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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

4 x Research Positions - Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal


1) Research Position for 5-years in Computer Science  Artificial Intelligence
Job Reference: FCT/CIENCIA-2008/GECAD/PostDoc-AI
 
Main research field: Computer Science
Sub research field: Artificial Intelligence 
Deadline: September, 30, 2008
Place: GECAD (Knowledge Engineering and Decision Support Centre), Institute of Engineering, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal
 
Job description:
Applications are invited for RESEARCHER positions (at least 3 years post-doctoral experience) in thematic areas of Artificial Intelligence. The number of positions depends on the total number of positions contracted with FCT (the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation) and according to the quality of the curriculum vitae of the selected candidates, expected to be at the very good or excellent level. Applicants should have the PhD degree obtained before September, 30, 2005. However, in case of excellent Curriculum Vitae, applicants with less than 3-years after PhD can apply.
 
The annual gross income, before taxes, will be approximately 43,000 Euros.
 
These positions offered are for a 5-year contract to work at our research institution, GECAD  Grupo de Investigao em Engenharia do Conhecimento e Apoio  Deciso (Knowledge Engineering and Decision Support Research Group), in the Porto area, in Portugal. In exceptional cases, duly justified, we may consider applicants with less than 3 years of post-doctoral experience.
 
See http://alfa.fct.mctes.pt/apoios/contratacaodoutorados/edital2008 for further information.
 
Any candidate must have a strong Computer Science background, and be knowledgeable in one or more of these areas (order irrelevant):
Ambient Intelligence; Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems; Cognitive Science; Computational Intelligence; Constraint Programming and Optimisation; Decision Support Systems; Emotional Computing; Intelligent Tutoring Systems; Knowledge Representation and Reasoning; Logic Programming; Machine Learning and Data Mining; Natural Language; Ontologies; Planning and Scheduling; Semantic Web; or other Artificial Intelligence areas.
 
In addition to their integration in the research unit GECAD  (http://www.gecad.isep.ipp.pt), the candidates are expected to help with the supervision of post-graduate students, to write research papers as well as project and grant applications, and be able to interact with scientists within and outside the host Institution.
 
Candidates will profit from the technical facilities and expertise available at GECAD, at the Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, where they will be stationed.
 
Please send detailed curriculum vitae and two reference letters to the email csr@dei.isep.ipp.pt or to the following address:
 
Prof. Carlos Ramos                           
Director of GECAD
Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto
Rua Dr. Antnio Bernardino de Almeida, 431
4200-072 Porto
Portugal
 
 
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2) Research Position for 5-years in Electric Engineering  Intelligent Energy and Power Systems
Job Reference: FCT/CIENCIA-2008/GECAD/PostDoc-IEPS
 
Main research field: Engineering
Sub research field: Electrical Engineering 
Deadline: September, 30, 2008
Place: GECAD (Knowledge Engineering and Decision Support Centre), Institute of Engineering, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal
 
Job description:
 
Applications are invited for RESEARCHER positions (at least 3 years post-doctoral experience) in thematic areas of Intelligent Energy and Power Systems. The number of positions depends on the total number of positions contracted with FCT (the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation) and according to the quality of the curriculum vitae of the selected candidates, expected to be at the very good or excellent level. Applicants should have the PhD degree obtained before September, 30, 2005. However, in case of excellent Curriculum Vitae, applicants with less than 3-years after PhD can apply.
 
The annual gross income, before taxes, will be approximately 43,000 Euros.
 
These positions offered are for a 5-year contract to work at our research institution, GECAD  Grupo de Investigao em Engenharia do Conhecimento e Apoio  Deciso (Knowledge Engineering and Decision Support Research Center), in Porto, Portugal. In exceptional cases, duly justified, we may consider applicants with less than 3 years of post-doctoral experience.
 
See http://alfa.fct.mctes.pt/apoios/contratacaodoutorados/edital2008 for further information.
 
Candidates must have a strong Electrical Engineering background, and be knowledgeable in one or more of the following areas (order is irrelevant):
Intelligent Applications to Power Systems, Power System Analysis and Operation, Distributed Generation, Renewable Energy Sources, Electricity Markets, Energy Markets.
 
In addition to their integration in the research unit GECAD  (http://www.gecad.isep.ipp.pt), the candidates are expected to help with the supervision of post-graduate students, to write research papers as well as project and grant applications, and be able to interact with scientists within and outside the host Institution.
 
Candidates will profit from the technical facilities and expertise available at GECAD, at the Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, where they will be stationed.
 
