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1st Announcement

Dear Colleagues,
We are pleased to announce the organization of the Madeira International Conference - Emerging Trends and Future of Nanomaterials for Human Health - MAD-Nano20, which will take place in FUNCHAL, Madeira Island, Portugal from 27 to 29 November 2020.
We are looking forward to meeting you in Funchal.
By the Organizing Committee
João Rodrigues

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Participants are invited to submit abstracts for scientific communications (oral and poster) until 15 of September (Submission deadline).

https://cqm.uma.pt/madnano20/abstracts.html

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CONFERENCE SCOPE
Nanotechnology and nanomaterials have gained enough attention in recent years also due to its significant role in the field of medical sciences.
This conference is of multidisciplinary nature, covering various disciplines of science related to nanomaterials and nanotechnology. This meeting aims at bringing together students, researchers, faculty members, and experts from health systems (e.g. Hospitals) and companies on a common platform to present the most recent achievements and views on the field, discuss and look to the future of nanomaterials for human health applications.

LOCATION & VENUE
The MAD-NANO20 will take place at the VIDAMAR RESORTS - Madeira, a magnificent 5-star hotel. The hotel is located on the south coast of the island and benefits from an exclusive oceanfront position. It has a contemporary style with elegant décor throughout and spacious modern rooms with balconies overlooking the ocean and beautifully landscaped mature gardens. The resort also has a Sea SPA, which features a range of salt water-inspired therapies and treatments.

TOPICS
• Biomarkers and Nanoparticles
• Bionanomaterials and Tissues Engineering
• Biosensors, Diagnostics, and Imaging
• Cancer Nanotechnologies: Diagnosis, Imaging, and Treatment
• DNA-based Nanotechnology for Biomedical Applications
• Targeted and Non-targeted Nanomaterials for Drug and Gene Delivery
• Nanobiotechnology
• Nanomaterials for Infectious Diseases
• Nanotoxicology
• Peptide Nanostructures
• Smart Nanomaterials
• Nanotechnology in Biomedical Science

For further information, please visit http://cqm.uma.pt/madnano20

MAD-NANO20 Secretariat
Centro de Química da Madeira (CQM)
Universidade da Madeira
Campus da Penteada
9020-105 Funchal
PORTUGAL
E-mail: madnano16@uma.pt
Website: http://cqm.uma.pt/madnano20
Phone: +351-291705150

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General Information

  • Position: Postdoctoral researcher with experience in Chemical Synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials
  • Reference: ARDITI-CQM/2019/011-PDG
  • Position Type: Research Grant
  • Funding Entity: ARDITI (Agência Regional para o Desenvolvimento da Investigação Tecnologia e Inovação)
  • Place of Work: CQM (Centro de Química da Madeira) - Madeira Island, Portugal
  • Host Institution: CQM (Centro de Química da Madeira) - Madeira Island, Portugal
  • Scientific Areas: Chemistry, Materials Science, Materials Chemistry.
  • Salary: € 1 509.80 (Postdoctoral Grant) free of taxes; ARDITI postdoctoral stipend and regulations are determined by ‘FCT-Fundação para a Ciência Tecnologia’ (http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores.phtml.pt).
  • Supervisor: João Rodrigues.
  • Available Positions: 1
  • Required Degree: Ph.D.
  • Areas of the required degree: Chemistry or Materials Science.
  • Required Experience:

Candidates for this position (“Postdoctoral Grant”) should have expertise in chemical synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials, less than 3 years after Ph.D., a strong motivation to work both independently and as part of a team, very good communication skills and ability to meet deadlines. Experience in the synthesis, characterization and functionalization of dendrimers, as well as on in vitro biological evaluation of nanomaterials will be valued in the evaluation process.

Evaluation Criteria:

Candidates will be evaluated and ranked based on their Curriculum Vitae (maximum 50 points), research activity (scientific/technological production; maximum 20 points), and research proposal (maximum 30 points).

Evaluation Pannel: João Rodrigues (President), Helena Tomás (Member), José Câmara (Substitute Member), Rui Caldeira (Ph.D. - Member).

Work Plan

  • The candidate will have the following main specific responsibilities:
  • Development of scientific research under the topic: Synthesis, characterization and biological evaluation of nanomaterials;
  • Development of new nanomaterials (e.g. polymers) to be used as delivery systems for conventional and nonconventional drugs;
  • Preparation of technical reports and scientific publications;
  • Participation in general CQM activities, such as science spreading and conference/course organization.

