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Unique identifier: 60d43f61-53b4-490a-8255-88cbf20561c9

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

Job:
One research grant with reference number BI|2020/093 is now available under the scope of project IV4XR – H2020-ICT-2018-3/856716, funded by EUROPEAN UNION’S HORIZON 2020 RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PROGRAMME H2020-ICT-2018-2020

Job/Fellowship Reference: One research grant with reference number BI|2020/093 is now available under the scope of project IV4XR – H2020-ICT-2018-3/856716, funded by EUROPEAN UNION’S HORIZON 2020 RESEARCH AND INNOVATION PROGRAMME H2020-ICT-2018-2020

Main research field: Engineering

Sub research field:

Job summary:

Develop artificial personas for automated UX testing of interactive systems. These personas should define different motivations and different strategies for the interaction with an environment under test. The personas will be implemented as AI agents combining ML and search and may include a cognitive affective model to drive the decisions.



Job description:

Public notice for research grant

H2020-ICT-2018-3/856716

iv4XR

 

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|2020/093 is now available under the scope of project iv4XR – H2020-ICT-2018-3/856716, funded by European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme H2020-ICT-2018-2020 and under the following conditions:

2  DURATION

3 months, starting in January 2021

-     Renewable, if the candidate is enrolled in a MsC 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 805.98 s 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 4 OBJECTIVES/WORKPLAN

Develop artificial personas for automated UX testing of interactive systems. These personas should define different motivations and different strategies for the interaction with an environment under test. The personas will be implemented as AI agents combining ML and search and may include a cognitive affective model to drive the decisions.

6  SCIENTIFIC SUPERVISION

The activity will be supervised by Rui Filipe Fernandes Prada, Associate Professor at Tecnico, ULisboa and researcher at INESC-ID.

INESC ID will integrate the grantee in the research team of the scientific advisor, at http://gaips.inesc-id.pt/ in Tagus Park.

7  ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS

The candidate should have at least a BSc Degree in computer science, electrical engineering or related area, with very good programming skills and experience in one (or more) of the following areas: socio-emotional models of behaviour, machine learning, multi-agent systems.

The candidate should have good proficiency in English (both written and spoken).

 

By the grant start date, the candidate must be enrolled in:

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

or

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

8  EVALUATION CRITERIA AND COMMITEE

The selection will be according to the following criteria:

         I.            (70%) Academic record of the candidate (including performance in related courses, publication record, and past experience in research projects) and technical skills with respect to the goals of the tasks in the project;

        II.            (20%) Personal references;

      III.            (10%) Proficiency in English.

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

Jury

name

Professional Status

Institutions

 

 

 

 

 

President

Rui Filipe Fernandes Prada

Associate Professor

INESC ID | Tecnico Ulisboa

Member

Manuel Fernando Cabido Peres Lopes

Associate Professor

INESC ID | Tecnico Ulisboa

Member

Carlos António Roque Martinho

Associate Professor

INESC ID | Tecnico Ulisboa

Substitute member

Francisco António Chaves Saraiva de Melo

Associate Professor

INESC-ID | Tecnico Ulisboa

Substitute member

Maria Luísa Torres Ribeiro Marques da Silva Coheur

Associate Professor

INESC ID | Tecnico Ulisboa








9  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.

10  FORMALISATION OF APPLICATIONS

Applications are formalised by sending an email to rh@inesc-id.pt with the documents stated bellow and in pdf form. 

The application email should clearly state the reference of the research grant and project.

 

 

 

 

 

1

Single copy of official academic degree certificate in the required education level  

 

 

 

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 about diploma recognition please press here

 

 

 

 

2

Detailed list of grades (pdf form);

 

 

 

 

3

Proof of enrolment required on  7 a) or 7 b) (pdf form);

 

 

 

In the application submission, the candidates may replace this document by a declaration of honour stating that they are/will be enrolled required in  7 a) or 7 b)

 

 

It is mandatory for the approval of the fellowship contract that the selected candidate presents an official  copy of the enrolment, required in 7 a) or 7 b)

 

 

 

4

Detailed curriculum vitae (pdf form);

 

 

 

 

5

Motivation letter explaining the interest in the position (pdf form);

 

 

 

 

6

Name of two personal references (pdf form).

 






 

Application Dates

 

From

 

To

 

30-11-2020

 

15-12-2020

 

 

 




Vacant posts: 1

Type of contract: Information not available

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Lisbon

Job company/institute: INESC-ID


Application deadline: 15 Dezembro 2020
(The Application's deadline must be confirmed on the Job Description)

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