Postdoc position in Quantum Networking

Quantum Information Group

Deadline for receipt of applications: November 29, 2023 23:59 AoE (30 November 2023, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)

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.

IMDEA Networks is an equal employer, and explicitly encourages qualified female candidates to apply. Candidates shall submit by the call deadline on August 31, 2023, 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 (

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: PostDoc: [Post-Doc Researcher] [Quantum Networking][2023]
  2. Deadline for receipt of applications: November 29, 2023 23:59 AoE (30 November 2023, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)