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Post-Doc Researcher

IMDEA Networks Institute is a networking research institute whose multinational team is engaged in cutting-edge fundamental science. As a growing, English-speaking institute located in Madrid, Spain, IMDEA Networks offers a unique opportunity for pioneering scientists to develop their ideas. IMDEA Networks is establishing itself internationally at the forefront in the “development of future network technologies and has already incorporated highly-reputed scientists (see our research team here). Our researchers share the potential to shape the future of networking science over the coming years.

Further information regarding our areas of research can be found here.

Post-doctoral Researchers at IMDEA Networks Institute are early-stage, post-doctorate researchers who are looking to establish their research career, working with top senior researchers and a team of young, pre-doctorate researchers.

Two Postdoc positions in the networking area

As part of its activity in European projects, IMDEA Networks is looking to recruit candidates for two post doctoral researcher positions. One of the positions is on 5G network architectures, including mobility and RRM mechanisms, and the other is on NFV and SDN technologies for mobile networks.

Successful candidates will form part of an international research group. They are expected to play a key role in European projects, conduct high quality research leading to top publications and working prototypes, and contribute to the supervision of PhD students.


  • PhD in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering or similar.
  • Strong publication record in top venues in the networking area.
  • Previous experience working on European projects.
  • Proven experience on the technologies related to the position they are applying for.
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language (both spoken and written).
  • Good knowedge of Spanish is not required but highly desirable.

Starting date

July 1st for the position on NFV and SDN technologies for mobile networks and September 1st for the position on 5G network architectures.

How to apply

Candidates must apply for admission at http://www.networks.imdea.org/careers/post-doc-researcher. If you are interested and believe that you qualify, please send your CV, scanned copies of your degree/s (including MSc) and scanned transcripts (optional) to: recruit.networks@imdea.org. Please include the following reference on the email subject: “2015-09-01_PostDoc_AB”.

Deadline for receipt of applications: 30 June 2015