2. OBJECTIVES :
The proposed training is in the scope of the Activity 3 of the project (Science and development of new knowledge), specifically the task on "Earth observation data analytics" enabling the applicant to acquire knowledge and experience in the management and analysis of data from ionospheric sensors.
Specific objectives include : - Increase knowledge on the state of art of satellite ionospheric data collection and management
3. BRIEF PRESENTATION OF THE WORK PROGRAMME AND TRAINING :
4. REQUIRED PROFILE :
Admission requirements : Master in Data science, Physics, or similar The awarding of the fellowship is dependent on the applicants' enrolment in study cycle or non-award courses of Higher Education Institutions.
Preference factors : Experience in the analysis of geomagnetic data and / or ionospheric observations. Background in space instrumentation.
Knowledge in programming in R and / or python. Fluency in English and Portuguese (spoken and written).
Minimum requirements : Master degree classification above 14
5. EVALUATION OF APPLICATIONS AND SELECTION PROCESS :
Selection criteria and corresponding valuation : the first phase comprises the Academic Evaluation (AC), based on the criteria referred to in Article 12 of the Regulations for Grants of INESC TEC, while the second phase comprehends the Individual Interview (EI).
All factors are evaluated on a scale of 0 to 100, taking into account the applicants' merit, suitability and conformity with the preference factors.
The weight of the AC factors are as follows : Academic Qualifications (FA, 30%), Scientific Publications (PC, 25%), Experience (EX, 25%) and Motivation Letter (CM, 20%).
Candidates who score less than 50 points in the AC average will be considered excluded on absolute merit. The top five candidates approved on absolute merit will be qualified for the individual interview.
The Final Grade (CF) is obtained by the weighted average of AC (80%) and EI (20%).
The Selection Jury is composed of the following members :
President of the Jury : Susana Alexandra Barbosa
Full member : Vasco Bernardo Teles
Full member : Gustavo Dalmarco
Substitute member : André Dias
Release of results and prior hearing : the results of the selection process, as well as the terms and procedures for prior hearing, will be released to the applicants by email, under the terms referred to in Article 13 of the Regulations for Studentships and Fellowships of INESC TEC.
6. FORMALISATION OF APPLICATIONS :