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Research Position:

Note: This is a free translation of the original announcement written in Portuguese, provided only for convenience of non-Portuguese speakers. Only the Portuguese version has official value.
Title:
2 Scholarship BILs (Bolsa Licenciados) – BIL Nº2020/00120
Funding Reference Number:
BIL Nº2020/00120- CENTRO-01-0247-FEDER-045929
Summary:
Two (2) research positions for Research Grants (“Bolsa de Investigação de Licenciado“) are open at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the MIT-Portugal Project SNOB-5G: Scalable Network Backhauling for 5G. This work is supported by the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER), through the Regional Operational Programme of Centre (CENTRO 2020) of the Portugal 2020 framework [Project SNOB-5G with Nr. 045929(CENTRO-01-0247-FEDER-045929)]. The work for this position is in the area of 5G wireless backhaul high-speed networks.
Scientific Area:
Networks and Multimedia
Group:
Network Architectures and Protocols – Av
Admission Requirements:
Bachelor degree on telecommunications engineering, informatics and telematics engineering, or equivalent, with knowledge on the area of communication networks, great-motivation and ability for teamwork. The candidates must be enrolled in an integrated master. The scholarships referred to in this call may be used to carry out initial R&D activities by students enrolled in a professional higher technical course, in a degree, an integrated master's or a master's degree graduates and also who are enrolled in non-conferencing courses academic degrees integrated into the educational project of a higher education institution, developed in association or cooperation with one or more R&D units.
Work Objectives:
Scholarship 1: Definition, implementation and evaluation of a self-organizing mechanisms in wireless backhaul high-speed networks. Scholarship 2: Definition, implementation and evaluation of edge-communication 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. For direct access to the FCT RBI go to the following link https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/regulamento.phtml.pt (Reg. 950/2019, published in the DR of 16 December).
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: October 2020 or soon thereafter.
Monthly salary:
798.00€ 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 (60%)
    Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation
  • C2 (40%)
    Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan

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 Miranda Sargento, Universidade de Aveiro (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Nuno Miguel Abreu Luís, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa
  • Prof. Carlos Roberto Senna, Instituto de Telecomunicacoes 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 and degree certificate. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form.
After the notification of the results, candidates have 10 working days if they wish to contest the decision.
E-mail submissions will not be considered. (The cover letter and the CV are mandatory documents in the online application platform)
IMPORTANTE NOTICE: Academic degrees obtained abroad require registration by a Portuguese institution under the terms of Decree-Law no. 66/2018, of 16 August and Ordinance No. 33/2019, of 25 January. The presentation of the certificate is mandatory for signing the contract. More information can be obtained at: https://www.dges.gov.pt/pt/pagina/reconhecimento?plid=374.

All the selection process is conducted through the IT web portal. No actions outside this platform are valid.
Application Period:
12-10-2020 to 23-10-2020
Assistance:
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Published on:
25-09-2020