RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE02/12/2022 23:00 - Europe/London
LOCATIONPortugal › Lisboa
TYPE OF CONTRACTOther
HOURS PER WEEK36
INESC-ID Public Notice - Center for Responsible AI#2
Public notice for 1 (one) uncertaind-term work contract
Center for Responsible AI
candidature C645008882-00000055 funded by Recovery and Resilience Plan (RRP)
At the meeting held at November 15 of 2022 the Executive Board of INESC-ID – Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores INESC-ID made the decision to open an international selection call for 1 (one) uncertain-term work contract in the scope of the project Center for Responsible AI, application number C645008882-00000055 funded by Recovery and Resilience Plan (RRP) under the following conditions:
- OBJECTIVES | TASKS
CTTRC#2 High confidence information retrieval and question answering
Task: In the context of the Center for Responsible AI project, the aim is to develop state-of-the-art techniques for information retrieval and question answering, based on deep learning models, that generate high-quality, explainable, answers to complex queries.
Starting in December, 2022.
- APPLICABLE LAW
Código do Trabalho (Labor Code), approved by Law No. 7/2009, of February 12, in its current wording.
Recovery and Resilience Plan (RRP)
- MONTHLY AMMOUNT | WORKPLACE
The Employee is entitled, prior to any deductions or withholdings, to a monthly pay of 1 697.07 € (One thousand, six hundred and ninety-seven euros and seven cents), working in an exclusive dedication basis, and a meal allowance per work day of 4.77€ (Four euros and seventy-seven cents)
The monthly pay, meal allowance, vacation and Christmas shall be paid by bank transfer.
The workplace shall be at INESC ID Headquarters Rua Alves Redol, 9, 1000-029 Lisboa or at any other facilities namely in INESC-ID Energia IST - Departamento de Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores, Área de Energia, Av. Rovisco Pais 1049-001 Lisboa or in INESC-ID - Taguspark Avenida Professor Cavaco Silva, Edifício IST 2744-016 Porto Salvo, in accordance with the requirements and needs of the project.
- SCIENTIFIC SUPERVISION
The contract activity will be supervised by Professor Arlindo Manuel Limede de Oliveira, Full Professor at Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST) and researcher at INESC-ID.
The employee will be integrated in the INESC-ID team.
- ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS - Required education Level and research experience
The candidates should have a MSC degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Data Science or related area, with strong background in research skills.
Required language skills: proficiency in English both written and spoken.
General call admission requirements include those specified in the previous point and that, from the candidate’s curriculum vitae, one may validate the compliance with productivity criteria such as:
- Research experience in AI
- EVALUATION CRITERIA AND AVALIATION COMMITEE
The selection will be based on the following criteria:
- Academic record of the candidate, (35%)
- Publications (30%)
- Research Experience (35%)
If an interview is conducted, the punctuation proposed by each member of the jury is obtained by assigning a weighting factor of 90% to the curriculum vitae and other documentation presented, and a weighting factor of 10% to the interview
Candidates with an average score below 70, are not recommended for hiring
The Jury is composed of:
Arlindo Manuel Limede de Oliveira
INESC ID | Tecnico
Bruno Emanuel da Graça Martins
INESC ID | Tecnico
INESC ID | Tecnico
Alberto Abad Gareta
INESC ID | Tecnico
Ana Teresa Correia de Freitas
INESC ID | Tecnico
Each member of the jury assigns a classification to each of the candidates on a scale of 0 to 100 points, ranking the candidates according to their classification consisting on the sum of the partial classifications assigned in each evaluation criterion, and considering the weighting factor given to each parameter. In this process abstentions are not allowed.
Candidates shall be ordered by applying the successive voting method.
The jury has the faculty not to select a candidate in case the requirements mentioned above mentioned are not fulfilled.
Minutes of the jury meeting are drawn up, which contain a summary of what has taken place in the meeting, as well as the votes cast by each of the members and their reasons, being available to the candidates whenever requested.
The final deliberation of the jury is approved by the President of INESC-ID, and it is his responsibility to establish the respective contract.
- Formalisation of applications
Applications are made by sending an email to email@example.com, with the documents stated bellow:
The application email should clearly state the reference of the research contract and project.
- detailed curriculum vitae
- motivation letter
- single copy of official academic degree certificate required in education level
- detailed list of grades.
- name of two personal references
For candidates with degrees granted by foreign higher education institutions it is mandatory to have a degree or diploma recognition.
This call is open from November 18 to December 2 of 2022.
- COMPLAIN AND APPEAL DEADLINES AND PROCEDURES
Candidates who formalize their application incorrectly or who do not prove the requirements required in this notice are excluded from admission. In case of doubt, the jury may demand any candidate to present documents proving those statements.
The false statements made by the candidates will be punished according to the law.
The admitted and excluded candidates will be notified by email of the final ranking list.
Prior Hearing and Deadline for Final Decision: After being notified, candidates have 10 working days to submit a formal rebuttal. Within the term of 30 days, counted from the deadline for the presentation of the candidacies, the final decisions of the jury are given.
This call is exclusively intended to fill the vacancy (s) indicated and may be terminated until the homologation of the final ranking list of candidates and expiring with the respective occupation of the working position on offer.
Non-discrimination and equal access policy: INESC-ID actively promotes a policy of non-discrimination and equal access, so that no candidate can be privileged, benefited, disadvantaged or deprived 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.
Under the terms of D.L. No. 29/2001, of February 3, a disabled candidate has a preference when in equal classification, which prevails over any other legal preference. Candidates must declare on the application form their respective degree of disability, the type of disability and the means of communication / expression to be used in the selection process, under the terms of the aforementioned diploma.
EURAXESS offer ID: 865607
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