Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant - BIC/Nº37 - 13/05/2019 - Verbas Próprias
Funding Reference Number: BIC/Nº37 - 13/05/2019 - Verbas Próprias
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Iniciação Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project Reference Verbas Próprias, funded by the applicable financial framework Instituto de Telecomunicações. The work for this position is in the area of light field image and video processing and coding
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Multimedia Signal Processing – Lx
Admission Requirements: Previous knowledge of C or C++ or Matlab programming; fluent in Portuguese and English with good skills in technical writing and presenting.
Work Objectives: To develop a procedure for the optimal selection of the video representations to be used in omnidirectional video (360V) streaming over wireless networks
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, Pólo de Lisboa, under the supervision of Professor Paula Queluz.
Duration: 3 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: 1st June 2019 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 388.81€ (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:
Selection of the candidates will be performed by evaluation of the curriculum  (50%)
Previous relevant experience  (25%)
Adequacy to the project  (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.
Maria Paula dos Santos Queluz Rodrigues
Joao Miguel Duarte Ascenso
António José Castelo Branco Rodrigues
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.
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