IMFire | MSc | Mechanical engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or similar

25 march, 2022≈ 5 min read

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Offer Description * The Associação para o Desenvolvimento da Aerodinâmica Industrial (ADAI) opens a tender for the award of one (1) Research Grant (BI) for Master in the framework of the Scientific Research and Technological Development Project (IC&DT) IMFire - “Intelligent Management of Wildfires”, with reference PCIF/SSI/0151/2018, funded by national funds through the Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education.

Application Period: 28th March to 10th of April 2022

Work Plan: The selected candidate will develop tasks in the field of fire engineering research. Tasks include:

1) Thorough research and analysis of state-of-the-art fire engineering systems;

2) Support in the preparation of project reports and deliverables;

3) Support in the field testing and experimental validation of results and models obtained;

4) Production of scientific reports and articles based on the work developed;

5) Participation in the dissemination tasks and appreciation of the results obtained.

This protection results from the consortium between the research centers ADAI, ISR-UC, ADDF and the company Thales Portugal S.A

Scholarship duration: The scholarship will last for 8 months, without the possibility of renewal, on an exclusive basis, according to FCT's advanced human resources training regulation.

Applications should be sent in pdf format to the following email addresses carlos.viegas@uc.pt, xavier.viegas@dem.uc.pt e fatima.guedes@dem.uc.pt, putting in the subject of the email: IMFire-BI-ADAI-2.

Benefits

Benefits

The amount of the scholarship corresponds to €1144.64, according to the table of values of the scholarships awarded directly by FCT, I.P. in the Country (https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/Tabela_de_Valores_SMM_2022.pdf)

Eligibility criteria

Eligibility criteria

Master degree in Mechanical engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or similar.

Selection process

Selection process

The selection methods to be used will be: curriculum evaluation, with a value of 50% for academic qualifications and 50% for the degree of satisfaction of knowledge and experience requirements.

The Jury will be composed of:

President: Prof. Dr. Domingos Xavier Viegas

Vogal: Prof. Dr. Carlos Xavier Viegas

Vogal: Prof.Dr. Miguel Almeida

If the Jury deems it necessary, an interview may be held with the candidates placed in the first three positions according to the ordering resulting from the previous criteria. In this case, the final score will include the curriculum assessment (as described above), valued at 70%, and the interview, valued at 30%. If none of the candidates has the appropriate profile (overall assessment below 50%), the scholarship will not be awarded.

Additional comments

Additional comments

Applicable Legislation and Regulations: Scientific Research Grant Holder Statute, approved by Law No. 40/2004 of August 18, amended and republished by Decree-Law No. 202/2012 of August 27, by Decree-Law No. 89/2013 of 9 July, by Decree-Law No. 233/2012 of October 29, and by Law No. 12/2013 of January 29, and amended by Decree-Law No. 123/2019 of August 28, as amended (https: //www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/estatutobolseiro) and FCT, I. P Research Fellowship Regulation, in force (https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/regulamento.phtml.pt) .

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL

    Engineering: Master Degree or equivalent

    Computer science: Master Degree or equivalent

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES

    ENGLISH: Good

Skills/Qualifications

Scientific Area: Mechanical engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or similar.

Admission Requirements: Masters who are enrolled, or who undertake to apply shortly after awarding the scholarship, in a doctoral program in the areas of Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Physical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, or similar areas may apply. Other courses which do not grant any degree may also be considered. Candidates should preferably have a good knowledge of field experimentation and fire research. Knowledge of fire dynamics and behavior and good knowledge of spoken and written English are also valued.

Specific Requirements

The following documentation must be submitted: Curriculum Vitae (CV), Certificate of Qualifications including breakdown of the grades obtained in the subjects of the respective course and final grade, and letter of motivation. Applicants with foreign academic degrees must present Certificate of Level Recognition in accordance with applicable law.