Simplified Public Call # 3/2018 - Selection of Candidates for Various Positions

Modal Institute of Science, Technology and Innovation

Simplified Public Call # 3/2018

Selection of Candidates for Various Positions

The Modal Institute of Science, Technology and Innovation (Modal Institute) invites interested parties to submit curricula under the terms established here for the selection of third-party services (individuals) for the development and support of scientific research, as detailed below Problems and Solutions in Water Resources and Sanitation in Brazil (PRJ01) and Information Architecture for Transport Problems (PRJ02).

Goal

The general objective of this Notice is the structuring of research teams to work within the framework of the projects that are intended to respectively structure and prospect scientifically and technologically solutions to the problems related to sanitation and water resources in Brazil, and to research management solutions for problems of the transport information life cycle in Brazil. The projects are in line with the government's interests in promoting scientific development, research and technological capacity building, in accordance with Law 13.243 / 2016 (Science, Technology and Innovation Framework) and Decree No. 9.283 / 2018.

The object of this Simplified Public Call is the formation of a reserve register for future provisional employment contracts (without employment relationship) of researchers, technicians and students to work in the scope of projects Problems and Solutions in Water Resources and Sanitation in Brazil (PRJ01) and Information Architecture for Transport Problems (PRJ02), as specified in Appendix A - Details of Positions, Profiles and Functions.

Selection process

The selection process of this Simplified Public Call will be done through analysis of candidates' statements of purpose, curriculum analysis and interview, requiring researchers and professionals to prove professional qualification and technical or scientific capacity compatible with the work to be performed and the profile defined for the position or function, according to Annex A - Details of Positions, Profiles and Functions.

The selected candidates will receive guidelines and will be called to carry out the contracting process with up to 30 (thirty) days in advance for the beginning of the respective projects.

Registrations

The application must be submitted by the candidate by completing the electronic form available at Applications for Directory of Researchers.

The researcher, technician or interested student should apply only to one of the available scholarship types. Only the selected candidates will be informed of the outcome of this Simplified Public Call.

Registration will be open indefinitely.

Values of Financial Aid

The Modal Institute will provide, as a donation, financial assistance to researchers, technicians and students selected to participate in the projects listed. The amounts of the financial aid shall be composed of the following criteria:

  1. maximum qualification of the researcher / student / technician;
  2. proven professional experience of the researcher / student / technician;
  3. weekly workload actually dedicated to the project.

The amount of the financial aid may reach the level of Senior Researcher (postdoctoral degree with more than 10 years of experience in research projects), the amount of R $ 15,000.00 (fifteen thousand reais) for an equivalent dedication to 40 hours a week, this being the reference value for the other positions and levels, according to the following table:

Research Grants

Qualification Level % of Reference Value
Post doctor Senior 100%
Post doctor Full 90%
Post doctor Trainnee 80%
Doctor Senior 80%
Doctor Full 70%
Doctor Júnior 60%
Master Senior 60%
Master Full 50%
Master Júnior 40%
Notório Saber 50%

Student Scholarship

Training Level % of Reference Value
Cursante de doutorado (pós-graduação stricto sensu) 30%
Cursante de mestrado (pós-graduação stricto sensu) 20%
Cursante de especialização ou MBA (pós-graduação lato sensu) 10%
Cursante de graduação 5%

Bolsas de Apoio Técnico à Pesquisa

Qualification Level % of Reference Value
Specialist Senior 50%
Specialist Full 40%
Specialist Júnior 30%
Graduate Senior 25%
Graduate Full 10%
Graduate Júnior 5%

The reference values for researchers and research support technicians correspond to the minimum dedication equivalent to 40 (forty) hours per week to the research project. If the dedication is lower, the value of the scholarship may be reduced proportionately.

In the case of research grants, the determination of the levels will be by the time of effective exercise of the research activity:

  1. Senior: over 10 years experience in research projects;
  2. Full: 5 to 10 years of experience in research projects;
  3. Trainee: less than 5 years of experience in research projects.

Researchers with notorious knowledge are those with relevant academic and / or professional contribution to their field of research, to the market or to society and who do not have a minimum degree of academic qualification of Master, and it is the responsibility of the Technical Board to decide on the researcher's framework in this category of research grant.

