Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: BIM/Nº-- 991/2017 - DARTEG
Funding Reference Number: PTDC/EEI-TEL/5708/2014
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação”) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project PTDC/EEI-TEL/5708/2014 - DARTEG, funded by FCT/MCTES. The work for this position is in the area of Internet Security.
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Telecommunications and Networking – Av
Admission Requirements: Master (Mestrado) degree on Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or Telecommunications Engineering. Preference is given to candidates with background and experience on: a) IP networks design, deployment and management, with expertise on BGP protocol; b) Programming, with expertise on Python and/or C; c) Oral and written fluency in English.
Work Objectives: Implementation and evaluation of methodologies for detection of Internet-scale traffic redirection attacks, specifically: a) Development of efficient methodologies for detecting an geo-locating redirection BGP redirection attacks; b) Separation of licit and anomalous traffic redirection; c) Describe and filter anomalous measurements resulting from probe or network malfunctions; d) Management of the existing measurements and attack detection platform
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 -Aveiro or Lisbon, under the supervision of Professor Paulo Salvador and Professor Rui Valadas.
Duration: 6 months, with the possibility of renewal until the end of the project (December 2018). Start date: February 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%)
interview (50%)
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.
Paulo Jorge Salvador Serra Ferreira
Rui Jorge Morais Tomaz Valadas
Antonio Manuel Duarte Nogueira
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 degree certificate, copy of the relevant certificates. 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: 11-01-2018 to 24-01-2018
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Published on: 27-12-2017