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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:
Two Research Scholarships for BIL or Master’s Degree- BIL/BIM Nº 2021/00001
Funding Reference Number:
BIL/BIM Nº 2021/00001- POCI-01-02B7-FEDER-070090
Summary:
Within the framework of the project CoViS with the Nr. 070090 (POCI-01-02B7-FEDER-070090), Instituto de Telecomunicações - Polo de Aveiro intends to open and grant two (2) research positions for two (2) Research Grants (“Bolsa de Investigação de Mestre“). 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.
Scientific Area:
Wireless Technologies
Group:
Radio Systems – Av
Admission Requirements:
Bachelor or MsC Degree in Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering or similar area. The scholarships referred to in this call may be used to carry out initial R&D activities by students enrolled in a professional higher technical course, in a degree, an integrated master's or a master's degree graduates and also who are enrolled in non-conferencing courses academic degrees integrated into the educational project of a higher education institution, developed in association or cooperation with one or more R&D units. The candidates holding a Master degree must be enrolled in a doctoral program.
Work Objectives:
Development of non-invasive biometric sensors to monitor temperature and heart and respiratory rate.
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. For direct access to the FCT RBI go to the following link https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/regulamento.phtml.pt (Reg. 950/2019, published in the DR of 16 December).
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:
6 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: February 2021 or soon thereafter.
Monthly salary:
805.98€ or 1074.64€ 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 (50%)
    Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation
  • C2 (50%)
    Previous experience in biomedical systems

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 50%
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 Goncalves Borges de Carvalho, Universidade de Aveiro (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Pedro Renato Tavares Pinho, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa
  • Prof. Sérgio Ivan Fernandes Lopes, 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)
IMPORTANT NOTICE: Academic degrees obtained abroad require recognition by a Portuguese institution under the terms of Decree-Law no. 66/2018, of 16 August and Ordinance No. 33/2019, of 25 January. The presentation of the certificate is mandatory for signing the contract. More information can be obtained at: https://www.dges.gov.pt/pt/pagina/reconhecimento?plid=374

All the selection process is conducted through the IT web portal. No actions outside this platform are valid.
Application Period:
25-01-2021 to 05-02-2021
Assistance:
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Published on:
11-01-2021