Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant - BIM/Nº17 - 28/01/2019 - UID/EEA/50008/2019
Funding Reference Number: BIM/Nº17 - 28/01/2019 - UID/EEA/50008/2019
Summary: A research position for one Bolsa de Investigação para Mestre is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project UID/EEA/50008/2019, funded by the applicable financial framework (FCT/MCTES) (PIDDAC).
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Networked Systems – Po
Admission Requirements:  Master degree on Computer Science, Informatics, Electrical Engineering or similar.  Good programming skills in Java and C++.  Experience with network and multi-agent simulation advantageous.  Good spoken and written English skills.  Self-motivated and self-disciplined; capable of working independently on a multidisciplinary, international team.
Work Objectives: This grant has as main objective the design, development and evaluation of mechanisms to coordinate the mobility of connected autonomous vehicles (CAVs) considering real-world constraints. The work plan comprises the following tasks:  critical review of the state of the art on automated vehicular coordination;  design and evaluation of vehicle coordination mechanisms using multi-agent systems (e.g. voting);  design and development of hybrid simulation platform;  writing of scientific publications.
Applicable legislation: A fellowship will be celebrated according to the regulations defined by FCT, “Regulation of Instituto de Telecomunicações’ fellowships” and ” Estatuto do Bolseiro de Investigação”, 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, and amended by Regulation nº137-A/2018, published in Series II of Diário da República of February 27 of 2018.
Place of work: The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineer, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, under the supervision of Professor Pedro Miranda de Andrade de Albuquerque D’Orey.
Duration: 6 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: 16st March 2019 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 980 Eur (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:
 Quality of the candidates Curriculum Vitae  (50%)
 Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project  (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.
Pedro Miranda de Andrade de Albuquerque d´Orey
Ana Cristina Costa Aguiar
Luis Miguel Pinho de Almeida
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto. The selected candidate will be notified by email. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form or at E-mail submissions are not accepted.
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 - Certidão de grau de mestre). IMPORTANT NOTICE: If the selected candidate has a degree obtained outside Portugal, his degree must be certified in Portugal For more information see: Direcção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES):
Application Period: 11-02-2019 to 22-02-2019
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Published on: 28-01-2019