Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grants for holders of Master’s degree - BIM/Nº015/2019 - 5G
Funding Reference Number: POCI-01-0247-FEDER-024539
Summary: Research position for 1 (one) Research Grant (“Bolsas de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project 5G - POCI-01-0247-FEDER-024539, funded by the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER), through the Regional Operational Programme of Lisbon (POR LISBOA 2020) and the Competitiveness and Internationalization Operational Programme (COMPETE 2020) of the Portugal 2020 framework.
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Telecommunications and Networking – Av
Admission Requirements: Master (mestrado) degree on informatics and telecommunications engineering, electrical engineering, or equivalent; master student with a dissertation in the area of telecommunications; self-motivation for scientific research; ability for teamwork; fluent written and spoken Portuguese. Great experience using OpenStack and managing IT networks.
Work Objectives: Design, development, implementation and management of an experimental testbed based on cloud, virtualization and other state-of-the-art networking and computing technologies, within the Telecommunications and Networking group infra-structure. This testbed will allow the provision of computing, networking and storage resources to beneficiaries of a groundbreaking 5G technologies-based research project between the Portuguese industry and academia. As such, the key design and operational focus will be on agility and flexibility for the provisioning of necessary services, under scope of different kinds of requirements.
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”, 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 Aveiro, under the supervision of Prof. Rui Aguiar and Dr. Daniel Corujo.
Duration: 1 year, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: March 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  (60%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (40%)
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Daniel Nunes Corujo
Rui Luis Andrade Aguiar
Diogo Nuno P. Gomes
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 degree certificate. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions are not accepted. (The cover letter and the CV are mandatory documents in the online application platform) 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: 12-02-2019 to 12-03-2019
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Published on: 29-01-2019