Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications


Title: Research Grant - BPD/Nº90 - 19/11/2018 - UID/EEA/50008/2019/4
Funding Reference Number: BPD/Nº90 - 19/11/2018 - UID/EEA/50008/2019/4
Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Pós-Doc“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project UID/EEA/50008/2019, funded by the applicable financial framework (FCT/MCTES) (PIDDAC). The work for this position is in the area of basic sciences and enabling technologies
Scientific Area: Basic Sciences and Enabling Technologies
Group: Integrated Circuits - Lx
Admission Requirements: PhD degree, Experience in scientific research in the area of Analog IC Design
Work Objectives: The work should initially explore the potential of a new family of CMOS cascode-free amplifiers, with high energy-efficiency and gain improvement, in deep nanoscale nodes, i.e., lower than 65 nm, as well as, in different application areas such as biometrics and healthcare, e.g., sensors and actuators. Furthermore, the candidate should apply innovative optimization techniques to characterize the complete potential of the above circuits and produce related soft analog IPs. Finally, the work should explore different application areas for the above mentioned circuits
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. 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, and amended by Regulation nº137-A/2018, published in Series II of Diário da República of February 27 of 2018.
Place of work: The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at Integrated Circuits Group - LX, under the supervision of Professor Nuno Horta
Duration: 12 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: January 1st 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%)
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Nuno Cavaco Gomes Horta
Nuno Calado Correia Lourenço
Ricardo Miguel Ferreira Martins
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 with transcripts, Copy of the relevant certificates (Copy of the Degree Certificate). IMPORTANT NOTICE: If the selected candidate has a degree obtained outside Portugal, his degree must be certified in Portugal For more information see: Direcção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES):
Application Period: 03-12-2018 to 14-12-2018
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Published on: 19-11-2018