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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.
Title:
One Research Scholarship for PhD– BPD Nº/2021/00002
Funding Reference Number:
BPD Nº/2021/00002- POCI-01-0247-FEDER-038190
Summary:
One (1) research position for a Post-Doctoral Research Grant (“Bolsa de Pós-Doutoramento”) is open at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project 5G-Perfecta: 5G and next generation mobile Performance compliance testing assurance (POCI-01-0247-FEDER-038190). This work is supported by the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER), through the Competitiveness and Internationalization Operational Programme (COMPETE 2020) of the Portugal 2020 framework.
Scientific Area:
Wireless Technologies
Group:
Radio Systems – Av
Admission Requirements:
Ph.D. degree on electrical, informatics and/or telecommunications engineering, or equivalent, with knowledge on the areas of mobile networks, radio access networks, 3GPP specifications (4G/5G), great motivation and ability for teamwork. The PhD degree must have been obtained in the three years prior to the date of submission of this scholarship application.
Work Objectives:
The selected candidate will work on: performance requirements of post-4G and 5G networks; monitoring technologies for next generation mobile networks; QoS and QoE techniques; demonstrators and prototypes for evaluation of project results; project management, exploration and dissemination.
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. For direct access to the FCT RBI go to the following link https://www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/regulamento.phtml.pt (Reg. 950/2019, published in the DR of 16 December).
Place of work:
The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at University of Aveiro, under the supervision of Prof. Arnaldo Oliveira.
Duration:
4 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: February 2021 or soon thereafter.
Monthly salary:
1616.00€ according to the table of grant amounts awarded directly by FCT for positions held in Portugal (www.fct.pt/apoios/bolsas/valores ). The payment will be made by bank transfer.
Selection criteria:
  • C1 (50%)
    Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation
  • C2 (50%)
    Suitability of the candidate's profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan

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.
Jury:
  • Prof. Arnaldo da Silva Rodrigues de Oliveira, Universidade de Aveiro (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Susana Isabel Barreto Miranda Sargento, Universidade de Aveiro
  • Prof. Nuno Miguel Abreu Luís, Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa
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 and degree certificate. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form.
After the notification of the results, candidates have 10 working days if they wish to contest the decision.
E-mail submissions will not be considered. (The cover letter and the CV are mandatory documents in the online application platform)
IMPORTANTE NOTICE: Academic degrees obtained abroad require recognition by a Portuguese institution under the terms of Decree-Law no. 66/2018, of 16 August and Ordinance No. 33/2019, of 25 January. The presentation of the certificate is mandatory for signing the contract. More information can be obtained at: https://www.dges.gov.pt/pt/pagina/reconhecimento?plid=374.

All the selection process is conducted through the IT web portal. No actions outside this platform are valid.
Application Period:
21-01-2021 to 03-02-2021
Assistance:
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Published on:
07-01-2021