Research Grant for Assistant Researcher

Closing date: 
15 January, 2016
12 months
980€ net, according to the Portuguese directives from the ministry of science and education
Job Purpose: 

One full time vacancy is open for research and development in the scope of Regional Project M1420-01-0145-FEDER-000002/ RH009, co-financed by “Madeira 14-20”.
The grant is for a period of 12 months, which it can be extended for periods of 12 months until the end of the project, for a maximum of 3 years.


The work to be developed is the study and development of applications and services related to 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. 

Scientific Advisor: Prof. Dra. Valentina Nisi 

Work Location: Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute – Madeira – Funchal



Fellowship value: The monthly maintenance stipend is of 980€ net, according to the Portuguese directives from the ministry of science and education 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.

Required Education Level
- Master Degree in Computer science

Career Stage

Early stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate) 

Research Profiles

First Stage Researcher (R1)

Required Languages
- Language    ENGLISH
- Language Level    Excellent

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

How to apply: 
How to apply: 

Applications will be accepted by email ( ). 

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