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Unique identifier: 1d155cdb-0470-4306-b69c-d824dfda47be

1. Descrição do cargo/posição/bolsa
1. Job description

Concurso de Estágios de Verão através de Bolsas de Investigação Científica para o “Projeto Estratégico UID/EEA/50009/2013” – Junho - Setembro 2018

Job/Fellowship Reference: M-ITI_summerinternships_2018

Main research field: Computer science

Sub research field: Informatics

Job summary:

In the scope of R&D project “Projeto Estratégico UID/EEA/50009/2013” from Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute/ LARSyS, with the financial support from FCT/MEC through national funds, when applicable, co-funded by FEDER under the new agreement of partnership PT2020, it is now open a call for 20 (twenty) Undergraduate Research Assistants for 2018 Summer Internship Programme.

Job description:

This call provides exciting opportunities for undergraduates to work with faculty on research projects across M-ITI, contributing directly to the creation of knowledge, building new skills and strengthening the link between teaching and research.

Applicants should fulfill the following requirements:
• Be extremely motivated and passionate to learn
• Should be enrolled for the first time in a first cycle of higher education
• Mandatory English, written and spoken.

Work plan:
The selected students will work side-by-side with M-ITI researchers and faculty in enriching experiences surrounding research. Students apply for a student research position with a particular faculty member who will oversee their progress throughout the course of one semester. Some positions also give students the opportunity to work with advanced undergraduate peer mentors and graduate student researchers. Further description of the internships is available at: www.m-iti.org/summerinternships18.

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 (www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/regulamento.phtml.pt).

Workplace: The work will be conducted at M-ITI - Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (Funchal, Portugal), under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Nuno Nunes.

Scholarship length: The scholarship will have an expected duration of 3 months, non-renewable, with an expected start in June 18, 2018.

Monthly stipend: The stipend will be of 385€ (monthly stipend according to the table of values awarded by FCT, I.P. (http// www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores)). The stipend will be paid monthly by bank transfer. Accidents insurance is also provided.

The selection process will be based on:
• Motivation letter (50%);
• Educational background and education (30%)
• Technology related skills relevant for the project execution (20%)

Selection committee: Prof. Dr. Nuno Nunes, Prof. Dr. Chris Csikszentmihály and Prof. Dr Sergi Bermúdez

Applications should be sent to hr@m-iti.org no later than June 13, including the following:
• Subject of the email: Application to summer internships: title of the project (check the list of available project at: www.m-iti.org/summerinternships18
• Motivation letter explaining how you will contribute to the project and what tools will you use/need.
• Updated CV
• Portfolio/other relevant materials
• Statement proof that the candidate is enrolled in a first cycle of higher education.

Notification of 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 Madeira­ITI. All candidates will be notified by email.

Candidacy term and applications form: The competition will be open during the period of 16-05-2018 and 13-06-2018.

Vacant posts: 20

Type of contract: Temporary

Job country: Portugal

Job city: Funchal - Madeira

Job company/institute: Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute

Application deadline: 13 Junho 2018
(The Application's deadline must be confirmed on the Job Description)

2. Dados de contactos da organização
2. Organization contact data

Organization/institute: MITI - Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute

Polo Cientifico e Tecnologico da Madeira
Funchal - 9020-105

Email: admin@m-iti.org

Website: www.m-iti.org

3. Habilitações académicas
3. Required education Level

Degree: Students enrolled in first cycle or integrated masters
Degree field: Computer science
4. Línguas exigidas
4. Required languages

Language: English
Priority: n/a
Reading: n/a
Writing: n/a
Comprehension: n/a
Conversation: n/a
5. Experiência exigida em investigação
5. Required research experience