Required Documents:

  • CV - Curriculum Vitae / Résumé - with the ORCID number, RESEARCHID and SCOPUS AUTHOR ID;
  • Complete List of Publications;
  • Qualification Certificate - in Portuguese or translated into English and certified;
  • Research Proposal - brief research proposal (maximum 5000 characters) according the workplan;
  • Relevant Supporting Documents;
  • 2 Referee (Contact information) - email address, professional telephone number, and address;
  • Summary of the scientific and curricular path - with a selection of the main activities and results achieved in the last three years.

Application Submission

Deadline: 2020-01-31 17:00:00 (GTM/UTC + 0)

Reference: ARDITI-CQM/2019/011-PDG

Applications should be submitted in English by email to the following address: bolsas.projetos@arditi.pt. The specific reference to the call must be indicated in the email subject. The applicants should submit a single pdf file containing all the required documents.

Incomplete applications will not be considered for evaluation.

Note: The deadline for application may be extended at any time without previous notice having in mind the requirements for the positions under this call.

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Dear Colleagues,

The IDS11 - 11th International Dendrimers Symposium will be held at Madeira Island, Funchal, Portugal, from 14th to 18th of July 2019.

IDS is the most important worldwide conference devoted to the latest developments concerning design, synthesis and application of dendrimers and dendritic polymers.

The period for abstracts submission is open (Deadline: 31/03/2019): http://bit.ly/IDS11_Abstract_submission 

Come, share with us your knowledge and experience in the field of dendrimers... bring your students and family… and enjoy Madeira Island!

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  • Location

University of Madeira  

Madeira Chemistry Research Centre (National Research Lab)

Madeira Island, Portugal - http://www.visitmadeira.pt/ 

  • Who can apply?

In order to be eligible candidates must meet the following requirements:
a) Holders of the degree of "Licenciado"/Bachelor (1st Cycle) or legal equivalent, in the field or in related fields of study;


b) Holders of a foreign higher education academic degree conferred following a 1st Cycle of studies in the field, or in related fields, organised according to the principles of the Bologna Process by a State that has adhered to this Process;


c) Holders of a foreign higher education academic degree that is recognised as satisfying the goals of a degree in the field, or in related areas, by the Scientific Council of the Faculty;


d) Holders of a scientific and professional curriculum relevant to the frequency of this cycle of study, duly justified, and recognized by the Scientific Council of the Faculty.

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The recognition referred to in points b) to d) shall be used for admission purposes only and shall not entitle the holder to recognition of any degree or diploma.

Applications subject to regulatory formalities can be accepted until the enrollment is made, if the applicant is provisionally placed in the course. In the act of face-to-face registration, placed candidates must present the originals of the documents presented in the on-line application .

Candidates must have a basic knowledge of written and spoken English.

  • Where do I submit my application?

The applications are submitted on-line, exclusively, through the address https://applications.uma.pt/

Application deadline: February 15, 2019

  • How are applicants selected?

In order to fill the vacancies, all admitted candidates shall be ranked according to the criteria set out in 'Regulamento Geral dos Mestrados', which takes into account the specific training in the scientific field of the course, the final grade of the degree and the academic, scientific and professional curriculum. The evaluation of a possible interview may also be included if the jury so decides.

When due to non-registration or cancellation within the period of enrollment or in a period that allows the replacement, candidates not placed due to lack of vacancy will be invited to occupy the remaining vacancies.

  • What is the costs?

There is an application fee (€20,00) and another one for enrolment (€20,00), if the applicant is placed (It includes student insurance).See the table of legal charges and fees in force available at http ://uaa.uma.pt/).

Annual Tuition fee:
- EU: €1.500,00/Year for applicants with citizenship from European Union (EU)
- Non-EU: €4.000,00/Year.

The best 10 Non-EU/EEA applicants enrolled at the end of all calls will have an annual reduction of 50% in the tuition fee. Therefore they will pay €2.000,00/Year.

According to the "Regulamento de Propinas" in force, the fee may be paid entirely upon enrolment or in 10 instalments, to be paid at the end of each month, With enrollment is charged the first installment of tuition fees, to be paid within the time specified.

Which documents do I need to submit?

Required documents (in PDF format):
a) Motivation letter in English;
b) Copy of the Identity Card/ Citizen Card/Passport (only for non-Portuguese citizens);
c) Curriculum vitae preferably in the Europass format;
d) Copy of the diploma and transcripts of completed courses and grades (when applicable it should be sent copies of the originals and authenticated translations of the documents into English);
e) Other documents that the candidate deems useful to demonstrate their qualifications and curriculum;
f) Two recommendation letters;

  • What is the application process and when do I apply?

Applications 
- until 15 February 2019

Interviews (if any) 
- 26 to 27 February 2019

Display of the provisional placement lists 
- Until 01 March 2019

Deadline for complaints 
- 01 to 05 March 2019

Display of the final placement lists already homologated 
- 6 March 2019

Enrolment and registration
- until September 2019
(presently in Academic Affairs Unit)

Beginning of classes (expected date) 
September, 2019

Mail for contact:  mnn@uma.pt

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Register and submit your abstract now!

