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Unique identifier: 614b5cbd-e2c6-4e72-9a12-2b4cef4c36ed

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

Job:
1 BI-Mestre Studentship grant is now available in project IT-MEDEX - PTDC/EEISII/6038/2014 funded by FCT/MCTES through national funds

Job/Fellowship Reference: 1 BI-Mestre Studentship grant is now available in project IT-MEDEX - PTDC/EEISII/6038/2014 funded by FCT/MCTES through national funds

Main research field: Engineering

Sub research field:

Job summary:

Within project “Interactive Tablets for Collaborative Scenarios Related to 3D Medical Image Exploration (IT-MEDEX)” the awardee will adapt an existing Virtual Reality system for navigating within confined tubular spaces extracted from endoscopic image data. In particular, the awardee will design and implement an application that combines haptic devices and tablets with the Virtual Reality system to improve a radiodiagnostics interface for CT Colonography. Moreover, the awardee will also contribute to design a mobile image segmentation application for collaborative anatomical reconstruction. Additional tasks include performing Requirement Analysis within clinical scenarios.



Job description:

Research Grant

BI-Mestre Studentship

 

IT-MEDEX - PTDC/EEI-SII/6038/2014

 

The Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Investigação e Desenvolvimento em Lisboa (INESC-ID) Portugal is one of the largest and most dynamic research institutes in Portugal in the areas of Computing Systems and Communication Networks, Embedded Electronic Systems, Information and Decision Support Systems, Interactive Intelligent Systems and Energy Systems.

 

1 BI-Mestre Studentship grant is now available in project IT-MEDEX - PTDC/EEISII/6038/2014 funded by FCT/MEC through national funds (PIDDAC), under the following conditions:

 

Duration

 

4 months starting May 1st, 2018. The grant is not renewable.

 

Legislation

 

A fellowship contract will be celebrated according to the “Regulations for Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology” in force (http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2015.pdf), the INESC ID Grant regulations approved by FCT, and to the Status of Scientific Research Fellow (Lei nº 40/2004 de 18 de Agosto, and its successive amendments).

 

Monthly amount

 

The monthly amount of the grant 980 € is in accordance with the values stipulated in the “Regulations for Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology” in force (http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2015.pdf) (http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores) and INESC-ID Lisboa Grant Regulations approved by FCT, and shall be rendered through a monthly bank transfer to an account held by the grantee

 

Objectives / summary

 

Within project “Interactive Tablets for Collaborative Scenarios Related to 3D Medical Image Exploration (IT-MEDEX)” the awardee will adapt an existing Virtual Reality system for navigating within confined tubular spaces extracted from endoscopic image data. In particular, the awardee will design and implement an application that combines haptic devices and tablets with the Virtual Reality system to improve a radiodiagnostics interface for CT Colonography. Moreover, the awardee will also contribute to design a mobile image segmentation application for collaborative anatomical reconstruction. Additional tasks include performing Requirement Analysis within clinical scenarios.

 

Scientific supervision

 

The activity will be supervised by Daniel Simões Lopes, Postdoctoral Fellow, Principal Investigator, and head of Biomedical Research at VIMMI/INESC-ID. The grantee will be integrated at INESC-ID Lisboa, in the Visualization and Intelligent Multimodal Interfaces Group (http://vimmi.inesc-id.pt) and will develop his work at the JLF Lab in the Taguspark Campus.

 

Required education Level and research experience

 

The candidate should hold a MSc in Computer Science or related areas. Working experience with Virtual Reality technology and technical know-how of the 3D navigation techniques are mandatory. Preference will be given to candidates that have a strong Human-Computer Interaction background. The ideal candidate should have working knowledge of Computer Graphics, experience with object-oriented programming and skilled in C# and Unity3D.

 

Evaluation criteria

 

Academic record of the candidate (10%) and interest for the following areas of research Human-Computer Interfaces (10%), Virtual Reality (10%), and Navigation Techniques in Virtual Reality (20%). The Juri will interview the top 3 candidates with higher classification. In order to perform a more objective evaluation of some of the criteria, the interview will count for 50% of the evaluation of each criteria above.

 

The jury will convene in 30th April, 2018 and is composed of

 

Name

Professional Status / Institution

Joaquim Armando Pires Jorge

Full Professor/Instituto Superior Técnico

João António Madeiras Pereira

Associate Professor/Instituto Superior Técnico

Daniel Simões Lopes

Senior Researcher/INESC-ID

 

Results

 

The final evaluation results will be publicized through an ordered list, and the candidates will be notified of the Jury decision by email.

 

Documents to be submitted

all applications should clearly state the reference of the project

 

Application Dates

1.        detailed curriculum vitae

2.        motivation letter

3.        copy of official academic degree certificate

4.        detailed list of grades

5.        name of two personal references

 

From April 10th to April 24st, 2018

 

For further information and proposal submission, please contact

 

Daniel Simões Lopes, INESC-ID Lisboa, IST Taguspark, Room 2N9.1

Avenida Professor Cavaco Silva, 2744-016 Porto Salvo, Portugal, daniel.lopes@inesc-id.pt

 




Vacant posts: 1

Type of contract: Information not available

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Lisboa

Job company/institute: inesc id


Application deadline: 24 Abril 2018
(The Application's deadline must be confirmed on the Job Description)

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

Organization/institute: INESC ID - Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores

Address:
Rua Alves Redol, nº 9
Lisboa - 1000-029
Portugal

Email: vanda.fidalgo@inesc-id.pt

Website: http://www.inesc-id.pt

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