The reference values for students correspond to dedication equivalent to 20 hours per week to the research project. If the dedication is lower, the value of the scholarship may be reduced proportionately.

In the case of grants for technical support to research, the levels will be determined by the training and time of professional experience in the area:

  1. Senior: over 10 years of proven professional experience;
  2. Full: 5 to 10 years of proven professional experience;
  3. Trainee: less than 5 years of proven professional experience.

The reference values may be adjusted in specific cases up to 20% (twenty percent), more or less, according to the scientific and professional competences of the researcher, student or technician, and the relevance of the activities developed, Technical Board and availability of financial resources.

More information is available on the Regulation for the Granting of Scholarships of the Modal Institute.

Workplace

The selected candidates will develop their activities in Brasília / DF, being able to carry out activities to other municipalities and / or states, as well as to participate in national and / or international events.

Depending on the nature and convenience of the research, the Technical Board may make use of alternative schemes of dedication that enable the development of activities, in whole or in part, in a non-presential manner.

Clarifications and Additional Information

Clarifications and additional information about the contents of this Simplified Public Call can be obtained through the electronic address: pesquisa@modal.org.br.

Reservation Clause

The Modal Institute reserves the right to resolve omissions and situations not foreseen in this Simplified Public Call.

Brasília, May 9, 2018.

Mamede Lima-Marques
Diretor Presidente
Instituto Modal

Bruno Carvalho Castro Souza
Chief Technical Officer
Instituto Modal

ANNEX A - Details of Positions, Profiles and Functions

The vacancies offered will meet the positions presented in the table Job Descriptions and Profiles. The number of vacancies for each position will be defined after the end of the selection process, depending on the effective availability of each selected candidate.

Job Descriptions and Profiles

Project: Problems and Solutions in Water Resources and Sanitation in Brazil
Position: Researcher
Levels: Senior, Full and Trainee
Desired qualifications: Doutorado, Mestrado
Profile: Scientific experience of at least 10 years in the areas of information science (ontologies, network analysis, information life cycle etc.), development of scientific innovation products in the areas of sanitation, water resources or similar, archiving and related, computing and others
 
Project: Problems and Solutions in Water Resources and Sanitation in Brazil
Position: Research Support Technician
Levels: Senior, Full and Trainee
Desired qualifications: Specialization, Graduation
Profile: Professional graduate or postgraduate in the areas of water resources, sanitation or industrial engineering, with experience in conducting social projects and proficiency in basic technologies of project management
 
Project: Problems and Solutions in Water Resources and Sanitation in Brazil
Position: Student
Desired qualifications: Graduate student lato or stricto sensu, graduation course
Profile: Student regularly enrolled in undergraduate, postgraduate lato sensu (specialization) or postgraduate stricto sensu (master's, doctoral or postdoctoral) in the areas of water resources, sanitation or industrial engineering
 
Project: Information Architecture for Transport Problems
Position: Researcher
Levels: Senior, Full and Trainee
Desired qualifications: Doutorado, Mestrado
Profile: Experience of at least 10 years in the development of products of scientific innovation in the areas of information science (ontologies, network analysis, information life cycle, archiving and related), computation (artificial intelligence, big data, simulation and related) and management (management strategies, business models, business economics, contract management, public policies and the like)
 
Project: Information Architecture for Transport Problems
Position: Research Support Technician
Levels: Senior, Full and Trainee
Desired qualifications: Specialization, Graduation
Profile: Professional graduate / postgraduate in the areas of information science, computing, engineering or related, with experience in the participation of technology projects, especially in tools for the development of applications of artificial intelligence, big data, network analysis and other techniques, and proficiency in basic project management technologies
 
Project: Information Architecture for Transport Problems
Position: Student
Desired qualifications: Graduate student lato or stricto sensu, graduation course
Profile: Student regularly enrolled in undergraduate, postgraduate lato sensu (specialization) or postgraduate stricto sensu (master's, doctorate or post-doctorate) in the areas of information science, computing, engineering or the like

 

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