ARDITI (Regional Agency for Development Research, Technology and Innovation) has an open call for post-doctoral positions for a period of 12 months for research centers located in Madeira.
The call for applications is open from 10 to 28 of February 2014.
Under the main challenges identified by the Action Plan for Research, Technological Development and Innovation of Madeira (PIDT & I), creating critical mass in research centers recognized and evaluated by the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT) based in the Madeira was identified as one of the main strategic objectives of PIDT & I.
Madeira-ITI has recently received the ITEA Excellence Award 2013 in the category of standardisation, for the developments achieved in the European project UsiXML. This award is the recognition of the contribution of Madeira-ITI through Prof. Nuno Nunes as representative of the University of Madeira in the consortium that developed this project.
Researchers from project AFFIDAVIT (Automating the Proof of Quality Attributes for Large Scale Software Architectures) went to Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh for a week to attend a workshop.
During this visit the researches met Prof. Bradley Schmerl from CMU's School of Computer Science and the local team of the same project presenting their current achievements in the research.
In Fall 2013, Mónica Cameirão, FCT Post Doctoral Researcher, and Fernando Morgado Dias, faculty member of UMa and M-ITI’s researcher, participated in the Faculty Exchange Program from the Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program.
The Faculty Exchange Program is opened to any individual holding a doctoral degree and affiliated with Portuguese Higher Educations Institutions or Research Labs. The aim is to promote an enriching exchange of culture and experiences that can be transmitted to students through new education and research methods.