Post-Doctoral Research Grant (Bolsa de Investigação pós - doutoral) - BIPD Nº2022/00064
|Funding Reference Number:
QuantumPrime - BIPD Nº2022/00064
One (1) research position for one (1) Post-Doctoral Research Grant (“Bolsa de Pós-Doutoramento”) is open at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project QuantumPrime - PTDC/EEI-TEL/8017/2020, funded by FCT/MEC through national funds.
Optics and Photonics
Optical Quantum Communications – Av
The candidate should have a PhD in Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, or equivalent. The research work shouldn't have been developed at IT-Aveiro. A background in classical, post-quantum, or quantum cryptography is required; - Experience with theoretical methods in classical or quantum optics is desirable; - Self-motivation for scientific research 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.
The candidate will work for the QuantumPrime project. The goal of this work is to contribute to the security analysis of a random large prime number generator. The selected candidate will also design and implement an algorithm to test the correlation between large prime numbers generated using a quantum random number generator. When used in cryptographic protocols it is essential that the prime numbers be independently from each other.
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. 123/2019, dated August 28 (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. Armando Pinto.
12 months, with the possibility of renewal. This type of scholarship has a maximum duration of 3 years. Start date: May 2022 or soon thereafter.
1,686.00€ 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.
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 15% + C3 x 25%
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.
|Communication of the results:
Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, in Aveiro. The selected candidate will be notified by email.
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)
NOTICE: Degrees obtained abroad are recognized by a Portuguese higher education institution under the terms of Decree-Law No. 66/2018, of August 16 and Ordinance No. 33/2019, of January 25. More information 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.
10-05-2022 to 24-05-2022