Research Scholarship: Cisuc - Uidb/00326/2020 - Process 761587

Universities and Institutes of Portugal

Portugal

October 25, 2021

Description

  • 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

    PROCESS 761587

    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 Engineering.

    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.

    Workplan:

    (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 current wording.

    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 contractualized);

    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 respective duration(s).

    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: carla@dei.uc.pt and alberto@dei.uc.pt, 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 were established.

    Selection reserve list: N.A.

    Web site for additional job details

    https: // www. uc.pt/administracao/dpa/bolsas/editais/bi761587co

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Universidade de Coimbra
  • Department: Divisão de Projetos e Atividades (Bolsas)
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https: // www. uc.pt/administracao/dpa
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Coimbra
  • Street: Rua Larga
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