Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant - BIL/Nº48 - 26/07/2019 - SECURIoTESIGN - 1
Funding Reference Number: BIL/Nº48 - 26/07/2019 - SECURIoTESIGN - 1
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project SECURIoTESIGN, funded by Fundo Europeu de Desenvolvimento Regional (FEDER) trough Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização - COMPETE 2020 and Fundos Nacionais trough FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia under the project PTDC/CCI-COM/30657/2017 - POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030657.
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Multimedia Signal Processing – Cv
Admission Requirements: Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science and Engineering If the academic degree required for this competition has been awarded by a foreign higher education institution, it must comply with the provisions of Decree-Law no. 341/2007, of October 12, and any formalities established there must be fulfilled until the date of signature of the contract.
Work Objectives: The main objectives of the work associated with this grant concern the development, testing and integration of all tools developed in the context of the SECURIoTESIGN project, as well as their portability, quality assurance, maintenance of the source code repository and production of technical documentation. The work will be closely linked to the progress of other project Activities, notably the progress of the development of prototypes for the several tools in other tasks. The work is subdivided into the following parts: (i) maintenance of code in the GitHub test repository, as well as its presentation and documentation; (ii) assistance in the design and implementation of the various tools; (iii) integration of the tools in a cohesive framework; (iv) generalization of the input/output of the tools; (v) testing and improvement.
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 Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã, under the supervision of Professor Pedro Inácio.
Duration: 21 months. Start date: 16 September 2019 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 752.38€ (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  (40%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (50%)
Fluency in oral and written English  (10%)
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Pedro Ricardo Morais Inácio
Mario Marques Freire
Hugo Pedro Martins Carriço Proença
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Covilhã. 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: 12-08-2019 to 27-08-2019
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Published on: 26-07-2019