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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 Scholarship for Master Degree - BIM/ Nº2021/00078
Funding Reference Number:
BIM/ Nº2021/00078 - RES-JonathanRodriguez
A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Mestre”) is open at Instituto de Telecomunicações funded with internal funds.
Scientific Area:
Wireless Technologies
Mobile Systems - Av
Admission Requirements:
Master (mestrado) degree in electrical and computer engineering, informatics and telecommunications engineering, or equivalent; expertise on RF design and EM simulation; and self-motivation for scientific research; good proficiency in spoken and written English; ability for teamwork. The candidates must be enrolled in a doctoral program.
Work Objectives:
Ultra-Compact Monolithic IC DPA at mm-waves for Mobile Handset Applications (26GHz) (design of multi-stage Main and peaking amplifiers; matching Networks Design; physical layout and EM simulation)
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 (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 Dr. Jonathan Rodriguez.
3 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: May 2021 or soon thereafter.
Monthly salary:
1104.64€ 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%)
    Curricular evaluation - the evaluation of the application will focus on the i) overall merit of the curriculum vitae
  • C2 (30%)
    ii) knowledge in the field of this project
  • C3 (30%)
    iii) the candidate’s adequacy, suitability and motivation for the project
  • C4 (10%)
    iv) fluency in oral and written English

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 30% + C4 x 10%
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. Jonathan Rodriguez Gonzalez, Instituto de Telecomunicacoes Aveiro (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Issa Tamer Elmabrouk Elfergani, Instituto de Telecomunicacoes Aveiro
  • Prof. Joaquim Manuel Camões Sobral de Bastos, 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:

All the selection process is conducted through the IT web portal. No actions outside this platform are valid.
Application Period:
30-04-2021 to 13-05-2021
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