Creating and sharing knowledge for telecommunications


Title: Research Scholarship for PhD – BPD/Nº 2020/00014
Funding Reference Number: BPD/Nº 2020/00014- POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016432
Summary: Instituto de Telecomunicações - Polo de Aveiro intends to open and grant 1 fellowship for a researcher in the scope of the project RETIOT, “Reflectometry Technologies to Enhance the Future Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems, with the reference POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016432, funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Competitiveness and Internationalization Operational Program, Regional Operational Program of Lisbon, Regional Operational Program of the Algarve, in its component FEDER, and the Foundation for Science and Technology , Project, RETIOT, POCI-01-0145-FEDER-016432, intends to develop technology that integrates communication and reflectometry functionalities.
Scientific Area: Wireless Communications
Group: Mobile Networks – Av
Admission Requirements: PhD in Telecommunications or Electrical Engineering, or related area, with knowledge in the area of signal processing for telecommunications and / or reflectometry. Expertise that may be relevant for the work include: FPGA programming with (namely with VIVADO). Matlab programming. Experience with USRPs
Work Objectives: The work plan includes the following points: • Experimental performance evaluation of joint waveforms for wireless communications and reflectometry including MIMO. The work will focus on multicarrier waveforms (OFDM type and multicarrier spread spectrum). • Cooperative sensing through reflectometry and compressed sensing. According to the expertise of the candidate and time constraints the experimental performance evaluation can be: Real time signal processing implementation in FPGA. Offline experimental setup using MATLAB ad interfacing it with programmable commercial hardware modules. For any further information, please contact Prof. Atilio Gameiro, or Prof. Manuel Violas,
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), in its actual redaction, and also by Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P. Fellowship Regulation of Fundação para Ciência e Tecnologia, I.P.
Place of work: The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at University of Aveiro, under the supervision of Prof. Atílio Gameiro.
Duration: 6 months. Start date: March 2020 (or soon thereafter).
Monthly salary: 1,600€ 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:
Evaluation of the curriculum vitae  (50%)
Interview (50%)
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.
Atílio Manuel da Silva Gameiro
Manuel Alberto Reis de Oliveira Violas
Daniel Filipe Marques Castanheira
Communication of the results: Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Aveiro. The selected candidate will be notified by email.
Required Documents: Motivation letter explaining the interest in the position, Detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form ( E-mail submissions will not be considered. (The cover letter and the CV are mandatory documents in the online application platform) IMPORTANTE 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: 11-02-2020 to 24-02-2020
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Published on: 29-01-2020