Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant for holders of Master degree - BIM/Nº 002/2019 - HIPOF
Funding Reference Number: PTDC/EEI-TEL/7134/2014
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project HIPOF - PTDC/EEI-TEL/7134/2014 , funded FCT/MCTES through national funds. The work for this position is in the area of plastic optical fiber based devices.
Scientific Area: Optical Communications
Group: Optical Components and Subsystems - Av
Admission Requirements: Master degree on Physics Engineering, Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering, electrical engineering, or equivalent area; Experience in optics, namely optical communications and/or optical fiber based sensors is preferred; 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.
Place of work: The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at IT Av, under the supervision of Researchers Rogério Nogueira and Lúcia Bilro.
Duration: 3 months, with the possibility of renewal until the end of the project. Start date: February 2019 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 980 € (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%)
Interview (40%)
Fluency in oral and written English  (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.
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: Cover letter explaining the interest in the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts, copy of the relevant certificates and 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: 18-01-2019 to 31-01-2019
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Published on: 04-01-2019