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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.
Research Grant - BI/Nº8 - 12/02/2021 – RFSense - UIDB/50008/2020
Funding Reference Number:
BI/Nº8 - 12/02/2021 – RFSense - UIDB/50008/2020
Research position for a Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação para Licenciado inscrito em Mestrado“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the project RFSense, funded by FCT/MCTES, under the project UIDB/50008/2020.
Scientific Area:
Wireless Technologies
Radio systems
Admission Requirements:
Cover letter explaining the interest in the position;
Detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts;
Copy of the relevant certificates (Copy of the Bachelor's Degree Certificate).
Work Objectives:
Development of a learning system for context-awareness based on wireless sensing. The activities include the development of machine learning algorithms and its experimental evaluation.
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. (Reg. nº 950/2019 de 16 de dezembro)
Place of work:
The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at Universidade NOVA / IT, under the supervision of Prof. Rodolfo Oliveira
10 months, eventually renewed in accordance FCT scholarship regulations
Start date: 01-04-2021 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary:
805.98€ (net), 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:
  • C1 (40%)
    Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation
  • C2 (50%)
    Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the 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.
  • Prof. António Eduardo Carreiro Furtado, Instituto de Telecomunicações Lisboa (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Nuno Miguel Abreu Luís, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa
  • Prof. Arnaldo da Silva Rodrigues de Oliveira, Universidade de Aveiro
  • Prof. Nuno Miguel Goncalves Borges de Carvalho, Universidade de Aveiro (Substitute)
Communication of the results:
Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, at Lisboa. The selected candidate will be notified by email.
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E-mail submissions are not accepted.

Required Documents:
Cover letter explaining the interest in the position;
Detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts;
Proof of registration and enrollment in a study cycle in the preferred areas

IMPORTANT NOTICE: If the selected candidate has a degree obtained outside Portugal, his degree must be certified in Portugal
For more information see:
Direcção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES):

All the selection process is conducted through the IT web portal. No actions outside this platform are valid.
Application Period:
26-02-2021 to 11-03-2021
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