Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: BIL Nº026 - 27-12-2018 - UID/EEA/50008/2019
Funding Reference Number: BIL Nº026 - 27-12-2018 - UID/EEA/50008/2019
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação para Licenciado“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project PC180, funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)/MCTES trough National Funds (PIDDAC) / Laboratório Associado. The work for this position is in the area of telecommunications, focusing on signal processing for millimetre-wave communications.
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Antennas and Propagation – Lr
Admission Requirements: Bachelor (licenciatura) degree in Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering, or related area, with final grade of at least 14/20.
Work Objectives: The objective of this work is to implement 5G MIMO algorithms in the existing multi-gigabit mmWave testbed and evaluate its performance over-the-air. A candidate with experience on the physical layer of mmWave systems, Xilinx’s System Generator-based FPGA programming and multi-carrier communications is highly valued.
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. http://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2015.pdf
Place of work: The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações – Leiria, under the supervision of Professor Carlos Ribeiro
Duration: 4 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: 15th February 2019 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 745€ (net), according to the table of grant amounts awarded directly by FCT for positions held in Portugal (www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores). 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 objectives  (50%)
Fluency in oral and written English  (10%)
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Jury:
Carlos Miguel Nogueira Gaspar Ribeiro
Rafael Ferreira da Silva Caldeirinha
Telmo Rui Carvalhinho Cunha Fernandes
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Leiria. 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 (Copy of the Degree Certificate).
Application Period: 11-01-2019 to 25-01-2019
Assistance: Send Email
Published on: 27-12-2018