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Three (3) research grants for candidates with Master degree with reference number BI|2023/358 - BI|2023/359 - BI|2023/360 are now available under the scope of project MOORE4MEDICAL refª ECSEL/0005/2019 , funded by FCT IP and EU

INESC ID
11/01/2023

Job Information

Organisation/Company
INESC ID
Research Field
Engineering » Computer engineering
Engineering
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country
Portugal
Application Deadline
Type of Contract
Other
Job Status
Other
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
H2020
Reference Number
MOORE4MEDICAL-ECSEL/0005/2019- BI|2023/358/359/360
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
No

Offer Description

Public notice for research grant

MOORE4MEDICAL - Accelerating Innovation in Microfabricated Medical Devices

 

ECSEL/0005/2019

BI|2023/358 - BI|2023/359 - BI|2023/360

 

INESC-ID - Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Lisboa is a R&D institute dedicated to advanced research and development in the fields of Information Technologies, Electronics, Communications, and Energy. INESC-ID has participated in more than 50 research projects funded by the European Union and more than 190 funded by national entities. Until today, our researchers have published more than 700 papers in international journal papers, more than 3000 papers in international conferences, and have registered 15 patents and/or brands.

1 | RESEARCH GRANT TYPE

Three (3)research grants for candidates with Master degree with reference number BI|2023/358 - BI|2023/359 - BI|2023/360 are now available under the scope of project MOORE4MEDICAL refª ECSEL/0005/2019 , funded by FUNDAÇÃO PARA A CIENCIA E A TECNOLOGIA I.P. and EUROPEAN COMMISION, under the following conditions:

2 | DURATION

Four (4) months, starting in February 2023 .

This research grants will not be Renewable

3 | LEGISLATION

A fellowship contract will be celebrated according to:

  1. Law 40/2004 of 18th of August (Scientific Research Fellow Status) and its successive amendments, including the amendments introduced by the Decree Law n. 123/2019 of 28 th of August 
    https://dre.pt/web/guest/legislacao-consolidada/-/lc/124281176/201912061112/73740605/diploma/indice?lcq=estatuto+do+bolseiro,
     
  2. Regulations for Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology in force  (https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2019.pdf )
     
  3. INESC-ID Lisboa Grant Regulations

https://www.inesc-id.pt/scholarship-regulations/

The fellowship contract is awarded on an exclusive dedication basis – art. 5 of Scientific Research Fellow Status and art. 16 of Regulations for Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology.

4 | MONTHLY AMOUNT

The monthly amount of the grant 1144.64€is in accordance with the values stipulated in the “Regulations for Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology” in force https://former.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/Tabela_de_Valores_SMM_2022.pdf  and shall be rendered through a monthly bank transfer to an account held by the grantee.

5 | OBJECTIVES/WORKPLAN

Design of a power management unit (PMU) integrated circuit (ASIC) to power an array of sensor nodes in an MRI application, that must be resilient to intense magnetic fields.

The PMU must be sized to power and voltages levels required for various sensor nodes and should have the following

adaptive functions:

- Be able to adapt to varied input voltages to adapt to different system configurations.

- Be able to adapt output voltages to optimize efficiency.

6 | SCIENTIFIC SUPERVISION

The activity will be supervised by Marcelino Bicho dos Santos and Jorge Manuel dos Santos Ribeiro Fernandes, both researchers at INESC ID and Associate Professors at Instituto Superior Técnico.

INESC ID will integrate the grantees in the research team of the scientific advisors.

7 | ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The candidates should have MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering, or related areas.

 

By the grant start date, the candidates must be enrolled in

  1. a PhD  programme – art. 6º, n.1

https://files.dre.pt/2s/2019/12/241000000/0009100105.pdf

or

  1. a non-degree programme – art. 6º, n. 2

https://files.dre.pt/2s/2019/12/241000000/0009100105.pdf

 

8 | EVALUATION CRITERIA AND COMMITEE

The selection will be according to the following criteria:

  1. Design of power management units in integrated circuit. (60%)
  2. Experience with integrated circuit design in industrial environment with Cadence tools (30%)
  3. Academic Curriculum (10%)

 

The jury may also decide not to assign the scholarship, if none of candidates meets the required conditions

 

Jury

Name

Professional Status

Institutions

President

Jorge Manuel dos Santos Ribeiro Fernandes

Researcher / Associate Professor

INESC ID- Tecnico | Ulisboa

Member

Marcelino Bicho dos Santos

Researcher / Associate Professor

INESC ID- Tecnico | Ulisboa

Member

Fernando Manuel Duarte Gonçalves

Researcher / Assistant Professor

INESC ID- Tecnico | Ulisboa

Substitute member

Gonçalo Nuno Gomes Tavares

Researcher / Assistant Professor

INESC ID- Tecnico | Ulisboa

Substitute member

José João Henriques Teixeira de Sousa

Researcher / Assistant Professor

INESC ID- Tecnico | Ulisboa

 

9 | COMPLAIN AND APPEAL DEADLINES AND PROCEDURES

The jury has the faculty not to select a candidate who does not prove the requirements mentioned in required education Level and research experience

 

The admitted and excluded candidates will be notified by email of the final ranking list, including the copy of the Preliminary Report of the jury.

