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Research Position:

Title: Research Grant – BIIC/Nº 1063/2018
Funding Reference Number: UID/EEA/50008/2013
Summary: A research position for one Bolsa de Iniciação Científica (BIIC) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project UID/EEA/50008/2013, funded by FCT/MCTES through national funds. The work for this position is in the area of software defined radio for beyond 5G applications.
Scientific Area: Optical Communications
Group: Optical Communications and Photonics – Av
Admission Requirements: University students from first cycle or students of Master (or integrated Master) in the area of Telecommunications Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or equivalent. Background in Telecommunications and/or experience in machine learning techniques will be valued.
Work Objectives: Development of digital modulation (OFDM, QAM, PAM, PSK, …) and digital signal processing subsystems for radio frequency communication using a commercial software defined radio (ADALM-PLUTO).
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 Aveiro, under the scientific supervision of Dr. Fernando Guiomar and Prof. Paulo Monteiro
Duration: Start date: July (or soon thereafter) until 31st of December 2018.
Monthly salary: 385 € (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:
Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation  (50%)
Interview of the candidate  (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.
Paulo Miguel Nepomuceno Pereira Monteiro
Fernando Pedro Pereira Guiomar
Abel Lorences Riesgo
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, detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts, copy of the relevant certificates, description of prior work in the area (if any). Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions are not accepted. IMPORTANTE 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: 05-07-2018 to 18-07-2018
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Published on: 21-06-2018