Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant BIL/Nº42 - 07/06/2018 - CMUPERI/FIA/0031/2013 - VR2Market
Funding Reference Number: BIL/Nº42 - 07/06/2018 - CMUPERI/FIA/0031/2013 - VR2Market
Summary: A research position for one Bolsa de Investigação para Licenciado is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project VR2Market: Towards a Mobile Wearable Health Surveillance Product for First Response and other Hazardous Professions, CMUP ERI/FIA/0031/2013, funded by national and european funds through FCT/MEC (PIDDAC) and FEDER.
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Networked Systems – Po
Admission Requirements: Bachelor (licenciatura) degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering or equivalent; Background on wireless communications and/or systems integration; Good spoken and written English skills; Self-motivated and self-disciplined; capable of working on a multidisciplinary, international team.
Work Objectives: Working on the integration of the final prototype of the system for monitoring first responders during fire fighting missions. This prototype targets scenarios where cellular coverage may not be available, and the goal is to use a Tetra network for communicating the most urgent information to a control post. Integration with the firemen's SIRESP console for a demonstration is the target, but is conditioned on the authorization of ANPC.
Applicable legislation: A fellowship will be celebrated according to the regulations defined by FCT, “Regulation of Instituto de Telecomunicações’ fellowships” and ” Estatuto do 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, and amended by Regulation nº137-A/2018, published in Series II of Diário da República of February 27 of 2018.
Place of work: The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineer, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, under the supervision of Professor Ana Cristina Costa Aguiar and Professor Pedro Miguel Alves Brandão.
Duration: 5 months or until the end of the project, whichever comes first (the scholarship will end on 31/12/2018 because the project ends on that date). Start date: 1 August 2018 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 745€ (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:
 Quality of the candidates Curriculum Vitae  (50%)
 Suitability of the candidates profile to the project  (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.
Ana Cristina Costa Aguiar
Pedro Miguel Alves Brandão
Luis Miguel Pinho de Almeida
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto. The selected candidate will be notified by email. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions are not accepted.
Required Documents: Cover letter explaining the interest in the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts, Copy of the relevant certificates (Copy of the Degree (licenciatura) Certificate). IMPORTANT NOTICE: If the selected candidate has a degree obtained outside Portugal, his degree must be certified in Portugal For more information see: Direcção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES):
Application Period: 21-06-2018 to 04-07-2018
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Published on: 07-06-2018