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1. Descrição do cargo/posição/bolsa
1. Job description

Scholarship for a candidate with a Master Degree

Referência: INDTECH_4.0_LA_M2_EN2

Área científica genérica: Engineering

Área científica específica: Computer engineering

Resumo do anúncio:

We are accepting applications for a scholarship for a candidate with a Master Degree for the Project “INDTECH 4.0 - Novas tecnologias para fabricação inteligente”, co-financed through the Contractual Investment Regime by the Portugal 2020 Program (PT 2020) under the Competitiveness and Internationalization Operational Program (POCI) and the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER), taking place at the  Departamento de Informática of the Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã, under the following conditions:

Texto do anúncio

Scientific area: Computer Science and Engineering

Admission requirements:

Have a master degree in Computer Science and Engineering or similar area. Preference will be given to students that have experience with Computer Vision and Deep Learning and that have scientific publications related to the workplan.

If the academic degree required for this competition has been awarded by a foreign higher education institution, it must comply with the provisions of Decree-Law no. 341/2007, of October 12, and any formalities established there must be fulfilled until date of expiry of the application deadline.


Expected work includes participation in all activities of UBI in the sub-project SP2 of INDTECH 4.0, entitled Advanced Inspection Systems. Among these works are: state-of-the-art survey in artificial vision including image acquisition of specular surfaces and the use of deep neural networks (i.e. deep learning); the specification and development of the main algorithms of acquisition, processing and analysis of image and artificial intelligence in the context of the detection and identification of defects. Also included are the activities of integrating methods developed in prototypes, as well as testing and testing them.

The objectives are to produce technical reports, develop and implement new approaches to the problems identified and the writing of scientific articles related to the work done.

Legislation and applicable regulations:

Law no. 40/2004, of 18 de August, amended by Decree-Law no. 202/2012, of 27 August, by Decree-Law no. 233/2012, of October 29, by Law no. 12/2013, of 29 January and Decree-Law no. 89/2013, of July 9 (Statute of the Scientific Research Grant), as well as the Regulation of Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology IP (FCT) in force   (www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2018.pdf ).

Work place:

The work will be developed in the SOCIA laboratory of the Department of Informatics of the University of Beira Interior, under the scientific guidance of Professor Luís A. Alexandre.

Duration of the scholarship:

The scholarship will last for 12 months, starting during August 2018. The scholarship contract may be renewed until the end of the project (28 February 2021) or up to a maximum of 36 months if the end date of the project is extended.

Amount of the monthly maintenance allowance:

The amount of the scholarship corresponds to 980 €, according to the table of values ??of the grants awarded directly by FCT, I.P. in Portugal (https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores.phtml.pt). The payment of the scholarship will be made monthly by bank transfer. Voluntary social insurance is added to the value of the scholarship, if the candidate chooses to join it, as well as personal accident insurance.

Selection methods:

The selection methods to be used will be the following: curricular evaluation and interview (which can be done by video-conference), with a respective assessment of 70% and 30%.

Composition of the Selection Jury:

President of the Jury: Luís Alexandre, effective members: Hugo Proença, Paulo Fazendeiro, Pedro de Almeida. Substitute member: António Espírito Santo.

Form of publication / notification of results:

The results of the evaluation will be publicized through a list sorted by final grade obtained posted in a visible and public place of the Department of Informatics of the University of Beira Interior, and the candidate approved will be notified by email.

Application deadline and form of presentation of applications:

The call is open during the period from 11 July 2018 to 24 July 2018.

Applications must be formalized, by sending a letter of application accompanied by the following documents: Curriculum Vitae, copy of the master's thesis, scientific publications that you consider relevant and certificate of qualifications.

Applications must be sent to luis.alexandre@ubi.pt.

Número de vagas: 1

Tipo de contrato: Temporário

País: Portugal

Localidade: Covilhã

Instituição de acolhimento: Universidade da Beira Interior

Data limite de candidatura: 24 July 2018
(A data limite de candidatura deve ser confirmada no texto do anúncio)

2. Dados de contactos da organização
2. Organization contact data

Instituição de contacto: Universidade da Beira Interior - Gabinete de Investigação e Desenvolvimento

Convento de Santo António
Covilhã - 6201-001 Covilhã

Email: camisao@ubi.pt

Website: http://www.ubi.pt

3. Habilitações académicas
3. Required education Level

Grau: Master degree in Computer Science and Engineering or similar area.
Domínio científico: Engineering
4. Línguas exigidas
4. Required languages

5. Experiência exigida em investigação
5. Required research experience