Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: BIL/Nº38 - 04-09-2017 – UID/EEA/50008/2013 - Dermopleno
Funding Reference Number: BIL/Nº38 - 04-09-2017 – UID/EEA/50008/2013 - Dermopleno
Summary: A research position for two Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project Dermopleno - Reference Pest-OE/EEI/LA0008/2016, funded by the applicable financial framework (FCT/MCTES) (PIDDAC). The work for this position is in the area of Image Processing
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Multimedia Signal Processing – Lr
Admission Requirements: Bachelor (licenciatura) degree on Electrical and Computers engineering, or equivalent; background and experience on C/C++/Matlab programming, image processing, medical imaging; self-motivation for scientific research; ability for teamwork.
Work Objectives: There are two objectives, one for each grant: - Development of techniques to extract 3D information from light field images - Development of an alignment algorithm for light field images based on skin patterns
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 Delegação de Leiria in Instituto Politécnico de Leiria, under the supervision of Professors Sérgio Faria, Pedro Assunção and Rui Fonseca-Pinto.
Duration: 5 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: 16st October 2017 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 745 € (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  (40%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (35%)
Interview (20%)
Fluency in oral and written English  (5%)
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.
Sérgio Manuel Maciel Faria
Pedro António Amado Assunção
Rui Manuel Fonseca Pinto
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Leiria. 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, description of prior work in the area. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form or at . E-mail submissions are not accepted.
Application Period: 18-09-2017 to 30-09-2017
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Published on: 05-09-2017