Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grants for holders of Master’s degree - BIM/Nº1065/2018
Funding Reference Number: POCI-01-0247-FEDER-024539 – 5G
Summary: Research position for 2 (two) Research Grants (“Bolsas de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project 5G - POCI-01-0247-FEDER-024539, funded by the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER), through the Regional Operational Programme of Lisbon (POR LISBOA 2020) and the Competitiveness and Internationalization Operational Programme (COMPETE 2020) of the Portugal 2020 framework
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Telecommunications and Networking – Av
Admission Requirements: Master (mestrado) degree on informatics and telecommunications engineering, electrical engineering, or equivalent; master student with a dissertation in the area of telecommunications; self-motivation for scientific research; ability for teamwork; Preference is given to people with experience in network virtualization, multi-access edge computing and hands-on integration with mobile network architecture.
Work Objectives: Design, development, implementation and demonstration of 5G mechanisms in mobile operator-based environments, using Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization mechanisms, in cloud deployments.
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 Prof. Dr. Rui L. Aguiar.
Duration: 1 year, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: July 2018 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 980 € (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  (60%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (40%)
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Daniel Nunes Corujo
Rui Luis Andrade Aguiar
Diogo Nuno P. 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, detailed Curriculum Vitae and 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: 04-07-2018 to 24-07-2018
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Published on: 04-07-2018