Researcher in Science and Technology Management with a degree in Interactive Media Designer or related areas

    • Research Grant
    • Evaluating Applicants
    • Application Deadline: 2019-04-30 17:00:00 (GMT/UTC +0)
    • Researcher in Science and Technology Management with a degree in Interactive Media Designer or related areas to work at CQM-Madeira Chemistry Research Centre, University of Madeira, Portugal

    • Reference: ARDITI-CQM/2019/005-STMG-IMD
    • Required Degree: B.Sc.
    • Scientific Areas: Interactive Media Design
    • Duration: 2020-06-01
    • Salary: € 989.70


This call is under the scope of the project “M1420-01-0145-FEDER-000005 - Centro de Química da Madeira - CQM+” cofunded by PROGRAMA OPERACIONAL REGIONAL DA MADEIRA 2014-2020 (MADEIRA 14-20). CQM+ is a project hosted by ARDITI - Regional Agency for the Development of Research, Technology and Innovation ( and has as direct beneficiary the CQM – Centro de Química da Madeira/Madeira Chemistry Research Centre ( The aim of the operation is to strengthen the research and innovation potential of CQM, to increase its critical mass and to strengthen research and innovation in the thematic areas identified as priorities  by the Research and Innovation Smart Specialization Strategy of Madeira (RIS3-RAM): "Health and Well-being", "Agro-Food Quality", "Bio-Sustainability" and the "Marine Resources and Technologies". CQM ( is a national R&D institution supported and internationally evaluated by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). The research center is hosted by the University of Madeira (, which is located in Madeira Island (, Portugal.  The research center performs world-class research in the fields of Natural Products and Materials and is currently reinforcing its research team with highly motivated and qualified researchers coming from all over the world. The recruited personnel will integrate a young, dynamic, and multicultural team focused on the development of new solutions for the improvement of human health, agro-food quality, and bio-sustainability (including the sustainable use of marine resources) aimed at improving scientific knowledge and the well-being of the Society.

Applications Closed

  • Requirements and Limitations

    Available Positions: 1

    Required Degree: B.Sc.

    Areas of the required degree: Interactive Media Design.

    Required Experience:

    Candidates for this position (“Science and Technology Management Grants”) should have an Academic qualification (Degree) in Interactive Media Designer or related areas and:

    • Excellent knowledge of English;
    • Excellent knowledge of Portuguese;
    • Proven experience in graphic design and animations for various media supports;
    • Proven experience in advertising, publishing, infographics and photo edition

    Evaluation Criteria:

    Candidates will be evaluated and ranked based on their Curriculum Vitae/research activity (maximum 50 points), Degree (maximum 25 points). Motivation letter (maximum 15). The 3 best-ranked candidates will be invited for interviews (online interviews; maximum 10 points).

    Evaluation Pannel: João Manuel Cunha Rodrigues (President), Helena Maria Pires Gaspar Tomás (Member), Nuno Nunes (Ph.D. - Member), José de Sousa Câmara (Substitute Member).

  • Required Documents:

    CV - Curriculum Vitae / Résumé - selection of the main activities and results achieved in the last three years;

    Qualification Certificate - translated to English and certified (non-Portuguese applicants only);

    Relevant Supporting Documents;

    2 Referee (Contact information) - email address, professional telephone number, and address;

    Portfolio - complete portfolio of projects.

  • Application Submission

    Application Deadline: 2019-04-30 17:00:00 (GTM/UTC + 0)

    Reference: ARDITI-CQM/2019/005-STMG-IMD

    The applicants should submit a single pdf file containing all the required documents.

    Applications should be submitted in English by email to the following address: . The specific reference to the call must be indicated in the email subject. 

Contest Information

  • General Information

    Position: Researcher in Science and Technology Management with a degree in Interactive Media Designer or related areas

    Reference: ARDITI-CQM/2019/005-STMG-IMD

    Position Type: Research Grant

    Funding Entity: ARDITI (Agência Regional para o Desenvolvimento da Investigação Tecnologia e Inovação)

    Place of Work: CQM (Centro de Química da Madeira)

    Host Institution: CQM (Centro de Química da Madeira)

    Scientific Areas: Interactive Media Design.

    Salary: € 989.70

    Science and Technology Management Grant free of taxes. Regulations are determined by ARDITI (

    Supervisor(s): João Manuel Cunha Rodrigues .

  • Work Plan
    • It is intended that the candidate be able to perform its functions in cooperation with the various areas and work plans alluding to CQM web design.
    • The grantee must be able to support the Principal Investigator in support of the different areas related to web design, edition of technical and scientific reports, the creation of layouts and image edition.
    • Preparation of technical reports and scientific publications.
    • Participation in general CQM activities, such as science spreading and conference/course organization.
  • Additional Information
    • The selection process will be based on the principle of non-discrimination in respect of gender, age, nationality, religion, racial group, or any other possible discriminatory issue. Selection will be made only based on merit and following the European Charter for Researchers, the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (Commission Recommendation, Brussels, 11.3.2005, 2005/251/EC) and the recommendations from the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA).
    • CQM is a recognized “refugee welcoming organization" by the European Commission, follows the European Charter for Researchers and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.

Important Dates and Times

  • Contest Dates

    Application Submission: 2019-03-21 09:00:00 until 2019-04-30 17:00:00 (GTM/UTC + 0)

    Publication of Results: 2019-05-20

    An email message with the result of the recruitment process will be sent to each applicant.
  • Contract and Schedule

    Contract Duration: 2019-06-03 to 2020-06-01 renewable up to 2020-08-31