Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant - BIC/Nº79- 09/12/2019 - S2MovingCity
Funding Reference Number: BIC/Nº79- 09/12/2019 - S2MovingCity
Summary: A research position for one Bolsa de Iniciação à Investigação (BII) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project S2MovingCity: Sensing and Serving a Moving City, CMUP-ERI/TIC/0010/2014, financed by “OE – Orçamento de Estado” (PIDDAC).
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Networked Systems – Po
Admission Requirements: University students enrolled in a first cycle of higher education, in an integrated master, or professional higher technical course in the areas of Transportation, Electrical and Computer Engineering or similar. Interest in the field of data science applied to transportation. Solid programming skills. Good spoken and written English skills. Self-motivated and self-disciplined; capable of working on a multidisciplinary, international team.
Work Objectives: Design and implement a web-based tool to visualize results of regular assessments of a community’s mobility carbon footprint, based on data collected through crowdsensing campaigns.
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), in its actual redaction, and also by Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P. Fellowship Regulation of Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P.
Place of work: The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineer, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, under the supervision of Professor Ana Cristina Costa Aguiar.
Duration: 3 months or until the end of the project (08/07/2020), whichever comes first, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: 16 February 2020 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 412,00 € (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:
 Quality of the candidates Curriculum Vitae  (50%)
 Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project  (50%)
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.
Ana Cristina Costa Aguiar
Pedro Miranda de Andrade de Albuquerque d´Orey
Luis Miguel Pinho de Almeida
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto. The selected candidate will be notified by email. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions are not accepted.
Required Documents: Cover letter explaining the interest in the position; Detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts; Proof of registration and enrollment in a study cycle in the preferred areas IMPORTANT NOTICE: If the selected candidate has a degree obtained outside Portugal, his degree must be certified in Portugal For more information see: Direcção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES):
Application Period: 03-01-2020 to 30-01-2020
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Published on: 18-12-2019