Reference: Bi/Fhp-21/17 - 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 › Computer engineering Engineering › Electrical engineering
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 22/09/2021 23:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Porto
  • Type Of Contract: Other
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 18/10/2021
  • Reference Number: Reference: BI/FhP-21/17
  • Is The Job Related To Staff Position Within A Research Infrastructure?: Yes
  • PUBLIC NOTICE

    Call for allocation of a Scientist Scholarship

    Reference: BI/FhP-21/17

    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: Electrical and Computers Engineering.

  • Admission Requirements: i) Student attending an academic Master's degree in the field of Electrical and Computers Engineering; ii) Knowledge in image processing and analysis techniques and interest in further developing such skills; iii) Previous knowledge in deep learning pipelines; iv) Good programming skills (Python) and knowledge in machine learning frameworks (sklearn, TensorFlow, Keras); v) 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 data preparation and analysis, machine learning and computer vision.

  • Tasks:
  • Research and develop image processing algorithms for different application areas (e.g., healthcare, audit);

  • Research and implement machine/deep learning models and validate them in a relevant scenario;
  • 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, Porto, Portugal, under the scientific supervision of PhD Luís Rosado.

  • 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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