17/11/2021

ONE research grant for candidates with Master degree with reference number BI2021/224 is now available under the scope of project ResNetDetect - PCIF/MPG/0051/2018 funded by FUNDAÇÃO PARA A CIÊNCIA E A TECNOLOGIA I.P.


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    INESC ID
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Engineering
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    03/12/2021 23:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Lisboa
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Other
  • JOB STATUS
    Other
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    ResNetDetect - PCIF/MPG/0051/2018 - BI2021/224

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Public notice for research grant

ResNetDetect - PCIF/MPG/0051/2018

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 Master degree with reference number BI2021/224 is now available under the scope of project ResNetDetect - PCIF/MPG/0051/2018 funded by Fundação para a ciência e a tecnologia i.p., and under the following conditions:

2 | DURATION

12 months, starting in January 2022

- Renewable, if the candidate is enrolled in a PhD program - art. 6º, n.4 c)

https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2019DR.pdf

subject to suitable performance within the period of the project, not exceeding the maximum period set by FCT for such grants –4 years (included contract renewals)

- Renewable, if the candidate is enrolled in a non-degree programme – art. 6º, n. 4 a)

https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2019DR.pdf

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:

  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 | MONTLY AMOUNT

The monthly amount of the grant 1104.64€ 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

Development of machine learning models for data augmentation and approaches for its efficient implementation in the underlying hardware structures.

6 | SCIENTIFIC SUPERVISION

The activity will be supervised by Pedro Filipe Zeferino Aidos Tomás, Associate Professor at Instituto superior Técnico, and Leonel Augusto Pires Seabra de Sousa, Full Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico, both researchers at INESC-ID.

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

7 | ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS

The candidates should have MSc degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or related areas.

 

By the grant start date, the candidate 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

Preferential factors:

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • previous experience in optimization and on hardware structures for machine learning
  • English, fluent in reading, writing and speaking,
  • Portuguese language is desirable

 

8 | EVALUATION CRITERIA AND COMMITEE

The selection will be according to the following criteria:

  1. 20% Academic courses and degrees
  2. 30% Previous scientific publications
  3. 30% Previous experience in computer architecture and arithmetic
  4. 20% Previous experience in optimization and machine learning fields

 

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

Jury

name

Professional Status

Institutions

President

Pedro Filipe Zeferino Aidos Tomás

Researcher / Associate Professor

INESC ID / IST

 

Member

Leonel Augusto Pires Seabra de Sousa

Researcher / Full Professor

INESC ID / IST

 

Member

Nuno Filipe Valentim Roma

Researcher / Associate Professor

INESC ID / IST

 

Substitute member

Aleksandar Ilic

Researcher / Assistant Professor

INESC ID / IST

 

Substitute member

Nuno Filipe Simões Santos Moraes Neves

Researcher

INESC ID

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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.

 

 

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 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

 

 

For more information about diploma recognition :

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

 

 

 

2

Detailed list of grades (pdf form);

 

 

 

3

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 as 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)

 

 

 

4

Detailed curriculum vitae (pdf form);

 

 

 

5

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

 

 

 

6

Name of two personal references (pdf form).

 

 
 
 
 
 

Application Dates

From

To

18 -11-2021

 

03-12-2021

More Information

Benefits

The monthly amount of the grant 1104.64€ 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.

Eligibility criteria

The candidates should have MSc degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or related areas.

 

By the grant start date, the candidate 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

Preferential factors:

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • previous experience in optimization and on hardware structures for machine learning
  • English, fluent in reading, writing and speaking,
  • Portuguese language is desirable

Selection process

The selection will be according to the following criteria:

  1. 20% Academic courses and degrees
  2. 30% Previous scientific publications
  3. 30% Previous experience in computer architecture and arithmetic
  4. 20% Previous experience in optimization and machine learning fields

Additional comments

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

For more information about diploma recognition :

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

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Engineering: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    PORTUGUESE: Basic
    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

The candidates should have MSc degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or related areas.

 

By the grant start date, the candidate 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

Preferential factors:

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • previous experience in optimization and on hardware structures for machine learning
  • English, fluent in reading, writing and speaking,
  • Portuguese language is desirable

Specific Requirements

The candidates should have MSc degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or related areas.

By the grant start date, the candidate 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

Preferential factors:

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • previous experience in optimization and on hardware structures for machine learning
  • English, fluent in reading, writing and speaking,
  • Portuguese language is desirable

Map Information

Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
INESC ID
Portugal
Lisboa
Lisboa
1000-029
Rua Alves Redol, 9

EURAXESS offer ID: 709387

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