candidate must also be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team in an international environment and to work independently;
  • Strong interest in applied research and science;
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

Candidates with a foreign degree or diploma must provide proof of recognition of the degree in accordance with Decree-Law No. 66/2018. Any candidate without recognition of the grade(s) will not be admitted to evaluation

Main attributions
The Senior Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Modification of cellulose from kraft and sulphite pulps
  • Development and processing of specialty papers, development of functional coatings.
  • Preparation of periodic technical-scientific reports in English on relevant work developments.
  • Participation in the dissemination and promotion of the main results.
  • Work in multidisciplinary teams, in different faculties or schools in academia, and in different functions of the business in industry;
  • Collaborate with industry and academia to apply the results of research and develop new techniques, products or practices;
  • Devise or help to draw up new research proposals and apply for funding
  • Communicate results via published papers, as well as in conferences;
  • Keep well-informed of useful information, resources, equipment, tools, technical and technological development in related fields, to ensure research capacity is up-to-date;
  • Supervise students (in co-coordination with academia), train and supervise other members of staff

 The Senior Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The Junior Researcher working place shall be at the premises of AlmaScience branch located at RAIZ – Forest and Paper Research Institute in Aveiro, and he/she shall travel in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her professional activity.

Reference remuneration statue
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience will be adjusted in accordance with the candidate profile and experience.

Paper of electronics

Reference
Senior PhD Researcher – Paper for electronics

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a PhD in the area of Materials Science, Nanotechnologies or related fields, with proven experience in:

  • cellulose-based substrates;
  • materials for electronic and diagnostic application;
  • paper characterization (Optical, Morphological and Electrical & Electrochemical);
  • write-erase and read memory transistors – WERM-FETs and complementary metal oxide semiconductor – CMOS) on paper.

Preference will be given to candidates who will be able to demonstrate:

  • The publishing of scientific articles in the area as author or co-author and experience in the draft and production of reports and deliverables for science-related projects
  • Strong research and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to formulate research plan, collect and analyze useful data and information; knowledge of research tools and methodology;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and project members to deliver objectives on time;
  • Ability to work unsupervised, in a rapidly changing environment;
  • Excellent English communication skills, orally as well as in scientific writing.

Candidates with a foreign degree or diploma must provide proof of recognition of the degree in accordance with Decree-Law No. 66/2018. Any candidate without recognition of the grade(s) will not be admitted to evaluation

Main attributions
The PhD Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Lead and conduct R&I activities in the field of paper functionalization, coating, activation and modification;
  • Work in multidisciplinary teams, in different faculties or schools in academia, and in different functions of the business in industry;
  • Collaborate with industry and academia to apply the results of research and develop new techniques, products or practices ;
  • Devise or help to draw up new research proposals and apply for funding
  • Communicate results to the scientific community via published papers, as well as in academic conferences;
  • Keep well-informed of useful information, resources, equipment, tools, technical and technological development in related fields, to ensure research capacity is up-to-date;
  • Supervise students (in co-coordination with academia), train and supervise other members of staff;
  • Assigning, coordinating, and reviewing the technical and scientific work. 

The PhD Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience, on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The PhD Researcher’s working place shall be at the premises AlmaScience located in Faculty of Science and Technology of NOVA University of Lisbon and he/she shall travel, in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her attributions or as necessary for his/her activity.

Conditions
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience has correspondence with TRU’s 54th position, which might be adjusted in accordance with the candidates profile and experience.

Printed Electronics

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Senior PhD Researcher – Printed electronics

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a PhD in the area of Materials Science, Nanotechnologies, Physics or related fields, with proven experience in:

  • Paper as substrate and active component for paper devices development and manufacturing: Sensors and Biosensors, ICs, Discreet components (transistors, RFID antennas), Active and Smart packaging, Microfluidics (conventional and DMF) and Diagnostics.
  • Printing techniques (Spin-coating, Shear-casting, Dip-coating & Layer-by-layer deposition, Spray coating, Inkjet-printing, Office printers, Flexo-printing and Screen-printing) and functional inks development (mainly nanoparticles-based ink).
  • Low temperature printed oxide materials for TFTs.

Preference will be given to candidates who will be able to demonstrate:

  • The publishing of scientific articles in the area as author or co-author and experience in the draft and production of reports and deliverables for science-related projects
  • Strong research and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to formulate research plan, collect and analyze useful data and information; knowledge of research tools and methodology;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and project members to deliver objectives on time;
  • Ability to work unsupervised, in a rapidly changing environment;
  • Excellent English communication skills, orally as well as in scientific writing.

Candidates with a foreign degree or diploma must provide proof of recognition of the degree in accordance with Decree-Law No. 66/2018. Any candidate without recognition of the grade(s) will not be admitted to evaluation

Main attributions
The PhD Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Lead and conduct R&I activities in the field of printed technological processes on cellulose-based substrates;
  • Work in multidisciplinary teams, in different faculties or schools in academia, and in different functions of the business in industry;
  • Collaborate with industry and academia to apply the results of research and develop new techniques, products or practices;
  • Devise or help to draw up new research proposals and apply for funding;
  • Communicate results to the scientific community via published papers, as well as in academic conferences;
  • Keep well-informed of useful information, resources, equipment, tools, technical and technological development in related fields, to ensure research capacity is up-to-date;
  • Supervise students (in co-coordination with academia), train and supervise other members of staff;
  • Assigning, coordinating, and reviewing the technical and scientific work. 

The PhD Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience, on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The PhD Researcher’s working place shall be at the premises AlmaScience located in Faculty of Science and Technology of NOVA University of Lisbon and he/she shall travel, in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her attributions or as necessary for his/her activity.

Conditions
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience has correspondence with TRU’s 54th position, which might be adjusted in accordance with the candidates profile and experience.

