Postdoc position in Quantum Networking

Edge Networks Group

Deadline for receipt of applications: May 30, 2024 23:59 AoE (31 May 2024, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)

IMDEA Networks Institute, Madrid
We invite applications for a postdoc position working on some of the challenging theoretical problems in Quantum Networking.

Academic Qualifications and Skills Required:

• PhD in Physics or Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics with a strong grasp on Quantum Mechanics as well as foundational notions of Quantum Information Theory.

• Demonstrated record of individual initiative and originality in research.

• Strong mathematical/analytical skills with a background in the following subjects: Quantum Information theory, Computer Networking, and Machine Learning.

• Programming skills in at least one language (Python/C etc.).

• Knowledge of Qiskit or any other quantum programming language is a strong plus.

• An understanding of network theory from an applied and/or theoretical perspective (such as graph theory) are a strong plus. • Proficiency in written and spoken English is mandatory.

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

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.

Candidates shall submit by the call deadline on May 31, 2024, a CV, motivation letter, and two reference letters through the IMDEA Networks Institute hiring portal, at

For any further question please contact:

Dr. Marius Paraschiv (

Jaya Prakash Champati (

This contract is cofounded by the project MADQuantum-CM: Quantum Communication in the Autonomous Region of Madrid, belonging to the Quantum Communication Complementary Plan funded by the Regional Government of Madrid, the Spanish State through the Recovery, Transformation and Resilience Plan, and the European Union through the NextGeneration EU funds.

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
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  1. Remember to select the following option: Post-Doc: [Post-Doc Researcher][Quantum Networking] [2024]
  2. Deadline for receipt of applications: May 30, 2024 23:59 AoE (31 May 2024, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)
  3. If necessary choose as supervisor Jaya Prakash CHAMPATI