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NOTICE IEETA/GERONTOLOG/ REF 3_2023 - FOR THE AWARD OF RESEARCH GRANTS

25/01/2023

Job Information

Organisation/Company
University of Aveiro
Department
Department of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics
Research Field
Other
Other
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country
Portugal
Application Deadline
Type of Contract
Not Applicable
Job Status
Not Applicable
Offer Starting Date
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Reference Number
NOTICE IEETA/GERONTOLOG/ REF 3_2023 - FOR THE AWARD OF RESEA
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
No

Offer Description

NOTICE IEETA/GERONTOLOG/ REF 3_2023 - FOR THE AWARD OF RESEARCH GRANTS

Portuguese link: http://uaonline.ua.pt/detail.asp?c=79727

A tender is hereby opened for the award of 1 Research Grant(s) (RG) - Master,  under project ACTIVAS - Ambientes Construídos para uma Vida Ativa, Segura e Saudável, POCI-01-0247-FEDER-046101 of Department of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics, under the following conditions:

1. Scientific Area: Gerontolog or related fields

2. Financing Source: European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), - Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização (COMPETE 2020).

3. Admission Requirements:  Masters in Gerontology or related fields, enrolled in a Doctoral Program, or enrolled (or who meet the necessary conditions for enrolling) in courses that do not confer an academic degree at the University of Aveiro. Preferred factors are demonstrable experience of conducting observational studies or intervention studies, participation in research and, or development projects, authoring, or co-authoring of scientific publications, and written fluency in the Portuguese language.

The proof of enrolment must be made available until the contract is awarded, and the candidate may attach a declaration of honor to confirm that they meet the requirements for enrolment in an integrated master's degree, master's or doctoral program or in a course that does not confer an academic degree.

If the qualification of previous degrees has been conferred by a foreign higher education institution it must be recognized by a Portuguese higher education institution, under the terms of the provisions of article 25 of Decree-Law no. 66/2018, of August 16th, which approves the legal regime of recognition of academic degrees and diplomas of Higher Education, attributed by foreign higher education institutions, and of paragraph e) of no. 2 of article 4 of Decree-Law no. 60/2018, of August 3rd, and any formalities established therein must be fulfilled by the date of the hiring act.

4. Eligibility: Applicants are eligible if they comply with paragraph a) of no.1 of article 2, of the Research Fellow Statute in the wording given by Decree-Law no. 123/2019, of August 28th, and also the provisions of article 9 of the Scientific Research Grant Regulations of the University of Aveiro.

5. Work plan:  Admitted candidates should be part of a multidisciplinary team developing digital solutions to support a safe and healthy life of active elderly people. They will need to collaborate on aspects related to the evaluation of the solutions developed in the project.

6. Applicable legislation and regulations: Research Fellow Statute, as amended by Decree-Law No. 123/2019, of August 28th; Scientific Research Grant Regulation of the University of Aveiro, Regulation No. 292/2020, published in Diário da República No. 61, Series II, of March 26th; Decree-Law No. 66/2018, of August 16th (Legal regime of recognition of academic degrees and diplomas of higher education awarded by foreign higher education institutions).

7. Workplace: The work will be carried out at the Department of Medical Sciences of the University of Aveiro, under the scientific supervision of Professor Doctor Nelson Pacheco Rocha.

8. Duration of the grant(s): The grant duration will be 4 months, expecting to start in March 2023, and may be renewed for additional periods, up to the maximum limit of approved funding. Under no circumstances shall it exceed the limits defined in nos. 5 and 6 of article 9, of Regulation no. 292/2020, of February 28th, published in Diário da República, no. 61, Series II, of March 26th (Scientific Research Grant Regulation of the University of Aveiro).

9. Amount of monthly maintenance allowance: The amount of the grant corresponds to €1,144.64, according to the table of values of monthly maintenance allowances, set out in Appendix III of the Scientific Research Grant Regulation of the University of Aveiro, subject to any updates that may occur and are applicable. The fellow may also be reimbursed for the amount corresponding to the Voluntary Social Security, in case of adherence to this plan.

