03/08/2022

FEUP - 2 TraInee researcher - Project RECLAIM - Proposta on-line 852

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    FEUP
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EngineeringComputer engineering
    EngineeringMechanical engineering
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    18/08/2022 12:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Porto
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    35
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    FEUP - EstagiarioInvestigação - RECLAIM - Proposta 852

OFFER DESCRIPTION

NOTICE OF OPENING OF AN INTERNATIONAL SELECTION PROCEDURE FOR THE RECRUITMENT OF TWO TRAINEE RESEARCHER POSITION

By order of 18-07-2022, the Dean of FEUP, Professor João Bernardo de Sena Esteves Falcão e Cunha, deliberated to open an international selection procedure for the recruitment of 2 TraInee researcher within the scope of Research Project RECLAIM – “RE-manufaCturing and Refurbishment LArge Industrial equipment”- GA nº. 869884, funded by the European Commission under the Horizon 2020 Framework (H2020), in the form of an Individual Uncertain Term Employment Contract, never exceeding the maximum limit of four years.

The Trainee Researcher executes, under the guidance of a researcher or professor of higher institution, tasks corresponding to an introduction phase to scientific research and development of activities integrated in scientific projects. The Trainee Researcher will be part of the project team RECLAIM, executing and developing project tasks, in the introduction phase to scientific research and development activities, namely contributing for:

  • validation of requirements,
  • support for the development of intelligent components, self-powered and wireless autonomous devices and
  • integration of technological solutions in an industrial environment, according to the guidelines of the project's Dissemination Plan.

To be performed in the scope of the Workpackages of the project identified below:

WP2- Refurbishment & Remanufacturing Analysis, Requirements Engineering

WP3 - Digital retrofitting for advanced predictive maintenance

WP4 - Decision Support for Optimal Lifetime-Extension Strategies

WP5 - Novel techniques and methods for In-situ repair, Refurbishment and Re-manufacturing process of electromechanical machinery and robotic systems

WP6 - Integration and Industrial Demonstrations

WP7 - Sustainability assessment methods for the verification of Machinery refurbished/ re-manufactured parts.

  1. The scientific areas of this selection procedure are Mechanical or Electrical and Computers Engineering.
  2. Applicable Legislation: Regulation nº 487/2020, of 22 May - Regulation of Research, Science and Technology Staff of the University of Porto in its current wording and and by the other applicable legislation, namely the Labour Code, Law on 7/2009, of 12 February, in its current wording and applicable regulations.
  3. In accordance with articles 22.º, n.º 3 and 4 of the Regulation n.º 487/2020, of 22 May, the Recruitment board is composed as follows:

President: Prof. Gil Manuel Magalhães Andrade Gonçalves

Member: Prof. António Pedro Rodrigues Aguiar

Member: Prof. Maria Margarida de Amorim Ferreira

Substitute Member: Prof. Adriano Silva Carvalho

Substitute Member: Doctor Vítor Hugo Machado Oliveira Pinto

  1. The work will be developed at the Lab DIGI2 -”Digital and Intelligent Industry” of the Research Center for Systems & Technologies (SYSTEC), R&D unit, Department of Informatics Engineering and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (FEUP).
  2. The monthly remuneration to be paid corresponds to level 2, position 2 predicted in the Annex I and Annex II of the Regulation of Research, Science and Technology Staff of the University of Porto , being € 1.424,38, full time.
  3. General Admission Requirements:

This competition is open to national candidates, foreigners and stateless persons holding a BSc degree or equivalent higher education degree in the scientific area of Mechanical or Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Any BSc degree awarded by a foreign higher education institution must be recognized by a Portuguese higher education institution in accordance with article 25 of the Decree-Law no. 66/2018, of August 16, which approves the legal regime for the recognition of academic degrees and diplomas of Higher Education, awarded by foreign higher education institutions and paragraph e) of no. 2 of article 4 of Decree-Law no. 60/2018, of August 3, and any formalities established therein must be complied with by the date of the hiring act.

