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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.
Research Grant - BI/Nº37 - 02/10/2020 - DiaPreReApp/UIDB/50008/2020
Funding Reference Number:
BI/Nº37 - 02/10/2020 - DiaPreReApp/UIDB/50008/2020
A Research position for a Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação para Mestre inscrito em Doutoramento“). A research position for one Research Grant is open at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the research project DiaPreReApp/UIDB/50008/2020 supported by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, at the IT-Covilhã, Department of Computer Science, Universidade da Beira Interior
Scientific Area:
Networks and Multimedia
Network Architectures and Protocols – Cv
Admission Requirements:
Applicant must be hold of a Master degree in Bioengineering with projects, and publications related with Computer Science and its application to Diabetes.
Work Objectives:
(1) To implement a state of the art, (2) to develop predictive algorithms, and (3) to manage its testing and validation
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. (Reg. nº 950/2019 de 16 de dezembro)
Place of work:
The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at Covilhã, under the supervision of Professor Nuno Gonçalo Coelho Costa Pombo
12 months, eventually renewed in accordance FCT scholarship regulations
Monthly salary:
1.064.00€ (net), 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 (30%)
    The average of the classifications obtained in the Curricular Units in the area of bioinformatics and programming
  • C2 (30%)
    Experience in research work
  • C3 (40%)
    Curriculum vitae evaluation, according to the objectives of the project

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 30% + C3 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. Nuno Gonçalo Coelho Costa Pombo, Universidade da Beira Interior (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Nuno Manuel Garcia dos Santos, Universidade da Beira Interior
  • Prof. Bruno Miguel Correia da Silva, Universidade da Beira Interior
  • Prof. Sebastião Pais, (Substitute)
Communication of the results:
Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, at Covilhã. The selected candidate will be notified by email.
Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form.
E-mail submissions are not accepted.

Required Documents:
Cover letter explaining the interest in the position;
Detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts;
Proof of registration and enrollment in a study cycle in the preferred areas

IMPORTANT NOTICE: If the selected candidate has a degree obtained outside Portugal, his degree must be certified in Portugal
For more information see:
Direcção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES):

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Application Period:
19-10-2020 to 30-10-2020
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