Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant - BIL/Nº1075/2018
Funding Reference Number: UID/EEA/50008/2013
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project Reference UID/EEA/50008/5008, funded FCT/MCTES through national funds. The work for this position is in the area of Wireless Circuits and Systems for Radio-Frequency Telecommunications
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Wireless Circuits – Av
Admission Requirements: Bachelor (licenciatura) degree on electronics and telecommunications engineering, electrical engineering, or equivalent; background and experience on RF Electronics, on design and simulation of RF power amplifiers, and on laboratory measurement and simulation of RF circuits and systems.
Work Objectives: Research on the impact that the various components of RF amplifiers have in the bandwidth of operation of such transmitting circuits. The objective is to identify the main phenomena that contribute to limiting the bandwidth. It is intended for this research to be initially focused on basic single-ended amplifier configurations and, at a later stage, centered in the Doherty architecture.
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 supervision of Professor Telmo Reis Cunha.
Duration: Start date: August 2018 (or soon thereafter) until 31st December 2018.
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:
Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation  (40%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (50%)
Fluency in oral and written English  (10%)
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Telmo Reis Cunha
Pedro Miguel da Silva Cabral
Pedro Miguel Ribeiro Lavrador
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 degree certificate. 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: 12-07-2018 to 25-07-2018
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Published on: 28-06-2018