    1. Specific Admission requirements:

The following specific criteria must be fulfilled to determine the appropriate profile for the activity to be developed: skills and previous experience in in programming, embedded and distributed system networks, plug&play sensors network, automation, data science and machine learning applied to advanced production systems, namely 3d modelling, additive manufacturing systems, robotic manufacturing systems with automatic tool changing and previous experience, of more than 1 year, in national and international projects related to the area of advanced production systems, sensor networks and process optimization and in development and testing of concepts in industrial environment (demonstrators and "test-beds").

7. Recruitment method:

In accordance with articles 26 of the Regulation of Research, Science and Technology Staff of the University of Porto, the selection methods are:

    1. Evaluation of the curricular path and scientific career of the applicants (APCC) (90%);

7.2 Interview (EPS) - (10%).

8. Evaluation of the curricular path and scientific career (APCC) (90%)

8.1. Evaluation of the curricular path and scientific career, considering a profile that is suited to the requirements of the duties corresponding to the category covered by this competition and focusing on the relevance, quality, and currentness of the following aspects:

8.1.1 Scientific performance in the areas and subareas for which the competition is open, namely in Cyber-Physical Systems, Sensor Networks, Hierarchical Decision and Hybrid Systems with main focus on manufacturing and autonomous systems.

8.1.2 Knowledge transfer and Science and technology management and communication.

8.2 In the evaluation of the dimensions of the aspects described in 8.1, the following parameters are considered, and the following weighting factors are attributed:

A1) Criteria for evaluating Scientific Performance (DC) (90%)

A1.1.) Participation in international research projects, namely in the areas of embedded and distributed system networks, plug&play sensors network, automation, programming, data science and machine learning applied to advanced production systems, namely 3d modelling, additive manufacturing systems, robotic manufacturing systems with automatic tool changing as well as scientific production, specifically, having international publications as first author in high-ranked peer-reviewed journals. The list of publications must be included in the curriculum with a clear indication of the statistical analyses used, along with the candidate’s role in implementing them.

A1.2.) Development of collaborations with international researchers and study periods abroad.

A2) Criteria for Knowledge Transfer and Science and Technology Management and Communication (10%):

A2.1.) participation in R&D projects, services, and technology transfer in the area of advanced production systems, sensor networks and process optimization and in development and testing of concepts in industrial environment (demonstrators and "test-beds");

A2.2.) organization of scientific events;

A2.3.) Participation in national and international scientific meetings with peer review as well as by invitation;

9. The final classification of the (APCC) is obtained by the following formula: APCC = (0,90 x A1)

+ (0,10 x A2).

10. Evaluation of the Interview (EPS) (10%):

The interview is held to the best-ranked applicants, with a classification higher than 75,00 points from all members of the Jury, in the evaluation of their curricular path and scientific career, and the board will evaluate aspects related to the research conducted by the applicants.

The interview will be conducted in Portuguese and English.

11. Final classification:

The Final Classification (CF) of the Evaluation of the applicants’ Curricular Path and Scientific Career (APCC) and interview (EPS) or presentation or a public demonstration session, will be obtained by applying the following formula: CF = (APCC*0.9) + (ENT*0.1). The position will only be awarded to candidates whose final classification is equal to or higher than 80.00 points from all members of the Jury.

12. Evaluation of the selection methods:

12.1. Each member of the Board evaluates the applicants’ curricular path and scientific career on a scale from 0 to 100 points, with a weighting up to the hundredths, and the classification is obtained through the weighting defined in the criteria to be evaluated.

12.2. The interview evaluation is expressed on a scale of 0 to 100 points, with a weighting to the hundredths.

13. Evaluation methodology:

13.1. After the admission of the applicants, and before starting the voting for their final ranking in the evaluation of their scientific and curricular background, each member of the Board presents a written document, to be attached to the meeting minutes, with the list of the applicants in descending order of merit, duly substantiated, considering the criteria and parameters of this competition notice.

13.2. The Board deliberates employing reasoned roll-call voting following the selection criteria adopted and disclosed. Abstentions are not allowed.

13.3. The seriation methodology is that which is indicated in article 29 of the Regulation.

13.4. If an absolute majority of votes is not reached after the voting explained in the previous number, or in case of a tie, the Chair's vote will be used for the final ranking.

13.5. Each member of the Board must respect, in the various voting rounds, the order he or she presented in the document referred to in paragraph 13.1.