Sensors

Reference
Senior PhD Researcher – Sensors.

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a PhD in the area of Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Materials Science, Nanotechnologies, Physics or related fields, with proven experience in:

  • Low cost electrochemical sensors for capacitive and current sensing;
  • Microfluidic paper-based analytical platforms;
  • Materials characterization.

Preference will be given to candidates who will be able to demonstrate:

  • The publishing of scientific articles in the area as author or co-author and experience in the draft and production of reports and deliverables for science-related projects
  • Strong research and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to formulate research plan, collect and analyze useful data and information; knowledge of research tools and methodology;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and project members to deliver objectives on time;
  • Ability to work unsupervised, in a rapidly changing environment;
  • Excellent English communication skills, orally as well as in scientific writing.

Main attributions
The PhD Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Lead and conduct R&I activities in the field of paper based sensors (environmental, water control and food monitoring) and Point-of-care tests;
  • Work in multidisciplinary teams, in different faculties or schools in academia, and in different functions of the business in industry;
  • Collaborate with industry and academia to apply the results of research and develop new techniques, products or practices;
  • Devise or help to draw up new research proposals and apply for funding
  • Communicate results to the scientific community via published papers, as well as in academic conferences;
  • Keep well-informed of useful information, resources, equipment, tools, technical and technological development in related fields, to ensure research capacity is up-to-date;
  • Supervise students (in co-coordination with academia), train and supervise other members of staff;
  • Assigning, coordinating, and reviewing the technical and scientific work.

The PhD Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience, on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The PhD Researcher’s working place shall be at the premises AlmaScience located in Faculty of Science and Technology of NOVA University of Lisbon and he/she shall travel, in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her attributions or as necessary for his/her activity.

Conditions
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience has correspondence with TRU’s 54th position, which might be adjusted in accordance with the candidates profile and experience.

Paper Manufacturing

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Senior PhD Researcher – Paper manufacturing

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a PhD in the area of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Nanotechnologies or related fields, with proven experience in:

  • Cellulose, paper materials – Processing, manufacturing and characterization.

Preference will be given to candidates who will be able to demonstrate:

  • The publishing of scientific articles in the area as author or co-author and experience in the draft and production of reports and deliverables for science-related projects
  • Strong research and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to formulate research plan, collect and analyze useful data and information; knowledge of research tools and methodology;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects and project members to deliver objectives on time;
  • Ability to work unsupervised, in a rapidly changing environment;
  • Excellent English communication skills, orally as well as in scientific writing.

Candidates with a foreign degree or diploma must provide proof of recognition of the degree in accordance with Decree-Law No. 66/2018. Any candidate without recognition of the grade(s) will not be admitted to evaluation

Main attributions
The PhD Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Lead and conduct R&I activities in the field of cellulose, paper production and characterization;
  • Work in multidisciplinary teams, in different faculties or schools in academia, and in different functions of the business in industry;
  • Collaborate with industry and academia to apply the results of research and develop new techniques, products or practices;
  • Devise or help to draw up new research proposals and apply for funding
  • Communicate results to the scientific community via published papers, as well as in academic conferences;
  • Keep well-informed of useful information, resources, equipment, tools, technical and technological development in related fields, to ensure research capacity is up-to-date;
  • Supervise students (in co-coordination with academia), train and supervise other members of staff;
  • Assigning, coordinating, and reviewing the technical and scientific work.

The PhD Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience, on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The PhD Researcher working place shall be at the premises AlmaScience located in Raiz – Forest and Paper Research Institute in the Aveiro and he/she shall travel, in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her attributions or as necessary for his/her activity.

Conditions
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience has correspondence with TRU’s 54th position, which might be adjusted in accordance with the candidates profile and experience.

Circuits Design

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Senior PhD Researcher – Circuits design

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a PhD in the area of Electronic Engineering or related fields, with proven experience in:

  • Communication and electronic control modules (RFID/NFC: Antenna, Modulator, Digital logic circuits);
  • System and sub-systems design and architecture
  • Development of specific software/firmware for mobile platforms

Preference will be given to candidates who will be able to demonstrate:

  • The publishing of scientific articles in the area as author or co-author and experience in the draft and production of reports and deliverables for science-related projects
  • Strong research and analytical skills; demonstrated ability to formulate research plan, collect and analyze useful data and information; knowledge of research tools and methodology;
  • Ability to manage research teams, projects and project members to deliver objectives on time;
  • Ability to work unsupervised, in a rapidly changing environment;
  • Excellent English communication skills, orally as well as in scientific writing.

Candidates with a foreign degree or diploma must provide proof of recognition of the degree in accordance with Decree-Law No. 66/2018. Any candidate without recognition of the grade(s) will not be admitted to evaluation

Main attributions
The PhD Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Lead and conduct R&I activities in the field of electrical circuits design and simulation;
  • Work in multidisciplinary teams, in different faculties or schools in academia, and in different functions of the business in industry;
  • Collaborate with industry and academia to apply the results of research and develop new techniques, products or practices;
  • Devise or help to draw up new research proposals and apply for funding
  • Communicate results to the scientific community via published papers, as well as in academic conferences;
  • Keep well-informed of useful information, resources, equipment, tools, technical and technological development in related fields, to ensure research capacity is up-to-date;
  • Supervise students (in co-coordination with academia), train and supervise other members of staff;
  • Assigning, coordinating, and reviewing the technical and scientific work.

The PhD Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience, on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The PhD Researcher working place shall be at the premises AlmaScience located in Raiz – Forest and Paper Research Institute in the Aveiro and he/she shall travel, in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her attributions or as necessary for his/her activity.

