Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant – BI – Nº 027/2019- Utilização de imagens plenópticas para avaliação de lesões da pele (PlenoIsla)
Funding Reference Number: Project PlenoISLA (PTDC/EEI-TEL/28325/2017) e SAICT-45-2017-POCI-01-0145-FEDER-028325
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project PlenoISLA, financed by “Programa Operacional Temático Competitividade e Internacionalização” - FEDER and by “Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia” - OE. The work for this position is in the area of Multimedia Signal Processing.
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Multimedia Signal Processing – Lr
Admission Requirements: Bachelor (licenciatura), The applicants must have a Bachelor (Licenciatura) course on Electrical and Computer Engineering, good background and experience on plenoptic image acquisition, C/Matlab programming; self-motivation for scientific research; ability for teamwork.
Work Objectives: The work aims to carry out the acquisition of Light Field images of skin lesions. The objective is to create a database of skin lesions with 3D characteristics that will be acquired in Centro Hospitalar de Leiria.
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 the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at IPLeiria/IT, under the supervision of Professors Sérgio Faria, Rui Pinto and Pedro Assunção.
Duration: 12 months with the possibility of renewal. Start date: 15st of November 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/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  (30%)
Interview (20%)
Fluency in oral and written English  (10%)
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.
Sérgio Manuel Maciel Faria
Pedro António Amado Assunção
Rui Manuel Fonseca Pinto
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Leiria. The selected candidate will be notified by email.
Required Documents: Cover letter explaining the interest in the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts, copy of the relevant certificates (Copy of the Degree Certificate). IMPORTANT NOTICE: If the selected candidate has a degree obtained outside Portugal, his degree must be certified in Portugal For more information see: Direcção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES):
Application Period: 09-10-2019 to 23-10-2019
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Published on: 26-09-2019