Closing date 26 February 2019
Research Grant – BIL/Nº 016/2019 – THz-BEGUN
A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação“) is open at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project THz-BEGUN, reference CMU/ECE/0013/2017 supported by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT) through national funds. The work for this position is in the area of THz communications.

Scientific Area: Wireless Communications

Group: Mobile Systems - AV

Admission Requirements: Bachelor (Licenciatura) degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Telecommunications, Software Engineering, Statistics or equivalent; Background on wireless communications; Experience in MATLAB/C++ and/or systems integration; Self-motivated and self-disciplined; capable of working on a multidisciplinary, international team

Work Objectives: Working on the channel modeling of the higher frequency communication (THz). Implementation of algorithm in the by using MATLAB script. 

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 Aveiro, under the scientific supervision of Kazi Huq and Shahid Mumtaz

Duration: 6 months. Start date: March 2019 or soon thereafter

Monthly salary: 745€ (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 (50%)  Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan (50%)

The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position.

 Interview check box: no


Kazi Huq, Shahid Mumtaz, Jonathan Rodriguez 

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: Cover letter explaining the interest in the position and detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts and degree certificate. Copy of the relevant certificates, description of prior work in the area. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form or at  ( . E-mail submissions are not accepted

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

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