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Research Position:

Title: BIM/Nº 092/2019 - QuantumMining
Funding Reference Number: POCI-01-0145-FEDER-031826
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project QuantumMining (Quantum Primitives for Privacy Preserving Data Mining), reference POCI-01-0145-FEDER-031826, supported by the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER), through the Competitiveness and Internationalization Operational Programme (COMPETE 2020) of the Portugal 2020 framework, and funded by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) through national funds
Scientific Area: Optical Communications
Group: Optical Communications Systems – Av
Admission Requirements: Master degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Physics Engineering or equivalent. Background and experience in quantum technologies, C++ and VHDL will be valued.
Work Objectives: Development of a quantum cryptographic system based on quantum oblivious transfer to support a secure multiparty computation service.
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 Professor Armando Pinto.
Duration: 6 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: October 2019 (or soon thereafter).
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 (60%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the tasks described in the work plan  (15%)
Interview of the candidate - Only the 3 best candidates (those with the highest score in the two first selection criteria) with suitable work plan oriented profile will be considered by the jury to the 2nd stage of the selection process, i.e. the interview. The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.  (25%)
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.
Armando Humberto Moreira Nolasco Pinto
Nuno Alexandre Peixoto Silva
Nelson de Jesus Cordeiro Muga
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Lisbon. 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: 04-10-2019 to 17-10-2019
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Published on: 20-09-2019