Pos-doc positions positions at CIBIO (InBIO Associate Laboratory)
Âmbito: Programa Integrado de IC&DT - SAESCTN-PIIC&DT/1/2011
CIBIO (http://cibio.up.pt) is a young and highly dynamic Research Centre located close to Porto, in the north of Portugal, which aims to be an international Centre of Excellence in the fields of Biodiversity and Evolution, offering great opportunities for multidisciplinary and stimulating research. The Centre is part of InBIO, a Portuguese Associate Laboratory, occupies recently-built facilities, and has more than 130 researchers holding a PhD degree, as well as more than 100 MSc and PhD students, and people from many different countries. Researchers are organized in 17 research groups. The working atmosphere is vibrant and enthusiastic, and CIBIO is regularly visited by many scientists from abroad. Porto is a world-heritage town, capital of Port wine, and the Northern region of Portugal provides rich cultural and outdoor activities. The Centre has fully equipped molecular laboratories (multiple PCR rooms, automated sequencers, real-time PCR machines, etc), as well as technicians and administrative staff, and the necessary equipment for fieldwork. Research projects are performed at a global scale. We are now advertising a series of post-doctoral positions (www.eracareers.pt) and expect to recruit enthusiastic and highly motivated researchers in the areas indicated below. The positions are expected to start by March 1st, 2013. The application period is from 07 a February 21, 2013. Ample possibilities and opportunities for continuation of research are expected to become available in the years to come.
There is, however, no obligation to contract any of the candidates if the requirements are not adequate. According to the Portuguese Constitution, it is stated that the employer actively promotes a policy of equal opportunities between men and women in access to employment and professional development, and avoiding any form of discrimination.
Biodiversity observation systems and supporting computational tools
Biodiversity Conservation of Southern Africa Deserts
Archaeobotany & Evolution
Population Genetics, Conservation Genetics & Phylogeography
Conservation Genetics in Tropical Regions
Applications including a detailed CV, a statement of research interests and motivation, as well as the emails of at least three referees will start immediately and be accepted until February 21th, 2013. However, the committee will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled. The positions are expected to start in March 1st, 2013.
Informal inquiries and applications should be addressed to:
Dra. Sara Ferreira
Gestora de Ciência e Tecnologia
CIBIO, Centro de Investigação em Biodiversidade e Recursos Genéticos
Campus Agrário de Vairão, Universidade do Porto
4485-661 Vairão Portugal
Telef: +351.252660411 Fax: +351.252661780
Email: cibio.up en cibio.up.pt
Nuno Ferrand de Almeida
João Pradinho Honrado