23/07/2019

Bolsa de Investigação (BI – Licenciado) under the Regional Project M1420-01-0145-FEDER-000002, co-financed by “Madeira 14-20” – MITIExcell, Ref: MITIExcell-RH53

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Madeira-ITI
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Other
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    21/08/2019 23:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Portugal › Funchal
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    To be defined
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/09/2019
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    MITIExcell-RH53

A call is open for 1 researcher position 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: 21-08-2019

 

Type of contract: full time

 

Start date: 01-09-2019 (or any date after this)

 

Duration: 3 months, eventually renewable

 

Monthly stipend: 752,38 Euros

 

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Funchal

Job company/institute: Madeira-Interactive Technologies Institute (M-ITI)

Workplace: Madeira-Interactive Technologies Institute (M-ITI)

 

 

Main research field: Design -- Biodiversity – Environmental Technology

 

Job Description:

With the climate change undergoing, there is more need to understand the migration flow of marine species and the exact impact on them by humans. Current biologgers used to understand marine megafauna remain expenssive and obtrusive to use. In addition, challenge remains in obtaining the data from the larger distances, in real-time. This research scholarship will provide and design tag casings for LoRa and IoT based biologgers, applied to whales, monk seals and tortoises.

 

Main tasks of the researcher will be:

  • Study the unobtrusive attachment methods of biologgers using passive methods (e.g. suction cups, origami vacum)
  • Exploration of diverse materials for enclosure and waterproofing with neutral buoyancy (e.g. epoxy resin)
  • Assist in the design and production of the 3 biologgers for whale, monk seal and turtle

 

Candidates should meet three or more of the following requirements, skills and competences:

  • Completed Bachelor degree in Design
  • Excellent spoken and written English skills is mandatory
  • Previous experience working with marine oriented topics
  • Strong prototyping background

 

 

Work place:

The work will be conducted at Madeira-ITI (Funchal, Portugal), 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, eventually renewable, with an expected start of September 1st, 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.

 

How to apply:

Candidates must send an email to hr@m-iti.org no later than 21-08-2019. The subject of the email should be: MITIEXCELL – RH53.

The following elements should be included in the email:

  • Updated Curriculum Vitae (mandatory)
  • Portfolio (mandatory)
  • Optional list of projects in the area that have already participated will be a plus

 

Selection Process:

The curricular selection process will be based on:

  • Curriculum Vitae (30%)
  • Design Portfolio (40%)
  • Interview (30%) if there are multiple eligible candidates

 

Selection Panel:

  • Marko Radeta, PhD, M-ITI, UMa
  • Nuno Nunes, PhD, IST, M-ITI
  • Valentina Nisi, PhD, UMa, M-ITI

 

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

EURAXESS offer ID: 430269

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