A ARDITI abre concurso para atribuição de 1 (uma) bolsa de investigação para Mestre, no âmbito do Projeto MACBIOIDI2 (MAC14-20), nos seguintes termos:
A call is open for 1 (one) researcher at the NeuroRehabLab - ARDITI (Funchal, Portugal), under the Project MACbioIDi2 - Contribuyendo a la cohesión e internacionalización de la Macaronesia para impulsarlos Objetivos del Desarrollo Sostenible con las TICs y la I+D+i biomédica (MAC2/1.1b/352), under the following conditions:
Cargo/posição/bolsa: Bolsa de Investigação para Mestre;
Área científica genérica: Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction
The ideal candidate would be a computer scientist, electric, electronic, or telecommunications engineer, or a closely related discipline with a background in one or more of the following fields: Game development, Human-Computer Interaction, or Signal processing. Experience in ICT for health, physiological sensors, Unity 3D, and/or full-body tracking technologies is required.
Applicants should fulfill the following requirements:
- MSc degree or equivalent in computer science, electric, electronic, or telecommunications engineering, or other relevant disciplines for the project;
- Registered in Ph.D. studies;
- 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 lead End—User evaluations with healthy, elderly, and patients.
If the degree was awarded by a foreign higher education institution, that degree must comply with the provisions of Decreto-Lei n.º 66/2018 of 16th August (approves the legal regime for the recognition of foreign higher academic degrees) and Portaria n.º 33/2019 of 25th January, and all formalities established therein must be complied with up to the date of hire.
The main task for the accepted candidate will be to conduct research on applications for elderly fitness using Virtual Reality (VR). The two core components of this research will be 1) the development of immersive VR gamified applications and simulations and 2) the creation of biofeedback adaptation by monitoring the status of the participants during the interaction in VR.
The main tasks will consist of the following:
The work will be conducted in the NeuroRehabLab, ARDITI (Funchal, Portugal), under the supervision of Prof. Sergi Bermúdez i Badia.
The scholarship will have a length of 12 months (non-renewable), with an expected start date of January 1st, 2023.
The student will receive a stipend of 1 144,64 €/month free of taxes. ARDITI stipends and regulations are determined by ARDITI (https://cloud.arditi.pt/index.php/s/wJGZEAJWaQx6wcx?dir=undefined&path=%2FRegulamentos%2FBolsas&openfile=24051256).
How to apply:
The following elements should be included in the email:
The selection process will be based on the following:
Recommendation letters are facultative but can contribute positively to the evaluation. Speaking and understanding Portuguese is strictly necessary as the candidate will collaborate with the local clinical partners and patients.
Selection Panel: Prof. Dr. Ana Lúcia Faria, Prof. Dr. Mónica Cameirão, Prof. Dr. Sergi Bermúdez i Badia (President).
Notification of results:
All candidates will be notified by email.
Número de vagas: 1
Tipo de contrato: Informação não disponível
Instituição de acolhimento: ARDITI
Data limite de candidatura: 07 de dezembro de 2022
(A data limite de candidatura deve ser confirmada no texto do anúncio)