12/05/2022

ONE research grant for candidates with MSc degree with reference number BI| 2022/293 is now available under the scope of project iv4XR – H2020-ICT-2018-3/856716 , funded by EUROPEAN COMMISION


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    INESC ID
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Engineering
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    12/06/2022 22:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Lisboa
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Other
  • JOB STATUS
    Other
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    iv4XR – H2020-ICT-2018-3/856716 - BI| 2022/293

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Public notice for research grant

iv4XR – H2020-ICT-2018-3/856716

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 MSc degree with reference number BI| 2022/293 is now available under the scope of project iv4XR – H2020-ICT-2018-3/856716 , funded by European commision and under the following conditions:

2 | DURATION

SIX (6) months, starting in July 2022

This grant is non-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://www.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

Develop tools to automate testing of interactive system, in particular in Augmented Reality (AR) interfaces. The work involves using the iv4XR AR testing framework to create a used case that shows the applicability of the iv4XR testing agents to AR.

A simple AR game will be developed for the purpose, based on the current demo. The configuration of the testing agents may involve the creation of additional tools to improve the demonstrative impact of the test case for the iv4XR project.

6 | SCIENTIFIC SUPERVISION

The activity will be supervised by Rui Filipe Fernandes Prada, Associate Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa and researcher at INESC-ID Lisboa.

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

7 | ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The candidates should have a MSc Degree in computer science, electrical engineering or related area.

 

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:

- very good programming skills and experience in one (or more) of the following areas: game development, multi-agent systems, UX testing.

- good proficiency in English (both written and spoken).

8 | EVALUATION CRITERIA AND COMMITEE

The selection will be according to the following criteria:

  1. (70%) Academic record of the candidate (including performance in related courses, publication record, and past experience in research projects) and technical skills with respect to the goals of the tasks in the project;
  2. (20%) Personal references;
  3. (10%) Proficiency in English.

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

Jury

Name

Professional Status

Institutions

President

Rui Filipe Fernandes Prada

Researcher / Associate Professor

INESC-ID / IST

Member

Manuel Fernando Cabido Peres Lopes

Researcher / Associate Professor

INESC-ID / IST

Member

Carlos António Roque Martinho

Researcher / Associate Professor

INESC-ID / IST

Substitute member

Francisco António Chaves Saraiva de Melo

Researcher / Associate Professor

INESC-ID / IST

Substitute member

Maria Luísa Torres Ribeiro Marques da Silva Coheur

Researcher / Associate Professor

INESC-ID / IST

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

12-05-2022

 

12-06-2022

More 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://www.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 a MSc Degree in computer science, electrical engineering or related area.

 

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:

- very good programming skills and experience in one (or more) of the following areas: game development, multi-agent systems, UX testing.

- good proficiency in English (both written and spoken).

Selection process

The selection will be according to the following criteria:

  1. (70%) Academic record of the candidate (including performance in related courses, publication record, and past experience in research projects) and technical skills with respect to the goals of the tasks in the project;
  2. (20%) Personal references;
  3. (10%) Proficiency in English.

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

Offer Requirements

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

Skills/Qualifications

Develop tools to automate testing of interactive system, in particular in Augmented Reality (AR) interfaces. The work involves using the iv4XR AR testing framework to create a used case that shows the applicability of the iv4XR testing agents to AR.

A simple AR game will be developed for the purpose, based on the current demo. The configuration of the testing agents may involve the creation of additional tools to improve the demonstrative impact of the test case for the iv4XR project.

Specific Requirements

The candidates should have a MSc Degree in computer science, electrical engineering or related area.

 

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:

- very good programming skills and experience in one (or more) of the following areas: game development, multi-agent systems, UX testing.

- good proficiency in English (both written and spoken).

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: 783951

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