Conditions
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience has correspondence with TRU’s 54th position, which might be adjusted in accordance with the candidates profile and experience.

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Junior staff / Licenced or MSc

Junior Researcher- Electrochemistry

Reference
ASc Junior Researcher- Electrochemistry ( MSc 20)

Job summary
The collaborative laboratory Associação AlmaScience – Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Celulose para Aplicações Inteligentes e Sustentáveis (CoLAB AlmaScience), funded by funded by the Lisbon 2020 Operational Program, in the Competitiveness and Employment thematic area, through the European Social Fund (ESF), LISBOA-05-3559-FSE-000007, has opened a job position for the role of Junior Researcher – Electrochemistry.

Envisioned as a bridge to connect – on one side – a set of science producers with outstanding track record at European level in the fields of Advanced functional materials and pioneers in promoting the area of Transparent Electronics and paper electronics and – on the other side – major paper and pulp developers and producers and a set of its end-users willing to revolutionize their market approach,  CoLAB AlmaScience aims to establish in Portugal an integrated and innovative sustainable smart paper-based platform able to serve multi-sectors with fully recyclable product-ranges, capturing the needs associated with the Internet of Things (IoT).

In close contact with the academic and the industry associates, and within a multidisciplinary scientific environment, integrated in project teams the candidate will conduct R&D activities in the field of Chemistry/Electrochemistry.

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a master degree in the area of Materials Science, Chemistry, Nanotechnologies or related fields.
The candidates should have expertise in Materials for electrochemical devices/electrochemistry.

The candidate must also be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team in an international environment and to work independently
  • Strong interest in research and science;
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

Main attributions
The Junior Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Implementation and characterization of electrochemical sensors
  • development of energy harvesting/storage devices in flexible substrates
  • Participation in the dissemination and promotion of the main results.

 The Junior Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience, on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The Junior Researcher working place shall be at the premises of AlmaScience branch located in Fraunhofer Portugal Research in the Lisbon area, and he/she shall travel, in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her attributions or as necessary for his/her activity.

Reference remuneration statue
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience will be adjusted in accordance with the candidate profile and experience.

Junior Researcher- Printed Electronics

Reference
ASc Junior Researcher- Printed Electronics ( MSc 19)

Job summary
The collaborative laboratory Associação AlmaScience – Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Celulose para Aplicações Inteligentes e Sustentáveis (CoLAB AlmaScience), funded by funded by the Lisbon 2020 Operational Program, in the Competitiveness and Employment thematic area, through the European Social Fund (ESF), LISBOA-05-3559-FSE-000007, has opened a job position for the role of Junior Researcher – Printed Electronics.

Envisioned as a bridge to connect – on one side – a set of science producers with outstanding track record at European level in the fields of Advanced functional materials and pioneers in promoting the area of Transparent Electronics and paper electronics and – on the other side – major paper and pulp developers and producers and a set of its end-users willing to revolutionize their market approach,  CoLAB AlmaScience aims to establish in Portugal an integrated and innovative sustainable smart paper-based platform able to serve multi-sectors with fully recyclable product-ranges, capturing the needs associated with the Internet of Things (IoT).

In close contact with the academic and the industry associates, and within a multidisciplinary scientific environment, integrated in project teams the candidate will conduct R&D activities in the field of printed electronics.

Candidate profile / admission requirements

The candidate must have a master degree in the area of Chemistry, Chemistry Engineering, Materials Science, Nanotechnologies or related fields.

  • The candidates should have expertise in dispersions, colloids and related fields and techniques

The candidate must also be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team in an international environment and to work independently
  • Strong interest in research and science;
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

Main attributions
The Junior Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Functional inks formulations
  • printing processes on cellulose-based substrates and other flexible substrates;
  • Participation in the dissemination and promotion of the main results.

 The Junior Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience, on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The Junior Researcher working place shall be at the premises of AlmaScience branch located in Fraunhofer Portugal Research in the Lisbon area, and he/she shall travel, in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her attributions or as necessary for his/her activity.

Reference remuneration statue
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience will be adjusted in accordance with the candidate profile and experience.

Junior/MSc Researcher – Paper Technology

Reference
ASc Junior/MSc Researcher – Paper Technology ( MSc 17)

Job summary
The collaborative laboratory Associação AlmaScience – Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Celulose para Aplicações Inteligentes e Sustentáveis (CoLAB AlmaScience), funded by the Centro 2020 Operational Program, in the Competitiveness and Employment thematic area, through the European Social Fund (ESF), CENTRO-04-3559-FSE-000094, has opened a job position for the role of Junior Researcher – Paper Technology.

Envisioned as a bridge to connect – on one side – a set of science producers with outstanding track record at European level in the fields of Advanced functional materials and pioneers in promoting the area of Transparent Electronics and Paper Electronics and – on the other side – major paper and pulp developers and producers and a set of its end-users willing to revolutionize their market approach, CoLAB AlmaScience aims to establish in Portugal an integrated and innovative sustainable smart paper-based platform able to serve multi-sectors with fully recyclable product-ranges, capturing the needs associated with the Internet of Things (IoT).

In close contact with the academic and the industry associates, and within a multidisciplinary scientific environment, integrated in project teams the candidate will conduct R&D activities in the field of Paper Manufacturing, besides other scientific and management activities better described in the candidate profile and main attributions sections bellow.

Type of contract and applicable legislation
The hiring of the Junior Researcher shall be made in accordance with the Portuguese Labour Code. The contract should begin in no later than March 2021.

About the CoLAB AlmaScience
Colab Almascience – Research and Development on Cellulose for Smart and Sustainable Solutions, is a non-profit private association focused on research, innovation, development and deployment activities in interdisciplinary fields, involving the exploitation of nanotechnology and advanced functional materials and their use to create eco-game-changing paper-based, fully printable, multifunctional devices and systems.

