Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Scholarship for Master (preferential) or Bachelor degree - BIL/BIM/Nº 1060/2018 – ETAPAS project
Funding Reference Number: ETAPAS project
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project ETAPAS. The work for this position is in the area of Smart Cities and IoT services and platforms.
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Telecommunications and Networking – Av
Admission Requirements: Master (preferential) or Bachelor degree on Informatics, or equivalent, with background and some experience as a data scientist; data handling and data analytics; preferable technologies are messaging servers (e.g. Kafka), databases (PostGreSQL); also time-series databases (Timescale) and monitoring solutions (Prometheus) are considered an add-value; knowledge on LINUX OS involving systems integration and programming (Java, Phyton, R, ...). Self-motivation for scientific research; ability for teamwork and English language domain.
Work Objectives: It is intended to integrate an IoT/Smart Cities team to design and develop platform functionalities such as, sensor data modeling and adaptation, data base handlers, data analytics configuration and algorithms, threshold and alarm management, KPIs monitoring, inference and prediction, etc. The planned work is in the scope H2020 Sharing Cities project and will rely on data analytics components being developed in articulation with the Portuguese project partners (e.g. EMEL, EDP, LisboaENova, CEIIA, and Câmara Municipal de Lisboa). The platform will serve first the use cases defined by the Smart City of Lisbon.
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. http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2015.pdf
Place of work: The work will be developed at Aveiro premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações, under the supervision of Eng. Telma Mota.
Duration: 6 months, with the possibility of renewal each six months. Start date: June 2018 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: The value of grant will be in line with the education qualifications, according to the table of grant amounts accorded between IT-Aveiro and AlticeLabs. The payment will be made by bank transfer.
Selection criteria:
Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation  (30%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (40%)
Interview of the candidate  (30%)
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:
Telma Mota
Luis Miguel Andrade Firmo Moreira Cortesão
Álvaro Henrique C. Gomes
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 and detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts and degree certificate. Copy of the relevant certificates, description of prior work in the area and recommendation letter(s) are also welcome. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions are not accepted.
Application Period: 07-06-2018 to 22-06-2018
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Published on: 07-06-2018