Opportunità in Portogallo

posted Aug 9, 2008, 2:09 AM by Marco Schaerf   [ updated Aug 10, 2008, 2:26 AM ]


(Open till 31 August 08)


Applications are invited for a RESEARCHER position (at least 3 years post-doctoral experience) in thematic areas of Artificial Intelligence.


These positions offered are for a 5-year contract to work at our research institution, in the Lisbon area. 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):

Semantic Web; Knowledge Representation and Reasoning; Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems; Logic Programming; Machine Learning and Data Mining; Constraint Programming and Optimisation; Simulation (including artificial life); Bioinformatics; Cognitive Science; Ambient Intelligence; Computational Processing of Written Natural Language (Portuguese); Planning; Intelligent Information Systems; or other Artificial Intelligence areas.


In addition to their integration in the research Centre for Artificial Intelligence (CENTRIA – http://centria.di.fct.unl.pt/), the candidates are expected to help with post-graduate teaching, including 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 CENTRIA, at the Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, where they will be stationed.


The salary is about 3.101 €/month, 14 months a year, before 35% tax retention. The contract includes social benefits and retirement fund.


Please send by email letter of intent, detailed curriculum vitae, and at most two reference letters to:


Prof. Luís Moniz Pereira                                   lmp@di.fct.unl.pt


Centro de Inteligência Artificial

Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Quinta da Torre

2825-516 Caparica




GECAD (Knowledge Engineering and Decision Support Centre) is announcing 4 positions for 5-years research contracts in the following areas:

1) Computer Science – Artificial Intelligence

2) Electric Engineering – Intelligent Energy and Power Systems

3) Electronic Engineering – Control and Automation

4) Economics & Management Sciences - Intelligent Emergency and Critical Resources Management and Risk Analysis

Please see the 4 announcements in this mail for more details and/or contact me in the following email (csr@dei.isep.ipp.pt). The deadline for applications is September 30. 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.