Please send detailed curriculum vitae and two reference letters to the email csr@dei.isep.ipp.pt or to the following address:
 
Prof. Carlos Ramos                           
Director of GECAD
Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto
Rua Dr. Antnio Bernardino de Almeida, 431
4200-072 Porto
Portugal
 
 
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3) Research Position for 5-years in Electronic Engineering  Control and Automation
Job Reference: FCT/CIENCIA-2008/GECAD/PostDoc-CA
 
Main research field: Engineering
Sub research field: Electronic Engineering 
Deadline: September, 30, 2008
Place: GECAD (Knowledge Engineering and Decision Support Centre), Institute of Engineering, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal
 
Job description:
Applications are invited for RESEARCHER positions (at least 3 years post-doctoral experience) in thematic areas of Control and Automation. The number of positions depends on the total number of positions contracted with FCT (the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation) and according to the quality of the curriculum vitae of the selected candidates, expected to be at the very good or excellent level. Applicants should have the PhD degree obtained before September, 30, 2005. However, in case of excellent Curriculum Vitae, applicants with less than 3-years after PhD can apply.
 
The annual gross income, before taxes, will be approximately 43,000 Euros.
 
The offered position is for a 5-year contract to work at our research institution, GECAD  Grupo de Investigao em Engenharia do Conhecimento e Apoio  Deciso (Knowledge Engineering and Decision Support Research Center), in Porto, Portugal. In exceptional cases, duly justified, we may consider applicants with less than 3 years of post-doctoral experience.
 
See http://alfa.fct.mctes.pt/apoios/contratacaodoutorados/edital2008 for further information.
 
Candidates must have a strong Electronics Engineering background, or another Engineering backgorund related with Control and Automation, and be knowledgeable in one or more of the following areas (order is irrelevant):
Sensing; Computer Vision; Control; Robotics; Dynamic Systems.
 
In addition to their integration in the research unit GECAD ( http://www.gecad.isep.ipp.pt), the candidates are expected to help with the supervision of post-graduate students, to write research papers as well as project and grant applications, and be able to interact with scientists within and outside the host Institution.
 
Candidates will profit from the technical facilities and expertise available at GECAD, at the Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, where they will be stationed.
 
Please send detailed curriculum vitae and two reference letters to the email csr@dei.isep.ipp.pt or to the following address:
 
Prof. Carlos Ramos                           
Director of GECAD
Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto
Rua Dr. Antnio Bernardino de Almeida, 431
4200-072 Porto
Portugal
 
 
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4) Research Position for 5-years in Economics & Management Sciences - Intelligent Emergency and Critical Resources Management and Risk Analysis
Job Reference: FCT/CIENCIA-2008/GECAD/PostDoc-ECRMRA
 
Main research field: Economics
Sub research field: Management studies 
Deadline: September, 30, 2008
Place: GECAD (Knowledge Engineering and Decision Support Centre), Institute of Engineering, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal
 
Job description:
Applications are invited for RESEARCHER positions (at least 3 years post-doctoral experience) in thematic areas of Intelligent Emergency and Critical Resources Management and Risk Analysis. The number of positions depends on the total number of positions contracted with FCT (the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation) and according to the quality of the curriculum vitae of the selected candidates, expected to be at the very good or excellent level. Applicants should have the PhD degree obtained before September, 30, 2005. However, in case of excellent Curriculum Vitae, applicants with less than 3-years after PhD can apply.
 
The annual gross income, before taxes, will be approximately 43,000 Euros.
 
The positions offered is for a 5-year contract to work at our research institution, GECAD  Grupo de Investigao em Engenharia do Conhecimento e Apoio  Deciso (Knowledge Engineering and Decision Support Research Center), in Porto, Portugal. In exceptional cases, duly justified, we may consider applicants with less than 3 years of post-doctoral experience.
 
See http://alfa.fct.mctes.pt/apoios/contratacaodoutorados/edital2008 for further information.
 
Candidates mus have strong Management background, and be knowledgeable in one or more of the following areas (order is irrelevant):
Emergency Management (safety, early warning, urban mass handling), Resources Management (Energy, Water, Environment, etc); Risk Analysis (incidents, financial, etc).
 
In addition to their integration in the research unit GECAD (http://www.gecad.isep.ipp.pt), the candidates are expected to help with the supervision of post-graduate students, to write research papers as well as project and grant applications, and be able to interact with scientists within and outside the host Institution.
 
Candidates will profit from the technical facilities and expertise available at GECAD, at the Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, where they will be stationed.
 
Please send detailed curriculum vitae and two reference letters to the email csr@dei.isep.ipp.pt or to the following address:
 
Prof. Carlos Ramos                           
Director of GECAD
Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto
Rua Dr. Antnio Bernardino de Almeida, 431
4200-072 Porto
Portugal