Call for Applications - 08.Health from Portugal

Calls for Researchers & Engineers Braga, Portugal


The International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory – INL, located in Braga, Portugal is recruiting highly qualified Researchers and Engineers in different fields

This call aims to provide an opportunity for talented and motivated professionals, from all over the world and all nationalities to carry out ground-breaking research at INL in a highly stimulating and multicultural environment. The work will be developed within the scope of the Health from Portugal (HfPT) Agenda funded by the Portuguese Recovery and Resilience Plan (RRP).


Health from Portugal Agenda


The HfPT Innovation Pact is designed to provide an integrated response to the health sector main challenges, taking advantage of the emerging opportunities around the digital and green transition and economic resilience. In general terms, the Pact aims to position Portugal as a reference hub in the design and development of Health products and services that stand out for the degree of innovation and incorporation of technology.


Job Opportunities


Check here the open positions:


Below you can find the job opportunities in each Research Group (RG) for this agenda and projects.


RG - Medical Devices

RRP. - Research Engineer - Liquid Biopsy 


RG - Water Quality


RRP. - Research Engineer - Fabrication of electrochemical sensors for intrapartum monitoring (Under Evaluation)



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Check Application Procedure below


Application Instructions


The application is done online. To start the application click on the “Apply” button below and complete the required sections of the Online application form.


Online Application Form

  1. The candidate must complete the personal information and select the reference of the preferred job vacancy (RRP. In case of interest in more than one job vacancy please indicate it in the preferred order by selecting the job references in the drop-down of the application form.
  2. The candidate must submit the mandatory documents mentioned below in pdf format by including them in the “Additional files” section using the “Add portfolio” button.


Mandatory Documents


The application must be in English and include the following mandatory documents:

a) Cover letter

b) Curriculum Vitae

c) Academic and/or Professional diplomas


For candidates holding academic degrees awarded outside Portugal:

The recognition of the academic degrees may be required at contractual stage. Thus, it´s strongly advisable to start the recognition process on the website of the Portuguese Directorate General for Higher Education:


Important note: Incomplete applications including the failure to provide mandatory documents or providing inaccurate information will result in the application not being considered.


Selection Process

  1. Applications eligibility check

This stage will be carried out on the basis of the mandatory requirements, education, experience and technical skills defined for the job, as well as the validation of the mandatory documents. Only candidates who meet the eligibility criteria will move forward to the next stage.


  1. CV Assessment

The Selection Committee will evaluate the eligible applications based on their CV and other submitted documents and the suitability for the position. The best ranked candidates will be shortlisted for the interview stage(s).


  1. Interview(s)

The interview(s) may be done in different formats: video recording or online. The question-based interview will evaluate the match between the candidate’s profile and the requirements for the position, including the technical and personal skills. To better support this stage, the candidate may be requested to prepare a short presentation.


  1. Nomination

The selected candidate will be nominated and formally offered the position, including the disclosure of the contractual conditions. 


What We Offer

We offer people with talent and passion a unique opportunity to develop their personal and professional lives. 


Our Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Tax benefits and other Diplomatic privileges
  • Private health insurance
  • Family allowances (according to family situation)
  • Free nursery service at INL premises (subject to availability)
  • Support for education fees of dependent children
  • Relocation support
  • Gym Expenses
  • 30 working days of annual leave



Our Facilities & Environment

  • Onsite Social facilities (Cafeteria, Guest House, Gym and Nursery)
  • Easy access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities
  • Multidisciplinary research environment
  • Official English-speaking Organisation with more than 40 nationalities
  • Collaboration opportunities with international academic and industrial partners


Additional Information

Call & Selection Process

The information stated in the call and selection process may vary depending on the RRP framework and applicable rules. In this case, the candidates will be informed.
The job advertisement details the qualifications and expertise required for each position. Mismatched applications will not be considered.
Candidates currently completing a higher degree than the required for the position they are applying for, will be considered for such position. Nonetheless, completing a degree will not mean changes to the conditions accepted and agreed at the beginning of the contract, which are specific to that vacancy

Application Period

Applications will be accepted starting from November 22nd, 2022. The call will be open for an initial period of 15 working days and/or until the vacancies are filled.
The vacancies labelled as “Under Evaluation” refer to those that will move forward to the next stages of the recruitment and selection process (i.e., interviews).
All applications submitted to vacancies under this label may be considered only if the Selection Committee expresses the need of evaluating new candidates

Application feedback

We highly value your interest in becoming part of the INL experience and it is important for us to maintain good communications with all candidates. No matter the outcome of your application, we will always provide you with feedback.

Equal Opportunity & Non-Discrimination Principle

INL follows a non-discrimination and equal access principle, wherefore no candidate can be privileged, benefited, impaired or deprived of any rights whatsoever, or be exempt of and duties based on any possible discriminatory issues.


About INL

INL (, is the first and only Intergovernmental Organisation in the world entirely focused on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. It was founded under an international legal framework to perform interdisciplinary research, deploy and communicate nanotechnology for the benefit of society.