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Research Fellowship in Computer Science and Engineering 2017, University of Beira Interior, Portugal


February 22, 2017

Opportunity Cover Image - Research Fellowship in Computer Science and Engineering 2017, University of Beira Interior, Portugal

A research position for one Bolsa de Investigação (1 BIM) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações supported by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia in the scope of EmergIMG - Emerging Image Modalities Representation and Compression PTDC/EEI-PRO/2849/2014 - POCI-01-0145-FEDER-16693, financed by the applicable financial framework (FCT/MCTES), (PIDDAC). The grant will be awarded under the following conditions:

Scientific area: Computer Science and Engineering

Admission requirements: The candidates should hold a master degree on Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or similar qualifications, with research experience on image processing and multimedia quality. 

Workplan: Lightfields Rendering and Representation.  The EmergIMG project results from a Portuguese consortium that targets to design a common framework for the representation and quality assessment of emerging imaging modalities, including lightfields and holographic imaging. This consortium aims to boost an international impact in terms of research and standardization. This research grant is included in this project and it is intended the analysis of lightfields data, namely the study and development of new representation and rendering models, quality evaluation models and the possible common representation with holographic data.

Place of work: The work will be developed at the Instituto de Telecomunicações - Covilhã Delegation, on the Multimedia Signal Processing-Cv  (MSP-Cv) laboratory, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal under the supervision of Professor António Pinheiro e Professor Fernando Lopes. 

Grant duration: The contract will begin 16th March 2017, or soon thereafter, with a duration of 6 months, eventually renewable in the scope of PTDC/EEI-PRO/2849/2014 - POCI-01-0145-FEDER-16693.

Value for monthly allowance: 980 Eur, according to table values of the scholarships awarded directly by the FCT, in the country 

Selection methods: 

  • Academic performance (measured on a scale of 1 to 20), weighting 0.4
  • Experience in the scientific area (measured on a scale of 1 to 20), weighting 0.6
  • It will be made an individual interview, if necessary. 

Jury: Prof. Doutor António Pinheiro, Prof. Doutor Manuela Pereira and Prof. Doutor Fernando Lopes. 

Notification of results: Results will be published at the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Engineering, Universidade of Beira Interior.  The selected candidate will be notified by email. 

Documents to submit: 

  • Curriculum Vitae with a short description of prior research work
  • Document certifying his (or her) qualifications (including a detailed description of the courses).

Applications should be sent by email to Manuela Pereira: 

Deadline for applications: the application documents shall be sent by email from 9th February to 22th February 2017.

For more information please click "Further Official Information" below.

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February 09, 2017


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