BrightOwl Loader Loading


Dedicated and goal-orientated scientific manager with a background in sciences is looking for a new opportunity to start as a CTA/CRA Jr. in Lisbon, Portugal (preference). Excellent oral and written skills (English and Portuguese). Proven abilities to effectively work in a diverse team environment and with strong organizational, computer skills.


Current Experience

  • Science and Technology manager Lisbon, Portugal
    Since March 2016

    - Update and maintain the Research centre (CQFM) documents; financial management/support to the CQFM activities (e.g. missions to conferences; laboratory acquistions, etc);
    - Point of contact between CQFM researchers and other management/administrative offices at IST.

  • Freelance Transcriptionist Lisbon, Portugal
    Since February 2016

    - Transcription of court audios to word documents.

Past Experience

  • Research Collaborator Bobadela, Portugal
    April 2014 --- November 2015

    - R&D of biodegradable polymeric matrices for tissue engineering;
    - Writing and submission of scientific papers, reports;
    - Data treatment (including numerical data and its organization into spreadsheets);
    - Proofreading of sientific data and information.

  • Scientific Research Grantee Bobadela, Portugal
    December 2010 --- November 2015

    - R&D of biodegradable polymeric matrices (biofilms) and polymeric based materials (hybrid materials for biomedical applications);
    - Writing and submission of scientific papers, reports;
    - Data treatment (including numerical data and its organization into spreadsheets);
    - Proofreading of sientific data and information;

    - Lab reagents inventory and its organization into a database;

    - Contact with suppliers for acquisition of lab reagents and and equipments.

  • Physics and Chemistry teacher Madeira, Portugal
    September 2010 --- November 2010

    - Assisting the president class in the class board meetings (including drafting of reports and minutes).

  • Production Controller Valadares, Portugal
    April 2008 --- September 2008

    - Drafting of different documents concerned with the Environment and Quality Control Department for an
    external audit.

  • Telemarketing Product Manager Lisbon, Portugal
    January 2007 --- November 2007

    - Costumer service (by phone);
    - Backoffice.

  • Physics and Chemistry teacher Braga, Portugal
    September 2005 --- August 2006

  • Physics and Chemistry teacher Caldas de Vizela, Portugal
    September 2003 --- August 2004


Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityAttention to detailAuthenticityCollaborationCommunicativeCuriosityEfficiencyFlexibilityIndependenceIndividualityInterest in knowledgeOptimismOrganizationProactivityReaction to stressResiliencyResponsibilitySelf-confidenceSelf-disciplineSociabilityTrustWillingness to compromise


Self Assessment :
Auditing R&D Scientific writingAdverse Events (AE)Budget ManagementCharacterizationChemistryClinical researchClinical study reportsClinical Study DesignClinical trialsCoachingCommunication SkillsCustomer ServiceData entryEnglishFDAGood Clinical Practice (GCP)LaboratoryLaboratory SkillsIt skillsLaboratory ResearchLaboratory TechniquesMaterials SciencePhases of clinical development (phase I to IV)Presentation SkillsPowerPointPolymer ChemistryReport WritingResearchscienceScientific CommunicationsTeamworkTeachingTime ManagementTraining

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analyze data Guide students Interpret data Search literature on clinical trials Write papersAdministrative supportArchive documentationAssist with experimentsAssist with site trainingAttend at steering committee meetingsAttend investigator meetingAttend seminarsAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companyCommunicate effectively on different company levelsCommunicationCompile informationConduct literature searchesConduct research at universitiesData entryData verificationExecute scientific projectsGuide studentsInterpret dataInterpret scientific dataInventory ManagementManuscript preparationManuscript preparation and reviewNetworkOffice managementOral presentationOrganise meetingsPreparing referral lettersPresent data at congressProvide trainingPublication of articlesR&DReview dataTeachingWrite documentsWrite final reportsWritten presentation


  • MSc in Drug Chemistry in Chemistry from Newcastle University in 2009
  • Post Graduate in Evolution and Origin of Life in Chemistry, Physics from Universidade do Minho, Portugal in 2005
  • Bachelor in Physics and Chemistry in Physics and Chemistry from Universidade do Minho, Portugal in 2004

Training and Certification

  • Teacher training in Physics and Chemistry, Portugal in 2004 Training
  • Clinical Research Monitoring Course provided by Eurotrials, Portugal in 2016 Certification
  • Online course in Writing in Sciences: Provided by Stanford University through Coursera Inc in 2012 Certification
  • Pedagogical Competences Certificate, Portugal in 2006 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    4 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Clinical Trial Assistant (CTA) Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Intern Medical Writer Medical translator Project Assistant Scientific Writer scientific translator
  • Locations I am interested in:
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
  • International:

Area / Region

Lisbon, Portugal


Driving License
  • Yes