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Unique identifier: 57554e03-99d6-4ae6-84c9-1d876a1f530e

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

Job:
One research grant with reference number BI|2020/080 is now available under the scope of project CMU/TIC/0083/2019, funded exclusively by FUNDAÇÃO PARA A CIÊNCIA E A TECNOLOGIA, I.P. (FCT)

Job/Fellowship Reference: One research grant with reference number BI|2020/080 is now available under the scope of project CMU/TIC/0083/2019, funded exclusively by FUNDAÇÃO PARA A CIÊNCIA E A TECNOLOGIA, I.P. (FCT)

Main research field: Engineering

Sub research field:

Job summary:

The grant holder will:

1) Learn the internals of programming smart network equipment and catalog the requirements, constraints, and limitations of each platform.

2) Help build the first SyNAPSE research prototype synthesis engine.

3) Develop optimizations for the synthesis engine to offload functionality to the smart devices.



Job description:

Public notice for research grant

CMU/TIC/0083/2019

SyNAPSE - Synthesizing Network Accelerators using Programmable Switching Equipment

 

INESC-ID - Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Lisboa is a R&D institute dedicated to advanced research and development in the fields of Information Technologies, Electronics, Communications, and Energy. INESC-ID has participated in more than 50 research projects funded by the European Union and more than 190 funded by national entities. Until today, our researchers have published more than 700 papers in international journal papers, more than 3000 papers in international conferences, and have registered 15 patents and/or brands.

1 - RESEARCH GRANT TYPE

One research grant with reference number BI|2020/080 is now available under the scope of project CMU/TIC/0083/2019, funded exclusively by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT) and under the following conditions:

 

2 - DURATION

6 months, starting in January, 2021

-     Renewable, if the candidate is enrolled in a PhD program -  art. 6º, n.4 c)

(https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2019.pdf )

subject to suitable performance within the period of the project, not exceeding the maximum period set by FCT for such grants – 4 years (included contract renewals)

 

-     Renewable, if the candidate is enrolled in a non-degree programme – art. 6º, n. 4 a)

(https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2019.pdf )

subject to suitable performance within the period of the project, not exceeding the maximum period set by FCT for such grants – 1 year (included contract renewals)

 

3 -LEGISLATION

A fellowship contract will be celebrated according to:

1.        Law 40/2004 of 18th of August (Scientific Research Fellow Status) and its successive amendments, including the amendments introduced by the Decree Law n. 123/2019 of 28 th of August 
https://dre.pt/web/guest/legislacao-consolidada/-/lc/124281176/201912061112/73740605/diploma/indice?lcq=estatuto+do+bolseiro,

2.        Regulations for Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology in force  (https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2019.pdf )

3.        INESC-ID Lisboa Grant Regulations

https://www.inesc-id.pt/scholarship-regulations/

The fellowship contract is awarded on an exclusive dedication basis – art. 5 of Scientific Research Fellow Status and art. 16 of Regulations for Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology.

4 - MONTLY AMOUNT

The monthly amount of the grant 1 074,64 is in accordance with the values stipulated in the “Regulations for Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology” in force (https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/Tabela_Valores_SMM_LOE_2020.pdf) and shall be rendered through a monthly bank transfer to an account held by the grantee

5 - OBJECTIVES (TO BE ACHIEVED BY THE APPLICANT)

The grant holder will:

1) Learn the internals of programming smart network equipment and catalog the requirements, constraints, and limitations of each platform.

2) Help build the first SyNAPSE research prototype synthesis engine.

3) Develop optimizations for the synthesis engine to offload functionality to the smart devices.

6 - SCIENTIFIC SUPERVISION

The activity will be supervised by Luís David Figueiredo Mascarenhas Moreira Pedrosa, Assistant Professor at Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa and researcher at INESC-ID Lisboa, and Fernando Manuel Valente Ramos, Associate Professor at Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa and researcher at INESC-ID Lisboa

.The grantee will be integrated in an INESC-ID research team.

7 - ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS - Required education Level and research experience

The candidates should have an MSc Computer Science and Engineering or related areas. 

