Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant - BIIC/Nº1074/2018
Funding Reference Number: UID/EEA/50008/2013
Summary: two research positions for (“Bolsa de Iniciação à Investigação“) are opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT), in the scope of the Project with reference UID/EEA/50008/5008, funded FCT/MCTES through national funds. The work for this position is in the area of Signal processing and Communications.
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Mobile Networks – Av
Admission Requirements: University students from 1st cycle or Student of Master (or integrated Master) in electronics and telecommunications engineering, electrical engineering, computing engineering or equivalent with good academic remarks, interest in video coding (MPEG standards) and television, wireless communications and signal processing. Self-motivation and autonomous capability for scientific research.
Work Objectives: Profile A: Research and implementation of video coding algorithms in Software (C++ and Matlab). Profile B: Research and Implementation of video coding algorithms in Hardware (ASIC e/or FPGA).
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 video and television laboratory of Instituto de Telecomunicações in University of Aveiro, Portugal, under the supervision of Professor António Navarro.
Duration: Start date: August 2018 (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  (25%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the tasks described in the admission requirements and interest in pursuing to Master or PhD degree in IT in the future  (50%)
Only candidates with suitable 1st Stage will be considered by the jury to the 2nd stage - Candidates may be interviewed for clarification of any aspect related to be above criteria (25%)
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.
Antonio Navarro Rodrigues
Antonio Manuel Duarte Nogueira
Paulo Jorge Salvador Serra Ferreira
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 including the profile(s) selected, detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts, copy of the relevant certificates, description of prior works in the area (if any). Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions are not accepted.
Application Period: 12-07-2018 to 25-07-2018
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Published on: 28-06-2018