RESEARCHER PROFILEFirst Stage Researcher (R1)
APPLICATION DEADLINE12/02/2021 18:00 - Europe/London
LOCATIONPortugal › Lisbon
Public notice for research grant
SARRROCA - Synthetic Aperture Radar Robust Reconfigurable Optimized Computing Architecture
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 BI for candidates with Master’s degree with reference number BI|2021/119 is now available under the scope of project Synthetic Aperture Radar Robust Reconfigurable Optimized Computing Architecture with refª PTDC/EEI-HAC/31819/2017, funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a tecnologia, under the following conditions:
2 | DURATION
6 months, starting in February 2021
This is a non-renewable grant.
3 | LEGISLATION
A fellowship contract will be celebrated according to:
- 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 28th of August
- Regulations for Research Grants of the Foundation for Science and Technology in force (https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2019.pdf )
- INESC-ID Lisboa Grant 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/WORKPLAN
This research work aims to develop a real-time embedded system within the scope of project SARRROCA. The research work will involve designing novel hardware architectures, and study and implement optimization techniques. Expected outputs of this work are the implementation of prototypes for real-time fault-tolerant architectures.
6 | SCIENTIFIC SUPERVISION
The activity will be supervised by Rui António Policarpo Duarte, researcher at INESC-ID.
INESC ID will integrate the grantee in the research team of the scientific advisor.
7 | ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
The candidates should have an MSc in Electrical Engineering in reconfigurable architecture design, namely HW/SW towards algorithm acceleration, or related areas.
By the grant start date, the candidate must be enrolled in
- a PhD programme – art. 6º, n.1
- a non-degree programme – art. 6º, n. 2
Preference will be given to candidates who have strong knowledge in reconfigurable architecture design, namely HW/SW towards algorithm acceleration.
8 | EVALUATION CRITERIA AND COMMITEE
The selection will be according to the following criteria:
- Academic record (40%)
- Motivation letter (20%) ,
- Experience with HW/SW architectures with Xilinx FPGAs, communication peripherals, embedded systems using ARM and and RISC-V (40%).
The jury may also decide not to assign the scholarship, if none of candidates meets the required conditions
Rui António Policarpo Duarte
José João Henriques Teixeira de Sousa
INESC-ID / IST
Horácio Cláudio de Campos Neto
INESC-ID / IST
Mário Pereira Vestias
INESC-ID / ISEL
Paulo Ferreira Godinho Flores
INESC-ID / IST
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with the documents stated bellow and in pdf form.
The application email should clearly state the reference of the research grant and project.
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
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Detailed list of grades (pdf form);
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)
Detailed curriculum vitae (pdf form);
Motivation letter explaining the interest in the position (pdf form);
Name of two personal references (pdf form).
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