Wednesday, November 21, 2018

PhD Student Position in Virtual Reality and Physiological Computing in Portugal, 2019

A call is open for one PhD Student at the NeuroRehabLab of the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute (M-ITI) in scientific areas: Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction.

The ideal candidate would be a computer scientist, electric, electronic or telecommunications engineer or a closely related discipline with the background in one or more of the following fields: Game development, Human-Computer Interaction, Signal processing. Experience in ICT for health, physiological sensors, Unity 3D and/or full body tracking technologies will be a plus.

The student will receive a stipend of 980€/month as determined by the FCT regulations.

Eligible Countries: Scholarship is available for the citizens of Portugal.
Entrance Requirement: Applicant must meet the following criteria:
  • MSc degree or equivalent in computer science, electric, electronic or telecommunications engineering or other relevant disciplines for the project;
  • 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.
How to Apply:
Applications and queries must be submitted by email to with the reference “MITIExcell-RH28″.

December 10, 2018