RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE08/06/2021 18:00 - Europe/London
LOCATIONPortugal › Lisboa
TYPE OF CONTRACTOther
Public notice for research grant
ILU: Integrative Learning from Urban Data and Situational Context for City Mobility Optimization
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
One research grant for candidates with BSc degree with reference number BI|2021/164 is now available under the scope of project ILU: Integrative Learning from Urban Data and Situational Context for City Mobility Optimization, funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, and under the following conditions:
2 | DURATION
4 months, starting in June 2021:
- Renewable, if the candidates are enrolled in a MSc program – art. 6º, nº 4 b)
subject to suitable performance within the period of the project, not exceeding the maximum period set by FCT for such grants – 2 year (included contract renewals)
- Renewable, if the candidates are enrolled in a non-degree programme – art. 6º, nº 4 a)
subject to suitable performance within the period of the project, not exceeding the maximum period set by FCT for such grants – 1 year (included contract renewals)
3 | LEGISLATION
A fellowship contract will be celebrated according to:
- 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 28th of August
- Regulations for Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology in force https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2019.pdf
- INESC-ID Lisboa Grant 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 | MONTLY AMOUNT
The monthly amount of the grant is 835,98 € is in accordance with the values stipulated in the “Regulations for Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology” in force (https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/Tabela_Valores_SMM_LOE_2021.pdf) and shall be rendered through a monthly bank transfer to an account held by the grantee.
5 | OBJECTIVES/WORKPLAN
Pattern recognition and statistical analysis of timestamped event data, including the proposal of null models and statistical tests to understand meaningful deviations.
Development of a software application for the recognition of anomalies from timestamped event data.
The grant holder will develop contributions with potential translation and applicability to the challenges within Task 4 of the ILU project.
6 | SCIENTIFIC SUPERVISION
The activity will be supervised by António Manuel Ferreira Rito Silva, Associate Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico and researcher at INESC- ID Lisboa, and by Rui Miguel Carrasqueiro Henriques, Assistant Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico and researcher at INESC- ID Lisboa.
INESC ID will integrate the grantee in the research team of the scientific advisor.
7 | ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS
The candidates should have an BSc in Computer Science and Engineering or related field.
By the grant start date, the candidates must be enrolled in
- a MSc program – art. 6º, nº1
- a non-degree program – art. 6º, nº 2
The candidates should hold a BSc degree in Computer Science and Engineering and have previous solid professional or research experience in the field of data science.
Required language skills: proficiency in English.
8 | EVALUATION CRITERIA AND COMMITEE
The selection will be according to the following criteria:
- (50%) Academic curriculum and previous professional and research experience on the scope of the grant
- (50%) Candidate interview for differences less than 20 percentage points on the first criterion
The evaluation panel may also decide to not assign the scholarship, if there are no candidates with relevant records and experience.
The jury is composed by:aa
Rui Miguel Carrasqueiro Henriques
INESC ID - Tecnico | Ulisboa
António Manuel Ferreira Rito Silva
IST ID - Tecnico | Ulisboa
Vasco Miguel Gomes Nunes Manquinho
INESC ID - Tecnico | Ulisboa
Tecnico | Ulisboa
Susana de Almeida Mendes Vinga Martins
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 email@example.com with the documents stated bellow and in pdf form.
The application email should clearly state the reference of the research grant and project.
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 this document 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 this document 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
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Detailed list of grades (pdf form);
Proof of enrolment required on 7 a) or 7 b) (pdf form);
In the application submission, the candidates may replace this document 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)
Detailed curriculum vitae (pdf form);
Motivation letter explaining the interest in the position (pdf form);
Name of two personal references (pdf form).
EURAXESS offer ID: 639492
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