On this base, Colab Almascience aims to deliver sustainable and universally accessible solutions, with real life impact on people and companies, by effectively enabling IoT in areas like, security, environment, health, electronics, logistics, food or energy.

Envisioned as a bridge to connect a set of science producers (Raiz – Forest and Paper Research Institute; Fraunhofer Portugal Research; NOVAidFCT – Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT; and Universidade Nova de Lisboa) with outstanding track record at European level in the fields of Advanced functional materials and pioneers in promoting the area of Transparent Electronics and paper Paper electronics Electronics and – on the other side – paper and pulp developers and producers and a set of its end-users willing to revolutionize their market approach (The Navigator Company; INCM – Portuguese Mint and Official Printing Office; and Clara Saúde), CoLAB AlmaScience aims to establish in Portugal an integrated and innovative sustainable smart paper-based platform able to serve multi-sectors with fully recyclable, eco-product-ranges, capturing the needs associated with the Internet of Things (IoT).

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a master degree in the areas of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Nanotechnologies or related fields.

Preference will be given to anyone with experience in cellulose modification, specialty paper development, paper functional coatings.

The candidate must also be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team in an international environment and to work independently.
  • Strong interest in applied research and science.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

Candidates with a foreign degree or diploma must provide proof of recognition of the degree in accordance with Decree-Law No. 66/2018. Any candidate without recognition of the grade(s) will not be admitted to evaluation

Main attributions
The Junior Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Specialty paper development
  • Cellulose, chitosan or other biobased hydrogels
  • Preparation of periodic technical-scientific reports in English on relevant work developments.
  • Participation in the dissemination and promotion of the main results.

 The Junior Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The Junior Researcher working place shall be at the premises of AlmaScience branch located in RAIZ – Forest and Paper Research Institute in Aveiro, and he/she shall travel in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her professional activity.

Reference remuneration statue
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience will be adjusted in accordance with the candidate profile and experience.

Junior/MSc Researcher - Chemistry/Biochemistry

Reference
ASc Junior/MSc Researcher ( MSc 16) – Chemistry/Biochemistry

Job summary
The collaborative laboratory Associação AlmaScience – Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Celulose para Aplicações Inteligentes e Sustentáveis (CoLAB AlmaScience), funded by the Lisbon 2020 Operational Program, in the Competitiveness and Employment thematic area, through the European Social Fund (ESF), LISBOA-05-3559-FSE-000007, has opened a job position for the role of Junior Researcher in Chemistry/Biochemistry.

Envisioned as a bridge to connect – on one side – a set of science producers with outstanding track record at European level in the fields of Advanced functional materials and pioneers in promoting the area of Transparent Electronics and Paper Electronics and – on the other side – major paper and pulp developers and producers and a set of its end-users willing to revolutionize their market approach, CoLAB AlmaScience aims to establish in Portugal an integrated and innovative sustainable smart paper-based platform able to serve multi-sectors with fully recyclable product-ranges, capturing the needs associated with the Internet of Things (IoT).

In close contact with the academic and the industry associates, and within a multidisciplinary scientific environment, integrated in project teams the candidate will conduct R&D activities in the field of Paper Technology, besides other scientific and management activities better described in the candidate profile and main attributions sections bellow.

Type of contract and applicable legislation
The hiring of the Junior Researcher shall be made in accordance with the Portuguese Labour Code. The contract should begin no later than March 2021.

About the CoLAB AlmaScience
Colab Almascience – Research and Development on Cellulose for Smart and Sustainable Solutions, is a non-profit private association focused on research, innovation, development and deployment activities in interdisciplinary fields, involving the exploitation of nanotechnology and advanced functional materials and their use to create eco-game-changing paper-based, fully printable, multifunctional devices and systems.

On this base, Colab Almascience aims to deliver sustainable and universally accessible solutions, with real life impact on people and companies, by effectively enabling IoT in areas like, security, environment, health, electronics, logistics, food or energy.

Envisioned as a bridge to connect a set of science producers (Raiz – Forest and Paper Research Institute; Fraunhofer Portugal Research; NOVAidFCT – Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT; and Universidade Nova de Lisboa) with outstanding track record at European level in the fields of Advanced functional materials and pioneers in promoting the area of Transparent Electronics and paper Paper electronics Electronics and – on the other side – paper and pulp developers and producers and a set of its end-users willing to revolutionize their market approach (The Navigator Company; INCM – Portuguese Mint and Official Printing Office; and Clara Saúde), CoLAB AlmaScience aims to establish in Portugal an integrated and innovative sustainable smart paper-based platform able to serve multi-sectors with fully recyclable, eco-product-ranges, capturing the needs associated with the Internet of Things (IoT).

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a MSc in the area of Chemistry, Biochemistry, Nanotechnologies or related fields.

Experience in bioelectronics will be valorized.

The candidate must also be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team in an international environment and to work independently;
  • Strong interest in applied research and science;
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

Candidates with a foreign degree or diploma must provide proof of recognition of the degree in accordance with Decree-Law No. 66/2018. Any candidate without recognition of the grade(s) will not be admitted to evaluation

Main attributions
The Junior Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Processing, formulation of inorganic and organic materials, with focus on hidrogels and luminescent nanomaterials
  • Formulations of stable dispersions and emulsions Preparation of periodic technical-scientific reports in English on relevant work developments.
  • Participation in the dissemination and promotion of the main results.

The Junior Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The Junior Researcher working place shall be at the premises of AlmaScience branch located at FCT-NOVA, and he/she shall travel in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her professional activity.

Reference remuneration statue
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience will be adjusted in accordance with the candidate profile and experience.

