Research Grant for Assistant Researcher

Vacancies: 
1
Duration: 
12 Months
Salary: 
The monthly maintenance stipend is of 745€ net, according to the Portuguese directives from the ministry of science and education www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores.phtml.en).
Job Purpose: 

It is currently open one full time vacancy for research and development in the scope of Regional Project M1420-99-9999-FEDER-000035/ RH001, co-financed by Intervir + programme. 

The grant is for a period of 12 months, which it can be extended for periods of 6 months until de end of the project. 

The work to be developed is the study and development of an indoor and outdoor low cost tracking system for tourist in Madeira Island based on Wi-Fi and low-power Bluetooth technologies. The goal of the system is to produce anonymous statistics about the number of people passing through particular locations and/or entering building and attractions. The system should detect passersby in specific locations and provide that information over a web service. 

Fellowship value: The monthly maintenance stipend is of 745€ net, according to the Portuguese directives from the ministry of science and education www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores.phtml.en). This value can be complemented with social security reimbursement if the researcher subscribes the voluntary SSV according to the Portuguese Law – Lei Nº. 202/2012, de 27 de Agosto. 

Requirements: Candidates are required to have an academic degree in Computer Science or Engineering. Research related experience is desirable. Fluency in English is mandatory. 

Selection Criteria

The jury will select the candidates based on a curricular evaluation and, if necessary, using job professional interviews. The selection criteria is the following: • Education Background and graduation (40%) • Technology related skills relevant for the project execution (30%) • Experience in related tasks (20%) • English language skills (10%) 

Members of the Jury: Prof. Dr. Nuno Jardim Nunes Prof. Dr. Julian Hanna Prof. Dra. Valentina Nisi 

Applications: All candidates should present their applications by e-mail (to: ) until the 13th of September 2015. 

The application must include: • Letter of introduction, explaining how the candidate is covering the requirements); • CV (Europass) with a photo; • Copy of all certificates that prove the habilitations mentioned in the CV 

Selected applicants shall receive a notification of the results until the 18th of September. 

The research grant is predicted to start on the 1st of October 2015

Work Location: Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute – Madeira – Funchal 

Scientific Advisor: Prof. Dr. Duarte Nuno Jardim Nunes