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. https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/docs/RegulamentoBolsasFCT2019.pdf
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 (www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores). 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.
Jury:
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 (https://www.it.pt/Positions/OtherResearchPosition/). 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): http://www.dges.mctes.pt
Application Period: 14-02-2020 to 28-02-2020
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Published on: 31-01-2020