Two research grants for candidates with BSc degree via EURAXESS

INESC ID

Lisboa, Portugal 🇵🇹

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Public notice for research grant

Project RiverCure

LISBOA-01-0145-FEDER-29360 | PTDC/CTA-OHR/29360/2017

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

Two research grants for candidates with BSc degree with reference number BI|2021/217 and BI|2021/218 are now available under the scope of project RiverCure- LISBOA-01-0145-FEDER-29360 | PTDC/CTA-OHR/29360/2017, funded by FEDER, PORL – PROGRAMA OPERACIONAL REGIONAL DE LISBOA and FUNDAÇÃO PARA A CIÊNCIA E A TECNOLOGIA, and under the following conditions:

2 | DURATION

3 months, starting in February 2022:

– Renewable, if the candidate is enrolled in a MSc program – art. 6º, nº 4, b)

https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2019.pdf

subject to suitable performance within the period of the project, not exceeding the maximum period set by FCT for such grants – 2 year (included contract renewals)

– Renewable, if the candidate is enrolled in a non-degree programme – art. 6º, nº 4, a)

https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2019.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 28th of Augusthttps://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 is 835.98€, 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

BI|2021/117

The objective of this project is to research data extraction and data management areas in the scope of IoT and Web technologies. It is intended to design and develop a multi-organization and multi-search-context platform, MySearch, in which its users would define their search preferences in an easy and flexible way. This platform shall support different types of search plugins (e.g., social networks, web sites, or IoT-based sensors) and multiple levels of customization. This research would involve the extension of the RiverCurePortal (a collaborative web application that would allow to manage resources like Water Rivers and Watersheds and related environmental objects and events), which would be used as an integration and evaluation with the MySearch platform.

BI|2021/118

The objective of this project is to research project-management and model-driven requirements engineering techniques and tools with a particular focus on the design and development of complex information systems, based on textual platform-independent specifications. The evaluation of this research would be in the scope of the RiverCure project, in which it is intended to capture most of the information involved and produced in its scope, and gather its lessons learned. Furthermore, It is intended to capture and specify the knowledge of the RiverCurePortal, a collaborative web application that would allow to manage resources like Water Rivers and Watersheds and related environmental objects and events

6 | SCIENTIFIC SUPERVISION

The activity will be supervised by Alberto Manuel Rodrigues da Silva, Associate Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Bruno Emanuel da Graça Martins, Associate Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, and Jacinto Paulo Simões Estima, Adjunct Professor at Universidade Europeia, also researchers at INESC-ID Lisboa.

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

7 | ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS

The candidates should have a BSc in Computer Science and Engineering, Informatics Engineering, or related field.

Experience and interest in the following areas of research: Web frameworks and applications and/or Model-driven approaches and tools and/or Django/Python framework.

The candidate should have good knowledge of written and spoken English, be self-motivated and show initiative in solving problems.

By the grant start date, the candidate must be enrolled in

  1. a MSc program – art. 6º, nº 1https://files.dre.pt/2s/2019/12/241000000/0009100105.pdf

or

  1. a non-degree program – art. 6º, nº 2https://files.dre.pt/2s/2019/12/241000000/0009100105.pdf

Preferential factors:

Preference will be given to candidates that have strong language skills, especially proficiency of the Portuguese and English languages.

With experience and interest in the following areas of research: Web frameworks and applications and/or Model-driven approaches and tools and/or Django/Python framework.

8 | EVALUATION CRITERIA AND COMMITEE

The selection will be according to the following criteria:

  1. (50%) Academic record and qualifications of the candidate, including the grade average;
  2. (30%) Experience and/or interest in the following areas of research: Web frameworks and applications and/or Model-driven approaches and tools and/or Django/Python framework;
  3. (20%) English language skills

Jury

name

Professional Status

Institution

President

Alberto Manuel Rodrigues da Silva

Researcher / Associate Professor

INESC ID – Tecnico | Ulisboa

Member

Bruno Emanuel da Graça Martins

Researcher / Associate Professor

INESC ID – Tecnico | Ulisboa

Member

Jacinto Paulo Simões Estima

Researcher / Adjunct Professor

INESC ID – Univ Europeia

Substitute member

Rui Miguel Lage Ferreira

Researcher /Associate Professor

DEC – Tecnico | Ulisboa

Substitute member

Ana Margarido Ricardo

Researcher

DEC – Tecnico | Ulisboa

9 | COMPLAIN AND APPEAL DEADLINES AND PROCEDURES

The jury has the faculty to not 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 [email protected] 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 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

2021/11/08

2021/12/15


POSITION TYPE

ORGANIZATION TYPE

EXPERIENCE-LEVEL

DEGREE REQUIRED