Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant - BIL/Nº121 - 30/08/2017 - UID/EEA/50008/2013 - SmartCityMules
Funding Reference Number: BIL/Nº121 - 30/08/2017 - UID/EEA/50008/2013 - SmartCityMules
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação para Licenciado”) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project SmartCityMules - Mobile Data Collection and Dissemination Through Vehicular Delay Tolerant Networks, UID/EEA/50008/2013, funded by the applicable financial framework (FCT/MCTES) (PIDDAC).
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Networked Systems – Po
Admission Requirements:  Bachelor degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering or equivalent.  Knowledge of systems engineering, electronics and programming.  Good programming skills in C/C++, hands-on experience on embedded systems preferred.  Good spoken and written English skills.  Self-motivated and self-disciplined; capable of working on a multidisciplinary, international team.
Work Objectives: The research work will be in the scope of T2: Mobile Data Gathering. Specifically, the work will aim at auditing the UrbanSense data collection units, understanding advantages and limitations, and proposing hardware and/or software evolutions towards a new version of the platform. The grantee shall also support the operation of the platform, and projects built on top of it.
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.
Place of work: The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineer, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, under the supervision of Professor Ana Cristina Costa Aguiar.
Duration: 5,5 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: 16 October 2017 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 745 Eur (net), according to the table of grant amounts awarded directly by FCT for positions held in Portugal ( Additional payment/reward by private funds 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.
Ana Cristina Costa Aguiar
Pedro Miranda de Andrade de Albuquerque d´Orey
Luis Miguel Pinho de Almeida
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, 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 licenciado). Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions are not accepted.
Application Period: 13-09-2017 to 26-09-2017
Assistance: Send Email
Published on: 30-08-2017