Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

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Fellowship in the field of telecommunications or related area - POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016432- BIM Nº2020/00076
Funding Reference Number:
BIM Nº2020/00076- POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016432
The project RETIOT, “Reflectometry Technologies to Enhance the Future Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems, with reference POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016432, funded by Fundos Europeus Estruturais e de Investimento (FEEI) through the Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização – COMPETE 2020 and though national funds and by FCT, I.P., intends to develop technology that integrates communication and reflectometry functionalities. Within the framework of the RETIOT project, Instituto de Telecomunicações - Polo de Aveiro intends to open one fellowship position for a researcher.
Scientific Area:
Optical Communications
Optical Communications Systems – Av
Admission Requirements:
MSCs in Telecommunications or Electrical Engineering, or related area, with knowledge in at least one of the areas of optical communications, microwaves, signal processing for telecommunications and/or reflectometry. The candidates must be enroll in a doctoral program.
Work Objectives:
Research in photonics RADAR and LiDAR applications
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. Dr. Paulo Monteiro.
3 months with the possibility of renewal. Start date: September 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 (50%)
    Cv analysis and final mark of the MSc
  • C2 (35%)
  • C3 (15%)
    Experience and publication

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 35% + C3 x 15%
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. Paulo Miguel Nepomuceno Pereira Monteiro, Universidade de Aveiro (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Miguel Vidal Drummond, Instituto de Telecomunicacoes Aveiro
  • Prof. Fernando Pedro Pereira Guiomar, 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 and degree certificate. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form (
After the notification of the results, candidates have 10 working days, if they wish, to contest the decision.
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:
10-08-2020 to 21-08-2020
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