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Research Position:

Title: Research Grant – BIM/Nº 2020/00023 - NOVAE
Funding Reference Number: IF/00498/2015/CP1302/CT0001
Summary: Research position for 1 (one) Research Grant ("Bolsas de Investigação") is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, funded by FCT IF/00498/2015/CP1302/CT0001) through national funds. The work plan consists on the development and research of signal processing algorithms for a space radar prototypes and radio astronomy. Other costs correspond to Social Security, work accidents insurance and update of grant value.
Scientific Area: Basic Sciences and Enabling Technologies
Group: Integrated Circuits – Av
Admission Requirements: M.Sc. (Mestre) degree in Electronics and Telecommunications (or equivalent) with experience in the digital signal processing for pattern recognition. Experience in development of algorithms in Matlab, C++ and Python. Motivation to work hard in the topic. The candidates must be enrolled in a doctoral program
Work Objectives: Extensive digital processing signal programming for pattern recognition applied to space radar and radio astronomy systems. R&D for recent and new algorithms for pattern recognition. Test space radar hardware and perform data reduction using digital signal processing tools. R&D of novel super-resolution techniques.
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. Valério Ribeiro.
Duration: 6 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:
CV analysis  (80%)
Interview, if needed - Candidates may be interviewed for clarification of any aspect related to the above criteria (20%)
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.
Valério Alípio Roberts Machado Ribeiro
José Miguel da Silva Bergano
Domingos da Silva Barbosa
Bruno David Fernandes Coelho (Substitute)
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. 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: 21-02-2020 to 06-03-2020
Assistance: Send Email
Published on: 07-02-2020