Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

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.
Reserach Grant - BI/Nº38 - 02/10/2020 - UIDB/50008/2020
Funding Reference Number:
BI/Nº38 - 02/10/2020 - UIDB/50008/2020
A Research position for a Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação para Licenciado inscrito em Mestrado“). A research position for one Research Grant is open at Instituto de Telecomunicações, UIDB/50008/2020, supported by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Scientific Area:
Networks and Multimedia
Networked Systems – Po
Admission Requirements:
Students enrolled in a master's degree, integrated master's degree, or graduates enrolled in non-academic degree courses integrated within a higher education institution, in the areas of Network and Information Systems Engineering or similar; - Previous experience in PHP programming and Java programming - Good spoken and written English skills; - Self-motivated and self-disciplined; capable of working independently on a multidisciplinary, international team.
Work Objectives:
Implementation of a “computer-assisted decision” system for cardiac auscultation. - Integration of cardiac sound classification algorithms on a platform.
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 Porto, under the supervision of Professor Francesco Renna e Miguel Coimbra.
11 months, eventually renewed in accordance FCT scholarship regulations.
Monthly salary:
798.00€ (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%)
    Quality of the candidates Curriculum Vitae
  • C2 (70%)
    Suitability of the candidates profile to 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 70%
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. Ana Cristina Costa Aguiar, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Pedro Miguel Alves Brandão, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto
  • Prof. Rui Pedro de Magalhaes Claro Prior, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto
  • Prof. Veronica Costa Teixeira Pinto Orvalho, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto (Substitute)
Communication of the results:
Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, at Porto. 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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