Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant BIM/Nº43 - 08/06/2018 -MobiWise - POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016426
Funding Reference Number: BIM/Nº43 - 08/06/2018 -MobiWise - POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016426
Summary: A research position for one Bolsa de Investigação para Mestre is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project MobiWise: from mobile sensing to mobility advising, POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016426, funded by Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização (POCI), in its FEDER component and Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P., through national funds.
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Networked Systems – Po
Admission Requirements:  Master Degree in the area of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Informatics, Telecommunication or equivalent.  Good knowledge of (wireless) networking, IoT, SDN advantageous.  Good programming skills.  Good spoken and written English skills.  Self-motivated and self-disciplined; capable of working independently on a multidisciplinary, international team.
Work Objectives: The MobiWise aims to enhance mobility in the cities, both for commuters and for tourists, through the development of a 5Gplatform that encompasses an access infrastructure filled with sensors, people and vehicles. The project will connect any sensor, person and vehicle, and will use all possible information to improve the user mobility, through a complete network and services platform for an Internet of Things real deployment in a smart city. The main work objectives for this scholarship are:  Develop protocols and algorithms;  Asses the performance of developed protocols or algorithms;  Assess and model performance of (wireless) networks;  Support pilot studies, including development of selected application and communication components, and integration with other partners’ components.
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
Duration: 12 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: 1st August 2018 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 980 Eur (net), according to the table of grant amounts awarded directly by FCT for positions held in Portugal ( Additional payment/reward by private funds might be considered. 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 Miranda de Andrade de Albuquerque d´Orey
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: 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 Degree Certificate - Certidão de grau de mestre). 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: 22-06-2018 to 05-07-2018
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Published on: 08-06-2018