Research Grant

Publicado 25 Janeiro 2021

Instituto de Telecomunicações

Lisboa (Educação / Formação)

A research position for one Research Grant (?Bolsa de Investigação?) is opened at Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project QMiCS ? Quantum Microwave Communication and Sensing, with Grant Agreement n. 820505, supported by Horizon 2020 programme of the European Commission. The work for this position is in the area of development of QLANs.
Scientific Area:
Basic Sciences and Enabling Technologies
Physics of Information and Quantum Technologies - Lx
Admission Requirements:
Master degree in Physics; Enrolment in a doctoral programme in Physics; knowledge of quantum information theory, quantum entanglement, quantum computation, classical and quantum computational physics; self-motivation for scientific research; ability for teamwork.. Cover letter explaining the interest in the position, detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts, two recommendation letters (in alternative, the contact information of two persons able to provide references is also accepted). Copy of the relevant certificates.
Work Objectives:
Understanding the constraints in the development of QLANs
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, I.P.

of work:
The work will be developed at the premises of Instituto de Telecomunicações at Lisboa, under the supervision of Professor Yasser Omar.
7 months, with the possibility of renewal, till the end of this project. Start date: 01-03-2021
Monthly salary:
1.074,64? (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:

  • C1 (35%)
    Academic Record
  • C2 (35%)
    Scientific Record
  • C3 (30%)
    Statement of research interests

Each criteria, and the final classification F will be evaluated in a scale (0-20). The candidates will be ordered according to:
F = C1 x 35% + C2 x 35% + C3 x 30%
In case of a tie, the tied candidates will be ordered according to C1, then C2...
The Jury has the right to not admit any of the candidates that applied for this position whenever they consider that no candidate meets the minimum requirements for the position.
  • Prof. João Carlos Carvalho de Sá Seixas, Instituto Superior Técnico (President of the jury)
  • Prof. Bruno Gabriel Coelho Coutinho, Instituto de Telecomunicações Lisboa
  • Prof. Gonçalo Martins Quinta, Instituto de Telecomunicações Lisboa
  • Prof. José Manuel Nunes Leitão, Instituto Superior Técnico (Substitute)

Communication of the results:
Results will be published at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, at Lisbon. The selected candidate will be notified by email.
Required Documents:
Cover letter explaining the interest in the position;
Detailed Curriculum Vitae with transcripts;
Proof of registration and enrollment in a study cycle in the preferred areas
IMPORTANT NOTICE: If the selected candidate has a degree obtained outside Portugal, his degree must be certified in Portugal
For more information see:
Direcção-Geral do Ensino Superior (DGES):
the selection process is conducted through the IT web portal. No actions outside this platform are valid.
Application Period:
25-01-2021 to 05-02-2021
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