Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant – BIM/Nº 071/2019 - ResNeD
Funding Reference Number: CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER-029312
Summary: Research position for 1 (one) Research Grant is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, - Aveiro in the scope of the Project CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER-029312 ResNeD, funded through the Regional Operational Program of the Center (CENTRO 2020) and Financial Support National Public (FCT)
Scientific Area: Basic Sciences and Enabling Technologies
Group: Applied Mathematics - Av
Admission Requirements: Master degree on telecommunications engineering, applied mathematics or related fields. Written and Spoken Portuguese and English. Proven knowledge of optimization techniques in the design of telecommunication networks.
Work Objectives: The aim is to (i) study the fundamental concepts and models related with service availability, service protection and geodiversity routing; (ii) identify the state-of-art in the provision of critical services over telecommunication networks; (iii) investigate the most promising metaheuristic approaches for the improvement of availability and disaster resilience of critical services; (iv) implement and evaluate the selected solutions with the results already known from the scientific literature.
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 supervision of Professor Amaro de Sousa
Duration: 6 months. Start date: September 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 ( plus the social allowances. The payment will be made by bank transfer.
Selection criteria:
Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation  (40%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (60%)
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Amaro Fernandes de Sousa
Agostinho Miguel Mendes Agra
Paulo Jorge Salvador Serra Ferreira
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Lisbon. The selected candidate will be notified by email.
Required Documents: Cover letter explaining the interest in the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae with degree certificate. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions are not accepted. 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: 26-06-2019 to 26-07-2019
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Published on: 11-06-2019