Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant - BIM/Nº34 - 24/04/2019 – SPARSIS - PTDC/EEIPRO/0426/2014
Funding Reference Number: BIM/Nº34 - 24/04/2019 – SPARSIS - PTDC/EEIPRO/0426/2014
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project SPARSIS, funded by FCT/MCTES. The work for this position is in the area of statistical machine learning, with a strong focus on clustering and biclustering.
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Pattern recognition and automatic learning
Admission Requirements: Master degree, with a preference for mathematics or statistics
Work Objectives: To develop new semi-supervised biclustering approaches, as well as new model validation and selection criteria for clustering and biclustering
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 Lisboa, under the supervision of Professor Mário A. T. Figueiredo
Duration: 6 months. Start date: June 1, 2019 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 989,70 € (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  (50%)
Suitability of the candidates’ background and profile to the project  (50%)
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Mário Alexandre Teles de Figueiredo
Ana Luisa Nobre Fred
João Luís Costa Campos Gonçalves Sobrinho
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. 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 (Copy of the Degree Certificate). 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: 10-05-2019 to 23-05-2019
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Published on: 24-04-2019