Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications


Title: Research Grant - BPD/946/2017 - POCI-01-0145-FEDER-017787- MUSCLES
Funding Reference Number: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-017787- MUSCLES
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa Pós-Doc“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project MUSCLES reference POCI-01-0145-FEDER-017787, funded by FEDER through the Programa Operacional Competitividade e Internacionalização (COMPETE 2020) e Portugal 2020: The work for this position is in the area of 4G/LTE, 5G, SDN, SON.
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Mobile Systems - Av
Admission Requirements: PhD degree on informatics and telecommunications engineering, electrical engineering, or equivalent. Experience with: wireless networking (4G/LTE+ and 5G); routing in wireless networking; delay tolerant networks; simulation experience using one of the following languages: C++, Matlab or NS2.
Work Objectives: • Design of the MUSCLES architecture • Design of building blocks of the MUSCLES architecture • Design of Network load balancing using SDN • Design of SONs for Capacity and Coverage enhancement • Evaluation of proposed algorithm using simulation
Applicable legislation: A fellowship will be celebrated according to the regulations defined by FCT “Regulation of Instituto de Telecomunicações’ fellowships” and ”Regulation of Advanced Training and Qualification of Human Resources”, in accordance with Law no. 40/2004, dated August 18 (Status of Scientific Research Fellow), as amended and republished by Decree-Law No.202/2012 of August 27, and as amended by Decree-Law No.233/2012 of October 29 and by Law No.12/2013 of January 29, and Decree-Law No. 89/2013 of July 9, and also by Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P. Fellowship Regulation of Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P., approved by Regulation no. 234/2012, published in Series II of Diário da República of June 25 of 2012, amended and republished by Regulation no. 326/2013, published in Series II of Diário da República of July 27 of 2013 and amended by Regulation no. 339/2015, published in Series II of Diário da República of June 17 of 2015.
Place of work: The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at Aveiro, under the supervision of Doctors Jonathan Rodriguez and Ayman Radwan.
Duration: 6 months, with the possibility of renewal till the end of the project. Start date: October 2017 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 1495 € (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:
Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation  (50%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (40%)
Interview of the candidate  (10%)
Candidates may be interviewed for clarification of any aspect related to the above criteria
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Jonathan Rodriguez Gonzalez
Ayman Radwan
Shahid Mumtaz
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, Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions will not be considered).
Application Period: 22-09-2017 to 06-10-2017
Assistance: Send Email
Published on: 11-09-2017