 

For further information, please visit http://bit.ly/MADNano18

 

We are looking forward to meeting you in Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal

 

Important dates:

Abstract deadline: 15th of September

Early Bird Registration: 30th of September

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Who can apply?

In order to be eligible candidates must meet the following requirements:
a) Holders of the degree of Licenciado or legal equivalent, in the field or in related fields of study;
b) Holders of a foreign higher education academic degree conferred following a 1st Cycle of studies in the field, or in related fields, organised according to the principles of the Bologna Process by a State that has adhered to this Process;
c) Holders of a foreign higher education academic degree that is recognised as satisfying the goals of a degree in the field, or in related areas, by the Scientific
Council of the Faculty.
d) Holders of a scientific and professional curriculum relevant to the frequency of this cycle of study, duly justified, and recognized by the Scientific Council of the
Faculty.

Candidates must have a basic knowledge of written and spoken English.

Where do I submit my application?

The applications are submitted online, exclusively, through the address https://applications.uma.pt

Application deadline: May 18, 2018

How are applicants selected?

In order to fill the vacancies, all admitted candidates shall be ranked according to the criteria set out in 'Regulamento Geral dos Mestrados', which takes into account the specific training in the scientific field of the course, the final grade of the degree and the academic, scientific and professional curriculum. The evaluation of a possible interview may also be included if the jury so decides.

When due to non-registration or cancellation within the period of enrollment or in a period that allows the replacement, candidates not placed due to lack of vacancy will be invited to occupy the remaining vacancies.

What is the financial investment?

There is an application fee (€20,00) and another one for enrolment (€20,00), if the applicant is placed (It includes student insurance).

Annual Tuition fee:
- EU: €1.500,00/Year for applicants with citizenship from European Union (EU)
- Non-EU: €4.000,00/Year.

The best 10 Non-EU/EEA applicants enrolled at the end of all calls will have an annual reduction of 50% in the tuition fee. Therefore they will pay €2.000,00/Year.

According to the "Regulamento de Propinas" in force, the fee may be paid entirely upon enrolment or in 10 instalments, to be paid at the end of each month, With enrollment is charged the first installment of tuition fees, to be paid within the time specified.

Which documents do I need to submit?

Required documents (in PDF format):
a) Motivation letter in English;
b) Copy of the Identity Card/ Citizen Card/Passport (only for non-portuguese citizens);
c) Curriculum vitae preferably in the Europass format;
d) Copy of the diploma and transcripts of completed courses and grades (when applicable it should be sent copies of the originals and authenticated translations of the documents into English);
e) Other documents that the candidate deems useful to demonstrate their qualifications and curriculum;
f) Two recommendation letters;

What is the application process and when do I apply?

Applications
- 1 March to 18 May 2018

Interviews (if any)
- 22 to 23 May 2018

Display of the provisional placement lists
- Until 25 May 2018

Deadline for complaints
- 25 to 29 May 2018

Display of the final placement lists already homologated
- 31 May 2018

Enrolment and registration
- 31 May to 15 June 2018
(only via https://infoalunos.uma.pt)

Beginning of classes (expected date)
September, 2018

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Within the ECOFIBRAS project (Eco-sustainable valorisation of invasive vegetal species in Macaronesia to obtain fibres with industrial use, MAC/4.6d/040), supported by the Transnational Cooperation Programme Madeira-Azores-Canarias (MAC 2014-2020) towards Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the Centro de Química da Madeira (CQM), University of Madeira, Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal, is offering a post-doc fellowship for scientific research and development (M/F) as follows.

ANNOUNCEMENT

I. Scientific area: Chemistry/Materials science

II. Admission requirements: The candidates must have a Ph. D. in Chemistry, Materials Science or in fields related to the project and:

• Experience in the study and in the chemical, structural, morphological and functional characterization of natural fibers;

• Experience in studies of thermal stability and mechanical properties of organic polymers and natural fibers;

• Proven expertise in the use of SEM, AFM, TGA and FTIR techniques.

Preference is given to anyone who, in addition to the previous requirements, has a doctorate in the area and/or research work (published papers with impact factor and/or patents) in the field of the project and/or in the preparation of nanocomposites based on natural fibers and inorganic nanoparticles for immobilization and delivery of drugs.

III. Work Plan: This work is part of an international project (Madeira, Azores, and Canaries) that aims to study and valorise invasive species in the Macaronesia Region, namely Agave americana, Arundo donax, Pennisetum setaceum and Ricinus communis. The fellow will be responsible for the study of the chemical, structural, morphological, thermal and mechanical properties of fibers and for the preparation of nanocomposites based on these natural fibers.