Junior/MSc Researcher – Paper Technology

Reference
ASc Junior/MSc Researcher – Paper Technology ( MSc 13.1)

Job summary
The collaborative laboratory Associação AlmaScience – Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Celulose para Aplicações Inteligentes e Sustentáveis (CoLAB AlmaScience), funded by the Centro 2020 Operational Program, in the Competitiveness and Employment thematic area, through the European Social Fund (ESF), CENTRO-04-3559-FSE-000094, has opened a job position for the role of Junior Researcher – Paper Technology.

Envisioned as a bridge to connect – on one side – a set of science producers with outstanding track record at European level in the fields of Advanced functional materials and pioneers in promoting the area of Transparent Electronics and Paper Electronics and – on the other side – major paper and pulp developers and producers and a set of its end-users willing to revolutionize their market approach, CoLAB AlmaScience aims to establish in Portugal an integrated and innovative sustainable smart paper-based platform able to serve multi-sectors with fully recyclable product-ranges, capturing the needs associated with the Internet of Things (IoT).

In close contact with the academic and the industry associates, and within a multidisciplinary scientific environment, integrated in project teams the candidate will conduct R&D activities in the field of Paper Manufacturing, besides other scientific and management activities better described in the candidate profile and main attributions sections bellow.

Type of contract and applicable legislation
The hiring of the Junior Researcher shall be made in accordance with the Portuguese Labour Code. The contract should begin in no later than March 2021.

About the CoLAB AlmaScience
Colab Almascience – Research and Development on Cellulose for Smart and Sustainable Solutions, is a non-profit private association focused on research, innovation, development and deployment activities in interdisciplinary fields, involving the exploitation of nanotechnology and advanced functional materials and their use to create eco-game-changing paper-based, fully printable, multifunctional devices and systems.

On this base, Colab Almascience aims to deliver sustainable and universally accessible solutions, with real life impact on people and companies, by effectively enabling IoT in areas like, security, environment, health, electronics, logistics, food or energy.

Envisioned as a bridge to connect a set of science producers (Raiz – Forest and Paper Research Institute; Fraunhofer Portugal Research; NOVAidFCT – Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT; and Universidade Nova de Lisboa) with outstanding track record at European level in the fields of Advanced functional materials and pioneers in promoting the area of Transparent Electronics and paper Paper electronics Electronics and – on the other side – paper and pulp developers and producers and a set of its end-users willing to revolutionize their market approach (The Navigator Company; INCM – Portuguese Mint and Official Printing Office; and Clara Saúde), CoLAB AlmaScience aims to establish in Portugal an integrated and innovative sustainable smart paper-based platform able to serve multi-sectors with fully recyclable, eco-product-ranges, capturing the needs associated with the Internet of Things (IoT).

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a master degree in the areas of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Nanotechnologies or related fields.

Preference will be given to anyone with experience in cellulose modification, specialty paper development, paper functional coatings .

The candidate must also be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team in an international environment and to work independently;
  • Strong interest in applied research and science;
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

Candidates with a foreign degree or diploma must provide proof of recognition of the degree in accordance with Decree-Law No. 66/2018. Any candidate without recognition of the grade(s) will not be admitted to evaluation

Main attributions
The Junior Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Modification of cellulose from kraft and sulphite pulps,
  • Processing, manufacturing and characterization of paper
  • Development of paper functional coatings
  • Preparation of periodic technical-scientific reports in English on relevant work developments.
  • Participation in the dissemination and promotion of the main results.

 The Junior Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The Junior Researcher working place shall be at the premises of AlmaScience branch located in RAIZ – Forest and Paper Research Institute in Aveiro, and he/she shall travel in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her professional activity.

Reference remuneration statue
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience will be adjusted in accordance with the candidate profile and experience.

Junior/MSc Researcher – Paper for Electronics

Reference
ASc Junior/MSc Researcher – paper for electronics ( Msc6.1)

Job summary
The collaborative laboratory Associação AlmaScience – Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Celulose para Aplicações Inteligentes e Sustentáveis (CoLAB AlmaScience), funded by the Lisbon 2020 Operational Program, in the Competitiveness and Employment thematic area, through the European Social Fund (ESF), LISBOA-05-3559-FSE-000007, has opened up to a job position for the role of Junior Researcher – paper for electronics.

Envisioned as a bridge to connect – on one side – a set of science producers with outstanding track record at European level in the fields of Advanced functional materials and pioneers in promoting the area of Transparent Electronics and paper electronics and – on the other side – major paper and pulp developers and producers and a set of its end-users willing to revolutionize their market approach,  CoLAB AlmaScience aims to establish in Portugal an integrated and innovative sustainable smart paper-based platform able to serve multi-sectors with fully recyclable product-ranges, capturing the needs associated with the Internet of Things (IoT).

In close contact with the academic and the industry associates, and within a multidisciplinary scientific environment, integrated in project teams the candidate will conduct R&D activities in the field of paper for electronics, besides other scientific and management activities better described in the candidate profile and main attributions sections bellow.  

Type of contract and applicable legislation
The hiring of the Junior Researcher shall be made in accordance with the Portuguese Labour Code.
The contract should begin no later than march 2021.

About the CoLAB AlmaScience
Colab Almascience – Research and Development on Cellulose for Smart and Sustainable Solutions, is a non-profit private association focused on research, innovation, development and deployment activities in interdisciplinary fields, involving the exploitation of nanotechnology and advanced functional materials and their use to create eco-game-changing paper-based, fully printable, multifunctional devices and systems.

On this base, Colab Almascience aims to deliver sustainable and universally accessible solutions, with real life impact on people and companies, by effectively enabling IoT in areas like, security, environment, health, electronics, logistics, food or energy.

