01/10/2021

RESEARCH GRANT – OPEN CALL – REFERENCE 22/2021

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Universidade de Aveiro
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Other
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    18/10/2021 23:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Aveiro
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    REF 22/2021 - ALG-01-0247-FEDER-070150

OFFER DESCRIPTION

NOTICE REf 22/2021 - FOR THE AWARD OF RESEARCH GRANTS

 

PT LINK VERSION: http://uaonline.ua.pt/detail.asp?c=71316

A tender is hereby opened for the award of one Research Grant(s) (RG) (Master) under project Odyssey – Platform for Automated Sensing in Archaeology reference number ALG-01-0247-FEDER-070150 of IEETA, under the following conditions:

1. Scientific Area: informatics engineering and related fields.

2. Financing Source: Operational Thematic Program Competitiveness and Internationalization and Regional Operational Programs, in its FEDER/FNR component.

3. Admission Requirements: Masters in Informatics or related fields and be registered or in conditions to be registered in a doctorate program or enrolled in a non-academic degree course of the University of Aveiro. Previous experience in the fields of Geographic Information Systems or Information Systems, as well as previous experience in research and participation in funded research projects are considered preferential factors.

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 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. The duration of the RG is, as a rule, annual, extendable to a maximum of two years, in the case of master's degrees, integrated master's degrees and non-degree courses, and the respective duration, including renewal, may be consecutive or interpolated, pursuant to no. 5 of Article 9 of the above mentioned Regulation.

5. Work plan: The applicant will be responsible for the study and implementation of a Geographic Information System (GIS) that will consume the geographic, cartographic and heritage data compiled in Activity 2, as well as integrate the algorithms developed in Activities 3 and 4 with a view to automatically producing additional information on existing data. The main activities to be developed under the scholarship are:

T5.2 - Definition and specification of technical, functional and integration requirements for each of the modules to be developed;

T5.3 - Defining a reference architecture for the prototype;

T5.4 - Data Model Definition;

T5.5 - Definition and specification of the technical and functional requirements of the GIS platform;

T5.6 - Definition of communication requirements between modules and external interfaces;

T6.1 - Survey of APIs for prototype development.

In addition to these tasks directly linked to the project, it is also expected that the applicant will be able to participate in activities of dissemination, namely the preparation of the project deliverables and articles for publication in national and international scientific journals and conferences.

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 Institute of Electronics and Informatics Engineering of Aveiro of the Department of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics of the University of Aveiro, under the scientific supervision of the Professors José Manuel Matos Moreira, Joaquim João Estrela Ribeiro Silvestre Madeira, Jorge Medina and Luís Jorge Gonçalves.

8. Duration of the grant(s): The grant duration will be twelve months, expecting to start in November of 2021, and may be renewed for additional periods of twelve months, 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 €1,104.64, 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. The grant may also include other components, namely tuition fees for grants associated with obtaining an academic degree or diploma up to the maximum amount provided for therein in the table in Appendix III of Regulation 292/2020.

10. Selection methods: The selection methods to be used will be the following: curriculum vitae assessment and interview for the three applicants with higher curriculum vitae assessment, with the respective value of 75% and 25% respectively.

11. Composition of the Selection Jury: The jury responsible for the selection will consist of the following professors: António José Ribeiro Neves (Chair of the Selection Jury), José Manuel Matos Moreira and Joaquim João Estrela Ribeiro Silvestre Madeira (2 full members), Jorge Medina and Luís Jorge Gonçalves (alternate members).

12. Deadline for applications and how to submit applications: The call is open from 4 to 18 of October, 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: dated and signed Curriculum Vitae, Degree certificates, and other supporting documents considered relevant. 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 ieeta-bolsas@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 60 working days after the final date of application submission upon notification to the candidates 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, 01/10/2021

 

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(Prof. Doutor António J. R. Neves)

More Information

Benefits

9. Amount of monthly maintenance allowance: The amount of the grant corresponds to €1,104.64, 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. The grant may also include other components, namely tuition fees for grants associated with obtaining an academic degree or diploma up to the maximum amount provided for therein in the table in Appendix III of Regulation 292/2020.

Eligibility criteria

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. The duration of the RG is, as a rule, annual, extendable to a maximum of two years, in the case of master's degrees, integrated master's degrees and non-degree courses, and the respective duration, including renewal, may be consecutive or interpolated, pursuant to no. 5 of Article 9 of the above mentioned Regulation.

Selection process

10. Selection methods: The selection methods to be used will be the following: curriculum vitae assessment and interview for the three applicants with higher curriculum vitae assessment, with the respective value of 75% and 25% respectively.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Other: Master Degree or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

3. Admission Requirements: Masters in Informatics or related fields and be registered or in conditions to be registered in a doctorate program or enrolled in a non-academic degree course of the University of Aveiro. Previous experience in the fields of Geographic Information Systems or Information Systems, as well as previous experience in research and participation in funded research projects are considered preferential factors.

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 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.

Specific Requirements

3. Admission Requirements: Masters in Informatics or related fields and be registered or in conditions to be registered in a doctorate program or enrolled in a non-academic degree course of the University of Aveiro. Previous experience in the fields of Geographic Information Systems or Information Systems, as well as previous experience in research and participation in funded research projects are considered preferential factors.

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 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.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
IEETA
Portugal
Aveiro
Aveiro
3810-193
Campus Universitário

EURAXESS offer ID: 691623

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