Applications till the 31th of october 2018
Research Grant for holders of Master’s degree – BIM/Nº1125/2018 – 5G-MOBIX
One position for a Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação Mestre“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the 5G-MOBIX: 5G for cooperative & connected automated MOBIility on X-border corridors, funded by the European Union. The work for this position is in the area of 5G for vehicular applications.

Scientific Area: Electronics and Telecommunications, Computers and Telematics, Informatics and others

Group: Embedded Systems – Av

Admission Requirements:  MSC degree on telecommunications engineering, informatics and telematics engineering, or equivalent, with knowledge on the area of wireless communications and embedded systems, great-motivation and ability for teamwork; self-motivation for scientific research; fluent written and spoken English

Work Objectives:  Design novel 5G-assisted cooperative perception applications, taking advantage of the secure, low-latency and ultra-reliable 5G communications, to promote trust amongst cooperative vehicles so they can take coordinated automated actions, based on external sensors. Execution of field tests and evaluation of results. Writing of scientific publications

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 University of Aveiro, under the supervision of Professor Joaquim Ferreira

Duration: 6 months with the possibility of renewal until the end of the project (2021). Start date: November 2018 (or soon thereafter).

Monthly salary: 980€, 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 (50%) Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan (50%)

Interview check box: no

Jury:  Joaquim Ferreira, José Fonseca, João Almeida

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 certificate degree. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form ( E-mail submissions will not be considered.