Bi/Fhp-21/15 - Research Grant For A Student Attending A Master’S Degree (Bi)

Universities and Institutes of Portugal

Portugal

September 22, 2021

Description

  • Organisation/Company: Associação Fraunhofer Portugal Research
  • Research Field: Engineering › Biomedical engineering
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 22/09/2021 23:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Lisbon
  • Type Of Contract: Other
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 18/10/2021
  • Reference Number: BI/FhP-21/15
  • Is The Job Related To Staff Position Within A Research Infrastructure?: Yes
  • PUBLIC NOTICE

    Call for allocation of a Scientist Scholarship

    Reference: BI/FhP-21/15

    The call for allocation of a Research Grant for a Student attending a Master's degree is open and subject to the following conditions:

  • General scientific field: Engineering.

  • Specific scientific field: Biomedical Engineering.

  • Admission Requirements: i) Student attending an academic Master's degree in the field of Biomedical Engineering; ii) Knowledge on machine learning techniques and interest in developing such skills; iii) Interest in developing Artificial Intelligence solutions applied to the clinical context using different data modalities; iv) Proficiency in English and excellent communication skills and teamwork.

  • Work Plan: The Student will perform research activities within the Intelligent Systems Group, in topics related to the processing of Electronic Health Records (EHR) and other medical data, and machine learning applied to Decision Support Systems (DSS).

  • Tasks:
  • Research and develop data processing methods for information extraction from EHR and machine learning algorithms for the early prediction of post- surgery complications;

  • Explore new methodologies to deal with multimodal data from clinical contexts;
  • Validation of developed algorithms in real contexts;
  • Write comprehensive reports on approaches tested and results obtained. Contribute to scientific publications.

  • Applicable law and regulation: Portuguese Statute of the Scientific Research Scholarship Holder “Estatuto do Bolseiro de Investigação Científica”, approved by Law no. 40/2004, of August 18, amended by Decree Law no. 202/2012, of August 27, Law no. 12/2013, of January 29, Decree Law no. 89/2013, of July 9 (hereinafter referred to as the “Statute”), Law no. 123/2019, of August 28 and the Research Scholarships' Regulation of Associação Fraunhofer Portugal Research (hereinafter referred to as the “Regulation”).

  • Place of work: Fraunhofer Portugal AICOS, Lisbon, Portugal, under the scientific supervision of MSc Ricardo Santos.

  • Scholarship's Duration and Regime: The scholarship shall have the duration of 6 months, eventually renewable for equal periods of time or until the term of the project, with estimated starting date on October, 2021, according to article 13 of the Regulation and article 3 of the Statute, under exclusivity regime, except for the exceptions expressly set out in nos. 3 and 4 of article 5 of the referred Statute.

  • (https: // www. aicos.fraunhofer.pt/content/dam/portugal/fhp/careers/grants/RegulamentoBolsasFraunhoferPortugalResearch2021.pdf)

  • Amount of the monthly maintenance allowance: The amount of the scholarship corresponds to €835,98 as per table of amounts of the scholarships of Associação Fraunhofer Portugal Research, (https: // www. aicos.fraunhofer.pt/content/dam/portugal/fhp/careers/grants/RegBolsasFhPAnexoIIJan2021.pdf). The payment of the scholarship shall be made on a monthly basis, by wire transfer.

  • Selection Procedures: The selection procedures to be used shall be made based on the following parameters:

  • A – Actual average in the master's degree; B – Alignment of academic choices with the work to perform; C – Curriculum evaluation in accordance with the objectives of the project. The following percentage weighting shall be given to the selection parameters: 0,2 x A + 0,3 x B + 0,5 x C.

  • Composition of the selection panel: Chairman: Doctor Inês Nunes de Sousa Soares; Permanent Members: Doctor Luís Filipe Caeiro Margalho Guerra Rosado and Doctor André Valério Raposo Carreiro.

  • Publication/notification of the results: The final evaluation results shall be published in a list ordered by final score, posted in a visible and public place at Fraunhofer Portugal. The approved applicant shall be notified by e-mail.

  • Opening period of the call: The call is open from 09-09-2021 to 22-09-2021.

  • Documents and deadlines for application: Applications must be submitted by means of an application email with the following documents: Curriculum Vitae, required qualifications' certificate and other evidencing documents deemed relevant.

  • Applications should be delivered during the call's opening period, sent by e-mail with acknowledgement receipt to jobs@fraunhofer.pt, in pdf format, until 11:59 p.m. of September the 22nd 2021.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Associação Fraunhofer Portugal Research
  • Department: Human resources - Fraunhofer AICOS
  • Organisation Type: Private with public mission
  • Website: https:// www. fraunhofer.pt
  • E-Mail: antonio.antunes@fraunhofer.pt
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Porto
  • State/Province: Porto
  • Postal Code: 4200-135
  • Street: Rua Alfredo Allen
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