Junior Research Engineer in Explainable and Robust AI for 6G Mobile Networks

Wireless Networking Group

Deadline for receipt of applications: January 30, 2023 23:59 AoE (31 January 2023, 14:00h Europe/Madrid Time)

The Wireless Networking Group at the IMDEA Networks Institute invites applications for a Junior Research Engineer position. Undergraduate students with a Bachelor or Master Degree obtained in the areas of computer science, telematics or electrical and computer engineering, or related fields are welcome and encouraged to apply. We seek applicants with curiosity, willing to learn and apply their knowledge to a most interesting challenge for the years to come, i.e., how to make AI more transparent to humans.

The successful candidate will work in the vibrant city of Madrid, in an international, collaborative and multi-cultural environment, will acquire transversal competences in both areas of 6G networks and AI that will make her profile unique and highly competitive in both academic and job market.

IMDEA Networks is an equal employer, and explicitly encourages qualified female candidates to apply.

Eligibility: The applicant should be no more than 30 y/o, is required to have NIF or NIE and a residence/work permit in Spain. Also, the applicant must not have been employed by IMDEA Networks in the six months prior to the start date of the contract. These are the requirements from the funding that supports this position.

What we offer:

  • A full-time fixed 2-years contract
  • Competitive salary package and labor conditions
  • The unique opportunity to work with advanced experimental network platforms, develop and apply AI solutions to such network testbeds
  • Contribute to the advance of a highly important research field with scientific publications

Skills required:

  • Good programming skills: preferentially Python as reference language, but R is welcome; scripting (bash, awk, sed) is desirable
  • Good command of fundamentals: statistics, probability, algorithms
  • Background in AI (preferentially in deep learning and deep reinforcement learning) is an added value
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.

To apply, please send your CV in English and your academic transcript to recruitmentinvestigo@imdea.org indicating “WNG-IA” in the subject line.

The evaluation of candidates CVs for this position will strictly follow a blind recruitment process, guaranteeing the principle of non-discrimination by any reason. All the documents submitted to the recruitment process will be dully anonymized.

Funded by the European Union – Next Generation EU and the Ministry of Employment and Social Economy of Spain through the Spanish Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan, in the framework of “Programa Investigo” call.

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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.

  1. Deadline for receipt of applications: January 30, 2023 23:59 AoE (31 January 2023, 14:00h Europe/Madrid Time)
  2. If necessary choose as supervisor Joerg WIDMER