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OPEN POSITIONS

Research & Development

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Junior staff / Licenced or MSc

Junior Software Engineer/ Researcher

Reference
ASc Junior Software Engineer/ Researcher (MSc 11.1)

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 Computer System Informatics Engineering or related fields.

The preference is for candidates with expertise 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
  • Server applications and database development
  • Smartphone applicationsParticipation 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 Software Engineer /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 Electronics Engineer/Researcher – Electronics Design

Reference
ASc Junior Electronics Engineer/Researcher – Electronics Design ( Msc 12.1)

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 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 Physics Engineering.

The preference is for candidates with expertise in:

  • Analogue Electronics Design, namely sensors conditioning
  • Digital/Mixed-Signal Electronics Design
  • Communication and electronic control modules

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.
  • Electrical tests
  • Hand soldering and re-work
  • 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.

Junior Electronics Engineer/Researcher – Embedded Systems

Reference
ASc Junior Electronics Engineer/Researcher – Embedded Systems ( Msc 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 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 Electronics or Physics Engineering.

The preference is for candidates with expertise in:

  • Embedded systems
  • PCB layout
  • Hybrid circuits

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.
  • Electrical tests
  • Hand soldering and re-work
  • 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.

Junior Software Engineer

Reference
ASc Junior Software Engineer (MSc 18)

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 Computer System Informatics Engineering or related fields.

Preference will be given for candidates should have expertise in applications development, designed for running in multiple platforms

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
  • Development of smartphone applications
  • 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.

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Senior staff (senior PhD)

Senior PhD Researcher – Circuits Design

Reference
Senior PhD Researcher – Circuits Design ( PhD5.1)

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 one job position for the role of Senior PhD Researcher – Circuits Design.

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, the candidate will lead and conduct R&D activities in the field of electrical circuits design and simulation, 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 PhD Researcher shall be made in accordance with the Decree-Law 57/2016, and its amendments, and the Labour Code. It will translate into an uncertain terminating term employment contract. The contract should begin no later than March 2021.

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

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

  • Experience in the draft and production of reports and deliverables for science and technology-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
  • 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 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.

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.

 

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Non-Scientific/Management Staff

Innovation Manager (IM)

Reference
ASc – Innovation Manager (IM)

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 one job position for the role of Innovation Manager.

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 Innovation Manager shall be made in accordance with the Portuguese Labour Code. The contract should begin no later than march 2021.

Candidate profile / admission requirements

Profile:

  • The candidate must have a degree in Engineering, preferably with PhD degree;
  • Experience in the management of programs, projects and teams;
  • Proactive problem solver;
  • Multidisciplinary vocation;
  • Highly organized and structured;
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Good 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

  • Prospecting and identification of new R & D&I opportunities and support to clients in scale-up processes, in close alignment with the business development area;
  • Technological scouting;
  • Manage and optimize scientific infrastructure assets to satisfy internal financial targets;
  • Track, analyze and monitor technology performance metrics;
  • Devise or help to draw up new research proposals with the lead investigators and apply for funding;
  • Participation in the preparation of R & DI project proposals under national and international calls.

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

Place of work

The Innovation Manager 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.

 

Business development & Marketing manager (BDM)

Reference
ASc- Business development & Marketing manager ( BDM)

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 one job position for the role of Business development & Marketing manager.

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 Business development & Marketing manager shall be made in accordance with the Portuguese Labour Code. The contract should begin no later than march 2021.

Candidate profile / admission requirements

Profile:

  • The candidate must have a degree in management, economics or engineering, preferably with an MBA;
  • Experience in the management of programs, projects and teams;
  • Experience in building/promoting business plans and partnerships with industry
  • Good science and technology communicator
  • Proactive problem solver;
  • Multidisciplinary vocation;
  • Highly organized and structured;
  • Good 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

  • Design and implementation of marketing and business development plans
  • Client account management.
  • Partnerships development.
  • Prospecting and identification of new R & DI opportunities and support to clients in scale-up processes (in close alignment with the scientific area).
  • Business reporting to the AlmaScience Administration board.
  • Promote, prepare and participate in national and international Business Development events.

 The Business development & Marketing manager shall fully devote the whole of his/her professional activity to AlmaScience, on an exclusive basis.

Place of work

The Business development & Marketing manager 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.

 

Apply here or send the requested documents to recruitment@almascience.pt 

    The candidate must send:

    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.