• Task 1 - Bibliographic research;

• Task 2 - Chemical, structural, morphological and functional characterization of natural fibers;

• Task 3 - Preparation of nanocomposites based on fibers and inorganic nanoparticles;

• Task 4 - Determination of the thermal and mechanical properties of fibers and nanocomposites;

• Task 5 - Preparation of technical reports and papers.

Note: Some of the tasks may run in parallel.

IV. Laws and applicable regulation: Law no. 40/2004, of August 18 (Scientific Research Grant Holder Statute); Grant Regulation of the University of Madeira.

V. Workplace: The work shall be carried out at the Centro de Química da Madeira (National Research Centre) of the University of Madeira, under the guidance of Prof. João Rodrigues.

VI. Duration of the grant: The fellowship will last for 6 months, possibly renewable for a maximum of 19 months.

VII. The amount of the monthly stipend: The monthly stipend of the grant is €1495, according to the stipend table awarded directly by the Universidade da Madeira.

VIII. Selection Methods: By evaluation of the Curriculum Vitae of the candidates.

IX. Composition of the selection jury: Prof. João Rodrigues (President of the Jury), Prof. Helena Tomás (effective member), Prof. Pedro Pires (effective member), and Doctor Carla Alves (alternate member).

X. Pronouncement and notification of the results: The admission lists as well as the results of each selection method and final ordering lists will be disclosed on the page of the Human Resources Unit - University of Madeira in http://urh.uma.pt/, and on Centro de Química da Madeira webpage in https://cqm.uma.pt. All candidates shall be notified by e-mail.

XI. Application deadline and requirements:

a) Applications shall be submitted within 25 days of the announcement of the public notice(Deadline 19 of May; 17:00 Lisbon Time);

b) Applications must be supported by an application letter, and accompanied by the following documents: one-two page motivation letter detailing the research experience relevant to project; Full Curriculum Vitae; Qualification certificate translated to English and certificated; contact of two referees (name, address and email); other supporting documents considered relevant for the evaluation of the application.

c) The applications must be submitted exclusively by e-mail to nucleo.bolseiro@mail.uma.pt indicating the reference “CQM-17-01-BPD-MAC/4.6d/040” in the email subject.

The CQM is a National Research Unit  supported and evaluated by FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. It is a recognized “refugee welcoming organization" by the European Commission, follows the European Charter for Researchers, the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (Commission Recommendation, Brussels, 11.3.2005, 2005/251/EC), is committed to the principle of equity in employment, and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.

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Centro de Química da Madeira (CQM) is hiring!

Positions available:
- SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT GRANTS (2 Positions) on
a) MASS SPECTROMETRY(Ph.D):HTTP://BIT.LY/ARDITI_CQM_2017_005V2_STMG_MS
and
b) NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE (Ph.D): HTTP://BIT.LY/ARDITI_CQM_2017_006V2_STMG_NMR

- POSTDOCTORAL GRANTS (2 positions) on
a) SYNTHESIS OF HYPERBRANCHED POLYMERS: HTTP://BIT.LY/ARDITI_CQM_2017_010V2_PDG
and
b) EXTRACTION, PURIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MOLECULES FROM MARINE RESOURCES: HTTP://BIT.LY/ARDITI_CQM_2017_012V2_PDG

APPICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 16, 2018
All the information related with the positions are available in the links above.

João Rodrigues
Coordenador Científico do Centro de Química da Madeira

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Master in Nanochemistry & Nanomaterials - Madeira Island – Portugal - 6th Edition - Last Call to apply

Deadline for applications: 16 of July 2017 (17:00 hours: GMT).

The University of Madeira and Centro de Química da Madeira, Madeira Island, Portugal, invite applicants with a Bachelor or a Master degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Life Sciences, Materials, Physics or related sciences/engineering courses to apply to the 6th Edition of the Master Programme in Nanochemistry and Nanomaterials.

Online Application only: http://bit.ly/Applications_MNN_2017

Tuition fees reductions (50%) for the best ten applicants from abroad.

Download our flyer here: http://bit.ly/Flyer_3rd_Call_Digital

The Master program will be taught in English and starts in September 2017 with full-time attendance.

For further information, please visit http://bit.ly/MNN-2017, or contact us by e-mail (mnn@uma.pt )

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Deadline for applications: 12 of May 2017 (17:00 hours: GMT).

The University of Madeira and Centro de Química da Madeira, Madeira Island, Portugal, invite applicants with a Bachelor or a Master degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Life Sciences, Materials, Physics or related sciences/engineering courses to apply to the 6th Edition of the Master Programme in Nanochemistry and Nanomaterials.

