Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Title: Scholarship BII (Bolsa Iniciação à Investigação) - BIC/ Nº 2020/00034
Funding Reference Number: BIC/ Nº 2020/00034- UIDB/50008/2020-UIDP/50008/2020
Summary: A research position for a Research Grant (“Bolsa de Iniciação à Investigação“) is open at Instituto de Telecomunicações, funded by FCT/MCTES through national funds and when applicable co-funded EU funds under the project UIDB/50008/2020-UIDP/50008/2020 in the area of wireless backhaul high-speed networks.
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Network Architectures and Protocols – Av
Admission Requirements: To be a 1st cycle graduation student or a student enrolled in an integrated master 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: Definition, implementation and evaluation of a dynamic connection management in wireless backhaul high-speed networks.
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 Profª. Susana Sargento.
Duration: 6 months with the possibility of renewal. Start date: April 2020 or soon thereafter
Monthly salary: 412.00€ 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:
  • C1 - Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation (60%)
  • C2 - Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan (40%)

Each criteria, and the final classification F will be evaluated in a scale (0-20). The candidates will be ordered according to:
F = C1 x 60% + C2 x 40%
In case of a tie, the tied candidates will be ordered according to C1, then C2...
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position whenever they consider that no candidate meets the minimum requirements for the position.
Jury:
  • Prof. Susana Isabel Barreto de Miranda Sargento, Universidade de Aveiro (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Nuno Miguel Abreu Luís, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa
  • Prof. André Ventura da Cruz Marnoto Zúquete, Universidade de Aveiro
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): https://www.dges.gov.pt
All the selection process is conducted through the IT web portal. No actions outside this platform are valid.
Application Period: 24-03-2020 to 06-04-2020
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Published on: 10-03-2020