PhD position in data-driven outdoor propagation

Networks Data Science Group

Deadline for receipt of applications: Oct 29th , 2023 23:59 AoE (30 October 2023, 14:59h Europe/Madrid Time)

The Networks Data Science group ( at IMDEA Networks Institute has an opening for one PhD student in the area of data-driven outdoor propagation within the context of the BANYAN Innovative Training Network, funded by the European Commission. The successful candidate will design original solutions for fast and efficient estimation of outdoor propagation by combining machine learning tools and datasets of environmental conditions in the target geographical region.

The position offers:

  •  hands-on training in AI/ML for radio-frequency signal propagation
  •  a vibrant, collaborative, multi-cultural and English-speaking environment
  •  the prospect to publish at top-tier venues in networking
  •  an advantageous path to a successful career in industry or academia [1]
  •  the high quality of life of the region of Madrid, Spain, where we are based.

The position requires:

  •  a degree in Computer Science or related field, with a solid academic record
  •  excellent programming skills
  •  a strong interest in applied AI/ML and radio propagation
  •  fluency in written and spoken English
  •  enthusiasm for interdisciplinary research.

Inquiries on the position can be directed to the thesis supervisor, Dr. Marco Fiore, via email at

Candidates shall submit by the call deadline a CV, a motivation letter, and the contact details of two references through the IMDEA Networks Institute hiring portal, at


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.

This position will be funded by the European Commission Horizon 2020 Program MSCA 2019 Innovative Training Networks project “BANYAN: Big dAta aNalYtics for radio Access Networks” (Grant Agreement No 860239).



  1. Remember to select the following option: PhD: PhD Student positions [2024]
  2. Deadline for receipt of applications: Oct 29th , 2023 23:59 AoE (30 October 2023, 14:59h Europe/Madrid Time)
  3. If necessary choose as supervisor Marco FIORE