The Proef-dstelecom/IB-S Chair is promoted by the Proef group (www.proefgroup.com) and dstelecom (www.dstelecom.pt) and the Institute for Science and Innovation for Bio-Sustainability (IB-S), and will be based at the University of Minho, in Guimarães. The IB-S (ib-s.uminho.pt) is a infrastructure of the University of Minho, involving a partnership with several companies, with the goal of promoting sustainable development and competitiveness through multidisciplinary solutions that guarantee a balance between ecosystems and the built environment.
This Chair is open to qualified and motivated candidates capable of leading and implementing an ambitious research plan within the subject “Sustainable telecommunication networks for the digital society of the future”. The Chair holder should lead applied research in strict collaboration with the promoting companies, promote research projects and secure financing to support the planned research work.
Candidates should have advanced skills and competencies in, at least, one of the following topics:
The candidates should present the following elements as part of their application:
The short-listed candidates will be interviewed by a committee involving Proef, dstelecom and IB-S.
Proposed Action Plan:
The Action Plan should be prepared taking into account the following objectives, to be achieved in a period of 4 years:
The following pre-requisites will be positively evaluated:
The Chair duration is planned for 4 years, with annual evaluation of the established plans objectives completion. These conditions can be adjusted per the availability of the selected candidate.
Salary and conditions:
The salary will be in agreement with candidate’s résumé and can be equivalent to an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in accordance with the established salary scales in Portugal. The position can be held as full-time (preferred) or part-time.
The Chair includes funding for supporting the Action Plan, in terms of laboratory access, consumables and human resources for research.
The applications with the requested elements should be sent, exclusively in digital format, until April 30th, 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Inquiries should be sent to the Executive Diretor of IB-S: Prof. Tiago Miranda (email@example.com).