PhD Student in edge/cloud design, modeling and integration in intelligent cellular networks

Opportunistic Architectures Lab

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

The IMDEA Networks’ Opportunistic Architectures Lab lead by prof. Vincenzo Mancuso and Marco Ajmone Marsan invite applications for multiple PhD positions in the area of design, modeling, performance evaluation and system integration of edge and cloud computing in the contest of beyond-5G intelligent cellular networks and associated services.

As a member of the team, the PhD student will be involved in cutting-edge research, will participate in the national and international research projects with academic and industrial partners, and will perform analytical and experimental work with other team members and international collaborators.

The position offers

  • Working in a vibrant, collaborative, multi-cultural and
  • English-speaking environment
  • The expectation to publish at top-tier venues in networking

Skills Required:

  • Excellent analytical, technical and problem solving skills
  • Very good knowledge of network protocols and architectures, and
  • associated methodologies for data analytics
  • Very good organization and communication skills
  • High proficiency in programming and English

Academic Qualifications

Bsc or Msc in computer science, telecommunication engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field

Experience (optional)

Experience in developing analytical models and/or tools for statistical analysis of data Experience in developing machine learning applications

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 contract is cofounded by the subproject “Inteligencia de red para soporte de sistemas ciberfísicos (AEON-CPS)” with reference No. TSI-063000-2021-38, part of AEON Project, funded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation and the European Union-NextGenerationEU through the Spanish Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan (PRTR).

 This contract can be cofounded by the ESF only during those periods in which the contract is not funded by other European funds that may be incompatible with the ESF.


  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 Vincenzo MANCUSO