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Research Position:

Title: Research Grant - BGCT/Nº75 - 21/11/2019 - QuantHEP
Funding Reference Number: BGCT/Nº75 - 21/11/2019 - QuantHEP
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project QuantHEP – Quantum Computing Solutions for High-Energy Physics, QuantERA/0001/2019 reference, supported by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia.
Scientific Area: Basic Sciences and Enabling Technologies
Group: Physics of Information and Quantum Technologies - Lx
Admission Requirements: Bachelor degree, skills, and preferably experience, in project management, and/or in communication activities, and/or in workshop organization. Good level of spoken and written English.
Work Objectives: The goal of the grant is to obtain further practical training in national and international scientific project management, including reporting, organization of scientific meetings, and scientific communication and dissemination activities.
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 Lisboa, under the supervision of Professor Yasser Omar.
Duration: 12 months, with the possibility of renewal, till the end of this project or another project that replaces it. Start date: 15th January 2020 (or soon beforehand).
Monthly salary: 1200 € (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  (35%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile for the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (35%)
Statement of research interests  (30%)
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Yasser Omar
Jose Manuel Nunes Leitão
Bruno Gabriel Coelho Coutinho
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Lisbon. The selected candidate will be notified by email. The scholarship may remain to be awarded if no candidate with sufficient scientific merit is identified. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions are not accepted.
Required Documents: Cover letter explaining the interest in the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts, two recommendation letters (in alternative, the contact information of two persons able to provide references is also accepted). Copy of the relevant certificates. Applications that are incomplete or do not comply with the above instructions may not be evaluated. 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: 05-12-2019 to 18-12-2019
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Published on: 21-11-2019