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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:
Research Grant- FireTec- UIDB/50008/2020-UIDP/50008/2020- BIM Nº2020/00122
Funding Reference Number:
BIM Nº2020/00122- UIDB/50008/2020-UIDP/50008/2020
Summary:
A research position for one (1) Research Grant ("Bolsa de Investigação") is open at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project FireTec (Forest Fire Detection and Alarming Using Existing Telecommunications Infrastructure), project funded by FCT/MCTES through national funds and when applicable co-funded by EU funds under the project UIDB/50008/2020-UIDP/50008/2020. FireTec is a multidisciplinary project in the area of fire detection and alerting. It covers optical fiber distributed temperature sensing and broadcasting systems at FM radio band.
Scientific Area:
Optical Communications
Group:
Optical Components and Subsystems - Av
Admission Requirements:
Master degree on Physics Engineering, Physics, Telecommunications Engineering or equivalent with knowledge on the area of optics and photonics. Background and experience in Optical sensors and Distributed optical fiber Sensing will be valued. The candidates must be enrolled in a doctoral program.
Work Objectives:
Design, implement and test a fiber optic distributed sensor system able to detect a fire using the Telecommunications fiber 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. 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 Drª. Ana Maria Rocha.
Duration:
6 months, with the possibility of renewal. November 2020 or soon thereafter.
Monthly salary:
1064.00€ 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 (40%)
    Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation
  • C2 (50%)
    Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on admission requirements and relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan
  • C3 (10%)
    Fluency in oral and written English

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 40% + C2 x 50% + C3 x 10%
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. Ana Maria Sousa da Rocha, Instituto de Telecomunicacoes Aveiro (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Rogério Nunes Nogueira, Instituto de Telecomunicacoes Aveiro
  • Prof. António Navarro Rodrigues, 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 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