Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications


Title: Research Scholarship for holders of Doctoral degree – BPD/Nº 1055/2018 - MUSCLES
Funding Reference Number: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-017787 - MUSCLES
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) 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):
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Mobile Systems - Av
Admission Requirements: PhD degree on informatics and telecommunications engineering, electrical engineering, or equivalent, with a dissertation in the area of telecommunications, experience with C++ and/or NS2 is a must, background and experience on current and future generations of mobile networks, Software Defined Radio, Self-Organizing Networks, and configuration of wireless networks.
Work Objectives: Contribution to the system architecture; design of protocols for Network Load Balancing, using SDN; simulation of the proposed protocols using NS2 or Matlab for performance evaluation.
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 Doctor Jonathan Gonzalez and Ayman Radwan
Duration: 6 months, with the possibility of renewal till the end of the project. Start date: July 2018
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  (40%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (50%)
Interview of the candidate - Only candidates meeting the minimum requirement will be invited for interview (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 degree certificate. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions are not accepted. IMPORTANTE NOTICE: IF the selected candidate has a degree obtained outside Portugal, his degree must be certified in Portugal For more information: Direcção Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES):
Application Period: 12-06-2018 to 25-06-2018
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Published on: 11-06-2018