Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: BIM/Nº988/2017 - O2TDelivery: Over-the-top Multimedia Content Delivery for Next Generation Mobile Networks
Funding Reference Number: UID/EEA/50008/2013
Summary: Research position for 1 (one) Research Grants (“Bolsas de Investigação“) are opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the project UID/EEA/50008/2013, action O2TDelivery: Over-the-top Multimedia Content Delivery for Next Generation Mobile Networks, in cooperation with Altice Labs, funded FCT/MCTES through national funds. The work for this position is in the area of content distribution in Over-The-Top networks.
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Network Architectures and Protocols – Av
Admission Requirements: Master degree on telecommunications engineering, informatics and telematics engineering, or equivalent, with knowledge on the area of communication networks, great-motivation and ability for teamwork.
Work Objectives: Data management and communication protocols for content delivery
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 University of Aveiro, under the supervision of Professors Susana Sargento and Lucas Guardalben.
Duration: 6 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: January 2018 (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  (50%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (50%)
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Susana Isabel Barreto de Miranda Sargento
Lucas Guardalben
Adriano Fiorese
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, description of prior work in the area (if any). Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions are not accepted. IMPORTANTE NOTICE: IF the selected candidate has a degree obtained outside Portugal, his degree must be certified in Portugal For more information: Direcção Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES):
Application Period: 09-01-2018 to 22-01-2018
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Published on: 22-12-2017