The UNIVERSITY OF COIMBRA (UC) and THE NAVIGATOR COMPANY S.A. are launching an international public call for the attribution of an Invited Chair in Paper Science and Technology.
The primary goal of The Navigator Company Invited Chair is to attract to Portugal a top level researcher/ senior professional with relevant career and proven technological expertise in the field, currently working abroad, in order to develop and to promote emerging areas of knowledge, namely fostering the growth of research and development activities and advanced education in fields of common interest both to the UC and THE NAVIGATOR COMPANY. The candidates should have a broad and integrated knowledge of papermaking, with special focus in at least one of the following areas:
UC will be the host institution.
The Invited Chair will be hired by UC as an Invited Professor, for a period of FOUR (4) years with the following responsibilities:
The Invited Chair will be considered as long as he/she can spend half of his/her working time in Portugal, with an expected minimum/recommended period of 5 months. The maximum amount of the financial incentive is 43.480 € gross per year.
THE NAVIGATOR COMPANY S.A. will support the expenses of two students with master degree to work directly under the supervision of the Invited Chair.
Applications should be submitted to: Professor Amílcar Celta Falcão Ramos Ferreira (firstname.lastname@example.org) VICE-RECTOR at UC.
The deadline to submit the applications is June 30, 2018.
The evaluation and selection of applications will be carried out by a panel of four evaluators, a President and two evaluators to be appointed by University of Coimbra and one to be designated by THE NAVIGATOR COMPANY S.A..