Two Research Scholarships for BIL or Master’s Degree- BIL/BIM Nº 2021/00001

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Funding Reference Number: BIL/BIM Nº 2021/00001- POCI-01-02B7-FEDER-07009





Summary: Within the framework of the project CoViS with

the Nr. 070090 (POCI-01-02B7-FEDER-070090), Instituto de

Telecomunicações - Polo de Aveiro intends to open and grant two (2)

research positions for two (2) Research Grants (“Bolsa de Investigação

de Mestre“). This work is supported 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.






Scientific Area: Wireless Communications






Group: Radio Systems






Admission Requirements: Bachelor

or MsC Degree in Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering or

similar area. The scholarships referred to in this call may be used to

carry out initial R&D activities by students enrolled in a

professional higher technical course, in a degree, an integrated

master's or a master's degree graduates and also who are enrolled in

non-conferencing courses academic degrees integrated into the

educational project of a higher education institution, developed in

association or cooperation with one or more R&D units. The

candidates holding a Master degree must be enrolled in a doctoral







Work Objectives: Development of non-invasive biometric sensors to monitor temperature and heart and respiratory rate.






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 Prof. Nuno Borges de Carvalho.






Duration: 6 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: February 2021 or soon thereafter.






Monthly salary: 805.98€ or 1074.64€ 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 (50%), Previous experience in biomedical systems (50%)








Nuno Carvalho


Pedro Pinho


Ivan Lopes






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/7223 ).


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:








Start appearing: 11/01/2021


Application acceptance start day: 25/01/2021


Closing date: 05/02/2021









Instituto de Telecomunicações – Pólo de Aveiro


Campus Universitário de Santiago


3810-193 Aveiro


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