PhD student position available in Modelling, Decision Making, and Learning in Edge Networks

Deadline for receipt of applications: April 29th, 2023 23:59 AoE (30 April 2023, 14:59h Europe/Madrid Time)

IMDEA Networks is an international research institute located in Madrid, Spain, whose mission is bringing fundamental, cutting-edge contributions to the science of computer networks. As a growing, English-speaking center that is establishing itself globally at the forefront of the development of future network technologies, IMDEA Networks offers a unique environment for pioneering scientists to develop their ideas across many research areas, under the lead of a multinational team of highly reputed faculty members.

Successful candidate will work on the design of edge networked systems to support novel applications from the Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things. Topics of interest include (but not limited to), Edge Intelligence, Energy Efficient Distributed Inference, Age of Information, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Queuing theory, Network Calculus, and Markov Decision Processes.

What we offer:

– A vibrant international workplace with the opportunity of collaborating with top research groups at the institute and elsewhere

– The prospect to publish at top-tier venues in networking/related fields

– Help with moving to Spain and settling at IMDEA

– Competitive salary package

Academic Qualifications:

– Masters or Bachelors in computer science, communication engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field with a solid academic record.

Skills Required:

– Strong mathematical/analytical skills with a background in at least one of the following subjects: Probability and Random Processes, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Convex Optimization, and Machine Learning.

– Programming skills in at least one language. Hands on experience with system implementation is an added plus.

– Proficiency in written and spoken English is mandatory.

IMDEA Networks is an equal employer, and explicitly encourages qualified female candidates to apply. Candidates shall submit by the call deadline on January 15, 2022, a CV, motivation letter, and two reference letters through the IMDEA Networks Institute hiring portal, at

For any further question please contact:

Jaya Prakash Champati (

Assistant Professor, IMDEA Networks Institute, Madrid.

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 Student positions [2023]
  2. Deadline for receipt of applications: April 29th, 2023 23:59 AoE (30 April 2023, 14:59h Europe/Madrid Time)
  3. If necessary choose as supervisor Jaya Prakash CHAMPATI