Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Scholarship for BsC or MSCs – BIL/BIM/Nº 2020/00004
Funding Reference Number: 5G-MOBIX- H2020-ICT-2018-2-825496
Summary: Research positions for two Research Grants (“Bolsa de Investigação“) are opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the 5G-MOBIX - 5G for cooperative & connected automated MOBIility on X-border corridors, project H2020-ICT-2018-2 nº 825496, funded by the European Union. The 5G-MOBIX project will develop and test automated vehicle functionalities using 5G core technological innovations along multiple cross-border corridors and urban trial sites, under conditions of vehicular traffic, network coverage, service demand, as well as considering the inherently distinct legal, business and social local aspects.
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Embedded Systems – Av
Admission Requirements: MSC or BsC degree on telecommunications engineering, informatics and telematics engineering, or equivalent, with knowledge in the field of wireless communications and embedded systems, great-motivation and teamwork skills; self-motivation for scientific research; Fluent English, written and spoken. The candidates must be enrolled in a master or doctoral program.
Work Objectives: Design novel 5G-assisted cooperative perception applications, taking advantage of the secure, low-latency and ultra-reliable 5G communications to promote trust amongst cooperative vehicles so they can take coordinated automated actions based on external sensors. Execution of field tests and evaluation of results. Writing of project deliverables and scientific publications.
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 Aveiro, under the supervision of Prof. Joaquim Ferreira.
Duration: 6 months, with the possibility of renewal until the end of the project. Start date: February 2020 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 798€ (BsC) or 1064€ (MsC) (net), according to the table of grant amounts awarded directly by FCT for positions held in Portugal ( The grant can be increased, depending on the track record if the candidates. 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 the 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.
Joaquim José de Castro Ferreira
Paulo Jorge de Campos Bartolomeu
João Miguel Pereira de Almeida
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 and degree certificate(s). Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form or at ( ). 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: 14-01-2020 to 28-01-2020
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Published on: 14-01-2020