Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant – BIC/Nº 069/2019
Funding Reference Number: UID/EEA/50008/2019
Summary: A research position for one “Bolsa de Iniciação Científica” (BIC) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project Reference UID/EEA/50008/2019, funded FCT/MCTES through national funds.
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Mobile Networks – Av
Admission Requirements: University students from 1st cycle or Student of Master (or integrated Master) in electronics and telecommunications engineering, electrical engineering, computing engineering or equivalent with good academic remarks.
Work Objectives: This research&development work will be in the area of electronics and software design namely embedded systems. The main objective is to design an array of LEDs for chemical application namely to excite organic composites in order to destroy cancer cells
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 Aveiro, under the scientific supervision of Professor António Navarro.
Duration: 3 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: July 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:
Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation  (40%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the tasks described in the admission requirements and interest in pursuing to Master or PhD degree in IT in the future - Candidates may be interviewed for clarification of any aspect related to the above criteria (60%)
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Antonio Navarro Rodrigues
Adão Paulo Soares Silva
Manuel Alberto Reis de Oliveira Violas
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: Cover letter explaining the interest in the position and detailed Curriculum Vitae. Copy of the relevant certificates, description of prior work in the area. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions are not accepted
Application Period: 19-06-2019 to 03-07-2019
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Published on: 04-06-2019