Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant - BIM/Nº36 - 13/05/2019 - Verbas Próprias
Funding Reference Number: BIM/Nº36 - 13/05/2019 - Verbas Próprias
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação para Mestre“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project Reference Verbas Próprias, funded by the applicable financial framework Instituto de Telecomunicações.
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Networked Systems – Po
Admission Requirements: * Master degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Communication Systems and Networks or similar degree. * Knowledge on wireless Medium Access Control protocols. * Good programming skills. * Good English skills, spoken and written. * Self-motivated and self-disciplined; capable of working on a multidisciplinary, international team.
Work Objectives: The objective of this grant is to carry out an experimental campaign to characterize the performance of the RA-TDMAp protocol on concrete vehicular communication interfaces based on IEEE 802.11p.
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 Department of Computer and Electrical Engineer - Faculty of Engineer - University of Porto, under the supervision of Professor Luis Miguel Pinho de Almeida.
Duration: 3 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: 1st June 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:
Quality of the candidates’ Curriculum Vitae  (50%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project (measured on a scale of 1 to 5)  (50%)
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Luis Miguel Pinho de Almeida
Ana Cristina Costa Aguiar
Pedro Miranda de Andrade de Albuquerque d´Orey
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Porto. 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.
Required Documents: Curriculum Vitae with a short description of prior research work, motivation Letter, copy of academic certificates. 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: 13-05-2019 to 20-05-2019
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Published on: 13-05-2019