Envisioned as a bridge to connect a set of science producers (Raiz – Forest and Paper Research Institute; Fraunhofer Portugal Research; NOVAidFCT – Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT; and Universidade Nova de Lisboa) with outstanding track record at European level in the fields of Advanced functional materials and pioneers in promoting the area of Transparent Electronics and paper electronics and – on the other side – paper and pulp developers and producers and a set of its end-users willing to revolutionize their market approach (The Navigator Company; INCM – Portuguese Mint and Official Printing Office; and Clara Saúde), CoLAB AlmaScience aims to establish in Portugal an integrated and innovative sustainable smart paper-based platform able to serve multi-sectors with fully recyclable, eco-product-ranges, capturing the needs associated with the Internet of Things (IoT).

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a master degree in the area of Materials Science, Nanotechnologies or related fields, with proven experience in cellulose-based substrates and/or cellulose based substrates.

Knowledge on nanocellulose (nanofibers or nanocrytslas) for coatings and functional materials for sensing applications may be valued.

The candidate must also be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team in an international environment and to work independently
  • Strong interest in research and science;
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

Candidates with a foreign degree or diploma must provide proof of recognition of the degree in accordance with Decree-Law No. 66/2018. Any candidate without recognition of the grade(s) will not be admitted to evaluation

Main attributions
The Junior Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Fibers functionalization
  • Nanocellulose (nanofibers or nanocrystals) for coatings Nanocellulose (nanofibers or nanocrytslas) as functional materials for sensing applications
  • Preparation of periodic technical-scientific reports on relevant work developments;
  • Participation in the dissemination and promotion of the main results.

 The Junior Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience, on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The Junior Researcher’s working place shall be at the premises AlmaScience located in Faculty of Science and Technology of NOVA University of Lisbon and he/she shall travel, in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her attributions or as necessary for his/her activity.

Reference remuneration statue
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience will be adjusted in accordance with the candidate profile and experience.

Paper of electronics

Reference
ASc Junior/MSc Researcher – paper for electronics

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a master degree in the area of Materials Science, Nanotechnologies or related fields, with proven experience in cellulose-based substrates. 
Preference will be given to anyone with experience in paper characterization and to anyone who has published scientific articles in the area as author or co-author. 
The candidate must also be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team in an international environment and to work independently
  • Strong interest in research and science;
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

Candidates with a foreign degree or diploma must provide proof of recognition of the degree in accordance with Decree-Law No. 66/2018. Any candidate without recognition of the grade(s) will not be admitted to evaluation

Main attributions
The Junior Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Paper functionalization, coating, activation, modification and characterization;
  • Preparation of periodic technical-scientific reports on relevant work developments;
  • Participation in the dissemination and promotion of the main results.

The Junior Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience, on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The Junior Researcher’s working place shall be at the premises AlmaScience located in Faculty of Science and Technology of NOVA University of Lisbon and he/she shall travel, in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her attributions or as necessary for his/her activity.

Conditions
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience will be adjusted in accordance with the candidate profile and experience.

Materials for electronics

Reference
ASc Junior/MSc Researcher – Materials for electronics

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a master degree in the area of Materials Science, Nanotechnologies, Physics or related fields, with experience in materials for electronic and diagnostic application.Preference will be given to anyone with experience in paper characterization and to anyone who has published scientific articles in the area as author or co-author. 
The candidate must also be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team in an international environment and to work independently
  • Strong interest in research and science;
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

Candidates with a foreign degree or diploma must provide proof of recognition of the degree in accordance with Decree-Law No. 66/2018. Any candidate without recognition of the grade(s) will not be admitted to evaluation

Main attributions

The Junior Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Production and characterization of discreet components (namely transistors, capacitors, resistors, antennas, supercapacitors and batteries); materials science with focus in materials for micro/nanoelectronics and energy conversion; development of Indium-free transparent conductive oxides.
  • Preparation of periodic technical-scientific reports in English on relevant work developments.
  • Participation in the dissemination and promotion of the main results.

 

The Junior Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience, on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The Junior Researcher’s working place shall be at the premises AlmaScience located in Faculty of Science and Technology of NOVA University of Lisbon and he/she shall travel, in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her attributions or as necessary for his/her activity.Conditions

The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience will be adjusted in accordance with the candidate profile and experience.

Printed Technology

Reference
ASc Junior/MSc Researcher – Printed Technology

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a master degree in the area of Materials Science, Nanotechnologies, Physics or related fields. 
Preference will be given to anyone with experience in paper characterization and to anyone who has published scientific articles in the area as author or co-author.
The candidate must also be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team in an international environment and to work independently;
  • Strong interest in research and science;
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

 Candidates with a foreign degree or diploma must provide proof of recognition of the degree in accordance with Decree-Law No. 66/2018. Any candidate without recognition of the grade(s) will not be admitted to evaluation.

Main attributions
The Junior Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Development and characterization of low temperature printed oxide materials for TFTs.
  • Development of functional inks (mainly nanoparticles-based ink).
  • Preparation of periodic technical-scientific reports in English on relevant work developments.
  • Participation in the dissemination and promotion of the main results. 

The Junior Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience, on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The Junior Researcher’s working place shall be at the premises AlmaScience located in Faculty of Science and Technology of NOVA University of Lisbon and he/she shall travel, in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her attributions or as necessary for his/her activity.

Conditions
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience will be adjusted in accordance with the candidate profile and experience.

Security

Reference
ASc Junior/MSc Researcher – Security

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a master degree in the area of ​Materials Science, Nanotechnologies, Physics or related fields.
Preference will be given to anyone with experience in paper characterization and to anyone who has published scientific articles in the area as author or co-author.
The candidate must also be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team in an international environment and to work independently;
  • Strong interest in research and science;
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

 Candidates with a foreign degree or diploma must provide proof of recognition of the degree in accordance with Decree-Law No. 66/2018. Any candidate without recognition of the grade(s) will not be admitted to evaluation.

