PhD position on Millimeter-Wave Communications in EU H2020 ITN project

Wireless Networking Group

Deadline for receipt of applications: 06th of December 2020 at 14:00 Europe Madrid Time

The EU H2020 MSCA Innovative Training Network MINTS  ( offers a PhD position in the area of millimeter-wave communications. The position focuses on efficient millimeter-wave channel estimation and beam training (ESR1) and is with the IMDEA Networks Institute, Spain.

The position offers:

  • Work in a team of excellent millimeter-wave researchers
  • A unique opportunity to work with cutting-edge millimeter-wave testbeds
  • Fully funded long-term visiting periods in the R&D departments of leading companies in that area, NEC (Germany) and Pharrowtech (Belgium)
  • The prospect to publish at top-tier venues in wireless communications and networking.

The position requires:

  • A degree in Computer Science or related field, with a solid academic record
  • Strong programming skills
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Enthusiasm for interdisciplinary research
  • Previous experience in wireless networking and testbeds (not mandatory, but highly appreciated).

The position is funded by the Marie-Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network “MINTS – MIllimeter-wave NeTworking and Sensing for Beyond 5G” (, within the Horizon 2020 Programme of the European Commission. The recruitment process and hiring conditions will follow MSCA-ITN applicable criteria. For questions about the position please contact Dr. Joerg Widmer (

The PhD student will be supervised by Dr. Joerg Widmer. Candidates shall submit by the call deadline a CV, a motivation letter, and two reference letters through the IMDEA Networks hiring portal, at Contact the supervisor at for questions about this position.

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  1. Remember to select the following option: PhD: PhD Student positions [2021].
  2. Deadline for receipt of applications: 06th of December 2020 at 14:00 Europe Madrid Time
  3. If necessary choose as supervisor Joerg WIDMER