The Master program will be taught in English and starts in September 2017 with full-time attendance.

 

For further information, please visit http://bit.ly/MNN-2017  , or contact us by e-mail (mnn@uma.pt )

 

Please feel free to send this message to your students, colleagues, and friends.

 

João Rodrigues 
(Director of the Master Programm in Nanochemistry and Nanomaterials).
e-mail: mnn@uma.pt website: www.uma.pt/mnn


Living in Madeira - http://internacionais.uma.pt/viver-na-madeira

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CQM - Centro de Química da Madeira invites applications for Science and Technology Manager with Ph.D. (3 POSITIONS)-  At least, 3 years of recognized research experience using SEM, MS or NMR.

POSITION 4: Scanning Electron Microscopy. To apply, please follow the link: http://bit.ly/ARDITI-CQM_2017_004-STMG-SEM

POSITION 5:  Mass Spectrometry. To apply, please follow the link: http://bit.ly/ARDITI-CQM_2017_005-STMG-MS

POSITION 6: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance. To apply, please follow the link: http://bit.ly/ARDITI-CQM_2017_006-STMG-NMR  

Admission Requirements

Candidates for this position (“Science and Technology Management Grants”) should have a Ph.D. degree and, at least, 3 years of recognized research experience using SEM, MS or NMR. Candidates with shorter experience in the technique, but with an outstanding Curriculum Vitae in the area of application, may also be considered. Experience in equipment management and maintenance will be valued in the evaluation process.

 

  • Application deadline: 02/06/2017, 17:00 (Lisbon/Madeira Time).

Notes:

  • Candidates can only apply for one of the open positions/topics. Otherwise, their applications will not be considered.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered for evaluation.
  • The advertisement deadline may be extended at any time without previous notice having in mind the requirements for the positions under this call.
  • The selection process will be based on the principle of non-discrimination in respect of gender, age, nationality, religion, racial group, or any other possible discriminatory issue. Selection will be made only based on merit and following the European Charter for Researchers, the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (Commission Recommendation, Brussels, 11.3.2005, 2005/251/EC) and the recommendations from the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA).

Other information:

For other information, the applicants can send a message to the following e-mail address: bolsas.projetos@arditi.pt.

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CQM - Centro de Química da Madeira invites applications for post doctoral researchers (6 positions):

POSITION 7: Synthesis, characterization and biological evaluation of anticancer metallodrugs. To apply, please follow the link: http://bit.ly/ARDITI-CQM_2017_007-PDG_Metallodrugs

POSITION 8:  Analytical chemistry (Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry techniques) applied to the isolation and analysis of natural and food products. To apply, please follow the link: http://bit.ly/ARDITI-CQM_2017_008-PDG_Analytical_Chemistry

POSITION 9: Ligand development by Phage Display Technology -  application to bionanosensors for the diagnostic of infectious diseases (like Dengue and Zika fevers). To apply, please follow the link: http://bit.ly/ARDITI-CQM_2017_009-PDG_Molecular_Biology

POSITION 10: Synthesis of hyperbranched polymers for incorporation into bionanosensors for the diagnostic of infectious diseases (like Dengue and Zika fevers). To apply, please follow the link: http://bit.ly/ARDITI-CQM_2017_010-PDG_Polymers

POSITION 11  Development of nanogels for biomedical applications based on marine resources (organic, inorganic or hybrid nanomaterials). To apply, please follow the link:  http://bit.ly/ARDITI-CQM_2017_011-PDG_Nanogels

POSITION 12:  Extraction, purification and characterization of molecules from marine resources with potential use in pharmaceutics, cosmetics or food industries. To apply, please follow the link: http://bit.ly/ARDITI-CQM_2017_012-PDG_Marine_Chemistry

Admission Requirements

Candidates for this position (“Postdoctoral Grant”) should have expertise in synthesis and characterization of metallodrugs and polymers, experience in in vitro biological evaluation, less than 5 years after Ph.D., a strong motivation to work both independently and as part of a team, very good communication skills and ability to meet deadlines.

  • Application deadline: 02/06/2017, 17:00 (Lisbon/Madeira Time).

Notes:

  • Candidates can only apply for one of the open positions/topics. Otherwise, their applications will not be considered.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered for evaluation.
  • The advertisement deadline may be extended at any time without previous notice having in mind the requirements for the positions under this call.
  • The selection process will be based on the principle of non-discrimination in respect of gender, age, nationality, religion, racial group, or any other possible discriminatory issue. Selection will be made only based on merit and following the European Charter for Researchers, the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (Commission Recommendation, Brussels, 11.3.2005, 2005/251/EC) and the recommendations from the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA).

