Call For One Scholarships Within The Scope Of The R&D Project Greenbotics (Ptdc/Eei-Rob/2459/2021)

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  • Organisation/Company: Institute of Sytems and Robotics - Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra
  • Research Field: Engineering › Biomedical engineering Engineering › Chemical engineering Engineering › Computer engineering
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 30/11/2022 23:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Coimbra
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Offer Starting Date: 15/12/2022
  • Eu Research Framework Programme: H2020
  • Reference Number: GreenBotics-Lic-BI#2
  • Call for one Scholarships within the scope of the R&D project GreenBotics (PTDC/EEI-ROB/2459/2021)

    Job: 1 (one) fellowship for Bachelors.

    Main research field: Engineering

    Sub research field: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Eng., Biomedical Eng., Physics, Mathematics, Physical Eng. or related areas.

    Application period: 16 to 30 Nov 2022

    Job description:

    The Institute of Systems and Robotics - University of Coimbra (ISR-UC) opens the call for applications for one (1) fellowship for Bachelor students in the scope of the R&D project: GreenBotics - “Intelligent Robotic System for Digital Agriculture”, under the reference PTDC/EEI-ROB/2459/2021, financed by the FCT.

    Admission requirements: bachelor's degree in electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Eng., Biomedical Eng., Physics, Mathematics, Physical Eng., or related areas. Applicants with academic degrees obtained abroad will be required to present a Certificate of Recognition in accordance with applicable law.

    Work Plan: development of coding and techniques for T3 (field/agricultural robotics and sensor networks) and T4 (deep probabilistic inference). The selected candidate will also collaborate in tasks related to system integration and testing (T5), dataset collection, hardware integration, and on dissemination actions.

    Monthly maintenance allowance amount: The scholarship amount corresponds to € 875.98, according to the table of scholarship values directly attributed by FCT, I.P. in the country (https: // www. fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores.phtml.pt).

    Duration of the scholarship: The scholarship will have a duration of 6 months, on an exclusive basis, in accordance with FCT's regulation of advanced training of human resources. The fellowship is eventually renewable.

    Formalization of applications: Applications must be formalized by sending an email to [email protected] , with the subject: GreenBotics-Lic-BI#2.

    The following documentation must be attached to the email (in PDF format): (1) Curriculum Vitae (CV), (2) academic certificate with the final classification in the course and respective modules, and (3) letter of motivation.

    Workplace: The work will be developed at the facilities of the Institute of Systems and Robotics (ISR-Coimbra), under the scientific supervision of Prof. Cristiano Premebida.

    Selection/criteria methods: Curricular evaluation (100%). If the Jury deems it necessary, an interview may be held with the candidates placed in the first three positions according to the ordering resulting from the previous criteria. In this case, the final score will include the curricular evaluation (as described above), valued at 80%, and the interview, valued at 20%. If none of the candidates has the appropriate profile (overall assessment below 50%), the scholarship will not be awarded.

    Selection criteria:

    a) Curricular Evaluation

    Criterion 1. Absolute merit of the candidate, considering his/her performance in the bachelor's degree (50%);

    Criterion 2. knowledge and experience for the project, including (but not limited to), mobile robotics, ML/AI techniques, probabilistic inference, Python/Matlab programming skills, ROS, PyTorch experience (50%);

    b) Interview (should it occur)

    Criterion 1. Motivation to work on the project (50%);

    Criterion 2. Competence in the oral response to questions on the selection criteria subjects. Availability to the project's work-plan (50%).

    Composition of the Selection Jury: Prof. Cristiano Premebida; Prof. Lino Marques; Prof. Gil Gonçalves.

    Notification of the results: The evaluation results will be announced by notifying the applicants via email.

    Web site for additional job details

    https: // isr.uc.pt/index.php/about-isr/opportunities

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Institute of Sytems and Robotics - Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra
  • Department: Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering - ISR
  • Organisation Type: Research Laboratory
  • Website: https:// www. isr.uc.pt
  • E-Mail: [email protected]
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Coimbra
  • State/Province: Portugal
  • Postal Code: 3030-290
  • Street: Dep. Engª Eletrotécnica e Computador, Rua Silvio Lima Polo 2 Univ. Coimbra
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