Ci2 - 2 Research Initiation Grant (BII) within the scope of the “Verão com Ciência” programme

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    EngineeringElectrical engineering
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    06/08/2022 00:00 - Europe/London
    Portugal › Tomar


Participation in R&D activities, to be developed within the Ci2 Research Unit and its laboratories, through the integration in the work plans of the Dragonfly, in two main tasks: (i) Review and validation of the hardware and software of the main autonomous vehicle, and participation in field trials; (ii) Design of a system for monitoring water quality parameters for the main autonomous vehicle, and testing of the online data acquisition platform.

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The grant amount corresponds to € 486.12.

Selection process

Selection method to be applied: Merit of candidates measured by the evaluation of their curriculum to be classified on a scale of 0 to 20 values, according to the following formula and valuation criteria:

N = 6 × FC + CV + AC + IES

On what:

N = Classification obtained, from zero to twenty with rounding to the units;

FC = Fraction of credits already obtained compared to the total credits of the course in which the students are enrolled;

CV = Up to 6 values as a result of the analysis of each candidate's resume, prioritizing their previous experience in research activities.

AC = Alignment of the course in which the students are enrolled in with the work plan, considering 4 values if it is a course in the areas of electrical engineering and computers, and 2 value if it is a course in the areas of electricity and energy, or electronics and automation, or related fields;

IES = Higher Education Institution in which the students are enrolled considering 4 values if the candidate is enrolled in a course at the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar and 2 value if enrolled in a course from another institution.

Candidates will be ranked in descending order of classification, and in the event of a tie in the classification obtained, in this order:

a) The candidate with the best score in the FC factor;

b) The candidate with the best score in the CV factor;

c) The candidate with the best score in the AC factor;

d) The candidate with the best score on the IES factor;

e) The applicant with a minor age.

Composition of the Selection Jury: Henrique Joaquim de Oliveira Pinho (Chairman), Manuel Fernando Martins de Barros and Carlos Alberto Farinha Ferreira (effective members), and Pedro Manuel Granchinho de Matos (facultative member), Adjunct Professors of the Department of Engineering of the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar.

Form of publicity/notification of results: The results of the evaluation will be published within 3 working days from the deadline for submission of applications and the list is sorted in order of ranking of candidates, with the candidates being notified via email. Candidates will be admitted up to the second position in the ordered list. In the event that any of the selected candidates withdraws, the candidates in the following positions on the lists will be admitted until the foreseen vacancies are exhausted.

Additional comments

The competition is open from the 22th to the 28th of July 2022. Applications must be formalized by sending: (a) Curriculum Vitae; b) Proof of enrolment in a higher professional technical course, bachelor's or master's degree; c) Proof of the number of credits already obtained and the total number of credits for the course in which they are enrolled. Students at the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar are exempt from submitting the proof referred to in paragraphs b) and c). Applications must be formalized by email simultaneously to the addresses ci2@ipt.pt and hpinho@ipt.pt, including in the “Subject” field: Verão com Ciência Ci2.

The contract template and the reporting template are accessible on the IPT (www.ipt.pt) and Ci2 web pages (www.ci2.ipt.pt).

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Offer Requirements


Students of professional higher technical courses, bachelor's or master's degree, with preference in the areas of electrical engineering and related areas.

Work location(s)
2 position(s) available at
Instituto Politécnico de Tomar

EURAXESS offer ID: 817319


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