Other information:

For other information, the applicants can send a message to the following e-mail address: bolsas.projetos@arditi.pt.

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CQM - Centro de Química da Madeira invites applications for:

  • POSITION 2 (reference: ARDITI-CQM/2017/002-ISG): One (1) position for a Senior researcher working in the field of “Bionanosensors for viral infections (for emergent or re-emergent viral infection diseases like Zika and Dengue Fevers)” (TOPIC 2). For further information see http://bit.ly/ARDITI-CQM_2017_002-ISG

 

Typically, candidates for “Invited Scientist Grant” positions will have between 5 to 10 years of particularly relevant research experience after Ph.D. and should demonstrate leadership capabilities, as well as success to obtain competitive funding for research.

Only candidates with an excellent scientific and curricular path will be considered (a minimum h-index of 15 will be used as reference).

Candidates with shorter research careers, but with an outstanding and internationally recognized Curriculum Vitae, may also be considered.

Experience in the transference of knowledge and technology will be valued in the evaluation process.

  • Application deadline: 02/06/2017, 17:00 (Lisbon/Madeira Time).

Notes:

  • Candidates can only apply for one of the open positions/topics. Otherwise, their applications will not be considered.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered for evaluation.
  • The advertisement deadline may be extended at any time without previous notice having in mind the requirements for the positions under this call.
  • The selection process will be based on the principle of non-discrimination in respect of gender, age, nationality, religion, racial group, or any other possible discriminatory issue. Selection will be made only based on merit and following the European Charter for Researchers, the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (Commission Recommendation, Brussels, 11.3.2005, 2005/251/EC) and the recommendations from the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA).

Other information:

For other information, the applicants can send a message to the following e-mail address: bolsas.projetos@arditi.pt.

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RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP - Madeira Island, Portugal

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Job Reference: CQM-17-01-BPD-MAC/4.6d/040

Within the ECOFIBRAS project (Eco-sustainable valorisation of invasive vegetal species in Macaronesia to obtain fibres with industrial use, MAC/4.6d/040), supported by the Transnational Cooperation Programme Madeira-Azores-Canarias (MAC 2014-2020) towards Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the Centro de Química da Madeira (CQM), University of Madeira, Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal, is offering a post-doc fellowship for scientific research and development (M/F), in the following conditions:

Scientific area: Chemistry/Materials science

Admission requirements: The candidates must have a Ph. D. in Chemistry, Materials Science or in fields related to the project and:

• Experience in the study and in the chemical, structural, morphological and functional characterization of natural fibers;
• Experience in studies of thermal stability and mechanical properties of organic polymers and natural fibers;
• Proven expertise in the use of SEM, AFM, TGA and FTIR techniques.

Preference is given to anyone who, in addition to the previous requirements, has a doctorate in the area and/or research work (published papers with impact factor and/or patents) in the field of the project and/or in the preparation of nanocomposites based on natural fibers and inorganic nanoparticles for immobilization and delivery of drugs.

Work Plan: This work is part of an international project (Madeira, Azores, and Canaries) that aims to study and valorise invasive species in the Macaronesia Region, namely Agave americana, Arundo donax, Pennisetum setaceum and Ricinus communis. The fellow will be responsible for the study of the chemical, structural, morphological, thermal and mechanical properties of fibers and for the preparation of nanocomposites based on these natural fibers.

Laws and applicable regulation: Law no. 40/2004, of August 18 (Scientific Research Grant Holder Statute); Grant Regulation of the University of Madeira.

Workplace: The work shall be carried out at the Centro de Química da Madeira (National Research Centre) of the University of Madeira, under the guidance of Prof. João Rodrigues.

Duration of the grant: The fellowship will last for 6 months, possibly renewable for a maximum of 31 months, starting on June 1, 2017.

The amount of the monthly stipend: The monthly stipend of the grant is €1495, according to the stipend table awarded directly by the Universidade da Madeira.

Composition of the selection jury: Prof. João Rodrigues (President of the Jury), Prof. Helena Tomás (effective member), Prof. Pedro Pires (effective member), and Doctor Carla Alves (alternate member).

Pronouncement and notification of the results: The final results shall be pronounced through the ordered list of candidates (based on the final grade obtained) posted on the page of the Unidade de Projetos e Cooperação da Universidade da Madeira, http://upc.uma.pt/, and on Centro de Química da Madeira webpage in http://cqm.uma.pt. All candidates shall be notified by email.

Application deadline and requirements: Those concerned may apply from 20th February to 17th March 2017.

Applications must be supported by: 

a) An application letter;

b) One-two page motivation letter detailing the research experience relevant to project;

c) Full Curriculum Vitae;

d) Qualification certificate translated to English and certificated;

e) Contact of two referees (name, address, and email);

f) Other supporting documents considered relevant for the evaluation of the application.

