PhD position positions in the area of 6G localization for non-terrestrial networks

Pervasive Wireless Systems Group

Deadline for receipt of applications: July 1, 2024 23:59 AoE (02 July 2024, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)

IMDEA Networks’ Pervasive Wireless System Group headed by Prof. Domenico Giustiniano invites applications for one PhD position in the area of 6G localization for non-terrestrial networks. As a member of the team, the students will be involved in cutting edge system research together with industrial partners, will participate in international projects, and will experimentally verify proposed ideas and concepts. All work will be carried out under a single 5G-NR open platform based on OpenAirInterface and demonstrate the potential of 6G for positioning services leveraging non-terrestrial networks.

The selected student will be supervised by Dr Domenico Giustiniano, Leader of IMDEA’s Pervasive Wireless Systems Group

The position offers:

  • hands-on training in deploying and running 5G+ 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:

  • Degree / Master in Telecommunications Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Excellent understanding of the fundamentals of wireless communications systems.
  • Coding skills using Matlab, C/C++, Python.
  • High level of English (English will be the working language)

Selected candidates may be invited at IMDEA Networks in Madrid for physical interview and for showing the environment and the lab facilities.

Inquiries on the position can be directed via mail to the supervisor

  • Domenico Giustiniano (

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

  1. Remember to select the following option: PhD: PhD Student positions [2024]
  2. Deadline for receipt of applications: July 1, 2024 23:59 AoE (02 July 2024, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)
  3. If necessary choose as supervisor Domenico GIUSTINIANO