Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Research Grant - BIM/ Nº 2020/00020
Funding Reference Number: BIM/ Nº 2020/00020- UIDB/50008/2020
Summary: A research position for 1 (one) Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, funded by FCT/MCTES through national funds and when applicable co-funded EU funds under the project UIDB/50008/2020. The work for this position is in the area of Electronics.
Scientific Area: Basic Sciences and Enabling Technologies
Group: Integrated Circuits – Av
Admission Requirements: Master degree in Physics, Telecommunications engineering, electrical engineering, or equivalent. Former experience in thermal simulations and knowledge on PCB and carrier materials for high power LEDs are required. The candidate should also demonstrate self-motivation for scientific research and ability for teamwork. The candidates must be enrolled in a doctoral program.
Work Objectives: Simulation and characterization of the thermal performance of high power LEDs mounted on different carriers and holders.
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 Dr. Joana Mendes.
Duration: 3 months with the possibility of renewal. Start date: March 2020 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 1064, 00€, 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  (50%)
Fluency in oral and written English  (10%)
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Joana Catarina Mendes
Luis Filipe Mesquita Nero Moreira Alves
Pedro Nicolau Faria da Fonseca
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: 13-02-2020 to 27-02-2020
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Published on: 31-01-2020