Science and Technology Manager

Job description

By order issued by the Director General of Instituto de Telecomunicações on March 3, 2022, it was approved to open an international call to select one science and technology manager, with a bachelor or master degree in the scope of the INTERFACE and UIDB/50008/2020 projects, in a context of a temporary term working contract.
Scientific Area:
Networks and Services
Administrative Porto
Admission Requirements:
Bachelor or master Master degree; Proven experience in administrative and financial management of scientific research projects, and interest in National and European research funding programmes; Very good command in Portuguese and English (spoken and written); Very good knowledge of the new technologies; Very good organization capabilities; Problem solver oriented; Ability to work to deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy; Multi-tasking and multi-skilling oriented; Ability for teamwork; Ability to coordinate IT responses to R&D funding programs. NOTICE: Degrees obtained abroad are recognized by a Portuguese higher education institution under the terms of Decree-Law No. 66/2018, of August 16 and Ordinance No. 33/2019, of January 25. More information at:
Work Objectives:
Administrative/logistic work related to the management of the Scientific R&D Projects, based on institutional procedures of the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), as well as European guidelines. Organization of the expenses and reimbursement processes, organization of documents and information in the scope of grant research contracts, events organization and related teamwork. Request orders to suppliers (scientific books, equipment, travels,...). Support of the daily IT Porto office activities. Other coordination support to researchers from IT Porto. Analysis and diffusion of the relevant calls for proposals from FCT and EU. Support the IT researcher in the proposals preparation. Work with IT researchers to improve EU project indicators.
Applicable legislation:
Labour Code approved by Law no. 7/2009 of 12 February, under its current Reading.
Place of work:
The workplace shall be at Instituto de Telecomunicações (Delegação do Porto, Universidade do Porto - Faculdade de Engenharia, Departamento de Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, s/n, 4200-465 Porto), or at any other facilities of Instituto de Telecomunicações namely in Aveiro, Coimbra, Lisboa, Covilhã, Leiria, in accordance with the requirements and needs of research projects.
A temporary term working contract under the scope of the UIDB/50008/2020 and INTERFACE projects.
Monthly salary:
Monthly remuneration corresponding to level 2 or 3 of the "técnico superior" career, according with the profile and experience of the candidate.
Selection criteria:
  • C1 (50%)
    Quality of the candidates Curriculum Vitae
  • C2 (50%)
    Suitability of the candidates’ profile to the project

Candidates may be interviewed for clarification of any aspect related to the above criteria
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 50% + C2 x 50%
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. Ana Cristina Costa Aguiar, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (President of the jury)
  • Prof. José Marcelino Pousa, Instituto de Telecomunicacoes Aveiro
  • Prof. Pedro Miguel Alves Brandão, Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto
  • Prof. Daniel Filipe Fernandes Martins Pôças, Instituto de Telecomunicacoes Aveiro (Substitute)
Communication of the results:
Both admitted and excluded candidate list and final classification list shall be posted at Instituto de Telecomunicações – Delegação do Porto, Universidade do Porto - Faculdade de Engenharia, Departamento de Engenharia Eletrotécnica e de Computadores, Rua Dr. Roberto Frias, s/n, 4200-465 Porto, all candidates shall be notified by email.
Required Documents:
Applications are formalised by sending a Motivation Letter, addressed to the Board of Instituto de Telecomunicações, including this announcement identification, full name, parents’ names, ID card, or Citizen Card number and date, or civil identification number, taxpayer ID number, date and place of birth, marital status, occupation, residence and contact address, including email address and telephone
Applications shall include all supported documents, namely:
a) Certificate or diploma copy;
b) Curriculum vitae
Apply online clicking on the “Apply Now” button in this form.
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)
All the selection process is conducted through the IT web portal. No actions outside this platform are valid.

Application Period:
11-05-2022 to 31-05-2022


Aply here:


  • Seniority Level

  • Associate
  • Employment Type

  • Full-time
  • Topics

  • Other
  • Job Functions

  • Project Manager
  • R&D Manager