Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant – BIM/Nº 091/2019
Funding Reference Number: UID/EEA/50008/2019
Summary: 1 research position for a Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação de Mestre“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, 50% funded by the project with the reference UID/EEA/50008/2019 and the other 50 % funded by Own resources of the institution. The workplan for this position is within the framework of ultra-high-capacity coherent optical transceivers for inter-data-center applications.
Scientific Area: Optical Communications
Group: Optical Communications Systems – Av
Admission Requirements: Master degree on telecommunications engineering, informatics and telematics engineering, or equivalent, with knowledge on the area of communication networks, great motivation and ability for teamwork.
Work Objectives: The selected candidate will work on the following research topics: - Development of digital signal processing algorithms for 800G+ coherent optical transceivers; - Literature review: - Python-based simulations; - technical feasibility analysis; - experimental measurement campaign. - Literature review on 5G Wireless and Optical Transport Technologies; The following main outcomes are expected: • A Python-based simulation package to analyze the performance of 800G+ coherent optical transceiver; • Experimental validation of the developed DSP techniques using IT's coherent optical transmission testbed.
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 University of Aveiro, under the supervision of Dr. Fernando Guiomar, Prof. Paulo Monteiro and Dr. Abel Lorences Riesgo.
Duration: 3 months. Start date: October 2019
Monthly salary: 989.70€ 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 candidate's profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (30%)
Interview (30%)
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.
Fernando Pedro Pereira Guiomar
Paulo Miguel Nepomuceno Pereira Monteiro
Abel Lorences Riesgo
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: Motivation letter explaining the interest in the position, Detailed Curriculum Vitae with certificate degree. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions will not be considered). 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: 10-09-2019 to 23-09-2019
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Published on: 27-08-2019