PhD position in Integrated Sensing and Communications for 6G

Wireless Networking Group

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

The IMDEA Networks Institute offers one fully funded PhD position in the area of Integrated Sensing and Communications for 6G. The successful candidate will contribute to ongoing activities of the Wireless Networking Group, by advancing the state of the art and designing key scientific and technological enablers of future cellular networks to integrate sensing and communications. To this end, he/she will design new models and algorithms for localization and sensing procedures. All work will be carried out in the specific context of integrating the different components in a 6G open experimentation platform and demonstrate the potential of 6G for sensing and positioning services.

 The position offers:

  • hands-on training in deploying and running experimental platforms
  • a unique opportunity to work with large-scale real-world measurement data
  • a vibrant, collaborative, multi-cultural and English-speaking environment
  • the prospect to publish at top-tier venues in networking
  • the high quality of life of the region of Madrid, Spain, where we are based.

 The position requires:

  • a degree in Computer Science, Telecommunication Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related fields, with a solid academic record
  • excellent programming skills
  • experience in building systems and experimental work in wireless networking
  • fluency in written and spoken English
  • enthusiasm for interdisciplinary research.

Inquiries on the position can be directed via mail to the co-supervisors

Candidates shall submit by the call deadline a CV, a motivation letter, and two reference letters 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.

  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 Joerg WIDMER