Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications


Title: Research Grant – BPD/N 054/2019
Funding Reference Number: UID/EEA/50008/2019
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Pós-Doutoramento”) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project Reference UID/EEA/50008/2019, funded FCT/MCTES through national funds. The work for this position is in the area of Distributed Temperature Sensing Systems.
Scientific Area: Optical Communications
Group: Optical Components and Subsystems - Av
Admission Requirements: PhD degree on Physics Engineering, Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, electrical engineering, or equivalent area; PhD thesis successfully defended in the area of optical based technologies, namely optical communications and/or optical fiber based sensors; self-motivation for scientific research; ability for teamwork
Work Objectives: Conceptual design, implementation and testing of novel plastic optical fiber based devices for communications and sensing applications.
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), 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, and amended by Regulation nº137-A/2018, published in Series II of Diário da República of February 27 of 2018.
Place of work: The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at University of Aveiro, under the supervision of Dr. Rogério Nogueira.
Duration: 3 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: June 2019 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 1509.80€ 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 admission requirements and relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (50%)
Fluency in oral and written English - The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position (10%)
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Rogério Nunes Nogueira
Lúcia Maria Botas Bilro
Ana Maria Sousa da Rocha
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 certificate degree. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions will not be considered. 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: 24-05-2019 to 06-06-2019
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Published on: 10-05-2019