Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant – BIM/Nº 001/2019 – PES3N
Funding Reference Number: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030629
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project PES3N, REF.ª POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030629, funded by the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER), through the Competitiveness and Internationalization Operational Programme (COMPETE 2020) , Regional Operational Program of Lisbon , Fundação para a ciência e Tecnologia.The work for this position is in the area of engineering.
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Radio Systems – Av
Admission Requirements: Master degree, Experience in scientific research in multi-branch amplification structures, quantized amplification and massive MIMO systems.
Work Objectives: Development of power efficient multi-branch amplification structures suitable for single carrier and multi-carrier modulations. The main tasks are: • Design of signals to achieve spectral mask in structures where amplification branches can be turned off; •development of interfaces for FPGA implementation; •performance assessment and optimization of proposed system.
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 Lisbon, under the supervision of Professors Paulo Montezuma de Carvalho and Rui Dinis.
Duration: 3 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: January 2019 (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  (30%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (60%)
Fluency in oral and written English  (10%)
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 de Araújo Borges Montezuma de Carvalho
Rui Miguel Henriques Dias Morgado Dinis
Daniel Filipe Marques Castanheira
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 (Copy of the Master Degree Certificate). IMPORTANT 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: 17-01-2019 to 30-01-2019
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Published on: 03-01-2019