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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.
Development of a Vertical Slicer – BIC/Nº 2020/00084
Funding Reference Number:
BIC/Nº 2020/00084- 856709
One (1) research position for a (1) Research Grant (“Bolsa de Iniciação à Investigação“) is open at Instituto de Telecomunicações, funded by project 5Growth.
Scientific Area:
Networks and Multimedia
Telecommunications and Networking – Av
Admission Requirements:
To be a 1st cycle graduation student or a student enrolled in an integrated master program in computer engineering, informatics, or equivalent, with knowledge in the area of distributed systems, great-motivation and ability for teamwork.
Work Objectives:
Implementation and evaluation of a Vertical Slicer for 5G networks
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. Diogo Gomes.
12 months. Start date: September 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:
  • C1 (60%)
    Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation
  • C2 (40%)
    Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan

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 60% + C2 x 40%
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. Daniel Nunes Corujo, Universidade de Aveiro (President of the jury)
  • Prof. João Paulo da Silva Barraca, Universidade de Aveiro
  • Prof. Mário Luís Pinto Antunes, 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:
30-07-2020 to 12-08-2020
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