RECRUITING

We are looking for highly motivated professionals who welcome new challenges on the following areas:

Management

Scientific and Technical Director (Closed)

Reference
ASc Scientific and Technical Director

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a degree in Engineering, preferably with a PhD in related scientific areas to the CoLAB Almascience research scope;

The candidate must also be able to demonstrate

  • Strong experience in management of R&DI projects and teams;
  • Experience in R&DI financing processes;
  • Good understanding of business related issues, namely of scale up processes;
  • Strong leadership, planning and organizational skills;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • 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 Scientific and Technical Director shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Implementation of the global scientific and innovation strategy in close alignment with the Technical and Scientific Council;
  • Global management of the R&DI program, coordinating the lead researchers in charge of AlmaScience research thematic lines;
  • Promote the culture of collaborative innovation within the association and in the surrounding ecosystem (associates);
  • Work in proximity with the business development area in the prospection and development of new R&DI opportunities;
  • Support the industrial associates (and/or clients) in the scale-up process of the technologies developed by the association;
  • Prospecting, identification and management of opportunities for participation in national and international R&DI;
  • Preparation of R & DI project proposals under national (e.g. P2020) and international (e.g. H22020) calls;
  • Promotion, preparation and participation in national and international conferences, seminars, fairs and other events;
  • Articulation with the internal areas of the laboratory, for prospecting and identification of R & DI opportunities, as well as support for the implementation of results from R & DI projects.

The Scientific and Technical Director shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience, on an exclusive basis.

Place of work
The Scientific and Technical Director shall be in the Lisbon area, mainly at the premises AlmaScience located in Faculty of Science and Technology of NOVA University of Lisbon, with regular travelling to the AlmaScience branch at the premises of RAIZ – Forest and Paper Research Institute in 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 will be adjusted in accordance with the candidates profile and experience.

Research & Developement

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Senior staff (senior PhD)

Paper of electronics (Closed)

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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.

Sensors (Closed)

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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.

Circuits Design (Closed)

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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.

Printed Electronics (Closed)

Reference
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.

Paper Manufacturing (Closed)

Reference
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.

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Junior staff / Licenced or MSc

Paper of electronics (Closed)

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.

Printed Technology (Closed)

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.

Sensors (Closed)

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.

Circuits Design (Closed)

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.

Electronics Design/Embedded Systems - Sign up now

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ASc Junior Electronics Engineer – Electronics Design/Embedded Systems

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 Electronics Engineer.

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 electronics design and embedded systems.

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a master degree in the areas of Electrical, Electronics or computer Engineering.
The candidates should have expertise in:

  • Analogue Electronics Design, namely sensors conditioning;
  • Digital/Mixed-Signal Electronics Design;
  • Embedded systems;
  • PCB layout.

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 Electronics Engineer shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Electronics circuit design.
  • PCB layout
  • Electrical tests
  • Firmware coding with the language C
  • 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 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.

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.

Software Engineer - Sign up now

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ASc Software Engineer

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 Software Engineer.

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 software design as well software testing.

Candidate profile / admission requirements
The candidate must have a master degree in the areas of Informatics, computer science, computer engineering or related fields.
The candidates should have expertise in:

  • Desktop applications development (Based on Java or .NET C#);
  • Server applications and database development;
  • Smartphone applications;
  • Web applications, designed for running in mobile platforms.

Preference will be given to anyone with experience in:

  • Machine Learning;
  • LabView.

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 Software Engineer shall be responsible for performing the following tasks:

  • Desktop applications development.
  • Development web applications and server software for IoT and Smart Sensors.
  • 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.

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.

Materials for electronics (Closed)

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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.

Security (Closed)

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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.

Control Software (Closed)

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.

Paper Manufacturing (Closed)

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.

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Reference
ASc Junior/MSc Researcher – Paper Manufacturing

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 Manufacturing.

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.

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 thereof, 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.

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.

To apply the candidate must send to recruiting@almascience.pt

1- A letter of motivation (pdf file) on why the candidate would be a suitable for the position;

2- Detailed curriculum vitae with copy of qualification certificates and copy of other relevant supporting documents (pdf file);

3- Copy (or reference) of scientific articles in which the candidate is author considers most relevant of his/her professional career;

4- One-minute English video where you must briefly describe your motivation for this application (YouTube or other link);

5- Recommendation letters (pdf file).

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.