Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Master and PhD Positions in Engineering, MIT-Portugal Program

The MIT Portugal Program announces its call for applications for the 2009-10 academic year. Each program is offered in association by a consortium of Portuguese universities, with the participation of MIT (US) faculty.

The Leaders for Technical Industries program will train a new generation of leaders for companies with a technological profile, and enable a new European paradigm in managing product development and production systems. Students participating in this program will have the ability to foster the innovative application of new knowledge in successful products and/or processes.

LTI includes classroom curriculum, industrial internships, time at MIT, and a doctoral thesis. Students will have the opportunity to participate in applied research projects developed under the frame of the EDAM agenda in cooperation with MIT Portugal’s Industrial Affiliates program.

For more information please consult the following link:

Candidates may simultaneously apply for FCT (Foundation for Science and Technology) scholarships.

Degree in one of the following areas: mechanical, electronical, industrial, chemical or materials/polymers engineering or mathematics or physics (considered upon curricular analysis).


Job Starting Date: 15/09/2009

Application Deadline: 28/02/2009

Required Skills
Strong motivation to develop a career in the fields of technological or manufacturing management.

Further Requirements
Formal candidacy materials and the online application form are available at the MIT Portugal Program website.

PhD programs have application deadline of 28 February 2009.

Please check for complete information.