Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: 2 Scholarship BILs (Bolsa Licenciados)- BIL/Nº 2020/00018
Funding Reference Number: : BIL/Nº 2020/00018- PTDC/EEI-ROB/28799/2017
Summary: 2 research positions for Research Grants (“Bolsa de Investigação de LIcenciado“) are open at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project FRIENDS (PTDC/EEI-ROB/28799/2017): Fleet of dRones for radIological inspEction, commuNication anD reScue, funded by FCT/MEC through national funds. The work for this position is in the area of drones communication and control.
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Network Architectures and Protocols – Av
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree in telecommunications engineering, informatics and telematics engineering, or equivalent, with knowledge in the area of communication networks, great-motivation and ability for teamwork.
Work Objectives: Scholarship 1: Definition, implementation and evaluation of an autonomous aerial drone control in a network mesh of drones. Scholarship 2: Definition, implementation and evaluation of a machine learning approach to dynamically allocate aerial drones to extend a wireless network.
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 University of Aveiro, under the supervision of Prof. Susana Sargento.
Duration: Duration: 6 months with the possibility of renewal. Start date: March 2020 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 798€ 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 project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (40%)
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Susana Isabel Barreto de Miranda Sargento
Nuno Miguel Abreu Luís
André Braga Reis
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 transcripts. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form ( E-mail submissions will not be considered. (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: 14-02-2020 to 28-02-2020
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Published on: 31-01-2020