closing date 28 February 2019
Research Grant – BIL/Nº017/2019 –InfoCent-IoT
1 research position for a Research Grant (“Bolsa de Investigação de Licenciado“) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project InfoCent-IoT (POCI-01-0145-FEDER-030433), funded by by the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER), through the Competitiveness and Internationalization Operational Programme (COMPETE 2020) of the Portugal 2020, Regional Operational Program of Lisbon (FEDER); and Foundation for Science and Technology. The work for this position is in the area of ICN architectures for mobile IoT networks

Scientific Area: Networks and Multimedia

Group: Network Architectures and Protocols – Av

Admission Requirements:  Bachelor degree on telecommunications engineering, informatics and telematics engineering, or equivalent, with knowledge on the area of communication networks, great motivation and ability for teamwork.

Work Objectives: Research on ICN architectures for mobile IoT networks. Assess the performance of several ICN architectures in the scope of mobile IoT networks and develop new mechanisms to consider the mobility factor in those networks

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 Dr. Miguel Luís and Prof. Susana Sargento

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

Monthly salary: 745€ 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:  Nuno Miguel Luís

Susana Sargento

Rodolfo Oliveira

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).(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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