The applications must be submitted exclusively by e-mail to cqm@uma.pt  indicating the reference “CQM-17-01-BPD-MAC/4.6d/040” in the email subject, until March 17, at 5:00 p.m. (Madeira time, the same time as in Lisbon, Portugal).

Complaints must be submitted by email to gabinetedareitoria@uma.pt within the legal deadlines.

The CQM is a National Research Unit supported and evaluated by FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. It is a recognized “refugee welcoming organization" by the European Commission, follows the European Charter for Researchers, the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (Commission Recommendation, Brussels, 11.3.2005, 2005/251/EC), is committed to the principle of equity in employment, and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.

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Deadline for applications: 31 of January 2017 (17:00 hours: GMT).

The University of Madeira and Centro de Química da Madeira, Madeira Island, Portugal, invite applicants with a Bachelor or a Master degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Life Sciences, Materials, Physics or related sciences/engineering courses to apply to the 6th Edition of the Master Programme in Nanochemistry and Nanomaterials.

The Master program will be taught in English and starts in September 2017 with full-time attendance.

 

For further information, please visit http://bit.ly/MNN-2017  , or contact us by e-mail (mnn@uma.pt )

 

Please feel free to send this message to your students, colleagues, and friends.

 

João Rodrigues 
(Director of the Master Programm in Nanochemistry and Nanomaterials).
e-mail: mnn@uma.pt website: www.uma.pt/mnn


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Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to inform you that we have extended the abstract submission deadline until 9 of October.

The Madeira International Conference - Emerging Trends and Future of Nanomaterials for Human Health - MADNano16, will take place in FUNCHAL, in the beautiful Madeira Island, Portugal from 17th to 20th November 2016.

Don’t miss the chance to participate and visit Madeira island!

Register and submit your abstract now!

Please visit http://cqm.uma.pt/madnano16/

We are looking forward to meeting you in Funchal. 

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The University of Madeira and Centro de Química da Madeira, Madeira Island, Portugal, invite applicants with a Bachelor or a Master degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Life Sciences, Materials, Physics or related sciences/engineering courses to apply to the last Call of the 5th Edition of the international Master Programme in Nanochemistry and Nanomaterials.

Deadline for applications: 16 of July 2016 (17:00 hours: GMT - Last Call) using http://bit.ly/Applications_MNN_2016  

For further information please visit www.uma.pt/mnn (http://bit.ly/MNN-2016 ), download our flyer: http://bit.ly/MNN-2016-Last_Call_Digital   or contact us by e-mail (mnn@uma.pt )

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In Portugal, we have time to see, to experience, to discover which method or technique is best suited to a particular question we are investigating.

Xuedan He, a former master student in Nanochemistry and Nanomaterials at the University of Madeira, Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal.

 

The University of Madeira and Centro de Química da Madeira, Madeira Island, Portugal, invite applicants with a Bachelor or a Master degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Life Sciences, Materials, Physics or related sciences/engineering courses to apply to the 5th Edition of the Master Programme in Nanochemistry and Nanomaterials.

 

Deadline for applications: 13 of May 2016 (17:00 hours).

 

Classes will be given in English only.

 

For further information please visit www.uma.pt/mnn (http://bit.ly/MNN-2016 ), download our flyer: http://bit.ly/MNN-2016_2nd_Call_Digital_Flyer   or contact us by e-mail (mnn@uma.pt )

 

Please feel free to send this message to your students, colleagues, and friends.

 

João Rodrigues 
(Director of the Master Programm in Nanochemistry and Nanomaterials).
e-mail: mnn@uma.pt website: www.uma.pt/mnn



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The University of Madeira and Centro de Química da Madeira, Madeira Island, Portugal, invite applicants with a Bachelor or a Master degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Life Sciences, Materials, Physics or related sciences/engineering courses to apply to the 5th Edition of the Master Programme in Nanochemistry and Nanomaterials (more info at www.uma.pt/mnn).

 

Deadline for applications: 29 of January 2015 (17:00 hours: GMT -  1st Call).

 

Tuition fees

· UE: €1.500,00/Year for applicants with citizenship from European Union (EU).

· Non-UE: €4.000,00/Year.

 

In 10 installments (2016/2017)

The best 10 Non-EU applicants enrolled at the end of all calls will have an annual reduction of 50% in the tuition feeTherefore, they will pay €2.000,00/Year.

 

The Master programme will be taught in English and starts in September 2016 with full-time attendance.

 

Accredited by the Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education - A3ES, registered at Institute of Nanotechnology and the degree recognized by the People Republic of China (Agreement between Portugal-China).

