Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications


Title: Research Grant - BPD/Nº87 - 19/11/2018 - UID/EEA/50008/2019/1
Funding Reference Number: BPD/Nº87 - 19/11/2018 - UID/EEA/50008/2019/1
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Pós-Doutoramento“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project Reference UID/EEA/50008/2019, funded by the applicable financial framework (FCT/MCTES) (PIDDAC). The work for this position is in the area of light field image and video processing and coding
Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia
Group: Multimedia Signal Processing – Lx
Admission Requirements: PhD in computer science, information science, electrical engineering or equivalent. Expertise on light field processing and coding; significant publishing track record in relevant journals and conferences; experience on C/C++/Matlab programming; self-motivation for scientific research; ability for teamwork.
Work Objectives: Development of efficient scalable representations for light field image and video, namely by exploiting depth data to generate high-quality 2D views from light field data and to improve inter-layer predictions.
Applicable legislation: A fellowship will be celebrated according to the regulations defined by FCT, “Regulation of Instituto de Telecomunicações’ fellowships” and ”Regulation of Advanced Training and Qualification of Human Resources”, according to Law no. 40/2004, dated August 18 (Status of Scientific Research Fellow), as amended and republished by Decree-Law No.202/2012 of August 27, and as amended by Decree-Law No.233/2012 of October 29 and by Law No.12/2013 of January 29, and Decree-Law No. 89/2013 of July 9, and also by Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P. Fellowship Regulation of Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P., approved by Regulation no. 234/2012, published in Series II of Diário da República of June 25 of 2012, amended and republished by Regulation no. 326/2013, published in Series II of Diário da República of July 27 of 2013 and amended by Regulation no. 339/2015, published in Series II of Diário da República of June 17 of 2015.
Place of work: The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at ISCTE-IUL, under the supervision of Professors Paulo Nunes and Luís Ducla Soares.
Duration: 3 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: 01-01-2019 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 1495 € (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:
Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation  (40%)
Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan  (50%)
Fluency in oral and written English  (10%)
Candidates may be interviewed for clarification of any aspect related to the above criteria
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Paulo Jorge Lourenço Nunes
Luís Eduardo de Pinho Ducla Soares
Sérgio Manuel Maciel Faria
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Lisbon. The selected candidate will be notified by email. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form. E-mail submissions are not accepted.
Required Documents: Required Documents for Admission: Cover letter explaining the interest in the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae, two recommendation letters (in alternative, the contact information of two persons able to provide references is also accepted). Copy of the relevant certificates. IMPORTANT NOTICE: If the selected candidate has a degree obtained outside Portugal, his degree must be certified in Portugal For more information: Direcção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES):
Application Period: 03-12-2018 to 14-12-2018
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Published on: 19-11-2018