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Research Position:

Title: Research Grant – BIM/Nº 100/2019 - AQUATICsens
Funding Reference Number: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-032057
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project AQUATICsens - POCI-01-0145-FEDER-032057, supported by the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER), through the Competitiveness and Internationalization Operational Programme (COMPETE 2020) of the Portugal 2020 framework, and Financial Support National Public (FCT)(OE); The work of this position is in Integration of sensitive layers on optical platforms targeting chemical sensing
Scientific Area: Optical Communications
Group: Optical Components and Subsystems - Av
Admission Requirements: MsC degree on Physics Engineering or equivalent; master student with a dissertation in the area of optical based technologies, background and experience on Chemistry, Matlab programming and conceptual design/ implementation/testing optical fiber based sensors; self-motivation for scientific research; ability for teamwork.
Work Objectives: Development of sensing platforms based on optical fibers and exploiting selective interfaces and surfaces for the easy detection of contaminants in water
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 Dra Lúcia Bilro.
Duration: 12 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: November 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 ( 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.
Lúcia Maria Botas Bilro
Rogério Nunes Nogueira
Ricardo Jorge Figueiredo Oliveira
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, 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: 09-10-2019 to 22-10-2019
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Published on: 25-09-2019