Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant - BIM/Nº941/2017 - COMPRESS
Funding Reference Number: PTDC/EEI­TEL/7163/2014 - COMPRESS
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project PTDC/EEI­TEL/7163/2014 - COMPRESS, funded by the applicable financial framework (FCT/MCTES). The work for this position is in the area of Integrated Optics.
Scientific Area: Optical Communications
Group: Optical Communications and Photonics – Av
Admission Requirements: : Master degree on Physics, Telecommunications engineering, electrical engineering, or equivalent area with knowledge in data compression, integrated optics and photonics. The candidate should demonstrate proficiency in modeling and simulation in Matlab environment. Additional knowledge with software Photon Design, Lumerical and/or OptoDesigner will be valued. The candidate should also demonstrate self-motivation for scientific research and ability for teamwork
Work Objectives: Design, test and characterization of an optical compressor based on multimode interference (MMI).
Applicable legislation: Applicable legislation: A fellowship will be celebrated according to the regulations defined by FCT, “Regulation of Instituto de Telecomunicações’ fellowships” and ”Estatuto de Bolseiro de Investigação”, 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 Aveiro, under the supervision of Professor António Teixeira.
Duration: 6 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: October 2017 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 980 € (net), according to the table of grant amounts awarded directly by FCT for positions held in Portugal ( The payment will be made by bank transfer.
Selection criteria:
Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation  (20%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (30%)
Fluency in oral and written English  (10%)
Interview (40%)
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.
Antonio Luis Jesus Teixeira
Mário José Neves de Lima
Berta Neto
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Aveiro. The selected candidate will be notified by email.
Required Documents: Cover letter explaining the interest in the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts, degree certificate. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form . E-mail submissions are not accepted
Application Period: 14-09-2017 to 27-09-2017
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Published on: 31-08-2017