Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant - BIC/Nº5 - 04/01/2018 - Project IT-S1040
Funding Reference Number: BIC/Nº5 - 04/01/2018 - Project IT-S1040
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Introdução à Investigação Científica“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project Reference IT - S1040, funded by the applicable financial framework (FCT/MCTES). The work for this position is in the area of image/video processing
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Multimedia Signal Processing – Lx
Admission Requirements: Bachelor (Bsc) degree on electrical and computer engineering, computer science, or equivalent; background on image and video processing; previous knowledge of C/C++/Matlab programming, and fluent in Portuguese and English with good skills in technical writing and presenting.
Work Objectives: Development of an automatic method, based on machine learning techniques, for the detection of advertising segments in broadcast video sequences.
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 Lisboa, under the supervision of Professor Paula Queluz and professor António Rodrigues.
Duration: 3 months. The estimated beginning date is on 16th February 2018.
Monthly salary: 385 Eur (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:
Evaluation of the curriculum vitae (20%)
Previous relevant experience  (40%)
Adequacy to the project  (40%)
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.
Maria Paula dos Santos Queluz Rodrigues
António José Castelo Branco Rodrigues
Joao Miguel Duarte Ascenso
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: Required Documents for Admission: Cover letter explaining the interest in the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts, Copy of the relevant certificates 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