Research Scholarship for Master Degree - BIM/ Nº2021/00076

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    Instituto de Telecomunicações
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Research Scholarship for Master degree (Mestre)


Title: Research Scholarship for Master Degree - BIM/ Nº2021/00076


Funding Reference Number: BIM/ Nº2021/00076 - FERROVIA 4.0 - POCI-01-0247-FEDER-046111


Summary: A research position for one Research Grant (“Bolsa de Mestre”) is open at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project FERROVIA 4.0 with Nr. 046111 (POCI-01-0247-FEDER-046111), funded by the European Regional Development Fund (FEDER), through the Regional Operational Programme of Lisbon (POR LISBOA 2020) and the Competitiveness and Internationalization Operational Programme (COMPETE 2020) of the Portugal 2020 framework. The work for this position is in the area of communication and sensing in trains and rails and their interaction.


Scientific Area: Network Services


Group: Networks Architectures and Protocols


Admission Requirements: Master degree in telecommunications engineering, informatics and telematics engineering, or equivalent, with knowledge In the area of communication networks, great-motivation and ability for teamwork. The candidates must be enrolled in a doctoral program.


Work Objectives: Definition, implementation and evaluation of a communication and sensing architecture for trains, rails, and the cloud, for the future all-connected railway systems.


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 Aveiro of Profª. Susana Sargento.


Duration: 6 months, with the possibility of renewal until the end of the project. Start date: May 2021 or soon thereafter.


Monthly salary: 1104.64€ 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: Curriculum vitae/Academic evaluation (60%) Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project based on the relevant work experience in the tasks described in the work plan (40%)



Susana Sargento

Nuno Miguel Luís

Nuno Borges de Carvalho


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 (https://www.it.pt/Positions/OtherResearchPosition/7316 ).

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)

IMPORTANT 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


Start appearing: 26/04/2021

Application acceptance start day: 10/05/2021

Closing date: 21/05/2021




Instituto de Telecomunicações – Pólo de Aveiro

Campus Universitário de Santiago

3810-193 Aveiro



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