Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant – BIL – Nº 035/2019- LandMarK- Sistema Integrado de Comunicações e Lidar
Funding Reference Number: SAICT-45-2017- POCI-01-0145-FEDER-031527 - PTDC/EEI-COM/31527/2017
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project LandMarK, 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 Optical Communication.
Scientific Area: Optical Communications
Group: Optical Networking – Co
Admission Requirements: • Licenciate in Electrical and Computer Engineering or equivalent with a grade point average no inferior to 14 out of 20. • Familiarity with telecommunications laboratory instrumentation, Matlab Programming and telecommunication basic principles.
Work Objectives: Characterize optical transceiver design architectures with coherent detection, that support optical beam steering and combine sensing with communication facilities.
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 Coimbra, under the supervision of Professor Maria do Carmo Medeiros
Duration: 4 months with the possibility of renewal. Start date: 1st of January 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  (70%)
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.
Maria do Carmo Raposo de Medeiros
Paulo Miguel Nepomuceno Pereira Monteiro
Luis Alberto da Silva Cruz
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Coimbra 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: 28-11-2019 to 12-12-2019
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Published on: 15-11-2019