Research Scholarship for PhD in Electrical Engineering-Antenna Characterization Engineering - BPD Nº2021/00025

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DEADLINE: 4th March 2021

Research Scholarship for PhD in Electrical Engineering


Title: Antenna Characterization Engineering - BPD Nº2021/00025


Funding Reference Number: BPD Nº2021/00025- POCI-01-0247-FEDER-049698


Summary: One (1) research position for one (1)

Post-Doctoral Research Grant (“Bolsa de Pós-Doutoramento “) is open at

Instituto de Telecomunicações, in the scope of the Project D-EoL-TA with

Nr. 049698 (POCI-01-0247-FEDER-049698). This work is supported by the

European Regional Development Fund (FEDER), through the Competitiveness

and Internationalization Operational Programme (COMPETE 2020) of the

Portugal 2020 framework. Antenna Characterization Engineering for automotive antenna evaluation.


Scientific Area: Wireless Communications


Group: Radio Systems


Admission Requirements: PhD in Electrical Engineering and

previous experience in Antenna Characterization. The PhD degree must

have been obtained in the three years prior to the date of submission of

this scholarship application.


Work Objectives: Develop tools for Antenna Characterization using PXI equipment's for industry applications.


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 Carvalho.


Duration: 12 months, with the possibility of renewal. Start date: March 2021 or soon thereafter.


Monthly salary: 1616.00€ 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:

PhD in Electrical Engineering - 40%

Previous Experience in Antenna Characterization - 30%

Interview - 30%



Nuno Carvalho

Pedro Pinho

Arnaldo 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 transcripts and

degree certificate. Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in

this form


(https://www.it.pt/Positions/OtherResearchPosition/7255 ).


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: 05/02/2021

Application acceptance start day: 19/02/2021

Closing date: 04/03/2021



Instituto de Telecomunicações – Pólo de Aveiro


Campus Universitário de Santiago


3810-193 Aveiro

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