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Research Position:

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Research Grant - BI/Nº12 - 22/02/2021 - Simons
Funding Reference Number:
BI/Nº12 - 22/02/2021 - Simons
Ph.D. degree fellowship in the scope of the project "Extreme Wave Phenomena Based on Symmetries" funded by Mathematics and Physical Sciences-Simons Collaboration and in the scope of the project "Nonreciprocal and topological electromagnetics" funded by IET – Institution of Engineering and Technology.
Scientific Area:
Wireless Technologies
Antennas and Propagation – Lx
Admission Requirements:
Master in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
Work Objectives:
Characterization of novel topological systems and study of novel photonic platforms with space-time modulations.
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 Lisbon, under the supervision of Professor Mário Silveirinha
12 months with the possibility of renewal. Start date: 16-03-2021 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary:
1.300,00€ (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 (70%)
    Curriculum Vitae
  • C2 (30%)
    Motivation letter and possible interview

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 70% + C2 x 30%
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. Filipa Isabel Rodrigues Prudêncio, Instituto de Telecomunicações Lisboa (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Tiago André Nogueira Morgado, Instituto de Telecomunicações Coimbra
  • Prof. Carlos Antonio Cardoso Fernandes, Instituto Superior Técnico
  • Prof. Mário Goncalo Mestre Verissimo Silveirinha, Instituto Superior Técnico (Substitute)
Communication of the results:
Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, at Lisbon. 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):

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Application Period:
22-02-2021 to 05-03-2021
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