Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications

Research Position:

Important note: This is a summarized English version of the full original announcement written in Portuguese, provided for the convenience of non-Portuguese speakers. Only the full Portuguese version has official value for the evaluation and selection process.
Funding Reference Number:
TRB/2023/00039 - Missão Interface - 03/C05-i02/2022
By order issued by the Director General of the Telecommunications Institute on 22 March 2023, it was approved to open a call for a (1) job position, for the exercise of legal support activities to the activity of the Centro de interface Tecnológico (CTI-IT), within the scope of the project INTERFACE, Investimento RE-C05-i02 – Missão Interface with No. 03/C05-i02/2022, under the scope of an indefinite term working contract, overseen by the Portuguese Labour Code.
Scientific Area:
Admission Requirements:
Any national, foreign and stateless candidate(s) holding a bachelor's or master's degree in law or similar scientific area, and a suitable scientific and professional curriculum may submit an application. In case the degree has been 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 selected candidate, until the date of signature of the contract.

Additionally, the applicant’s admission to the contest of this hiring procedure must fulfil the requirements pointed out in clauses 7.1 to 7.10:
7.1 – Bachelor’s degree and/or master's degree in law
7.2 – Knowledge of administrative law
7.3 – Knowledge of labour law
7.4 – Knowledge of contract law
7.5 – Computer skills (Excel, Word, e-mail, etc.)
7.6 – Organisational skills
7.7 – Initiative and team spirit
7.8 – Interpersonal empathy
7.9 – Knowledge of English (spoken and written), knowledge of other languages being an asset
7.10 – Knowledge of the context in which R&D institutions operate and of issues related to Copyright and Industrial Property Law will also be valued.
Work Objectives:
The work to be carried out under the Interface project comprises the following activities:
-Legal advice to the CTI-IT management;
-Legal support to the Human Resources department, namely:
-Preparation and analysis of employment contracts;
-Monitoring of CTI-IT employment contracts, in the perspective of compliance with the applicable legal and contractual regulations.
-Legal support to CTI-IT procurement and R&D activity namely:
-Write, analyse, and negotiate contracts with customers and suppliers;
-Write, analyse, and negotiate partnership contracts for R&D projects;
-Write, analyse, and negotiate Confidentiality Agreements related to CTI-IT activity;
-Write, analyse, and negotiate agreements and contracts for sharing and transferring IT intellectual property.
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.
An indefinite term working contract.
Monthly salary:
The monthly remuneration to be attributed consists of 1 528, 85 Euros (negotiable, depending on experience and CV).
Selection criteria:
  • C1 (60%)
    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. José Carlos Esteves Duarte Pedro, Universidade de Aveiro (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Carlos Antonio Cardoso Fernandes, Instituto Superior Técnico
  • Prof. José Marcelino Pousa, Instituto de Telecomunicacoes Aveiro
  • Prof. Pedro Jorge Rocha Pinheiro da Silva, Instituto de Telecomunicacoes Aveiro (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:
a) Copy of certificate or diploma; *
b) Curriculum vitae.
*- The administrative verification of the recognition of the degrees obtained abroad will be fulfilled for the purpose of contracting, in case of approval of the candidatures. Further information at

All the selection process is conducted through the IT web portal. No actions outside this platform are valid.
Application Period:
19-05-2023 to 19-06-2023
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