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.
Research Grant - BI/Nº29 - 24/05/2021 - InfoCent-IoT- PTDC/EEITEL/30709/2017
Funding Reference Number:
BI/Nº29 - 24/05/2021 - InfoCent-IoT- PTDC/EEITEL/30709/2017
A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project InfoCent-IoT (PTDC/EEITEL/30709/2017), funded by the applicable financial framework (FCT/MCTES). The work for this position is in the area of Wireless Networks.
Scientific Area:
Wireless Technologies
Radio Systems – Lx
Admission Requirements:
M.Sc. (Mestrado) in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Candidates must be enrolled in a course within a higher school/university.
Work Objectives:
Development of a modeling approach to support optimization of IoT networks in mobile environments
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 Lisbon, under the supervision of Prof. Rodolfo Oliveira
6 months with the possibility of renewal. Start date: 16/07/2021 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary:
1.104,64 € (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 (40%)
    Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation
  • C2 (50%)
    Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience to develop the activities described in the work plan
  • C3 (10%)
    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 40% + C2 x 50% + C3 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. Nuno Miguel Abreu Luís, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Susana Isabel Barreto Miranda Sargento, Universidade de Aveiro
  • Prof. Carlos Roberto Senna, Instituto de Telecomunicacoes Aveiro
  • Prof. Rodolfo Alexandre Duarte Oliveira, Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia / Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Substitute)
Communication of the results:
Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, at Lisbon. 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, Copy of the relevant certificates (Copy of the Degree Certificate).

IMPORTANT NOTICE: If the selected candidate has a degree obtained outside Portugal, his degree must be certified in Portugal
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Application Period:
08-06-2021 to 22-06-2021
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