Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant – BI/Nº013/2018 - 18-05-2018-UID/EEA/50008/2013- PhoTech-5G/60GHz
Funding Reference Number: Research Grant – BI/Nº013/2018 - 18-05-2018-UID/EEA/50008/2013- PhoTech-5G/60GHz
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant for Bachelor (“Bolsa de Investigação para Licenciado”) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the project PhoTech-5G/60GHz. The scholarship will be founded by Project Reference UID/EEA/50008/2013, funded by the applicable financial framework (FCT/MCTES)(PIDDAC).
Scientific Area: Optical Communications
Group: Optical Communications and Photonics – Co
Admission Requirements: Bachelor (licenciatura) degree on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunications, Informatics and Telecommunications engineering or related areas. Experience in Telecommunications or Computers.
Work Objectives: The research within this grant project targets future 5G broadband in-building high throughput wireless access using mmW bands, while keeping the coexistence with legacy radio access technologies. The objective of this grant is to implement beam steering capabilities on a 60 GHz system demonstrator
Applicable legislation: A fellowship will be celebrated according to the regulations defined by FCT.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, and amended by Regulation nº137-A/2018, published in Series II of Diário da República of February 27 of 2018. https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2018.pdf
Place of work: The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Coimbra, under the supervision of Professor Maria do Carmo Raposo de Medeiros
Duration: The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Coimbra, under the supervision of Professor Maria do Carmo Raposo de Medeiros
Monthly salary: 745 € (net), according to the table of grant amounts awarded directly by FCT for positions held in Portugal (www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores). The payment will be made by bank transfer.
Selection criteria:
The 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.
Jury:
Maria do Carmo Raposo de Medeiros
Henrique José Almeida Silva
Paulo Alexandre Ferreirinha de Almeida
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Coimbra. The selected candidate will be notified by email. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form or at https://www.it.pt/Positions/OtherResearchPosition/6664 E-mail submissions are not accepted. (The cover letter and the CV are mandatory documents in the online application platform)
Required Documents: Cover letter explaining the interest in the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts, copy of the relevant certificates, description of prior work in the area, recommendation letter(s). (Copy of the Degree Certificate).
Application Period: 19-06-2018 to 02-07-2018
Assistance: Send Email
Published on: 05-06-2018