Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant – BIC/Nº 2020/00002
Funding Reference Number: Project DifIIoT
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Iniciação á Investigação“) is opened at “Instituto de Telecomunicações”, in the scope of the Project DifIIoT. The work for this position is in the area of Embedded Systems, with focus on Industrial Internet of Things, Sensing and Actuation platforms and Industrial Communications.
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Embedded Systems – Av
Admission Requirements: Students enrolled for the first time on a Bachelor (“Licenciatura”) or Integrated Masters program in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Informatics or related areas. Experience and/or specific competences on Embedded Systems or Electronic Instrumentation Systems are valued. Required documents for admission: cover letter explaining the interest in the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts, copy of the relevant certificates.
Work Objectives: The work to be developed in the scope of this grant aims at enabling Differential with the know-how necessary for the implementation and development of its new work area related to Centralized Technical Management (CTM) systems. The CTM system to be developed shall be used on residential and industrial/services facilities, where it is intended to supervise the different sections and/or sensors and actuators. CTM systems aiming at the hospital segment have specific requirements that shall also be addressed in the scope of this grant.
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), in its actual redaction, and also by Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P. Fellowship Regulation of Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P.
Place of work: The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at University of Aveiro, under the supervision of Prof. Paulo Pedreiras.
Duration: 6 months with the possibility of renewal. Start date: February 2020 or soon thereafter
Monthly salary: 412.00€ 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 and/or training  (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.
Paulo Bacelar Reis Pedreiras
Pedro Nicolau Faria da Fonseca
Paulo Jorge de Campos Bartolomeu
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 transcripts. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. ). E-mail submissions will not be considered.
Application Period: 14-01-2020 to 27-01-2020
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Published on: 13-01-2020