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MOSTMICRO-ITQB Research Unit is hiring

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Four new lab heads will establish independent research groups

The MOSTMICRO-ITQB Research Unit is looking for researchers to head independent groups in the areas of Computational Omics, Infection Biology, Chemical Biology, Experimental Virology, Bio-NMR or other areas relevant to its activity. Four researchers (with a maximum of one researcher per area) will join a multidisciplinary research team rated Excellent in the latest FCT National Evaluation of Research Units.


Candidates should have an excellent track record, with at least 3 years postdoctoral research experience. They should propose innovative research plans to establish an independent research group, but be willing to participate in existing research programs of the Unit. Successful applicants will also contribute to the ongoing Master and PhD Programs at ITQB-NOVA.

The MOSTMICRO-ITQB Research Unit is rated Excellent (top mark) by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. The Unit, started in 2013, aims to understand biological processes at the Molecular, Structural, Cellular and Population levels, with a focus on microbes important for human health, biotechnology and the environment. The Unit will support successful applicants with a start-up package, individual lab space, modern facilities, technical and administrative support, and a salary position at the TRU 54 level, corresponding to a gross annual salary of 45,728.90 € (with social benefits).

Applications should be submitted electronically to by 17h (GMT) of November 16, 2020.

Details concerning conditions can be found at in the ITQB NOVA job call page or on the Era Careers opportunity description. For further enquiries please contact the Unit Coordinator and Dean of ITQB NOVA, Cláudio M. Soares.

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