Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications


Title: Research Grant - BPD/Nº123 - 12/09/2017 - UID/EEA/50008/2013 – VELOCE-MTC
Funding Reference Number: BPD/Nº123 - 12/09/2017 - UID/EEA/50008/2013 – VELOCE-MTC
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Pós Doutoramento“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações in the scope of the Project VELOCE-MTC Reference UID/EEA/50008/2013, financed by the applicable financial framework (FCT/MCTES) (PIDDAC).
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Radio Systems – Lx
Admission Requirements: Doctoral (PhD) degree on informatics and telecommunications engineering, electrical engineering, or equivalent whose subject is in the area of MIMO SC-DFE; EU national or with granted license to reside and work in Portugal (in which case it is necessary to show the obtained visa of residence in Portugal); Experience with implementation of MIMO techniques; Experience on the implementation of IB-DFE (Iterative Block Decision Feedback Equalization); Experience on the implementation of RoF (Radio over Fibre).
Work Objectives: Implementation and performance evaluation of receivers for cooperation systems interconnecting BS (Base Stations) using RoF (Radio over Fibre).
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 Instituto de Telecomunicações based at IT-IUL, ISCTE-IUL, under the supervision of Professors Francisco Cercas and Rui Dinis.
Duration: 3 months, with the possibility to be renewed. Start date: 1st November (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: Value for monthly allowance: 1495 € (net), according to table values of the scholarships awarded directly by the FCT, in the country ( The payment will be made by bank transfer.
Selection criteria:
Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation  (40%)
Suitability of the candidates profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan (60%)
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.
Francisco António Bucho Cercas
Luis Filipe Lourenço Bernardo
Rui Miguel Henriques Dias Morgado Dinis
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, Lisbon. The selected candidate will be notified by email.
Required Documents: Cover letter explaining the interest in the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts, copy of the relevant certificates . Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions are not accepted.
Application Period: 26-09-2017 to 20-10-2017
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Published on: 12-09-2017