Bolsa Investigação - Mestre

Publicado 11 Janeiro 2019

Instituto de Telecomunicações

Lisboa (Educação / Formação)

Admission Requirements:

§ Master Degree in Medical Informatics.

§ Research experience in the area of Medical Informatics.

§ Evidence of past experience in collecting heart sounds for research.

§ Evidence of past experience in preparing heart sounds for medical education.

§ Minimum of one publication as the first author in scientific journals in the area of medical informatics.

§ Past experience of integrating multi-disciplinary teams.

Required Documents for Admission: Cover letter explaining the interest in the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts, Copy of the relevant certificates (Copy of the Master Degree Certificate).

IMPORTANT NOTICE: If the selected candidate has a degree obtained outside Portugal, his degree must be certified in Portugal

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Direcção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES):

Work Objectives: The general objective of this research is to support the collection and annotation of cardiac signals, namely heart sounds, in real clinical and field environments, for the purposes of research and medical education.

Applicable legislation: A fellowship will be celebrated according to the regulations defined by FCT, ?Regulation of Instituto de Telecomunicações? fellowships? and ? Estatuto do Bolseiro de Investigação?, according to Law no. 40/2004, dated August 18 (Status of Scientific Research Fellow), as amended and republished by Decree-Law No.202/2012 of August 27, and as amended by Decree-Law No.233/2012 of October 29 and by Law No.12/2013 of January 29, and Decree-Law No. 89/2013 of July 9, and also by Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P. Fellowship Regulation of Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P., approved by Regulation no. 234/2012, published in Series II of Diário da República of June 25 of 2012, amended and republished by Regulation no. 326/2013, published in Series II of Diário da República of July 27 of 2013 and amended by Regulation no. 339/2015, published in Series II of Diário da República of June 17 of 2015, and amended by Regulation nº137-A/2018, published in Series II of Diário da República of February 27 of 2018.

Place of work: The work will be developed at the Instituto de Telecomunicações based at the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, under the supervision of Professor Miguel Tavares Coimbra.

Duration: 3 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: 16 February 2019 (or soon thereafter).

Monthly Maintenance Allowance: 980? (net), according to the table of grant amounts awarded directly by FCT for positions held in Portugal ( The payment will be made by bank transfer.

Selection criteria:

§ Quality of the candidates? Curriculum Vitae (measured on a scale of 1 to 5) ? 50%
§ Suitability of the candidates? profile to the project (measured on a scale of 1 to 5) ? 50%

An interview might be requested if considered relevant by the selection jury. In this case, will be made individual interviews with the three best applicants, as well as for foreign applicants and will be included in criteria 2.

Interview check box: yes

Miguel Tavares Coimbra
Pedro Miguel Alves Brandão
Rui Pedro de Magalhães Claro Prior

Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto. The selected candidate will be notified by email.

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Start appearing: 10 January 2019

Application acceptance start day: 24 January 2019

Closing date: 06 February 2019