Bolsa de Iniciação à Investigação (BII) - Ref.: ARDITI – SEE_App RH 003

Cargo/posição/bolsa/Job: Bolsa de Investigação

Referência: ARDITI – SEE_App RH 003

Área científica genérica/Main research field: Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction

Área científica específica/Sub research field: n/a

Texto do anúncio/Job/Fellowship description

A call is open for a Scientific Initiation Studentship (BII) at the Agência Regional para o Desenvolvimento da Investigação, Tecnologia e Inovação (ARDITI) of the University of Madeira (Funchal, Portugal), under the Regional Project M1420-01-0247-FEDER-000042, co-financed by “Madeira 14-20” – Saúde Escolas: Projeto de Monitorização em Saúde [SEE_App], under the following conditions:

Requisitos de admissão/Requirements
The ideal candidate would be a computer engineer student or a closely related discipline with a background in one or more of the following fields: Gaming, Human-Computer Interaction, and Virtual Reality. Experience with external sensors such as depth cameras will be a plus.

Applicants should fulfil the following requirements:

  • Ongoing Bachelor’s degree in computer science or other relevant disciplines for the project;
  • Previous experience in Unity development;
  • Previous experience in building web apps with back-end and front-end applications;
  • Strong oral and written English communication skills, people skills, the ability to work independently as well as a team member and taking the initiative and being proactive;
  • Willingness to participate and support End—User evaluations in the school context.

Plano de trabalhos/Workplan

The main task for the accepted candidate will be to help the development of a web app to support surveillance health systems in the school context, including surveillance and response to outbreaks of infectious diseases, such as COVID-19.

Orientação científica e local de trabalho /Scientific guidance and workplace

The candidate will work within an interdisciplinary team of researchers with competencies in both technical and clinical domains. The work will be conducted at ARDITI (Funchal, Portugal), under the supervision of Prof. Élvio Rúbio Gouveia.

Duração da(s) bolsa(s)/Duration

3 months, eventually renewable.

Subsídio de manutenção mensal/Salary

ARDITI fellowship stipend (486,12€/month) and regulations are determined by ARDITI:

 Accidents insurance is included.

Estimated contract start date:

1st June 2022.

Métodos de seleção/Evaluation criteria

The selection process will be based on:

  • Motivation letter (10%)
  • Curriculum Vitae (25%)
  • Previous experience (25%)
  • Interview (40%) if there are multiple eligible candidates

Recommendation letters are facultative but can contribute positively to the evaluation. Speaking and understanding Portuguese is strictly necessary as the candidate will for with the local clinical partners and patients.

Composição do Júri de Seleção/Selection panel

Prof. Doutor. Pedro Campos (President), Prof. Doutora. Frederica Gonçalves, Prof. Doutor. Élvio Rúbio Gouveia

Documentos de candidatura/Application contents
The following elements should be included in the email:

  • Brief description of the candidate, research ability and research interest;
  • English curriculum.
  • Recommendation letters are facultative but can contribute positively to the evaluation
  • Proof of enrollment in a Bachelor’s degree or in a non-academic degree course integrated in the educational project of a higher education (if not already available, a sworn statement can be presented mentioning that proof of enrollment, will be presented until 27st of May 2022);
  • Degree certificate.

Forma de publicitação/notificação dos resultados/Announcement of the results

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

Número de vagas/Vacant posts


Instituição de acolhimento/Job/Fellowship company/Institute


Data Limite de Candidatura /Application submission and deadline

All applications must be sent by e-mail to: Este endereço de email está protegido contra piratas. Necessita ativar o JavaScript para o visualizar.  until the 6th of May 2022. The subject of the email should be: ARDITI – SEE_App RH 003


  • 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).
  • ARDITI 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.

Dados de contacto da organização/Organization contact data

ARDITI - Agência Regional para o Desenvolvimento da Investigação, Tecnologia e Inovação

Edif. Madeira Tecnopolo, Piso 2

Caminho da Penteada

9020-105 Funchal


tel. +351 291 721 220


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