13.6. The interview or presentation or a public demonstration session, has a maximum duration of one hour and is exclusively aimed at clarifying aspects related to the research carried out by the applicants.

13.7. The Board’s discussions will be briefed in minutes taken during its meetings, containing a summary of what occurred, as well as the votes cast by each member and respective reasoning.

13.8. After concluding the application of the selection criteria, the jury proceeds to produce an ordered list of the approved applicants with the respective classification.

13.9. The Board's final decision is approved by the head of the institution responsible for opening the tender notice. The final decision on hiring is the responsibility of the top manager of the hiring entity.

14. Formalization of applications:

14.1. Applications must be formalized at http://www.fe.up.pt/concursos , reference on-line nº 852, until de 23h59m (local time) of 18-08-2022.

The application must include: full name, number and date of identity card or citizen card, or civil identification number, tax identification number, date of birth, residence, and contact address, including e-mail and telephone contact.

14.2 The application must be accompanied by documentary evidence of the conditions described in point 6 of this notice, namely:

  1. Copy of BSc certificate or diploma.
  2. Detailed curriculum vitae, containing all information relevant for the evaluation of the application, as well as for demonstrating compliance with the criteria set out in point 6 of this announcement, organized in accordance with the seriation criteria set out in no. 8.
  3. Letter of motivation, written in english.
  4. Copies of up to 10 publications considered most relevant by the candidate, associated with the position;
  5. Other supporting documents considered relevant to the eligibility of the application and documents that the applicant considers relevant to the assessment of his/her merit.

14.3. Failure to submit the documents mentioned in 14.2 will lead to the exclusion of the application. For purposes of hearing of the interested parties, the exclusion decision is notified to the applicants by e-mail.

14.4. The Board may, whenever it deems necessary, ask the applicants to provide complementary documents for the facts described in the submitted curriculum, setting a deadline for that purpose.

15. False statements made by applicants will be punished according to the law.

16. Notices of the results:

The minute(s) of the Board meeting(s) for evaluating the applications will be sent via e-mail with a delivery receipt.

17. Parties hearing and deadline for final decision:

In accordance with article 121 of the Administrative Procedure Code, after being notified, the applicants have 10 working days to comment. Within 90 days, counting from the deadline for submitting applications, the Board's final decisions are made.

18. The present competition is exclusively aimed at filling the indicated vacancy and may be terminated until the final ranking list of applicants is ratified, expiring with the respective occupation of the job position on offer. If none of the applicants has the appropriate profile for the performance of the functions described above within this project's scope, the Board reserves the right not to award the position in the competition.

19. Non-discrimination and equal access policy: FEUP actively promotes a policy of non-discrimination and equal access, so that no candidate can be privileged, beneficiary, disadvantaged or private of any right or exemption from any duty owing, in particular, to ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, economic situation, education, social origin or condition, genetic heritage, reduced working capacity, disability , chronic illness, nationality, ethnic origin or race, territory of origin, language, religion, political or ideological beliefs and trade union membership.

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Benefits

1424,38 euros

Eligibility criteria

Announcement also available at https://sigarra.up.pt/feup/pt/noticias_geral.ver_noticia?p_nr=137691

Applications must be formalized at http://www.fe.up.pt/concursos , reference on-line nº 852, until de 23h59m (local time) of 18-08-2022.

Selection process

Announcement also available at https://sigarra.up.pt/feup/pt/noticias_geral.ver_noticia?p_nr=137691

Applications must be formalized at http://www.fe.up.pt/concursos , reference on-line nº 852, until de 23h59m (local time) of 18-08-2022.

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Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

Announcement also available at https://sigarra.up.pt/feup/pt/noticias_geral.ver_noticia?p_nr=137691

Applications must be formalized at http://www.fe.up.pt/concursos , reference on-line nº 852, until de 23h59m (local time) of 18-08-2022.

Specific Requirements

Announcement also available at https://sigarra.up.pt/feup/pt/noticias_geral.ver_noticia?p_nr=137691

Applications must be formalized at http://www.fe.up.pt/concursos , reference on-line nº 852, until de 23h59m (local time) of 18-08-2022.

Work location(s)
2 position(s) available at
FEUP
Portugal
Porto
4200-465
Rua Dr. Roberto Frias

EURAXESS offer ID: 822133

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