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Researcher (m/f) - RH CT iClimaBuilt UMEC 05/2021

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INEGI – Instituto de Ciência e Inovação em Engenharia Mecânica e Engenharia Industrial is an Organization focused on the research, technology-based innovation and technology transfer activities, with a strong collaborative network with the University of Porto, Portugal. In the context of a significant increase in R&D activities, the INEGI is looking for a highly motivated candidate to join its Composite Materials and Structures Unity (UMEC).

Researcher (m/f)

Project title: iClimaBuilt - Functional and advanced insulating and energy harvesting/storage materials across climate adaptive building envelopes


iClimaBuilt is a financially supported project, financed by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 framework, which aims to develop and implement advanced and functional materials, with enhanced insulating and energy harvesting/storage properties, for intelligent building materials, exhibiting climate adaptive capabilities.

In addition, the goal of this project is to appropriate select the design, manufacturing methodologies and assembly systems of different components that will be developed through the pilot lines retrofitting. In this context, INEGI will be held responsible for the redesign and optimization of a pilot line where multifunctional composite sandwiches will be manufactured, contributing for a higher energetic sustainability of smart buildings.

The position includes:

· Processing and characterization of functional composites based on materials that can be chemically dissimilar;

· Lab activities associated to the optimization of the pilot line for sandwiches production;

· Designing and dimensioning of set-ups for the pilot line optimization.


The INEGI’s team is looking for a candidate with the following profile:

· Ph.D. in Science and Engineering of Polymers and Composites, Materials Engineering, among others;

·  Preferential will be given to a candidate having previous experience in R&D activities, with special emphasis on the processing and characterization of composite materials;

·  Designing and dimensioning of set-ups for the equipment modification and optimization responsible for the composite and polymeric materials processing;

· Team player;

·  Critical analysis and goal-oriented;

·  Responsibility, pro-activity, motivation and autonomy;

·  Fluent written and spoken English.

INEGI’s team offers:

·  Integration in a reference Research, Innovation and Technology Transfer Institution;

·  Salary conditions adjusted to the profile and potential demonstrated by the selected candidate.                                        

If the academic degree is awarded by a foreign higher institution, the diploma must take into account the provisions of Decree-Law no. 341/2007, of October 12th, and all formalities established therein must be completed within the tender deadline.

False statements provided by applicants will be punished by law.

Expressions of interest must be sent, along with by CV, Certificate of Qualifications and Certificate attesting the proficiency of English, from 11th to 24th February 2021 through the official page of INEGI www.inegi.pt Join us | Open Positions - Press Apply Researcher M/F - RH CT iClimaBuilt UMEC 05/2021 or by mail:

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