Open Positions

Research Fellowship for a Master Holder

We have a call open for a Research Fellowship for a prospective PhD student under the project SMASUS, a funded-research project in collaboration with Neutroplast ( and Centi (

We are looking for candidates with a Master degree, enthusiastic about science and ambitioning to work in a multidisciplinary research team. This is an excellent opportunity to engage in a project in collaboration with industry.

The selected candidate will work within the scope of a collaborative research project, involving academia and industry. The tasks to be developed involve the design of sensors, chemical and biological production and characterization of materials for sensors. The candidate will also develop and optimize the sensing process, and work with 3D design and printing techniques. The Fellow must also participate in the project management team, interact with partners, as well as participate in dissemination and communication activities.

This call is open until January 16th, 2022.


Spontaneous Applications

We welcome applications for prospective Postdoctoral fellows, PhD students, Master students, Undergraduate students and Visiting Scholars.

If you want to become a member of our laboratory, please contact directly Prof. Cecília Roque (cecilia.roque(at) enclosing a CV highlighting your education background, interests, achievements (publications, awards), names of at least 2 references and a short description of the research you would like to conduct at our laboratory.

For prospective Undergraduate, Master and PhD students: please check the courses offered at the FCT-UNL website. You can also consult the FCT-UNL website for deadlines and conditions to apply to PhD and postdoctoral fellowships.

At the Biomolecular Engineering Lab there are members from different nationalities, therefore foreign applicants do not have to fear that inability to speak in Portuguese is an impediment.