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Laboratory Technical Officer [M/F] - 1 vacancy - CCMAR/TS_SED/08/2019

Laboratory Technical Officer [M/F] - 1 vacancy 
 Post Ref.: CCMAR/TS_SED/08/2019

The Algarve Centre for Marine Science (CCMAR) opens a vacancy for a Laboratory Technical Officer (M/F) to satisfy temporary needs under an uncertain term employment contract in order to support the work carried at the IPMA-Algés at DivGM in  the context of the EMSO-PT project Refª PINFRA/22157/2016 – EMSO-PT “European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and Water Column Observatory”, under Sistema de Apoio à Investigação Científica e Tecnológica (SAICT), funded by the European Regional Development Fund (POCI, PO Lisboa and PO Algarve) and National Funds through FCT– Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. – (MCTES).

 Tasks to perform: 
⦁    To perform laboratory treatment of sediment samples for sedimentological and microfossils’ analysis. 
⦁    To be responsible for the laboratory activity.

Salary: Monthly gross salary of 944.02€

Required profile: 
The candidate should: 
1.    Hold a BSc. degree in Geology, Chemistry Marine Sciences or related fields. 

Only applicants that fulfil the required profile will be considered. 

It is considered as an advantage to have experience in laboratory treatment of sediment samples for sedimentological and microorganisms’ analysis.

Working contract conditions: uncertain term employment contract starting in May 2020. 

Working Schedule: 35 hours weekly. 

Working Place: IPMA –Algés, Portugal.

Application submission and documents: Applications should be submitted directly to the CCMAR website (only applications submitted directly at the CCMAR website will be considered). You should consider your application as correctly submitted only after receiving an email confirmation from CCMAR. Application should include a Motivation Letter, copy of the BSc. certificate, a detailed CV and other documents considered relevant.

Application Period:  between 18 of February and 4 of March 2020.

Selection Committee: Dr.  Fátima Abrantes, researcher at IPMA and CCMAR (President of the jury); Dr.  Emília Salgueiro, researcher at IPMA and CCMAR (member) and Dr.  Antje Voelker researcher at IPMA and CCMAR (member).

Selection Criteria: The selection will be based on the documents provided (Curricular Assessment – CA) but the selection committee reserves the right to contact and interview candidates with the sole purpose of clarifying any curricular aspect. 

The curricular assessment (CA) is expressed from 0 to 20 points corresponded to the value of the arithmetic formula CA=(A+2B+C+D)/5 expressed to the first decimal. 

A –Bachelor's Degree final score
B – Experience in laboratorial processing of marine sediments for grading and micropalaentological analysis:
⦁    Experience in previous projects (15 to 20 points)
⦁    Experience from internships or practical work with specific guidance (11 to 14 points)
⦁    Experience from practical classes (10 points)    
⦁    No experience (0 points)

C – Computer practice
⦁    Experience in previous projects (15 to 20 points)
⦁    Experience from internships or practical work with specific guidance (11 to 14 points)
⦁    Experience from practical classes (10 points)    
⦁    No experience (0 points)

D – Knowledge of the English Language:

⦁    Attested by a recognized training school (15 to 20 points)
⦁    Knowledge from the regular school system (11 to 14 points)
⦁    No knowledge (0 points)

In the event that no applicant has the necessary profile, or the funding conditions have significantly changed since the announcement of this position, the selection committee reserves the right to close the call without any recruitment. In the event that the applicant fist ranked does not accept the position or the contract holder should resign during the contract, the jury reserves the right, upon convenience and opportunity, to assign the post to the next applicant in accordance with the ranking positions.

Results: The decision of the selection committee will be communicated in writing by email.  All admitted applicants will be ranked in order of the final classification. After notification, candidates have 10 working days to contest the preliminary decision sending an email to the selection committee

Candidates holding degrees awarded by a foreign university should have their degree recognized in Portugal no later than 10 days after receiving the communication of selection for a position. Non-compliance justifies exclusion from the procedure. Information about the recognition procedures can be obtained at any Portuguese university or here. The director’s board reserves the right, upon request from the candidate, to extend the compliance period provided it does not impact negatively in the programmed activities.

Disabled candidates shall be preferred in a situation of equal classification, and said preference supersedes any legal preferences. Candidates must declare, on their honour, their respective disability degree, type of disability and communication / expression means to be used during selection period on their application form, under the regulations above.

CCMAR’s non-discrimination and equal access opportunities policy – No candidate can be privileged, benefited, jeopardised or be deprived of any right or exempt of any claim in regards to descendent, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, economic situation, origin, social economy, genetic heritage, disability, chronic disease, nationality, ethnicity, territory of origin, language, religion, politics, ideology or union membership.  
February the 10th  2020

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