Call for Expressions of Interest: Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowships 2023

Deadline for receipt of applications: June 29th, 2023 23:59 AoE (30 June 2023, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)

In line with our strategy to promote excellence, IMDEA Networks Institute is inviting Expressions of Interest from international postdoctoral researchers who are interested in applying for a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowship. These fellowships, funded by the European Commission, offer an opportunity to enhance career development and prospects through advanced training, international and intersectoral mobility.

IMDEA Networks Institute is a leading international research center in the area of computer networks with a large network of collaborating partners in academia and industry. It has a proven track record of publishing at top-tier international peer-reviewed conferences and journals, and participating and executing successfully research projects funded by the European Commission, such as the ongoing Horizon Europe work programme, by intergovernmental organizations, and by industrial partners.

How to express your Interest:

Candidates must express their interest in submitting a proposal for a MSCA Individual Fellowship at IMDEA Networks Institute no later than June 29, 2023 23:59 AoE (30 June 2023, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time), by providing:

  • An updated CV (with a full list of publications)
  • A Research proposal summary (maximum 2 pages)
  • A letter of interest with the motivation to join IMDEA Networks Institute (maximum 1 page)

Before submitting the above material, interested candidates are encouraged to read carefully the MSCA IF Guide for Applicants to ascertain eligibility, and contact as soon as possible the group leader at IMDEA Networks Institute closer to the candidate profile. A list of the research groups at the institute is available at

The list of topics of interest includes but is not limited to:

  • Program analysis and verification (supervised by Dr. Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez)
  • Network and traffic analysis (supervised by Dr. Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez)
  • Automatised security and privacy analysis of IoT products and mobile apps (supervised by Dr. Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez)
  • Abuse and fraud in the metaverse (supervised by Dr. Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez)
  • Online tracking, privacy enhancing technologies and regulatory compliance (supervised by Dr. Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez)
  • High performance wireless millimeter-wave networking (supervised by Dr. Joerg Widmer)
  • Integrated sensing and communication at mmWave and THz frequencies (supervised by Dr. Joerg Widmer)
  • Network Intelligence for 6Gmanagement (supervised by Dr. Marco Fiore)
  • Analysis of mobile network traffic (supervised by Dr. Marco Fiore)
  • Battery-free IoT systems (supervised by Dr. Domenico Giustiniano)
  • 5G and beyond localization (supervised by Dr. Domenico Giustiniano)
  • Systems security, computational social science, security of AI and AI for security (supervised by Dr. Guillermo Suarez-Tangil)
  • Cellular data analysis to detect service anomalies (supervised by Dr. Vincenzo Mancuso and Dr. Marco Ajmone)
  • Video streaming and augmented reality (supervised by Dr. Sergey Gorinsky)
  • Programmable network monitoring (supervised by Dr. Sergey Gorinsky)
  • Analysis of the spatiotemporal economic impact of climate change mitigation measures using machine learning and big data (supervised by Dr. Antonio Fernández Anta)
  • Monitoring and analysis of the spatiotemporal evolution of social phenomena using indirect surveys, machine learning and big data. (supervised by Dr. Antonio Fernández Anta)
  • Principles of Distributed Computing Applied to Distributed Ledger Technology (supervised by Dr. Antonio Fernández Anta)
  • Data Economy related topics (supervised by Dr. Nikolaos Laoutaris)
  • Deep Learning at the Edge IoT (supervised by Dr. Jaya Champati)

Once you have registered please go to “Open Positions” and apply to the call “Grant: [Horizion Europe Marie Curie] [Post-Doc Researcher] [2023]”. Expressions of interest will be pre-selected based on the quality of the research idea and the candidate will be invited to make a formal application with their supervisor. Selected candidates will be offered both academic and administrative support for proposal writing and development.

Equal Employment Opportunity

IMDEA Networks Institute aims to increase the proportion of women and therefore qualified female applicants are explicitly encouraged to apply. Until a balanced ratio of men and women has been achieved at the institute, preference will be given to women if applicants have similar qualifications. IMDEA Networks Institute actively promotes diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants are not to be discriminated against in personnel selection procedures on the grounds of gender, ethnicity, religion or ideology, age, sexual orientation (anti-discrimination). People with disabilities who have the relevant qualifications are expressly invited to apply.

Apply Now!
  1. Remember to select the following option: [Horizon Europe Marie Curie] [Post-Doc Researcher] [2023]
  2. Deadline for receipt of applications: June 29th, 2023 23:59 AoE (30 June 2023, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)