Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant for holders of Master degree– BIM/Nº 086/2019 - PLANE
Funding Reference Number: POCI-01-0247-FEDER-039993
Summary: Research position for 1 (one) Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project PLANE - POCI-01-0247-FEDER-039993, funded by the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER), through the Competitiveness and Internationalization Operational Programme (COMPETE 2020) of the Portugal 2020 framework
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Radio Systems – Av
Admission Requirements: Master (mestrado) degree on electrical or electronics engineering, or equivalent, with a final project (dissertation) successfully defended in the area of telecommunications; relevant work experience on Software Defined Radio, FPGA-based design, Mahworks Matlab, Simulink and HDL Coder tools, VHDL or Verilog languages and embedded software based on C/C++.
Work Objectives: Design, implementation, validation, integration and test of the digital subsystems and software modules of an SDR-based link for avionics/satellite communications.
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 Aveiro, under the supervision of Prof. Arnaldo Oliveira
Duration: 6 months with the possibility of renewal. Start date: September 2019.
Monthly salary: 989.70 € (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%)
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%)
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Arnaldo Silva Rodrigues de Oliveira
Nuno Miguel Gonçalves Borges de Carvalho
Ricardo João Luís Marques Correia
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. 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: 07-08-2019 to 21-08-2019
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Published on: 24-07-2019