One research fellowship_ project “Agenda Mobilizadora Sines Nexus” (reference: nº 7113_904894

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Universidade de Coimbra

13 Jun 2023
Job Information

Universidade de Coimbra
Divisão de Projetos e Atividades (Bolsas)
Research Field
Engineering » Computer engineering
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Application Deadline
28 Jun 2023 – 23:00 (Europe/Lisbon)
Type of Contract
Job Status
Hours Per Week
Offer Starting Date
15 Jun 2023
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
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Offer Description

University of Coimbra opens a call for one research fellowship, in the framework of the NEXUS  project “Agenda Mobilizadora Sines Nexus” (reference: Nº 7113), financed by the PRR – Recovery and Resilience Plan and by the Next Generation EU European Funds, following NOTICE No. 02/C05-i01/2022, Component 5 – Capitalization and Business Innovation – Mobilizing Agendas for Business Innovation, in the following conditions:


Scientific area: Informatics Engineering, or related areas.


Skills/Qualifications/Admission requirements: Students enrolled in a Ph.D. Course in Informatics Engineering, or related.


Although the recipients must be enrolled in a cycle of studies leading to the attribution of an academic degree, at the time of application it is not necessary for the candidate to have made such an enrollment, and proof of enrollment must be presented until the fellowship is contractualized. Candidates are only required to meet the requirements to enroll in the training offer. If there are candidates already enrolled (including attending a course), they compete on an equal footing with those who are not enrolled.


Work plan/Objectives:


Title: Fault Management in Industrial Systems


The work plan is:

T1 – State of the art in SCADA/IADS mechanisms and associated data processing processes.

T2 – State of the art in fault management approaches in Smart Grids.

T3 – Design, implementation of fault management approaches in Smart Grids, through ML models.

T4 – Evaluation of implemented components.

T5 – Writing Scientific document and technical reports for the project.


Regime: The attribution of the fellowship does not generate or entitle a relation of a legal-labour nature, and the fellowship is undertaken in an exclusive dedication regime. The fellowship holder is awarded the Fellowship Statute of the UC, in its current wording, according to the Research Fellowship Holder Statute , and according to the Regulation for Research Fellowships of the Foundation for Science and Technology, both in their current wording.


Location:Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Sciences and Technology at the University of Coimbra.


Duration: 6 months.


Renewal:Possibly renewable .


Scientific orientation: Professor Bruno Miguel de Oliveira Sousa and Professor Tiago José dos Santos Martins da Cruz.


Financial conditions: The amount of the fellowship is € 1.199,64 corresponding to the monthly compensation stipulated in the FCT table ( ), plus social security (Seguro Social Voluntário, first level contributions). Additionally, in the case of students enrolled on a PhD course at the University of Coimbra, the doctoral fee, up to a maximum amount of €2.750,00, is supported by the University’s own revenue. Is also provided  personal accidents insurance. The payment will be made by bank transfer. This amount will not be increased during the entire period of the fellowship duration.


Selection methods:Avaliação Curricular (50%) e Entrevista (50%) .


Selection criteria:      


In the CV Analysis will be considered the following criteria:

– Absolute merit of curriculum vitae (50%);

– Publications in scientific journals and minutes (50%).


During the interview, the following criteria will be taken into account:

– Knowledge and profile appropriate to the functions to be developed (50%);

– Motivation and interest (50%).


Jury responsible for selection: Professor Bruno Miguel de Oliveira Sousa, Professor Tiago José dos Santos Martins da Cruz, Professor Paulo Alexandre Ferreira Simões, Professor Marco Paulo Amorim Vieira (substitute) and Professor Vasco Nuno Sousa Simões Pereira (substitute).


Formalization of application:


Applications must be formalized by sending the following documents :

– Motivation letter;

– Curriculum Vitae;

– Proof of enrolment on doctoral degree (optional)..


Declaration on the honor of the candidate(s) with the indication of the fellowship(s) of the typology to which the contest was held and the respective duration(s).


Applicants with academic degrees obtained abroad will be required to present a Certificate of Recognition in accordance with applicable law. This document is mandatory only in the contractualization phase.


Applications submission: Applications should be sent by .


Submission of applications: Between 15/06/2023  and 28/06/2023.


Submission deadline date: 28/06/2023.


Additional information: The evaluation results will be announced within 90 working days after the end of the applications submission deadline, by notifying the applicants via email. After the announcement of the results, candidates are considered automatically notified to, if they wish to do so, comment on the results on a preliminary hearing period within 10 days after that date. After this, the selected candidates will have to declare in writing their acceptance. Unless a justification worthy of consideration is presented, if the declaration is not submitted within the referred period, it is considered that the candidate waivers the fellowship. In case of resignation or withdrawal of the selected candidate, the next candidate with the highest evaluation score will be notified immediately.

Once the selection process is completed, the fellowship contract will be drawn up in accordance with the draft contract provided by the FCT.

After the contracted period, the fellowship holder and supervisor must prepare the final report in accordance with the respective assessment criteria that were established.


Pursuant to subparagraph h) of Article 9 of the Portuguese Constitution, the University of Coimbra, as employer, actively promotes a policy of equal opportunities between men and women in access to employment and professional development, and acts to prevent each and every kind of discrimination.

Therefore, no one can be privileged, benefited, harmed or deprived of any right or immune from any duty on account of, in particular, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, family, economic situation, education, origin or social condition, genetic heritage, reduced work capacity, disability, chronic illness, nationality, ethnic or racial origin, territory of origin, language, religion, political or ideological beliefs and trade union membership.


Selection reserve list: N.A.

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