Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

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.
Science and Technology Management Grant (BGCT) – BGCT /Nº2021/00198
Funding Reference Number:
BGCT /Nº2021/00198 - QuGenome
A position for one Science and Technology Management Grant (“Bolsa de gestão de ciência e tecnologia”) is open at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project QuGenome.
Scientific Area:
Optics and Photonics
Optical Quantum Communications – Av
Admission Requirements:
Science and Technology Management Grants are aimed at graduates, masters or doctors, in order to provide complementary training in management of complementary training in management of science, technology and innovation programs, or training in the observation and monitoring of the scientific and technological system or of higher education, and also to obtain training in institutions relevant to the national scientific and technological system of recognized quality and appropriate size, in Portugal or abroad.

Candidates must have a Bachelor or MSc Degree, proven experience in organizing and managing scientific research projects, workshops, experience in the field of Communication, namely in managing websites, using social networks, creating blogs, knowledge and experience in writing texts for the dissemination of news and events.
Work Objectives:
The selected candidate will, among other related activities, ensure the daily management of the following tasks at the optical quantum communications group: - updating the group website and digital infrastructure; - manage the website's; - produce the Newsletter, the Weekly Agenda and the Events in Other Institutions; - use social networks (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube) and other digital platforms as an instrument for disseminating the group activities; - write news; - publicize the group events and activities in other forums and in the media; - production of materials for events and activities (posters, invitations, certificates, etc.); - supporting the activities and events developed by the investigation unit; - organize workshops.
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. 123/2019, dated August 28 (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 (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 Prof. Armando Pinto.
3 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: December 2021 or soon thereafter.
Monthly salary:
1029.60€ 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 (60%)
    Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation
  • C2 (15%)
    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 (25%)

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 15% + C3 x 25%
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. Armando Humberto Moreira Nolasco Pinto, Universidade de Aveiro (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Nuno Alexandre Peixoto Silva, Instituto de Telecomunicacoes Aveiro
  • Prof. Nelson de Jesus Cordeiro Muga, Instituto de Telecomunicacoes Aveiro
  • Prof. Isiaka Ajewale Alimi, Instituto de Telecomunicacoes Aveiro (Substitute)
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)
NOTICE: Degrees obtained abroad are recognized by a Portuguese higher education institution under the terms of Decree-Law No. 66/2018, of August 16 and Ordinance No. 33/2019, of January 25. More information at:

All the selection process is conducted through the IT web portal. No actions outside this platform are valid.
Application Period:
19-11-2021 to 06-12-2021
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