Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant – BIL/Nº 053/2019
Funding Reference Number: UID/EEA/50008/2019
Summary: A research position for one “Bolsa de Investigação para Licenciado” (BIL) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project Reference UID/EEA/50008/2019, funded FCT/MCTES through national funds. The work for this position is in the area of coherent optical communications.
Scientific Area: Optical Communications
Group: Optical Networking - Av
Admission Requirements: bachelor degree “Licenciado” in the area of Computer science, Telecommunications Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Physics Engineering, or equivalent. Background and/or experience in programming C/C++ and VHDL will be valued.
Work Objectives: Implement and validate a software package to support quantum secure multiparty computation.
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 University of Aveiro, under the supervision of Prof. Armando Pinto.
Duration: 3 months with the possibility of renewal. Start date: June 2019 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 752,38€ 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 admission requirements and relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (15%)
Interview of the candidate - Only the 4 best candidates (those with the highest score in the two first selection criteria) with suitable work plan oriented profile will be considered by the jury to the 2nd stage of the selection process, i.e. the interview. The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.  (25%)
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.
Armando Humberto Moreira Nolasco Pinto
Nuno Alexandre Peixoto Silva
Nelson de Jesus Cordeiro Muga
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: Motivation letter explaining the interest in the position, Detailed Curriculum Vitae with certificate degree. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions will not be considered. 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: 10-05-2019 to 23-05-2019
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Published on: 24-04-2019