Main attributions
The Junior Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Development and characterization of security paper devices for brand protection /anti-counterfeiting; materials for electronic applications and printed technology; cellulose-based substrates.
  • Preparation of periodic technical-scientific reports in English on relevant work developments.
  • Participation in the dissemination and promotion of the main results. 

The Junior Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience, on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The Junior Researcher’s working place shall be at the premises AlmaScience located in Faculty of Science and Technology of NOVA University of Lisbon and he/she shall travel, in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her attributions or as necessary for his/her activity.

Conditions
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience will be adjusted in accordance with the candidate profile and experience.

Sensors

Reference
ASc Junior/MSc Researcher – Sensors

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a master degree in the area of​ Microbiology, or related fields.
Preference will be given to anyone with experience in Clinical Laboratory of Microbiology or Investigation Laboratory of Microbiology and to anyone who has published scientific articles in the area as author or co-author.
The candidate must also be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team in an international environment and to work independently;
  • Strong interest in research and science;
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

Candidates with a foreign degree or diploma must provide proof of recognition of the degree in accordance with Decree-Law No. 66/2018. Any candidate without recognition of the grade(s) will not be admitted to evaluation.

Main attributions
The Junior Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Production and characterization of paper based sensors (environmental, water control and food monitoring) and Point-of-care tests.
  • Experience in low cost electrochemical sensors for capacitive and current sensing; Microfluidic paper-based analytical platforms; Materials characterization.
  • Preparation of periodic technical-scientific reports in English on relevant work developments.
  • Participation in the dissemination and promotion of the main results.

The Junior Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience, on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The Junior Researcher’s working place shall be in the Lisbon area, at the premises AlmaScience located in Faculty of Science and Technology of NOVA University of Lisbon and/or at the premises of Fraunhofer Portugal Research Lisbon office and he/she shall travel, in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her attributions or as necessary for his/her activity.

Conditions
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience will be adjusted in accordance with the candidate profile and experience.

Control Software

Reference
ASc Junior/MSc Researcher – Control software

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a master degree in the area of​ Computer Systems, Informatics Engineering or related fields.
Preference will be given to anyone with experience in paper characterization and to anyone who has published scientific articles in the area as author or co-author.
The candidate must also be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team in an international environment and to work independently;
  • Strong interest in research and science;
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English. 

Candidates with a foreign degree or diploma must provide proof of recognition of the degree in accordance with Decree-Law No. 66/2018. Any candidate without recognition of the grade(s) will not be admitted to evaluation.

Main attributions
The Junior Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Development of specific software/firmware for mobile platforms;
  • Preparation of periodic technical-scientific reports in English on relevant work developments;
  • Participation in the dissemination and promotion of the main results.

The Junior Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience, on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The Junior Researcher’s working place shall be in the Lisbon area, at the premises AlmaScience located in Faculty of Science and Technology of NOVA University of Lisbon and/or at the premises of Fraunhofer Portugal Research Lisbon office and he/she shall travel, in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her attributions or as necessary for his/her activity.

Conditions
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience will be adjusted in accordance with the candidate profile and experience.

Circuits Design

Reference
ASc Junior/MSc Researcher – Circuits design

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a master degree in the area of​ Electronic Engineering or related fields.
Preference will be given to anyone with experience in paper characterization and to anyone who has published scientific articles in the area as author or co-author.
The candidate must also be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team in an international environment and to work independently;
  • Strong interest in research and science;
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

 Candidates with a foreign degree or diploma must provide proof of recognition of the degree in accordance with Decree-Law No. 66/2018. Any candidate without recognition of the grade(s) will not be admitted to evaluation

Main attributions
The Junior Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Electrical circuits design and simulation; communication and electronic control modules (RFID/NFC: Antenna, Modulator, Digital logic circuits); System and sub-systems design and architecture.
  • Preparation of periodic technical-scientific reports in English on relevant work developments.
  • Participation in the dissemination and promotion of the main results. 

The Junior Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience, on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The Junior Researcher’s working place shall be in the Lisbon area, at the premises AlmaScience located in Faculty of Science and Technology of NOVA University of Lisbon and/or at the premises of Fraunhofer Portugal Research Lisbon office and he/she shall travel, in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her attributions or as necessary for his/her activity.

Conditions
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience will be adjusted in accordance with the candidate profile and experience.

Paper Manufacturing

Reference
ASc Junior/MSc Researcher – Paper manufacturing

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a master degree in the areas of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Nanotechnologies or related fields.

Preference will be given to anyone with experience in paper characterization and to anyone who has published scientific articles in the area as author or co-author.
The candidate must also be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team in an international environment and to work independently
  • Strong interest in research and science;
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

Candidates with a foreign degree or diploma must provide proof of recognition of the degree in accordance with Decree-Law No. 66/2018. Any candidate without recognition of the grade(s) will not be admitted to evaluation.

Main attributions
The Junior Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Processing, manufacturing and characterization of cellulose and paper.
  • Preparation of periodic technical-scientific reports in English on relevant work developments.
  • Participation in the dissemination and promotion of the main results.

The Junior Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience, on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The Junior Researcher working place shall be at the premises of AlmaScience branch located in Raiz – Forest and Paper Research Institute in the Aveiro area, and he/she shall travel, in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her attributions or as necessary for his/her activity.

Conditions
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience will be adjusted in accordance with the candidate profile and experience.

