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Research Position:

Title: Research Grant - BIC/Nº22 - 08/02/2019 - TopElect - “Nonreciprocal and topological electromagnetics”
Funding Reference Number: BIC/Nº22 - 08/02/2019 - TopElect - “Nonreciprocal and topological electromagnetics”
Summary: A research position for one Starting Research Grant (“Bolsa de Iniciação Científica“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project TopElect “Nonreciprocal and topological electromagnetics”, funded by the IET, the Institution of Engineering and Technology. The work for this position is in the area of nonreciprocal and topological photonic platforms.
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Antennas and Propagation – Lx
Admission Requirements: M.Sc. student in Electrical Engineering (1st cycle completed), or in a related area, and desirably with knowledge in the area of electromagnetism and antennas.
Work Objectives: The selected candidate will study electromagnetic wave propagation in different plasmonic platforms.
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 IST-Lisbon, under the supervision of Professor Mário Silveirinha
Duration: 6 months. Start date: 1st March 2019 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 385,00 € (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  (65%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (35%)
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Mário Gonçalo Mestre Verissimo Silveirinha
Carlos Antonio Cardoso Fernandes
Filipa Isabel Rodrigues Prudêncio
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Lisbon. 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. (The cover letter and the CV are mandatory documents in the online application platform)
Required Documents: Cover letter explaining the interest in the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts, Copy of the relevant certificates. 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: 22-02-2019 to 28-02-2019
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Published on: 08-02-2019