A Universidade Católica de Lisboa está a recrutar investigadores/bolseiros para atribuição de uma Bolsa de Investigação da FCT. A bolsa tem como tema “Technology, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Policy Lab“.
Podem concorrer mestres em Gestão de Empresas, Economia, Engenharia ou outras áreas relacionadas. Aceitam-se candidaturas até 14 de julho de 2014.
Job/Fellowship Reference: CUBE/CMU282013/BI1 Main research field: Economics Sub research field: Management studies
Job summary:The Research Unit of the Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics at the Catholic University of Portugal (CUBE), is awarding 1 BI Research Fellowship (Bolsa de Investigação) for the project CMUP-ERI/TPE/0028/2013 entitled “Technology, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Policy Lab”, funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT). Candidates must hold a M.Sc. in Management, Economics, Engineering or related areas. Previous experience in interdisciplinary research is desirable.
Job description:Patient Innovation is a non-profit, international, multilingual venue for patients and caregivers of any disease to share their innovations (www.patient-innovation.com). The selected candidate will work closely with the Patient Innovation Team in analysing the usage information collected by the Patient Innovation platform. The analysis and continuous monitoring of the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) (i) Number of clicks, ii) Conversion rate from click to registration, iii) registered users, iv) number of solutions iv) diffusion of solutions, etc), will allow the project team to better understand the community of users, their needs and behaviour.
Also, the successful applicant will interact directly with the platform provider to shape future developments, as well as identifying the adequate content to share with media and partners.REQUIREMENTS
• Excellent oral and written skills of English for meetings, phone calls,
documents, etc… with native english speakers
• Ability to work in an organized and structured way (planning and scheduling data collection, promoting participation of subjects) and good social/communication skills
• Responsibility to work independently, according to the instructions received
• Interest in further pursuing research work on this or on a related field
• Good Understanding and usage of social media platforms
• Some programming skills in HTML, CSS, etc…
• Ability to analyze large amount of data
This project focuses on health-care innovation and empirically investigates the role of patients of chronic diseases in the development of TT&MD. We define “patient innovators” as individuals who have developed a new TT&MD with the objective of using it to improve or cope with their health-condition. We build our study upon previous research that found that patients and family members display innovative capabilities and have developed a significant number of TT&MD for themselves. More specifically, we propose to understand the behaviour of patients interacting with web 2.0 platforms where patients can post, share and comment their solutions with the rest of the community.
The fellowship will be awarded for an initial period of 3 months, starting in July 2014, and can be renewed conditionally based on the performance of the individual. The position will be governed by the rules of both FCT and Católica-Lisbon. During this period the BI fellow is expected to work full time on this project.
The BI will contribute to on-going research and, at the end of the BI, must submit a written report on the research activities undertaken and the results obtained.
SUPERVISION AND EVALUATION
The BI Fellow will carry out the Research Activities under the supervision of Prof. Pedro Oliveira.
PAYMENT AND BENEFITS
The RA will receive a monthly allowance of 980 EURO during a 3-month period.
FUNDING AND APPLICABLE REGULATION
The BI is co-funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). Other than explicitly mentioned in this BI offer, the following rules and regulations of FCT apply:
Normas para atribuição de bolsas no âmbito dos projectos de investigação:
Regulamento de Formação Avançada e Qualificação de Recursos Humanos
Estatuto do Bolseiro de investigação cientifica
WHO CAN APPLY?
Candidates must hold a M.Sc. in Management, Economics, Engineering or related areas.
Applications will be initially screened on the basis of two written elements:
– A letter elaborating on the motivations for applying to the BI;
– A short CV highlighting the elements relevant for the fulfillment of the preferential requirements, namely the courses attended as well as the grades obtained (selected candidates will be asked to provide an official certificate of these grades at admission).
The selection of candidates will be made by curriculum evaluation 80% and 20% interview (face to face or on the phone). Based on these elements, an internal evaluation committee – headed by the BI supervisor and including two other doctorate members – Prof. Leonor Modesto from Católica Lisbon School of Business & Economics and Prof. Helena Canhão from Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa – will rank-order the applications and make a final decision on the selected applicant.
APPLICATION PROCESS DEADLINE
A motivation letter and a short CV should be sent by e-mail to Pierre Gein (firstname.lastname@example.org) from July 1st until July 14th 2014. All applicants will be informed about the final selection decision by e-mail until July 18th 2014.
Vacant posts: 1
Type of contract: Temporary
Job country: Portugal
Job city: Lisbon
Job company/institute: Universidade Católica Portuguesa – Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics – CUBE
Application deadline: 14 Julho 2014 (The Application’s deadline must be confirmed on the Job Description)
2. Dados de contactos da organização 2. Organization contact data
Organization/institute: Universidade Católica Portuguesa – Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics – CUBE
Palma de Cima
Lisboa – 1649-023 Lisboa
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