Junior Researcher – Paper Technology

Reference
ASc Junior/MSc Researcher – Paper Technology ( MSc 17)

Job summary
The collaborative laboratory Associação AlmaScience – Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Celulose para Aplicações Inteligentes e Sustentáveis (CoLAB AlmaScience), funded by the Centro 2020 Operational Program, in the Competitiveness and Employment thematic area, through the European Social Fund (ESF), CENTRO-04-3559-FSE-000094, has opened a job position for the role of Junior Researcher – Paper Technology.

 Envisioned as a bridge to connect – on one side – a set of science producers with outstanding track record at European level in the fields of Advanced functional materials and pioneers in promoting the area of Transparent Electronics and Paper Electronics and – on the other side – major paper and pulp developers and producers and a set of its end-users willing to revolutionize their market approach, CoLAB AlmaScience aims to establish in Portugal an integrated and innovative sustainable smart paper-based platform able to serve multi-sectors with fully recyclable product-ranges, capturing the needs associated with the Internet of Things (IoT).

 In close contact with the academic and the industry associates, and within a multidisciplinary scientific environment, integrated in project teams the candidate will conduct R&D activities in the field of Paper Manufacturing, besides other scientific and management activities better described in the candidate profile and main attributions sections bellow.  

Type of contract and applicable legislation
The hiring of the Junior Researcher shall be made in accordance with the Portuguese Labour Code.

About the CoLAB AlmaScience
Colab Almascience – Research and Development on Cellulose for Smart and Sustainable Solutions, is a non-profit private association focused on research, innovation, development and deployment activities in interdisciplinary fields, involving the exploitation of nanotechnology and advanced functional materials and their use to create eco-game-changing paper-based, fully printable, multifunctional devices and systems.

 On this base, Colab Almascience aims to deliver sustainable and universally accessible solutions, with real life impact on people and companies, by effectively enabling IoT in areas like, security, environment, health, electronics, logistics, food or energy.

Envisioned as a bridge to connect a set of science producers (Raiz – Forest and Paper Research Institute; Fraunhofer Portugal Research; NOVAidFCT – Associação para a Inovação e Desenvolvimento da FCT; and Universidade Nova de Lisboa) with outstanding track record at European level in the fields of Advanced functional materials and pioneers in promoting the area of Transparent Electronics and paper Paper electronics Electronics and – on the other side – paper and pulp developers and producers and a set of its end-users willing to revolutionize their market approach (The Navigator Company; INCM – Portuguese Mint and Official Printing Office; and Clara Saúde), CoLAB AlmaScience aims to establish in Portugal an integrated and innovative sustainable smart paper-based platform able to serve multi-sectors with fully recyclable, eco-product-ranges, capturing the needs associated with the Internet of Things (IoT).

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a master degree in the areas of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Nanotechnologies or related fields.

 Preference will be given to anyone with experience in cellulose modification, specialty paper development, paper functional coatings.

 The candidate must also be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team in an international environment and to work independently.
  • Strong interest in applied research and science.
  • Excellent communication skills with fluency in English.

 Candidates with a foreign degree or diploma must provide proof of recognition of the degree in accordance with Decree-Law No. 66/2018. Any candidate without recognition of the grade(s) will not be admitted to evaluation

Main attributions
The Junior Researcher shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Specialty paper development
  • Cellulose, chitosan or other biobased hydrogels
  • Preparation of periodic technical-scientific reports in English on relevant work developments.
  • Participation in the dissemination and promotion of the main results.

 The Junior Researcher shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The Junior Researcher working place shall be at the premises of AlmaScience branch located in RAIZ – Forest and Paper Research Institute in Aveiro, and he/she shall travel in Portugal or abroad, as required by his/her professional activity.

Reference remuneration statue
The reference remuneration statue for this position at the CoLAB AlmaScience will be adjusted in accordance with the candidate profile and experience.

 

Non Scientific Positions/Management

CEO

Reference
ASc CEO

Job brief
AlmaScience is looking for an experienced Chief Executive Officer or CEO to supervise and control all strategic and business aspects of the organization. The CEO will be one of the key leaders of AlmaScience and he/she will be responsible for defining and assessing the proper strategic direction that allows to build a solid and strong relation with National and International Industry clients, as well as creating a vision for success that engages all people for success, without exceptions.

To be successful in this position, the CEO must have a strongly referenced track record in similar positions, must be a prudent manager and an inspiring leader. The ideal candidate will have a business mindset and will be able to see the “big picture” in a variety of settings.

The goal is to drive AlmaScience’s development and guide the team towards long-term success.

Main attributions and activities (Reporting directly to the Board of Directors):

  • Develop high quality business strategies and plans ensuring their alignment with short-term and long-term objectives;
  • Lead and motivate all collaborators to advance employee engagement and develop a high performing managerial team;
  • Oversee all operations and business activities to ensure they produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and mission;
  • Review financial and non-financial reports to devise solutions or improvements;
  • Build trust relations with key partners and stakeholders and act as a point of contact for important shareholders;
  • Analyze problematic situations and occurrences and provide solid solutions;
  • Maintain a deep knowledge of the markets and industry of AlmaScience.

Profile

  • Experience as CEO or in other managerial position
  • Experience in developing profitable strategies and implementing vision
  • Understanding of corporate finance and performance management principles
  • Familiarity with diverse business functions such as marketing, PR, finance etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate governance and general management best practices
  • An entrepreneurial mindset with outstanding organizational and leadership skills
  • Analytical abilities and problem-solving skills
  • English fluent
  • Excellent communication and public speaking skills
  • Capacity to mobilize stakeholders and stimulate the innovation ecosystem
  • MSc/MBA in business administration or relevant field

 

Non-discrimination and equal access policy

AlmaScience actively promotes a non-discrimination and equal access policy, reason for which no candidate can be benefited, prejudiced or deprived of any duty, namely age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, chronic illness, nationality, ethnic origin or race, religion or political beliefs