ERA Chair Holder - i3S seeks accomplished molecular bioengineer

i3S will soon be hiring an ERA Chair Holder to lead new research avenues in Molecular Bioengineering. 


i3S will open (February 2021) a vacancy for a researcher with at least 5 years of experience as group leader and solid leadership skills, as well as an excellent scientific track-record and ability to secure competitive funding


The MOBILIsE ERA Chair Holder will be able to select their own team, which will include 4 additional researchers - one Assistant Researcher, two Postdoctoral Researchers and one Technician.


The new ERA Chair Holder will have access to state-of-the-art facilities, up to 225k € to launch his/hers activities and allocated funds to travel and attend meetings. 


The successful candidate will join the institution as a Research Coordinator with a 5-year contract that could be up for a permanent position based on performance evaluation. 


Located in Porto, i3S provides a vibrant scientific environment in health sciences, namely in the areas of cancer, bioengineering, infection and immunity and neurosciences. The i3S is the largest health sciences research center in Portugal being at the forefront of its field at the European level.  


Application details will be announced in just a couple of weeks and the successful candidate is expected to start in July 2021. All information is also available at

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Wednesday, 31 March, 2021