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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.
Funding Reference Number:
Grant Agreement n. 820445
By order issued by the Director General of Instituto de Telecomunicações on November 22, 2021, it was approved to open an international call to select one "Técnico Superior" with a master degree in the scientific scope of the project QIA – Quantum Internet Alliance, with Grant Agreement n. 820445, supported by Horizon 2020 programme of the European Commission, under the scope of an indefinite term working contract.
Scientific Area:
Basic Sciences and Enabling Technologies
Physics of Information and Quantum Technologies - Lx
Admission Requirements:
Master’s degree in Technological Engineering Physics or equivalent, with expertise in experimental quantum optics, experimental quantum communications, quantum information theory, quantum entanglement. In case of master degrees awarded by a foreign higher education institution, the degree must comply with the provisions of Decree-Law no. 341/2007 of 12th of October, and all formalities established therein must be fulfilled by the deadline for application submission.
Work Objectives:
Exploring the Quantum Internet for clock synchronization
Applicable legislation:
Labour Code approved by Law no. 7/2009 of 12 February, under its current Reading.
Place of work:
The workplace shall be at Instituto de Telecomunicações, IST, Av. Rovisco Pais, Lisboa, 1049-001 Lisboa.
An indefinite term working contract under the scope of the QIA project.
Monthly salary:
Monthly remuneration is 1.618,26 Euros.
Selection criteria:
  • C1 (60%)
    Evaluation of the curriculum vitae and other documentation
  • C2 (40%)

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.
  • Prof. Gonçalo Martins Quinta, Instituto de Telecomunicações Lisboa (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Bruno Gabriel Coelho Coutinho, Instituto de Telecomunicações Lisboa
  • Prof. Rui Manuel de Almeida André, Instituto de Telecomunicações Lisboa
  • Prof. Lorenzo Buffoni, Instituto de Telecomunicações Lisboa (Substitute)
Communication of the results:
Both admitted and excluded candidate list and final classification list shall be posted at Instituto de
Telecomunicações – Lisboa, IST Av. Rovisco Pais Lisboa, 1049-001, all candidates shall be notified by email.
Required Documents:
Applications are formalised by sending a Motivation Letter, addressed to the Board of Instituto de
Telecomunicações, including this announcement identification, full name, parents’ names, ID card, or Citizen Card number and date, or civil identification number, taxpayer ID number, date and place of birth, marital status, occupation, residence and contact address, including email address and telephone
Applications shall include all supported documents, namely:
a) Certificate or diploma copy;
b) Curriculum vitae
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)
All the selection process is conducted through the IT web portal. No actions outside this platform are valid.
Application Period:
24-11-2021 to 09-12-2021
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