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Research Position:

Note: This is a free translation of the original announcement written in Portuguese, provided only for convenience of non-Portuguese speakers. Only the Portuguese version has official value.
Title:
RF front end design for Satellite Applications - BIM/ Nº 2020/00085
Funding Reference Number:
BIM/ Nº 2020/00085- POCI-01-0247-FEDER-045916
Summary:
A (1) research position for one (1) Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is open at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project MAGAL with Nr. 033688 (POCI-01-0247-FEDER-045916). This work is supported by the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER), through the Regional Operational Programme of Lisbon (POR LISBOA 2020) and the Competitiveness and Internationalization Operational Programme (COMPETE 2020) of the Portugal 2020 framework. This is a Master's scholarship to develop radio front-end solutions for implementation in satellite systems.
Scientific Area:
Wireless Communications
Group:
Radio Systems – Av
Admission Requirements:
Master degree in Electrical Engineering. Previous Antenna design experience. The candidates must be enrolled in a doctoral program.
Work Objectives:
To develop radio front-end solutions for implementation in satellite systems, especially antenna integration in space-oriented solutions.
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. https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2019.pdf
Place of work:
The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at University of Aveiro, under the supervision of Prof. Nuno Borges de Carvalho.
Duration:
12 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 (www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores). The payment will be made by bank transfer.
Selection criteria:
  • C1 (30%)
    MsC in Electrical Engineering grades
  • C2 (40%)
    Previous Experience in Antenna Design
  • C3 (30%)
    Previous Experience in Electrical Engineering for Space Applications

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 30% + C2 x 40% + C3 x 30%
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.
Jury:
  • Prof. Nuno Miguel Gonçalves Borges de Carvalho, Universidade de Aveiro (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Arnaldo da Silva Rodrigues de Oliveira, Universidade de Aveiro
  • Prof. Ricardo João Luís Marques Correia, Universidade de 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; Degree certificate(s). 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): https://www.dges.gov.pt

All the selection process is conducted through the IT web portal. No actions outside this platform are valid.
Application Period:
12-08-2020 to 25-08-2020
Assistance:
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Published on:
29-07-2020