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INESC TEC is accepting applications to award 1 Research Grant for MSC in the Project ASAP

Date Posted Dec. 4, 2018
Title INESC TEC is accepting applications to award 1 Research Grant for MSC in the Project ASAP
University INESC TEC
Porto, Portugal
Department CEGI
Application Deadline Jan. 3, 2018
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Engineering - Other
    Industrial & Systems Engineering

Job reference: AE2018-0397 (ASAPCEGI)

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

Position: Research Grants (BI)

City: Porto

Research field:
Sub: Industrial engineering

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

Project: Airport slot allocation processes: advances in current guidelines and practices

Scientific Advisor: Lia Patrício

Duration Grant: from 2019-01-21 to 2020-01-20 (12) eventually renewable.

Location: INESC TEC, Porto, Portugal

Work Area: Qualitative and quantitative methods in social science and Service Design

Project overview: The candidate will conduct qualitative and quantitative studies of the experience of different stakeholders of the air transportation ecosystem. Based on the results of these studies and building upon the slot allocation optimization system developed by the research team, the candidate will use service design and interaction design approaches to develop a new slot allocation service. This is a collaborative position and thus the candidate will be working with other researchers.

Objectives: The candidate is expected to: Develop an in-depth understanding of the experience of the different stakeholders of the slot allocation ecosystem. Develop and test new concepts for the new slot allocation service, based on the optimization system. Excel in the dissemination of the results through the publication of scientific papers in international journals and conferences.

Academic Qualifications: MSc in Service Engineering and Management, or similar.

Minimum Profile required: Exceptional scientific performance, in social science qualitative and quantitative methods, service design, human-computer interaction, and informatics engineering. Proficiency in English language.

Preference factors: Published papers and work developed in the area of research and/or the application area.

Monthly Grant: €980,00 (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: 2018-06-01 a 2021-05-31

Funding Entity: ERDF – European Regional Development Fund through the Operational Programme for Competitiveness and Internationalisation – COMPETE 2020 Programme, and by National Funds (PIDDAC) through the FCT/MCTES within project POCI-01-0145-FEDER-029725 .

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: 60% curriculum evaluation (45% CV, 10% scientific domains
and 5% Expertise) and 40% 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. Maria Antónia Carravilla;
Member: Prof. Lia Patrício;
Member: Prof. José Fernando Oliveira;

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 2018-12-18 to 2019-01-03

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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