Research Intern

Closing date: 
24 November, 2015
6 months (can be extended for periods of 3 months)
The monthly maintenance stipend is of 385€ net (FCT directive)
Job Purpose: 

Three part time vacancies are open for research and development in the scope of Regional Project M1420-99-9999-FEDER-000035/ RH004, co-financed by MADEIRA 1420.

The grant is for a period of 6 months, which it can be extended for periods of 3 months until de end of the project.

Job Description

The work to be developed involves assisting the team of researchers in the design of an innovative TransMedia concept experience to foster the marketing efforts of the Madeira promotion together with concept media and context that could be used to illustrate this future vision. The researcher interns will be responsible for: i) user research, evaluation and testing; ii) production and post-production of the transmedia story; iii) social media analysis.

Fellowship value: The monthly maintenance stipend is of 385€ net, according to the Portuguese directives from the ministry of science and education 

Working Hours: 20 hours per week


Requirements: Candidates are required to be enrolled or recently finished an academic degree in informatics engineering, interactive digital media, tourism and marketing or similar. Research related experience is desirable. Fluency in English is mandatory.


Selection Criteria

The jury will select the candidates based on a curricular evaluation and, if necessary, using job professional interviews.

The selection criteria is the following:

  • Education Background (40%)
  • Skills relevant for the project execution (30%)
  • Experience in related tasks (20%)
  • English language skills (10%)

Members of the Jury: Prof. Dr. Nuno Jardim Nunes Prof. Dr. Julian Hanna Prof. Dra. Valentina Nisi

Work Location: Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute – Madeira – Funchal

Scientific Advisor: Prof. Dr. Valentina Nisi


How to apply: 


All candidates should present their applications by e-mail (to: ) by 24 November 2015.

The application must include: 

  • Letter of introduction, explaining how the candidate is covering the requirements); 
  • CV (Europass) with a photo; 
  • Copy of all certificates that prove the habilitations mentioned in the CV

Selected applicants shall receive a notification of the results by 25th November.

The research grant is predicted to start on the 10th of December 2015.