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.
Funding Reference Number:
TRB/2022/00043 - S5066
By order issued by the Director General of the Telecommunications Institute on July 27, 2022, it was approved to open an international call for 1 (one) Master's position in the scientific the scope of the approved project S5066, under the scope of a fixed-term work contract with a duration of 6 months with possibility of renewel, overseen by the legal Work Code.
Scientific Area:
Wireless Technologies
Radio Systems – Av
Admission Requirements:
Any national, foreign and stateless candidate(s) holding a M.Sc. degree complete on Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Telecommunications, Computer, Informatics Engineering, or equivalent, with relevant professional or academic experience in the area of telecommunications and background on C/C++ software development, data networks and communication protocol stacks.
Work Objectives:
• Design, implementation, validation and interoperability tests of a STANAG 5066 reference testbed for extreme long range communications.
Applicable legislation:
Labour Code, approved by Law no. 7/2009, of 12 February, in its current reading.
Place of work:
The workplace shall be at Instituto de Telecomunicações, Polo de Aveiro, Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro.
A fixed-term work contract with a duration of 6 months with possibility of renewal
Monthly salary:
The monthly remuneration to be attributed consists of 1,632.82 Euros.
Selection criteria:
  • C1 (50%)
    Curriculum vitae and other documentation
  • C2 (50%)
    Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project objectives

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 50% + C2 x 50%
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. Arnaldo da Silva Rodrigues de Oliveira, Universidade de Aveiro (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Nuno Miguel Gonçalves Borges de Carvalho, Universidade de Aveiro
  • Prof. Joao Nuno Pimentel da Silva Matos, Universidade de Aveiro
  • Prof. Pedro Renato Tavares Pinho, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa (Substitute)
Communication of the results:
Both the admitted and excluded candidate list and final classification list shall be posted at Instituto de Telecomunicações – Pólo de Aveiro, Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, all candidates shall be notified by email.
Required Documents:
Formalisation of applications:

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 encompassed by section 6 and 7 for tender admission, namely:
- Copy of certificate or diploma;
- Curriculum vitae.

All the selection process is conducted through the IT web portal. No actions outside this platform are valid.
Application Period:
27-07-2022 to 25-08-2022
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