10. Selection methods: The selection methods to be used will be the following: curriculum vitae assessment.

The curriculum vitae assessment will assess Academic Education (A) and Professional Experience (B). The academic education will reflect the final grade of the master’s degree, to which five points will be added if the candidate has a higher academic degree. Professional Experience will reflect proven experience in conducting observational studies or intervention studies (B1; five points per study), participation in research and development projects (B2; five points per project); number of scientific publications relevant for the scientific area of the project in which the candidate participated as an author or co-author and published in peer-reviewed events (B3; five points per publication); fluency in the Portuguese language (B4; 0 points = no fluency; 10 points = fluency in the Portuguese language).

The Jury may request clarification of any item presented by email, using the email provided by the candidate, which should reply within 3 business days.

The final grade shall be obtained by:  (A +  (B1+B2+B3+B4) / 4) /2.

The jury may close the position without recommending the selection of any candidate.

11. Composition of the Selection Jury: Nelson Pacheco da Rocha (president); Anabela Gonçalves Silva (full member); Milton Rodrigues dos Santos (full member); Margarida de Melo Cerqueira and Bruno Miguel Alves Fernandes do Gago (alternate members).

12. Deadline for applications and how to submit applications: The call is open from January 27th to February 9th 2023, and only applications submitted within the deadline will be admitted.

Applications must be formalized by sending a letter of application accompanied by the following documents: Curriculum Vitae, certificate of qualifications, declaration of honor and other supporting documents deemed relevant to assess the position requirements. They shall also indicate the e-mail address to which by such indication they accept to be notified for all purposes within this procedure.

Applications should be sent by e-mail to npr@ua.pt

13. Form of publication/notification of results: The results of the evaluation shall be made public no later than 60 working days after the closing date for submission of applications and shall be notified to the applicants. The candidates are informed, in a prior hearing, under the terms established in the Code of Administrative Procedure, of the probable meaning of the final decision, and may, within 10 working days of this notification, express their opinion on this decision. The final results may be appealed to the Rector, to be submitted within 10 working days from the respective notification.

14. Tender duration: The final ranking list of candidates will be valid until 30 days, for the purpose of constituting a reserve list for selection.

 

The models of the grant contract and of the final report to be prepared by the grant holder and the supervisor are available at Research fellows - sgrh - Universidade de Aveiro (ua.pt).

 

University of Aveiro, January 25th

Professor Nelson Rocha

Requirements

Research Field
Other
Education Level
Master Degree or equivalent
Skills/Qualifications

Masters in Gerontology or related fields, enrolled in a Doctoral Program, or enrolled (or who meet the necessary conditions for enrolling) in courses that do not confer an academic degree at the University of Aveiro. Preferred factors are demonstrable experience of conducting observational studies or intervention studies, participation in research and, or development projects, authoring, or co-authoring of scientific publications, and written fluency in the Portuguese language.

The proof of enrolment must be made available until the contract is awarded, and the candidate may attach a declaration of honor to confirm that they meet the requirements for enrolment in an integrated master's degree, master's or doctoral program or in a course that does not confer an academic degree.

If the qualification of previous degrees has been conferred by a foreign higher education institution it must be recognized by a Portuguese higher education institution, under the terms of the provisions of article 25 of Decree-Law no. 66/2018, of August 16th, which approves the legal regime of recognition of academic degrees and diplomas of Higher Education, attributed by foreign higher education institutions, and of paragraph e) of no. 2 of article 4 of Decree-Law no. 60/2018, of August 3rd, and any formalities established therein must be fulfilled by the date of the hiring act.

Additional Information

Benefits

The amount of the grant corresponds to €1,144.64, according to the table of values of monthly maintenance allowances, set out in Appendix III of the Scientific Research Grant Regulation of the University of Aveiro, subject to any updates that may occur and are applicable. The fellow may also be reimbursed for the amount corresponding to the Voluntary Social Security, in case of adherence to this plan.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants are eligible if they comply with paragraph a) of no.1 of article 2, of the Research Fellow Statute in the wording given by Decree-Law no. 123/2019, of August 28th, and also the provisions of article 9 of the Scientific Research Grant Regulations of the University of Aveiro.

Work Location(s)

Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
DETI/IEETA - Universidade de Aveiro
Country
Portugal
State/Province
Aveiro
City
Aveiro
Postal Code
3810-193
Street
Campus de Santiago
Geofield

Where to apply

E-mail
npr@ua.pt

Contact

State/Province
Aveiro
City
Aveiro
Street
Campus Universitário de Santiago
Postal Code
3810-193
E-Mail
ieeta-bolsas@ua.pt
Phone
+351234370200