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Researcher/Engineer - RH CT SMART-HEALTH-4-ALL UBS 02/2021

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INEGI Instituto de Ciência e Inovação em Engenharia Mecância e Engenharia Industrial, is a research and technology organization, associated with the University of Porto in Portugal. In the context of a significant increase in R&D activity, INEGI is looking to reinforce its Biomechanics and Health group. For this purpose and within the SMART-HEALTH-4-ALL project, INEGI will hire:


Title: SMART-HEALTH-4-ALL | Smart medical technologies for better health and care.


The SMART-HEALTH-4-ALL project aims the dynamization of an ecosystem dedicated to research and development (including clinical and translation research) in Portugal, production, marketing and dissemination of Smart Health medical technologies (including medical devices and digital health solutions), based on Information, Communications and Electronics Technologies (ICET), and Future and Emerging Technologies (FET). The work to be developed is part of the Smart-Health-4-All project, in particular in the development of Personal Health Devices (PPS2), which provides for the development of footwear for diabetics – My care shoe, with active monitoring of plantar pressures and gaspea.

The Successful candidate will:

·         Contribute to the development of footwear for diabetics electronics and software.

·         Contribute to the development of plantar pressure and gaspea data acquisition system

·         Contribute for the project technical reports;

·         Contribute to scientific production.

We are looking for candidates with the following profile:

·         Master in Mechanical Engineering or other related areas, with experience in automation;

·         Experience in R&D activities;

·         Knowledge in projecting electronic circuits, amplifying and processing of sensor signals;

·         Experience in programming for embedded prototype (ESP32) sensor data acquisition and Bluetooth slave connection (UI interaction);

·         Experience in Arduino embedded systems programming and accelerometers serial data communication;

·         Knowledge in smart sensorized insole for plantar pressure readings and in monitoring plantar pressures technology;

·         Availability for national and international travels;

·         Capacity for analysis, critical thinking and goal orientation;

·         Strong interpersonal and communication skills;

·         Responsibility, pro-activity and autonomy;

·         Fluent written and spoken in Portuguese and English.

We offer:

·         Integration in a reference Research, Innovation and Technology Transfer Institution;

·         Salary conditions adjusted to the profile and potential demonstrated by the selected candidate.


If the academic degree is awarded by a foreign higher institution, the diploma must take into account the provisions of Decree-Law no. 341/2007, of October 12th, and all formalities established therein must be completed within the tender deadline.

False statements provided by applicants will be punished by law.

Expressions of interest must be sent, along with by CV, Certificate of Qualifications and Certificate attesting the proficiency of English, from 08th to 25th January 2021 through the official page of INEGI www.inegi.pt  Join us | Open Positions - Press Apply Mechanical Engineering researcher M/F - RH CT SMART-HEALTH-4-ALL UBS 02/2021 or by mail:

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