Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant - BIM/Nº1 - 04/01/2018 - UID/EEA/50008/2013 - LIFESYS
Funding Reference Number: BIM/Nº1 - 04/01/2018 - UID/EEA/50008/2013 - LIFESYS
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação – Mestre”) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project LIFESYS Reference UID/EEA/50008/2013, funded by the applicable financial framework (FCT/MCTES) (PIDDAC). The work for this position is in the area of light field image and video processing and coding.
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Multimedia Signal Processing – Lx
Admission Requirements: MSc in computer science, information science, electrical engineering or equivalent. Expertise on light field processing and coding; publishing track record in relevant journals and conferences; experience on C/C++/Matlab programming; self-motivation for scientific research; ability for teamwork. fluent in English with good skills in technical writing and presenting.
Work Objectives: Development of efficient codecs and processing tools for light field image and video, namely by exploiting new coding approaches that involve the intrinsic geometric properties of this type of content.
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 IPL, under the supervision of Professors Paulo Nunes, Nuno Rodrigues and Sérgio Faria.
Duration: 6 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: 16th 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  (40%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (50%)
Fluency in oral and written English  (10%)
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 Lourenço Nunes
Luís Eduardo de Pinho Ducla Soares
Sérgio Manuel Maciel Faria
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the ISCTE-IUL IT delegation, Lisbon. The selected candidate will be notified by email.
Required Documents: Required Documents for Admission: Cover letter explaining the interest in the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts, Copy of the relevant certificates (Copy of the Master Degree Certificate). IMPORTANT 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: 17-01-2018 to 31-01-2018
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Published on: 04-01-2018