Bolsa de Investigação para estudante de doutoramento: ARDITI-LARSYS-2021-001

Referência: ARDITI-LARSYS-2021-001;

Área científica genérica: Computer science;

Área científica específica: Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering;

Resumo do anúncio
Job/Fellowship summary

A call is open for 1 (one) Research Studentship (BI) at the Interactive Technologies Institute (ITI) of ARDITI - Agência Regional para o Desenvolvimento da Investigação, Tecnologia e Inovação, under the R&D project “Projeto Estratégico UIDP/50009/2020” with the funding support from FCT/ MCTES through national funding under the following conditions.

Texto do anúncio
Job/Fellowship description

The research group of Prof. Morgado Dias (Interactive Technologies Institute - Partner of the Carnegie Mellon University - Portugal program) is looking for candidates for a project in Contactless Sleep Monitoring.

Requisitos de admissão

Applicants should fulfill the following requirements:

  • A Master degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering (preferred) or similar areas, completed before arrival.
  • Must be registered as a PhD student (Mandatory)
  • Good oral and spoken English as well as good communication skills. TOEFL or IELTS scores are encouraged. At least the English proficiency that fulfills the requirements of CSC applications is necessary.
  • Teamwork spirit.
  • Self-motivation and independent working ability.
  • Knowledge of and research experience related to the above fields are strongly preferred.
  • Previous published work is a preference factor.

Plano de trabalhos

  • Data collection in a non-invasive way, including the use of cameras to estimate sleep stages and heart beat rate;
  • Automatic classification of sleep events, such as, for example, apnea events, with relevant feature extraction;

Orientação científica e local de trabalho
Scientific guidance and workplace

The work will be conducted at ITI - Interactive Technologies Institute (Funchal, Portugal), under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Morgado Dias. Prof. Morgado Dias research expertise includes Artificial Neural Networks, FPGAs and Renewable Energy.

Duração da(s) bolsa(s)

6 months,renewable. With an expected start on April 1st, 2021.

Subsídio de manutenção mensal

The stipend will be of 1074,64€ (monthly stipend according to the table of values awarded by FCT, I.P. (http// The stipend will be paid monthly by bank transfer. Voluntary Social Security (SSV) and Accidents insurance are also provided.

Legislação e regulamentação aplicável
Legislation and applicable regulations

Applicable Legislation and Regulation: the grant will follow the "Lei nº 40/2004 de 18 de Agosto“ (Research grant holder statute) and Regulations for Research Fellowships of Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, in force (

Métodos de seleção
Evaluation criteria

The selection process will be based on:

  • Curriculum Vitae (30%)
  • Former research experience (20%)
  • Selected candidates might be invited for an interview or short exam (50%).

Composição do Júri de Seleção
Selection panel

  • Prof. Dr. Morgado Dias
  • Prof. Dr. Eduardo Fermé
  • Prof. Dr. Élvio Rúbio Gouveia

Documentos de candidatura
Application contents

·       Brief description of the candidate, research ability and research interest;

·       English curriculum.

Recommendation letters are facultative but can contribute positively to the evaluation.

·       Statement proof that the candidate is enrolled in a PhD program.

Forma de publicitação/notificação dos resultados
Announcement of the results

The final results will be published through an ordered list by final note that will be posted in a visible and public place at the ITI. All candidates will be notified by email.

Prazo de candidatura e forma de apresentação das candidaturas
Application submission and deadline

Applications should be sent by email to Este endereço de email está protegido contra piratas. Necessita ativar o JavaScript para o visualizar. with the reference “ARDITI-LARSYS-2021-001” between February 24th, 2021 and March 10th, 2021.

Número de vagas
Vacant posts


Instituição de acolhimento
Job/Fellowship company/institute



Matriculados em programa doutoral

Domínio científico do grau
Degree Field

Computer Science

Línguas exigidas
Required languages

Português e inglês

Número de vagas: 1
Tipo de contrato: Informação não disponível
País: Portugal
Localidade: Funchal
Instituição de acolhimento: ITI/ARDITI
Data limite de candidatura: 10 March 2021
(A data limite de candidatura deve ser confirmada no texto do anúncio)



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