PhD positions in experimental AI for networks

Networks Data Science Group

Deadline for receipt of applications: June 14th, 2023 23:59 AoE (15 June 2023, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)

The Networks Data Science group at IMDEA Networks Institute has an opening for up to two PhD students in the area of Network Intelligence (NI). The successful candidate(s) will contribute to ongoing activities of the group, by investigating the design of practical AI models that support mobile network functionalities, and their integration in a cutting-edge experimental research testbed.

 The position offers

  • Hands-on training in advanced design of machine learning and AI models
  • Hands-on training in applying AI models in practical network environments
  • A unique opportunity to test AI models with large-scale measurement data
  • Access to a high-end experimental platform for NI solution prototyping
  • A vibrant, collaborative, multi-cultural and English-speaking environment
  • The prospect to publish at top-tier venues in networking.

The position requires

  • A degree in Computer Science or related field, with a solid academic record
  • Excellent programming skills
  • A strong interest in experimental systems
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Enthusiasm for interdisciplinary research.

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

Candidates shall submit by the call deadline a CV, a motivation letter, and two reference letters through the IMDEA Networks Institute hiring portal. 

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 could be funded by the project PCI2022-133013 (ECOMOME: ENERGY CONSUMPTION MEASUREMENTS AND OPTIMIZATION IN MOBILE NETWORKS), funded by MCIN/AEI/10.13039/501100011033 and the European Union “NextGenerationEU”/PRTR.

  1. Remember to select the following option: PhD: PhD Student positions [2023]
  2. Deadline for receipt of applications: June 14th, 2023 23:59 AoE (15 June 2023, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)
  3. If necessary choose as supervisor Marco FIORE