 

The candidate must be enrolled in

a PhD programme art. 6º, n.1
(https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2019.pdf)

or

a non-degree programme – art. 6º, n. 2
(
https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2019.pdf )

 

Preference will be given to candidates with minimum grade of 14 out of 20 or equivalent.

 

8 - EVALUATION CRITERIA AND COMMITEE

The selection will be based on the following criteria:

          i.            Academic record. 40%

        ii.            Prior experience working on related networking projects (software defined networking, P4, software network functions). 15%

       iii.             Prior experience publishing in network venues. 25%

       iv.            Recommendation letters and references. 10%

        v.             Interview, if seen as necessary by the jury. 10%

 

The jury may also decide not to assign the scholarship, if none of candidates meets the required conditions

 

9 - The jury is composed of

Jury

name

Professional Status

Institution

 

President

Luís David Figueiredo Mascarenhas Moreira Pedrosa

Assistant Professor

INESC ID - Tecnico, Ulisboa

Member

Fernando Manuel Valente Ramos

Associate Professor

INESC ID - Tecnico, Ulisboa

Member

Miguel Nuno Dias Alves Pupo Correia

Associate Professor

INESC ID - Tecnico, Ulisboa

Substitute member

Luís Eduardo Teixeira Rodrigues

Full Professor

INESC ID - Tecnico, Ulisboa

Substitute member

Nuno Miguel Carvalho dos Santos

Assistant Professor

INESC ID - Tecnico, Ulisboa








10 - COMPLAIN AND APPEAL DEADLINES AND PROCEDURES

The jury has the faculty not to select a candidate who does not prove the requirements mentioned in required education Level and research experience

 

The admitted and excluded candidates will be notified by email of the final ranking list, including the copy of the Preliminary Report of the jury.

 

Prior Hearing and Deadline for Final Decision: After being notified, candidates have 10 working days to submit, if applicable, a formal rebuttal.

 

After that period, the jury notifies the candidates of the Final Report.

 

Excluded applicants may complain about the jury's final report for 15 working days after notification or appeal the jury's decision to the INESC ID Board of Directors for 30 working days after notification.

 

According to the Portuguese Law, a disabled candidate has a preference when in equal classification, which prevails over any other legal preference. Candidates must declare their respective degree of disability, the type of disability and the means of communication / expression to be used in the selection process, under the law.

11 - FORMALISATION OF APPLICATIONS

Applications are formalised by sending an email to rh@inesc-id.pt with the documents stated bellow.  The application email should clearly state the reference of the research grant and project.

1.        detailed curriculum vitae (.pdf form);

2.        motivation letter explaining the interest in the position (.pdf form);

3.        name of two personal references (.pdf form);

4.        single copy of official academic degree certificate in the required education level   (.pdf form);

a)       In the application submission, the candidates from portuguese education institutions may replace this document by a declaration of honour stating that they have the required academic degree.

It is mandatory for the approval of the fellowship contract that the selected candidate presents a single copy of the official academic degree certificate, required in education level

b)       In the application submission, the candidates from foreigner education institutions may replace this document by a declaration of honour stating that they have the required academic degree.

It is mandatory for the approval of the fellowship contract that the selected candidate presents a single copy of the official diploma recognition, required in education level For more information press here

5.        detailed list of grades stamped by the academic institution (.pdf form);

6.        proof of enrolment required on  7 - ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS - Required education Level and research experience  of this public notice (.pdf form);

In the application submission, the candidates may replace this document by a declaration of honour stating that they are enrolled in one of the eligibility conditions

It is mandatory for the approval of the fellowship contract that the selected candidate presents an official  copy of the enrolment, required on the eligibility conditions

 

Application Dates

 

From

 

To

 

2020/11/16

 

2021/01/15

 

 

 




Vacant posts: 0

Type of contract: Information not available

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Lisboa

Job company/institute: inesc id


Application deadline: 15 Janeiro 2021
(The Application's deadline must be confirmed on the Job Description)

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