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

Date Posted Dec. 6, 2019
Title INESC TEC is accepting applications to award 1 Research Grant for MSC - Project QuALTOS
University INESC TEC
Porto, Portugal
Department CRAS
Application Deadline Jan. 31, 2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Engineering - Other

Job reference: AE2019-0373 ( QuALTOS – CRAS)

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

Position: Research Grants (BI)

City: Porto

Research field:
Sub: Computer engineering

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

Project: Quality Assurance in Long Term Observation Systems

Scientific Advisor: Nuno Cruz

Duration Grant: from 2020-04-01 to 2020-09-30 ( 6) eventually renewable until the project conclusion or budget. The grant is subject to the approval of the acceptance term.

Location: INESC TEC, Porto, Portugal

Work Area: Underwater robotics

Project overview: The work fits into the research & development activity in underwater robotics and addresses design, implementation & testing in sending & acting subsistems for underwater robotic vehicles.

Objectives: Design,implementation & testing of sensing subsystems for robotic underwater vehicles used in assessment of calibration of sensors installed in long term observation systems.

Academic Qualifications: MsC in Electrotecnic & computers, Electric/electronic, Mechanical Engineering or similar areas

Preference factors: Previous experience in robotics,solid programing skills in C/C++

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 can receive additional payments by participating in complementary contracts or projects that contribute to the work plan (Clauses 12 and 13 of INESC TEC Grants Regulation and Annex II), in accordance with paragraph 4 of article 5 of Research Grant Holder Statute, approved by Law n 40/2004,
dated 18 August, up to a maximum of 50% of the monthly grant.

Project duration: 2020-01-01 a 2022-01-01

Funding Entity: Financed with national funds by FCT – Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P.,in the scope of the project PT-IL/0002/2019

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: 85% curriculum evaluation ( 35% CV, 30% scientific domains
and 20% Expertise) and 15% 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. Aníbal Matos;
Member: Prof. Nuno Cruz;
Member: Prof. Nuno Miguel Abreu;

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 2019-12-06 to 2020-01-31

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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