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INESC TEC is accepting applications to award 1 Research Grant for MSC

Date Posted Jun. 12, 2019
Title INESC TEC is accepting applications to award 1 Research Grant for MSC
University INESC TEC
Porto, Portugal
Department LIAAD
Application Deadline Jul. 10, 2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Computer Science
    Engineering - Other

Job reference: AE2019-0136 ( INESC TEC LA – LIAAD )

INESC TEC – Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Tecnologia e Ciência

Position: Research Grants (BI)

City: Porto

Research field:
Sub: Programming

Job summary: INESC TEC is accepting applications to award 1 Research Grant for MSC .

Project: INESC TECUID/EEA/50014/2019 INESC TECUID/EEA/50014/2019

Scientific Advisor: João Mendes Moreira

Duration Grant: from 2019-09-01 to 2020-04-30 (8) eventually renewable.

Location: INESC TEC, Porto, Portugal

Work Area: Machine learning / data analysis / outlier detection

Project overview: The work to be developed is inserted in the area of analysis of banking assets sensibilities. A method should be developedto perceive the way in which sensitivities change.

Objectives: The objective of this work is to develop a method capable of detecting a change in context that has an impact on the sensitivities of the assets.

Academic Qualifications: Master in computer science or related area

Minimum Profile required: Knowledge and experience in Machine Learning

Preference factors: Programming in Python or R language

Monthly Grant: €989,70 (MSC) according to the Stipends values of the grants awarded directly by the FCT, paid by bank transfer. The grant holder may also benefit from additional incomes in the sequence of a quarterly evaluation process (Clauses 12 and 13 of INESC TEC Grants Regulation and Annex II), up to a maximum of 50% of the monthly grant.

Project duration: -

Funding Entity: Funded by National Funds through FCT – Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P.,in the scope of the project UID/EEA/50014/2019

The grant contract shall be submitted to the legislation concerning the Research Grant Holder Statute , approved by Law n 40/2004, dated 18 August, amended and republished by Decree-Law No. 202/2012 of 27 August and amended by Decree-Law No. 233/2012 of 29 October and by Law No. 12/2013, of January 29, and Decree-Law No. 89/2013 of July 9 as well as by INESC TEC Grant Regulation , approved by FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Science and Technology Foundation) in 12 January 2011 and FCT current Grant Regulation. Additional information about INESC TEC Grants Regulation and relating annexes may be found at

Selection Criteria: Curriculum evaluation based on the criteria referred to in Clause 7 INESC TEC Grants Regulation and will include individual interviews in the final stage of the selection process, with its valuation: 70% curriculum evaluation (35% CV, 25% scientific domains
and 10% Expertise) and 30% interview. Only those candidates who obtain at least 70% in the curricular evaluation (CV + Scientific Domain + Experience) will be called for the interview.

Selection Jury:
President of the Jury: Prof. João Mendes Moreira;
Member: Prof. Ricardo Teixeira Sousa;
Member: Prof. Augustin Olivier;

Notification of results: The results of the selection process will be disseminated to interested parties by mail, as referred to in Clause 8 of INESC TEC Grants Regulation.

Application period: From 2019-06-27 to 2019-07-10

Application submission: Fill in the electronic form in the section Work with Us at, , attaching the Curriculum Vitae, certificate of qualifications and other supporting documents relevant to the final assessment.

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