Description: The research unit Biocatalysis and Ionic Liquids is seeking for candidates to PhD grants to develop a research work under the scientific research topics of ionic liquids, nanoGUMBOS, biocatalysis and automation of analytical procedures. It is expected that candidates be highly motivated to pursue a four-year PhD working plan. The candidates are expected to conduct their main research activities at the host institution (Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto) and eventually, for short periods in other locations, together with our research partners in order to consolidate their work and scientific skills.
Scientific supervision: The PhD programs will be supervised by Prof. Maria Lúcia M. F. S. Saraiva (LAQV, REQUIMTE, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Portugal) and by Dr. Marieta L. C. Passos (LAQV, REQUIMTE, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Porto, Portugal.
Requirements: BSc+Master in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biochemistry or related areas with a minimal overall classification of 15. The selected candidates will apply for a PhD grant in Portugal (FCT/MCTES) in March 2017.
Application dead-line: Applicants should send a short motivation letter and Curriculum Vitae to