The Rector of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Prof. Dr. Isabel Capeloa Gil, hereby announces an international selection tender for one vacancy of Lab Assistant to perform duties of research and development activities in the valorization of industrial fermentation residues/by-products, on an exclusivity basis, in the scientific field of Biotechnology. The research activities are to be carried out at CBQF – Centro de Biotecnologia e Química Fina, integrated at Escola Superior de Biotecnologia of the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, in Porto, within the framework of the Alchemy project (PT2020/POCI n.º 27578), co-financed by Portugal 2020 under the Operational Program for Competitiveness and Internationalization through the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER).
This project, with a first phase running until 12-31-2022, has as its main objective the valorization of industrial by-products from the US Amyris Company, through the development of innovative products for the pharmaceutical and cosmetic areas, human and animal food, agro-chemistry, and materials.
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Master degree in Chemistry, Biotechnology, Biology, or related scientific fields, and a scientific and professional curriculum whose profile is suited for the activities to be performed; Have at least 3 years of experience in R&D activities (including time dedicated to the Master degree).