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

Date Posted Dec. 6, 2019
Title INESC TEC is accepting applications to award 1 Research Grant for MSC - Project PERFECT-1
University INESC TEC
Porto, Portugal
Department CBER
Application Deadline Dec. 16, 2020
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Graduate Student
  • Engineering - Other

Job reference: AE2019-0375 (PERFECT-1 – CBER)

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

Position: Research Grants (BI)

City: Porto

Research field:
Sub: Informatics,Database management

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

Project: Perceptual equivalence in virtual reality for authentic training

Scientific Advisor: João Paulo Cunha

Duration Grant: from 2020-01-02 to 2020-06-29 (6) eventually renewable until the project conclusion or budget.

Location: INESC TEC, Porto, Portugal

Work Area: Biomedical Data Analytics

Project overview: The collection of physiological data during the project is leading to the creation of a large amount of data to study the perceptual equivalence in virtual reality. This scholarship aims to support the analysis of this data with the purpose to achieve relevant results and for scientific publication.

Objectives: The main objective are to support the data analysis using software tools and develop some new methodologies if needed. MatLab expertise and biomedical signal processing and analysis is of most importance to perform such work.

Academic Qualifications: Msc in Biomedical engeneering or similar areas related with data analysis.

Minimum Profile required: Matlab and biomedical signal processing

Preference factors: Matlab and data analysis related with human physiology

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: 2018-07-01 a 2020-06-29

Funding Entity: Funded by FEDER through the Operational Programme for Competitiveness and Internationalisation – COMPETE 2020 Programme, and by National Funds through the FCT – Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, I.P., within project POCI-01-0145-FEDER-028618 (PTDC/CCI-COM/28618/2017) .

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 (30% CV, 20% scientific domains
and 10% 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. João Paulo Cunha;
Member: Prof. Aurélio Campilho;
Member: Prof. Hélder Filipe 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 2019-12-03 to 2019-12-16

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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