Organisation/Company: Universidade de Coimbra
Research Field: Engineering
Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
Application Deadline: 25/10/2021 23:00 - Europe/London
Location: Portugal › Coimbra
Type Of Contract: Temporary
Job Status: Full-time
Hours Per Week: 35
Reference Number: Process Nr. 761587
CALL FOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP
University of Coimbra opens a call for one research fellowship, in the
framework of the research Center for Informatics and Systems of the University
of Coimbra (CISUC) (reference: UIDB/00326/2020), financed by Foundation
for Science and Technology, IP with national funds (PIDDAC) via the State
Budget, in the following conditions:
Scientific area: Informatics Engineering and Geospatial Information
Skills/Qualifications/Admission requirements: Master's Degree in Informatics
Engineering, Geospatial Information Engineering or similar, enrolled in a
Ph.D. program in Information Sciences and Technologies, Informatics
Engineering or PhDs considered equivalent.
Although the recipients must be enrolled in a cycle of studies leading to the
attribution of an academic degree, at the time of application it is not
necessary for the candidate to have made such an enrollment, and proof of
enrollment must be presented until thefellowship is contractualized.
Candidates are only required to meet the requirements to enroll in the
training offer. If there are candidates already enrolled (including attending
a course), they compete on an equal footing with those who are not enrolled.
Work plan/ Objectives: The fellowship aims at software development within the
backend of the FireLoc system.
(1) Structure the geospatial information for visualization in the FireLoc
system portal with different levels of detail;
(2) Develop and implement a methodology for linking and integrating the
different components of the Fireloc system to create a coherent system;
(3) Performing system functionality tests;
(4) Preparation of the documentation on the work developed.
Regime: The attribution of the fellowship does not generate or entitle a
relation of a legal-labour nature, and the fellowship is undertaken in an
exclusive dedication regime. The fellowship holder is awarded the Fellowship
Statute of the UC, in its current wording, according to the Research
Fellowship Holder Statute , and according to the Regulation for Research
Fellowships of the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P., both in their
Location: Department of Informatics Engineering, Faculty of Science and
Technology at the University of Coimbra.
Duration: 6 months.
Renewal: Eventually renewable.
Scientific orientation: Professors Alberto Jorge Lebre Cardoso and Cidália
Maria Parreira da Costa Fonte.
Financial conditions: The amount of the fellowship is € 1.104,64 corresponding
to the monthly compensation stipulated in the FCT table
(https: // www. fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores.phtml.en), plus social security
(Seguro Social Voluntário, first level contributions) and personal accidents
insurance. The payment will be made by bank transfer. This amount will not be
increased during the entire period of the fellowship duration.
Selection methods: CV evaluation (70%) and Interview (30%).
Selection criteria: The evaluation of the CV (70%) will focus on:
A. Average of Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree (50%);
B. Publications and other scientific communication (20%).
The evaluation of the Interview (30%) will focus on:
C. Interest in the development of research in the areas of analysis,
processing, integration and visualization of geospatial information (15%);
D. Motivation (10%);
E. Level of English Proficiency (5%).
Jury responsible for selection: Professors Alberto Jorge Lebre Cardoso,
Cidália Maria Parreira da Costa Fonte and Jorge Manuel Oliveira Henriques.
Formalization of application: Applications must be performed by sending the
following mandatory elements:
1. Detailed curriculum vitae including academic titles and top publications;
2. Motivation Letter;
3. Bachelor's and Master's Degree Certificate;
4. The intention of enrollment in a Ph.D. Program (mentioned in the
application) or Proof of registration in a Ph.D. Program (optional- the
proof of enrollment must be presented until the fellowship is
5. Declaration mentioned below.
Declaration on the honor of the candidate(s) with the indication of the
fellowship(s) of the typology to which the contest was held and the
Applicants with academic degrees obtained abroad will be required to present a
Certificate of Recognition in accordance with applicable law. This document is
mandatory only in the contractualization phase.
Applications submission: Applications must be sent to the following e-mail
addresses: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org, clearly indicating the
reference of the scholarship CISUC-FireLoc - 761587).
Submission of applications: Between 12/10/2021 and 25/10/2021.
Submission deadline date: 25/10/2021.
Additional information: The evaluation results will be announced within 90
working days after the end of the applications submission deadline, by
notifying the applicants via email. After the announcement of the results,
candidates are considered automatically notified to, if they wish to do so,
comment on the results on a preliminary hearing period within 10 days after
that date. After this, the selected candidates will have to declare in writing
their acceptance. Unless a justification worthy of consideration is presented,
if the declaration is not submitted within the referred period, it is
considered that the candidate waivers the fellowship. In case of resignation
or withdrawal of the selected candidate, the next candidate with the highest
evaluation score will be notified immediately.
Once the selection process is completed, the fellowship contract will be drawn
up in accordance with the draft contract provided by the FCT.
After the contracted period, the fellowship holder and supervisor must prepare
the final report in accordance with the respective assessment criteria that
Selection reserve list: N.A.
Web site for additional job details
https: // www. uc.pt/administracao/dpa/bolsas/editais/bi761587co
Organisation/Company: Universidade de Coimbra
Department: Divisão de Projetos e Atividades (Bolsas)
Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
Website: https: // www. uc.pt/administracao/dpa
Street: Rua Larga