Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Reserach Grant - BIM/Nº100 - 13/07/2017 - NanoSTIMA
Funding Reference Number: BIM/Nº100 - 13/07/2017 - NanoSTIMA
Summary: A research position for one Bolsa de Investigação para Mestre (1 BI-MSc) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project NanoSTIMA – Macro-to-Nano Human Sensing: Towards Integrated Multimodal Health Monitoring and Analytics, NORTE-01-0145-FEDER-000016, funded by “FEDER - Fundo Europeu de Desenvolvimento Regional” in the frame of “Norte2020 - Programa Operacional Regional do Norte”. The work for this position is in the area of body area networks with WiFi nodes.
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Networked Systems – Po
Admission Requirements:  Master degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent.  Knowledge on data communications, distributed systems and real-time systems desired.  Good programming skills.  Good English skills, spoken and written.  Self-motivated and self-disciplined.  Capable of working on a multidisciplinary, international team.
Work Objectives: The research work will be carried out in the scope of the tasks defined to RL3 – “Health data infrastructure” – Research Line of the Project NanoSTIMA – Macro-to-Nano Human Sensing: Towards Integrated Multimodal Health Monitoring and Analytics. The work will explore middleware and communication solutions in the scope of the Internet of Things (IoT) that provide desired Quality of Service levels in terms of timeliness and energy consumption.
Applicable legislation: A fellowship will be celebrated according to the regulations defined by FCT, “Regulation of Instituto de Telecomunicações’ fellowships” and ”Regulation of Advanced Training and Qualification of Human Resources”, according to Law no. 40/2004, dated August 18 (Status of Scientific Research Fellow), as amended and republished by Decree-Law No.202/2012 of August 27, and as amended by Decree-Law No.233/2012 of October 29 and by Law No.12/2013 of January 29, and Decree-Law No. 89/2013 of July 9, and also by Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P. Fellowship Regulation of Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P., approved by Regulation no. 234/2012, published in Series II of Diário da República of June 25 of 2012, amended and republished by Regulation no. 326/2013, published in Series II of Diário da República of July 27 of 2013 and amended by Regulation no. 339/2015, published in Series II of Diário da República of June 17 of 2015. http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2015.pdf
Place of work: Place of work: The work will be developed at the Instituto de Telecomunicações based at the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineer, Faculty of Engineer, University of Porto, under the supervision of Professor Luis Miguel Pinho de Almeida.
Duration: 9 months or until the end of the project, whichever comes first, possibly renewed upon performance assessment and availability of project funds. The estimated beginning date is on 1 October 2017 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 980 Eur (net), according to the table of grant amounts awarded directly by FCT for positions held in Portugal (www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores). Additional payment/reward might be considered. The payment will be made by bank transfer.
Selection criteria:
 Quality of the candidates’ Curriculum Vitae (50%)
 Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project  (50%)
Candidates may be interviewed for clarification of any aspect related to the above criteria
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Jury:
Luis Miguel Pinho de Almeida
Ana Cristina Costa Aguiar
Pedro Miranda de Andrade de Albuquerque d´Orey
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineer, Faculty of Engineer, University of Porto. The selected candidate will be notified by email.
Required Documents: Cover letter explaining the interest in the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts, Copy of the relevant certificates (copia da certidão de grau de mestre). Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions are not accepted.
Application Period: 27-07-2017 to 29-09-2017
Assistance: Send Email
Published on: 13-07-2017