Inesc Tec Is Now Accepting Grant Applications To Award 1 Research Grant (Bi) With The Reference...

Universities and Institutes of Portugal

Portugal

July 8, 2021

Description

  • Organisation/Company: INESC TEC
  • Research Field: Computer science › Informatics
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 08/07/2021 23:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Porto
  • Type Of Contract: Other
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: -
  • Reference Number: AE2021-0117
  • INESC TEC is now accepting grant applications to award 1 Research Grant (BI) with the reference MELOA funded by CE, project (reference 776825

    1. GRANT DESCRIPTION

    Type of grant: Research Grant (BI)

    General scientific area: COMPUTER SCIENCE

    Scientific subarea: Informatics

    Grant duration: 7 months, starting on 2021-08-01

    Scientific advisor: Marco Amaro Oliveira

    Workplace: INESC TEC, Porto, Portugal

    Maintenance stipend: € 835,98 ou 1104,64, according to the table of monthly maintenance stipend for FCT grants (https:// www. fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores), paid via bank transfer. Grant holders may be awarded potential supplements, according to a quarterly evaluation process (Articles 19, 21 and 22 of the Regulations for Grants of INESC TEC and Annex II), up to a maximum limit of 50% of the monthly maintenance stipend.

    Costs attributable to INESC TEC may include registration, enrolment or tuition fee stipend, either directly or through reimbursement, during the grant duration.

    The grant holder will benefit from health insurance, supported by INESC TEC.

    2. OBJECTIVES:

    - Evolve the existing Software Components of the MELOA Ecosystem;

    - Implement additional functionalities for data curation and analysis;

    - Improve the UI of the existing Web and mobile clients;

    - Improve the performance of the existing the Web services;

    - Participate in reports, publications and in maintenance tasks.

    3. BRIEF PRESENTATION OF THE WORK PROGRAMME AND TRAINING:

    - Study the architecture and functionalities of the existing Software Components of the MELOA's Ecosystem;

    - Contribute to the development of Web and Mobile applications by extending them and their underlying Web services;

    - Participate in meetings with external stakeholders;

    - Participate in writing the project's report.

    4. REQUIRED PROFILE:

    Admission requirements:

    -Degree or Master's in computer science, informatics engineering or similar

    The awarding of the fellowship is dependent on the applicants' enrolment in study cycle or non-award courses of Higher Education Institutions.

    Preference factors:

    - experience in using relational and noSQL databases; - experience in web technologies; - experience in using NodeJS, LoopbackJS; - experience in using software containers; - excellent performance in the programming and in the software development course units.

    Minimum requirements:

    - experience in using the JavaScript programming language;

    - experience in using React;

    - experience in using Redux;

    - Knowledge of Software Engineering;

    5. EVALUATION OF APPLICATIONS AND SELECTION PROCESS:

    Selection criteria and corresponding valuation: the first phase comprises the Academic Evaluation (AC), based on the criteria referred to in Article 12 of the Regulations for Grants of INESC TEC, while the second phase comprehends the Individual Interview (EI). All factors are evaluated on a scale of 0 to 100, taking into account the applicants' merit, suitability and conformity with the preference factors.

    The weight of the AC factors are as follows: Academic Qualifications (FA, 50%), Scientific Publications (PC, 0%),

    Experience (EX, 30%) and Motivation Letter (CM, 20%).

    Candidates who score less than 50 points in the AC average will be considered excluded on absolute merit. The top

    five candidates approved on absolute merit will be qualified for the individual interview. The Final Grade (CF) is obtained by the weighted average of AC (80%) and EI (20%).

    The Selection Jury is composed of the following members:

    President of the Jury: João Correia Lopes

    Full member: Hugo Paredes

    Full member: Ademar Aguiar

    Substitute member: Ângelo Martins

    Release of results and prior hearing: the results of the selection process, as well as the terms and procedures for prior hearing, will be released to the applicants by email, under the terms referred to in Article 13 of the Regulations for Studentships and Fellowships of INESC TEC.

    6. FORMALISATION OF APPLICATIONS:

    Application Documents:

    1. Motivation letter;

    2. Curriculum Vitae (must include the list of previous fellowships, their type, beginning and end dates, funding entities and host institutions);

    3. Certificate or diploma degree dully recognised in Portugal;

    l Documents proving the awarding of academic degrees and diplomas, or the according recognition - in cases of academic degrees or diplomas granted by a foreign higher education institution - can be dismissed in the application process, and replaced by the applicant's declaration of honour, with the verification of said condition taking place during the grant's hiring stage. The submission of the certificate is mandatory when signing the contract.

    l Academic degrees or diplomas awarded by a foreign higher education institution require an authentication by a Portuguese higher education institution, and the corresponding registration on the DGES platform, in conformity with Decree-Law no. 66/2018, of August 16, and Ordinance no. 33/2019, of January 25. More information available on the website https: // www. dges.gov.pt/pt/pagina/reconhecimento?plid=374

    4. Proof of enrollment in a degree awarding study cycle or in a non degree awarding Higher Education program.

    l The proof of enrollment may be presented just during the grant hiring stage.

    5. Signed declaration stating the infringement of the grant holder's duties (article 14, no. 4)

    6. Documental evidence to support the country of residence, residence permit or other legally equivalent

    document, in cases where the applicant is a foreigner or non-resident in Portugal - valid until the beginning of

    the grant.

    7. Other supporting documents relevant to the final assessment.

    Failure to deliver the required documents within the 90-day period after the date of the notice of the conditional awarding of the grant implies its cancellation.

    Application period: From 2021-06-23 to 2021-07-08

    Submission of applications: the application will be formalised by submitting the form available in the Work With Us section of INESC TEC website.

    7. BINDING LEGISLATION AND REGULATION

    The hiring process shall comply with the current legislation regarding the Research Grant Holder Statute, approved by Law no. 40/2004 of August 18, in its current wording, as well as by the Regulations for Grants of INESC TEC and for FCT Grants Regulation in force.

    For more information, please check the Regulations for Grants of INESC TEC and relevant annexes at www. inesctec.pt/bolsas

    Offer Requirements
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
  • ENGLISH: Excellent

    Skills/Qualifications

    Degree or Master's in computer science, informatics engineering or similar

    The awarding of the fellowship is dependent on the applicants' enrolment in study cycle or non-award courses of Higher Education Institutions.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: INESC TEC
  • Department: DIL-RH
  • Organisation Type: Research Laboratory
  • Website: https:// www. inesctec.pt
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Porto
  • Postal Code: 4200-465 Porto
  • Street: Campus da FEUP Rua Dr. Roberto Frias
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