R&D Engineer [Msc] – Cyber-Physical Systems (Two Positions) (# Of Pos: 2)

Universities and Institutes of Portugal


December 15, 2021


  • Organisation/Company: CiTin - Associação Centro de Interface Tecnológico Industrial
  • Research Field: Engineering › Computer engineering Engineering › Electrical engineering Engineering › Electronic engineering
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 15/12/2021 12:00 - Europe/London
  • Location: Portugal › Arcos de Valdevez
  • Type Of Contract: Permanent
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Ref: CITIN-2021-RHAQ-SCF-P10-P09-MSC

    Applications until December 15th 2021

    CiTin – Associação Centro de Interface Tecnológico Industrial, is a new technological interface center (CiT), an entity in the Alto Minho Region, Portugal, whose mission focuses on applied R&D, and technology transfer, that aims to operate as a driving force for innovation in a symbiotic and synergistic ecosystem. CiTin is a scientific, technological, and technical assistance association, non-profit and of private nature, with mostly private capital. CiTin arises from the joint action of: i) IPVC - Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, ii) Municipality of Arcos de Valdevez, iii) CIM Alto Minho, iv) CEVAL - Confederation of Companies of Alto Minho, v) In.Cubo – Incubadora de Iniciativas Empresariais Inovadoras, to which 12 Industrial Companies, which constitute the Founding Partners, have joined. CiTin will develop R&D activities in three areas of specialization, which aim to respond to the future challenges of the manufacturing industry:

  • Advanced Production Systems

  • Cyber-Physical Systems

  • Indústria da Mobilidade e Ambiente

  • 1.1. Automation/Mechatronics

    1.2. Robotics

    1.3. Human-Machine Interaction

    1.4. Flexible Manufacturing Systems

    2.1. Information Systems

    2.2. Big Data e IoT

    2.3. Embedded Systems

    2.4. Artificial Intelligence

    3.1. Automotive component production

    3.2. Development of new materials

    3.3. Circular economy

    3.4. Eco innovation

    Job Description

  • Develop applied research in R&D projects in the context of the technological roadmap of the Cyber-Physical Systems Department;
  • As a result of the R&D activity, actively collaborate in the production of scientific articles, patent registration, as well as in reporting the progress of the R&D tasks;
  • Collaborate in the technical and scientific activity of the Cyber-Physical Systems Department, namely in the execution and the reporting of R&D activities;
  • Collaborate in the management of the Department's infrastructure (work tools and laboratory facilities);
  • Collaborate in technical-scientific training activities in the context of projects and partnerships established by CiTin in the context of its mission;
  • The R&D engineer reports to the Cyber-Physical Systems Department Coordinator.
  • Job Profile

    The candidate should present solid R&D experience in the areas of embedded systems, cyber-physical systems, IoT/IIoT, information systems, machine learning and data analytics, and proven skills in development and integration of new technologies in the context of the Industry 4.0/5.0 paradigms and in the design and conception of innovative systems for the factory of the future, i.e., manufacturing, logistics, etc.

    The ideal candidate has the following profile:

  • M.Sc. degree (level 7 in the Portuguese National Qualifications Framework, cf. https: // www. dges.gov.pt/pt/quadroqualificacoes?plid=371), in Electronics Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or similar;
  • Minimum professional experience of 5 years in R&D activities, carried out in the industry or ENESSI;
  • Scientific publications in the areas of embedded systems and cyber- physical systems (preferred factor);
  • English proficiency;
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication skills, sense of responsibility and proactive acting in the workplace.
  • It is an actor that strives for innovation, so it will be essential to have a resilient, dynamic, proactive, and ambitious spirit.


  • A good opportunity for your professional development;
  • We offer remuneration based on the submitted CV.
  • CV's should be sent by email to recrutamento@citin.pt with the reference of this announcement in the subject field.

    + info: https:// www. citin.pt

    The hiring of highly qualified human resources (RHAQ) is done in the context of operation NORTE-06-3559-FSE-000226, financed by the European Social Fund (FSE), through the Northern Regional Operational Program (NORTE2020).

    https: // www. citin.pt/home/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/CITIN-2021-RHAQ- SCF-P10-P09-MSC-EN.pdf

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: CiTin - Associação Centro de Interface Tecnológico Industrial
  • Organisation Type: Public Research Institution
  • Website: https:// www. citin.pt
  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Arcos de Valdevez
  • State/Province: Viana do Castelo
  • Postal Code: 4970-786
  • Street: Passos - Guilhadeses
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