Postdoc position in Secure Quantum Networking Internet Analytics and the Cybersecurity Group

Cybersecurity Group

Deadline for receipt of applications: April 29, 2024 23:59 AoE (30 April 2024, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)

IMDEA Networks Institute invites applications for Post-doctoral positions in the intersection between cybersecurity and quantum networks to devise methods to understand the threat landscape and mitigations in today’s quantum networks and beyond. The selected candidate will become a member of the Internet Analytics and Cybersecurity groups led by Dr. Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez and Dr. Guillermo Suarez-Tangil.

The position offers:

  •  The prospect of opening a prosperous research direction and publishing at top-tier venues
  •  The opportunity to work in a thrilling and international environment with world experts in computer networks and cybersecurity
  •  The candidate will be part of a highly motivated research team working to find solutions to real-world challenges facing society
  •  Competitive salary package with full employee benefits

The position requires:

  •  A Ph.D. in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Telecommunications Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field, with a track academic record. Candidates in the last year of their Ph.D. program are also encouraged to apply.
  •  Solid understanding of Quantum Mechanics as well as foundational notions of Quantum Information Theory or Cryptography.
  •  Knowledge in Data Analysis will be positively evaluated.
  •  Proficiency in English.

Contract Duration and Type:

  •    Initially one year, with the prospect of extending it for another one.
  •    Competitive salary. The candidate’s experience will be considered.
  •    Full-time contract. Includes social and health benefits.

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

  1. Remember to select the following option: Post-Doc: [Post-Doc Researcher][Quantum Networking / Internet Analytics and the Cybersecurity Group] [2024]
  2. Deadline for receipt of applications: April 29, 2024 23:59 AoE (30 April 2024, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)
  3. If necessary choose as supervisor Narseo VALLINA-RODRÍGUEZ