Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant – BIM/Nº989/2017 – POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016426 MobiWise
Funding Reference Number: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016426
Summary: 1 research position for a Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project MobiWise (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016426), funded by Fundos Europeus Estruturais e de Investimento (FEEI) through Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização (COMPETE 2020), and by national funds through FCT – Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia. The work for this position is in the area of software defined networks in 5G scenarios.
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: mechanisms for autonomic resource allocation, taking into account the mobility, traffic patterns and profiles of applications (fast reconfiguration through SDN, to provide resilience, optimize latency and improve scalability, considering a distributed architecture).
Applicable legislation: A fellowship will be celebrated according to the regulations defined by FCT, “Regulation of Instituto de Telecomunicações’ fellowships”, 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, Dr. Carlos Senna and Dr. Miguel Luís.
Duration: 6 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: January 2018 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 980€ 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
Nuno Miguel Abreu Luís
Carlos Roberto Senna
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: Motivation letter explaining the interest in the position, Detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts and degree certificate. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions will not be considered). 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