PhD position in Edge AI

Edge Networks Group

Deadline for receipt of applications: April 14, 2024 23:59 AoE (15 April 2024, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)

Edge Networks Group at IMDEA invite applications for a PhD position in the field of edge AI, working on distributed machine learning (ML) inference to better support ML applications in the ecosystem of IoT and edge computing. The candidate will be supervised by Jaya Prakash Champati.

What we offer:

  • A vibrant international workplace with the opportunity of collaborating with top research groups at the institute and elsewhere
  • The prospect to publish at top-tier venues in networking/related fields
  • Help with moving to Spain and settling at IMDEA
  • Competitive salary package

Academic Qualifications:

  • Masters or Bachelors in computer science, communication engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field with a solid academic record.

Skills Required:

  • Strong mathematical/analytical skills with a background in Machine Learning and at least one of the following subjects: Probability and Random Processes, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, and Convex Optimization.
  • Good programming skills. Hands on experience with system implementation is an added plus.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English is mandatory.

IMDEA Networks is an equal employer, and explicitly encourages qualified female candidates to apply. Candidates shall submit by the call deadline, a CV, motivation letter, and two reference letters through the IMDEA Networks Institute hiring portal, at

For any further question please contact:

Jaya Prakash Champati (

Please visit:

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. Remember to select the following option: PhD: PhD Student positions [2024]
  2. Deadline for receipt of applications: April 14, 2024 23:59 AoE (15 April 2024, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)
  3. If necessary choose as supervisor Jaya Prakash CHAMPATI