Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant - BIL/Nº124 - 12/09/2017 - UID/EEA/50008/2013 - uFlexBat - PMU
Funding Reference Number: BIL/Nº124 - 12/09/2017 - UID/EEA/50008/2013 - uFlexBat - PMU
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project uFlexBat UID/EEA/50008/2013, funded by the applicable financial framework (FCT/MCTES) (PIDDAC). The work for this position is in the area of Electronics/CMOS Integrated Circuits.
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Wireless Circuits – Lx
Admission Requirements: Degree in Electrotechnical Engineering, Physics Engineering, or similar.
Work Objectives: Project of an integrated electronic system to convert the low voltage (<0.9V) delivered from a set of flexible organic photovoltaic cells to a regulated standard and fixed value of 1.2V and/or 2.4V. The project includes the design of a fully integrated CMOS voltage step-up system, based on a charge-pump, a boost topology, or a hybrid solution, to be fabricated in a 130 nanometer process.
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 Instituto Superior Técnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, in Lisbon, under the supervision of Prof. Pedro Mendonça dos Santos.
Duration: 5 months. Start date: 1st November 2017
Monthly salary: 745€, 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  (60%)
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.
Pedro Nuno Mendonça dos Santos
Maria Beatriz Mendes Batalha Vieira Vieira Borges
Vitor Manuel da Silva Costa
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Lisbon. 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, recommendation letter(s). Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions are not accepted.
Application Period: 26-09-2017 to 10-10-2017
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Published on: 12-09-2017