PhD student position in Edge Intelligence and IoT Edge Networks Group and NetEcon Group

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

Edge Networks and NetEcon Research Groups at IMDEA invite applications for a PhD position in the field of edge intelligence, working on distributed machine learning (ML) inference to better support ML applications in the ecosystem of IoT and edge computing. The candidate will be jointly supervised by Jaya Prakash Champati and Sergey Gorinsky.

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 Machine Learning and at least one of the following subjects: Probability and Random Processes, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, and Convex Optimization.
  •  Good programming skills. 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, 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 (

Sergey Gorinsky (

This position can be co-financed by the project “GreenEdge: Monitoreo Energéticamente Eficiente en la Era de Edge Intelligence” with reference No. PID2021-128223OA-I00, funded by MCIN/ AEI /10.13039/501100011033/ and the European Union ERDF “A way of making Europe”.


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: June 14th, 2023 23:59 AoE (15 June 2023, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)
  3. If necessary choose as supervisor Sergey GORINSKY