 

Applicants must provide the following documents:

  • Motivation letter in English;
  • Copy of the Identity Card/Citizen Card/Passport;
  • Copy of the Taxpayer Identification Number (only for Portuguese citizens who do not present the citizen card);
  • Curriculum vitae preferably in the Europass format;
  • Copy of the diploma and transcripts of completed courses and grades (when applicable it should be sent copies of the originals and authenticated translations of the documents into English);
  • Other documents that the candidate deems useful to demonstrate their qualifications and curriculum;
  • Two recommendation letters.

APPLICATIONS AT: http://bit.ly/Applications_MNN_2016.

 

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VISA: To see the entry and residence conditions in Portugal visit: http://bit.ly/w2M93g.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • The candidate must have a high motivation, resilience, excellent academic background and proficiency in spoken and written English. The selection process will be based on undergraduate study results, motivation, and a possible interview.
  • A proof of your proficiency in written and spoken English, (e.g. TOEFL test certificate) is not needed but is highly recommended;
  • Students are expected to support their accommodation, living costs, mandatory insurance and travel expenses themselves. The University of Madeira and the partner institutions have services for international students that can provide assistance in arranging accommodation, insurances and other living arrangements;
  • Most students from countries outside the European Union are not eligible to apply for part-time work due to student visa regulations.



For further information please contact:
João Rodrigues 
(Director of the Master Programm in Nanochemistry and Nanomaterials).
e-mail: mnn@uma.pt website: www.uma.pt/mnn



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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • The candidate must have a high motivation, resilience, excellent academic background and proficiency in spoken and written English. The selection process will be based on undergraduate study results, motivation, and a possible interview.
  • A proof of your proficiency in written and spoken English, (e.g. TOEFL test certificate) is not needed but is highly recommended;
  • Students are expected to support their accommodation, living costs, mandatory insurance and travel expenses themselves. The University of Madeira and the partner institutions have services for international students that can provide assistance in arranging accommodation, insurances and other living arrangements;
  • Most students from countries outside the European Union are not eligible to apply for part-time work due to student visa regulations.



For further information please contact:
João Rodrigues 
(Director of the Master Programm in Nanochemistry and Nanomaterials).
e-mail: mnn@uma.pt website: www.uma.pt/mnn



Download the brochure here. Print version / Screen version

 

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University of Madeira and Centro de Química da Madeira, Madeira Island, Portugal, invite applicants with a Bachelor or a Master degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Life Sciences, Materials, Physics or related sciences/engineering courses, to apply to the 4th Edition of the Master Programme in Nanochemistry and Nanomaterials – 3rd Call (more info at www.uma.pt/mnn ). Last positions available.

Deadline for applications: 17 of July 2015(17:00 hours: GMT).

Tuition fees: €4000/Year in 10 installments (2015/2016).
Tuition fees reductions (50%) for the best 10 applicants from abroad.

Download the flyer here: http://bit.ly/15_MNN_3rd_Call

The Master programme will be taught in English and starts in September 2015 with full-time attendance.
Accredited by the Portuguese Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education - A3ES, registered at Institute of Nanotechnology and the degree is recognized by the People Republic of China (Agreement between Portugal-China)

Applicants must provide the following documents:
a) Motivation letter in English;
b) Copy of the Identity Card/ Citizen Card/Passport;
c) Copy of the Taxpayer Identification Number (only for Portuguese citizens who do not present the citizen card);
d) Curriculum vitae preferably in the Europass format;
e) Copy of the diploma and transcripts of completed courses and grades (when applicable it should be sent copies of the originals and authenticated translations of the documents into English);
f) Other documents that the candidate deems useful to demonstrate their qualifications and curriculum;
g) Two recommendation letters;

APPLICATIONS AT: https://applications.uma.pt/?lang=EN until 17 of July 2015, 17:00 hours: GMT.
VISA: To see the entry and residence conditions in Portugal visit: http://bit.ly/w2M93g

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
• The candidate must have a strong motivation, resilience, excellent academic background and proficiency in spoken and written English. The selection process will be based on undergraduate study results, motivation, and a possible interview.
• A proof of your proficiency in written and spoken English, (e.g. TOEFL test certificate) is not needed but is highly recommended;
• Students are expected to support their accommodation, living costs, obligatory insurance and travel costs themselves. The University of Madeira and the partner institutions have services for foreign students that can provide assistance in arranging accommodation, insurances and other living arrangements;
• Most students from countries outside the European Union are not eligible to apply for part-time work due to student visa regulations.

For further information please contact:
João Rodrigues
(Director of the Master Programm in Nanochemistry and Nanomaterials).
e-mail: mnn@uma.pt website: www.uma.pt/mnn

Download the brochure here: http://bit.ly/15_MNN_3rd_Call

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