Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Fellowship in the field of telecommunications or related area - BIM/ Nº 2020/00032
Funding Reference Number: BIM/ Nº 2020/00032- Research and Development unit funding – Instituto de Telecomunicações- UIDB/ 50008/2020- UIDP/50008/2020
Summary: Within the framework of an internal project, Instituto de Telecomunicações - Polo de Aveiro intends to open and grant 1 fellowship for a researcher, funded by FCT/MCTES through national funds and when applicable co-funded EU funds under the project UIDB/50008/2020-UIDP/50008/2020.
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Mobile Networks – Av
Admission Requirements: Master degree in Telecommunications or Electrical Engineering, or related area, with knowledge in the area of signal processing for telecommunications. Expertise in the implementation of baseband algorithms in hardware platform (FPGA / CUDA) will also be relevant. The candidates must be enrolled in a doctoral program.
Work Objectives: • Evaluation of the requirements for low latency communications • Development of PHY layer cooperative processing solutions for mitigating latency problems • Architectural design algorithm implementation in hardware platforms.
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 Aveiro, under the supervision of Prof. Atílio Gameiro.
Duration: 6 months with the possibility of renewal. Start date: April 2020 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 1064, 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:
  • C1 - Evaluation of the curriculum vitae (50%)
  • C2 - Interview (50%)

Candidates may be interviewed for clarification of any aspect related to the above criteria
Each criteria, and the final classification F will be evaluated in a scale (0-20). The candidates will be ordered according to:
F = C1 x 50% + C2 x 50%
In case of a tie, the tied candidates will be ordered according to C1, then C2...
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position whenever they consider that no candidate meets the minimum requirements for the position.
  • Prof. Atílio Manuel da Silva Gameiro, Universidade de Aveiro (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Adão Paulo Soares da Silva, Universidade de Aveiro
  • Prof. Daniel Filipe Marques Castanheira, Instituto de Telecomunicacoes Aveiro
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. (The cover letter and the CV are mandatory documents in the online application platform) 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):
All the selection process is conducted through the IT web portal. No actions outside this platform are valid.
Application Period: 20-03-2020 to 02-04-2020
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Published on: 06-03-2020