RESEARCH/PhD Positions at ACG-CISUC, University of Coimbra, Portugal


B Ribeiro

The Adaptive Computation Group at the Centre for Informatics and Systems of the University of
Coimbra (ACG-CISUC) is seeking for two PhD candidates or two research positions providing supporting
grants. The ACG profile and related info can be found in The positions
are funded by an EU 6th Framework IST Programme R&D Integrated Project which is starting.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION TOPICS: The general research topics are digital signal, body sound processing,
ECG analysis and early cardiac dysfunction diagnosis. An indicative list of possible research topics
is as following:

- Blind source separation
- Sound segmentation
- Feature extraction using advanced signal processing
- Data Mining and computational learning

- M.Sc. or 5/4 year B.Sc. preferably in Informatics, Applied Mathematics and Electrical Engineering
- research experience in one of the above fields
- Good programming skills in C, C++ and Matlab
- Good knowledge of English;

Appointments can be extended for 3 years. Proven research experience in one of the above mentioned
fields, good knowledge of English and skilled in programming as well as a strong commitment in
academic research are highly desired.

Applicants for these positions should send until 1st March, by fax or email, a CV in English, two
recommendation letters in English, and a covering letter including contact information to:

Prof. Bernardete Ribeiro or Prof. Paulo de Carvalho Department of Informatics Engineering, Polo II,
University of Coimbra P-3030-290 Coimbra, Portugal Tel: +351 239 790 000 Fax: +351 239 701 266 e-
mail: [email protected] or [email protected]