17/06/2019

Research Fellowship (BI) under the Regional Project M1420-01-0145-FEDER-000002, co-financed by “Madeira 14-20” – MITIExcell, Ref: MITIExcell-RH49

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Madeira-ITI
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceOther
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    10/07/2019 23:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Funchal
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    To be defined
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    15/07/2019
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    MITIExcell-RH49

A call is open for 1 Research Fellowship at the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (M-ITI) of the University of Madeira (Funchal, Portugal), under the Regional Project M1420-01-0145-FEDER-000002, co-financed by “Madeira 14-20” – MITIExcell, under the following conditions:

 

Vacancies: 1

Closing date: 10-07-2019

 

Type of contract: full-time

Start date: 15-07-2019 (or any date after this)

Duration: 3 months, non renewable.

 

Monthly stipend: 752,38 Euros

 

Job Country: Portugal

Job City: Funchal and/or Lisbon

Job Company / Institute: ITI / LARSyS

Workplace: ITI / LARSyS in Funchal and/or in Lisbon

 

Main research field: Computer Science - Computer Engineering - IoT - Wireless Communications – Biodiversity monitoring

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This research grant targets highly motivated students interested in pursuing a research experience. The research produced during this grant is expected to contribute to the development of a working research prototype.

 

Work Plan:

 

IoT technologies enable the development of low-cost sensors for opportunities monitoring in many different application domains. Most deployments focus urban environments but here we want to evaluate the use of low-cost IoT sensors for opportunistic environmental monitoring using sea birds. The project includes also long-range communication and positioning using triangulation with LoRa protocolos.

 

The main tasks of the researcher include:

1) Develop and prototype the hardware sensor using the PyCom hardware platform.

2) To deploy and test the sensor in real-world conditions for positioning and autonomy.

 

Workplace:

The work will be conducted at ITI/LARSYS, under the supervision of Dr. Marko Radeta.

 

Legislation and regulations:

The scholarships are directed to applicants under the current conditions established on the FCT regulations (http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/) and Research Grant Holder Statute.

 

Scholarship length:

The scholarship will have a length of 3 months, non renewable, with an expected start of July 15th, 2019.

 

Monthly stipend:

The student will receive a stipend of 752,38€/month as determined by the FCT regulations (http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores). Accidents insurance is included.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE:

Candidates should have the following requirements, skills, and competencies:

 

● Be a student of computer science, computer engineering or related fields

● Good programming skills (e.g., Java, Python, Matlab)

● Have very good English oral and written skills

● Previous experience with IoT and wireless communication technologies is a big plus

● Previous experience in the smart-energy domain is a big plus

● Knowledge of data science methods is a big plus

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Candidates must send an email to hr@m-iti.org no later than 10-07-2019. The subject of the email should be MITIExcell-RH49.

 

The following elements should be included in the email:

● Updated Curriculum Vitae (mandatory)

● Motivation letter (mandatory)

● Optional recommendation letters can contribute positively to the candidate evaluation (facultative)

 

Selection Process:

The curricular selection process will be based on:

● Motivation letter (20%)

● Curriculum Vitae (30%)

● Previous experience (20%)

● Interview (30%) if there are multiple eligible candidates

 

Selection Panel:

● Dr. Marko Radeta

● Prof. Nuno Jardim Nunes

● Prof. Valentina Nisi

 

Notification of results:

An email message with the result of the recruitment process will be sent to each applicant.

 

Notes:

● The selection process will be based on the principle of non-discrimination in respect of gender, age, nationality, religion, racial group, or any other possible discriminatory issue. Selection will be made only based on merit and following the European Charter for Researchers, the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (Commission Recommendation, Brussels, 11.3.2005, 2005/251/EC) and the recommendations from the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA).

● MITI is a recognized “refugee welcoming organization" by the European Commission, follows the European Charter for Researchers and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.

● The deadline for application may be extended at any time without previous notice having in mind the requirements for the positions under this call.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Madeira-ITI
Portugal
Funchal
9020-105
Polo Cientifico e Tecnologico da Madeira, Piso -2, Caminho da Penteada

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