 

Prior Hearing and Deadline for Final Decision: After being notified, candidates have 10 working days to submit, if applicable, a formal rebuttal.

 

After that period, the jury notifies the candidates of the Final Report.

 

Excluded applicants may complain about the jury's final report for 15 working days after notification or appeal the jury's decision to the INESC ID Board of Directors for 30 working days after notification.

 

According to the Portuguese Law, a disabled candidate has a preference when in equal classification, which prevails over any other legal preference. Candidates must declare their respective degree of disability, the type of disability and the means of communication / expression to be used in the selection process, under the law.

10 | FORMALISATION OF APPLICATIONS

Applications are formalised by sending an email to rh@inesc-id.pt with the documents stated bellow and in pdf form. 

The application email should clearly state the reference of the research grant and project.

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.1

Single copy of official academic degree certificate in the required education level  

 

 

 

a) In the application submission, the candidates from portuguese education institutions may replace the copy of official academic degree certificate by a declaration of honour stating that they have the required academic degree.

 

 

  • It is mandatory for the approval of the fellowship contract that the selected candidate presents a single copy of the official academic degree certificate, required in education level

 

 

b) In the application submission, the candidates from foreigner education institutions may replace the copy of official academic degree certificate by a declaration of honour stating that they have the required academic degree.

 

 

  •  
  • It is mandatory for the approval of the fellowship contract that the selected candidate presents a single copy of the official diploma recognition, required in education level

 

 

  •  
  • For more information about diploma recognition:

 

 

https://www.dges.gov.pt/en/pagina/degree-and-diploma-recognition

 

 

10.2

Detailed list of grades (pdf form);

 

 

 

 

10.3

Proof of enrolment required on  7 a) or 7 b) (pdf form);

 

 

 

In the application submission, the candidates may replace the proof of enrolment by a declaration of honour stating that they are/will be enrolled required in  7 a) or 7 b)

 

 

  • It is mandatory for the approval of the fellowship contract that the selected candidate presents an official copy of the enrolment, required in 7 a) or 7 b)

 

 

 

10.4

Detailed curriculum vitae (pdf form);

 

 

 

 

10.5

Motivation letter explaining the interest in the position (pdf form);

 

 

 

 

     

11 | Application Dates

From

 

To

11-01-2023

 

25-01-2023

 

 

Requirements

Research Field
Engineering » Computer engineering
Education Level
Master Degree or equivalent
Skills/Qualifications

Design of a power management unit (PMU) integrated circuit (ASIC) to power an array of sensor nodes in an MRI application, that must be resilient to intense magnetic fields.

The PMU must be sized to power and voltages levels required for various sensor nodes and should have the following

adaptive functions:

- Be able to adapt to varied input voltages to adapt to different system configurations.

- Be able to adapt output voltages to optimize efficiency.

Specific Requirements

The candidates should have MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering, or related areas.

 

By the grant start date, the candidates must be enrolled in

  1. a PhD  programme – art. 6º, n.1

https://files.dre.pt/2s/2019/12/241000000/0009100105.pdf

or

  1. a non-degree programme – art. 6º, n. 2

https://files.dre.pt/2s/2019/12/241000000/0009100105.pdf

Research Field
Engineering » Computer engineering

Additional Information

Benefits

The monthly amount of the grant 1144.64€is in accordance with the values stipulated in the “Regulations for Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology” in force https://former.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/Tabela_de_Valores_SMM_2022.pdf  and shall be rendered through a monthly bank transfer to an account held by the grantee.

Eligibility criteria

The candidates should have MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering, or related areas.

 

By the grant start date, the candidates must be enrolled in

  1. a PhD  programme – art. 6º, n.1

https://files.dre.pt/2s/2019/12/241000000/0009100105.pdf

or

  1. a non-degree programme – art. 6º, n. 2

https://files.dre.pt/2s/2019/12/241000000/0009100105.pdf

Selection process

The selection will be according to the following criteria:

  1. Design of power management units in integrated circuit. (60%)
  2. Experience with integrated circuit design in industrial environment with Cadence tools (30%)
  3. Academic Curriculum (10%)

 

The jury may also decide not to assign the scholarship, if none of candidates meets the required conditions

Work Location(s)

Number of offers available
3
Company/Institute
INESC-ID
Country
Portugal
State/Province
Lisbon
City
Lisbon
Postal Code
1000-029
Street
Rua Alves Redol, 9
Geofield

Where to apply

E-mail
rh@inesc-id.pt

Contact

State/Province
Lisboa
City
Lisboa
Street
Rua Alves Redol, 9
Postal Code
1000-029
E-Mail
rh@inesc-id.pt