Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grants – BIM/Nº 127/2019
Funding Reference Number: Research and Development unit funding – Instituto de Telecomunicações
Summary: Research position for 2 Research Grants (“Bolsa de Investigação“), are opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, funded under Research and Development unit funding – Instituto de Telecomunicações by FCT/MCTES through national funds. The work for those positions is to participation on the development of RF frontend and antennas for satellite communications in the microwaves and millimetric bands.
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Radio Systems – Av
Admission Requirements: Master (mestrado) degree on telecommunications engineering, electrical engineering, or equivalent; master student with a dissertation in the area of telecommunications; self-motivation for scientific research; ability for teamwork; Written and Spoken Portuguese and English; Previous proven experience in Telecommunications, focusing RF and microwaves circuits, antennas and integrated circuits (MMIC).will be highly valued
Work Objectives: Development of RF frontend for satellite communications in the microwaves and millimetric bands. Development of antennas for microwaves and millimetric bands. Study of different antennas and frontend typologies and find which one is more suitable for the application; Collaboration with all ongoing project activities of the working group.
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 University of Aveiro, under the supervision of Prof. João Nuno Matos.
Duration: 12 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: January 2020 (or soon thereafter)
Monthly salary: 989.70 € 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 (40%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan - Candidates may be interviewed for clarification of any aspect related to the above criteria (60%)
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
João Nuno Pimentel da Silva Matos
Tiago Miguel Valente Varum
Nuno Miguel Gonçalves Borges de Carvalho
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: Motivation letter explaining the interest in the position, Detailed Curriculum Vitae with the degree certificate. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. ). E-mail submissions will not be considered. 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: 05-12-2019 to 31-12-2019
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Published on: 20-11-2019