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Unique identifier: 257371d0-bdb0-4f0b-a1b4-e8955758d5db

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

Job:


Job/Fellowship Reference: C2007-LIACC-2-Research Contract

Main research field: Computer science

Sub research field: Medical Informatics

Job summary:

The Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science Laboratory (LIACC) (http://www.liacc.up.pt) offers one advanced postdoctoral research position in the field of Health Informatics.

 

Applicants should have obtained a PhD before 2004 in a relevant area. The contract offered will have duration of up to 5 years, renewed yearly based on mutual agreement. The annual gross income will be 3,038.06 Euros x 14 months (approximately 55K USD). Taxes will be deduced according to the national law.



Job description:

The Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science Laboratory (LIACC) (http://www.liacc.up.pt) offers one advanced postdoctoral research position in the field of Health Informatics.

 

The Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science of the University of Porto is a research centre that has already attained a good degree of visibility at both the national and the international levels. Its main aim is to pursue research, both at the theoretical and practical levels, in order to increase the quality of software in what concerns, for instance, declarativity, distributiveness, adaptativeness and flexibility.

 

LIACC has a close connection to the first MSc in Health Informatics in Portugal trough the Science Faculty. Responsibilities of successful candidates include leading research in Health Informatics, namely by, cooperating with ongoing research projects, leading new research projects and (co-)supervising PhD students. The working language is English.

 

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary in accordance with the Portuguese university regulations for a researcher. The contract offered will have duration of up to 5 years, renewed yearly based on mutual agreement.  The annual gross income will be 3,038.06 Euros x 14 months (approximately 55K USD). Taxes will be deduced according to the national law. Yearly upgrades to correct for inflation will be calculated according to the national rules.

 

APPLICANTS

Applicants should have at least 3 years of postdoctoral research experience in a relevant area, such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or Medicine. Candidates should have a high quality research record, know-how and research experience in any sub-area of Health Informatics, namely electronic patient records, clinical decision support systems, knowledge extraction methods in healthcare and security in healthcare information systems. The successful candidate is expected to carry out research in one of these areas.

For more information, consult lfa@ncc.up.pt.

 

HOW TO APPLY

By email to sca@ncc.up.pt with the following information:

-           Identification of the candidate

-           Curriculum Vitae/resume

-           Three Letters of Reference

-           Research Plan

 

The Laboratory of Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer.

Deadline: 24 September 2007.




Vacant posts: 1

Type of contract: Contrato a termo certo

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Porto

Job company/institute: Universidade do Porto - LIACC


Application deadline: 24 Setembro 2007
(The Application's deadline must be confirmed on the Job Description)

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

Organization/institute: Universidade do Porto - C2007

Address:
Praça Gomes Teixeira, sala 419
Porto - 4099-002
Portugal

Email: tmata@iric.up.pt

Website: http://www.up.pt

3. Habilitações académicas
3. Required education Level

Degree: The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Health Sciences or a related area. Three years of relevant post-doctoral experience is required.
Degree field: Computer science
4. Línguas exigidas
4. Required languages

Language: English
Priority: Normal
Reading: Good
Writing: Excelent
Comprehension: Good
Conversation: Good
5. Experiência exigida em investigação
5. Required research experience

Main Research Field: Computer science
Research Sub-Field: Health Informatics
Years of Research Experience: 3 years