Researcher Position in Cybersecurity

Internet Analytics Group

Deadline for receipt of applications: June 24, 2022 23:59 AoE (25 June 2022, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)

IMDEA Network invites applications for a researcher position in the areas of cybersecurity. The selected candidate will become a member of the Internet Analytics Group headed by Dr. Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez.

The candidate will conduct cutting-edge research in the areas of cybersecurity and network measurements. The candidate will collaborate and help Dr. Vallina-Rodriguez in the supervision of PhD students.

The positions offers:

  • Working in a collaborative, multi-cultural and English-speaking environment in the vibrant city of Madrid.
  • The expectation to publish impactful work at top-tier venues in network measurements (e.g., ACM IMC) and cybersecurity (e.g., USENIX Security Symposium, IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, ACM CCS, NDSS, PETS)
  • Making practical and theoretical contributions in the area of cybersecurity and network measurements, with an expectation to make societal, scientific, regulatory and industrial contributions (see prior work of the team)
  • The chance of mentoring and co-supervising international PhD students and working with world-class international collaborators.

Skills Required:

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science or related areas.
  • International mobility.
  • Experience in supervising Ms.C. or undergraduate students.
  • Good publication record, including papers in top peer-reviewed conferences in the area of cybersecurity or network measurements as leading author.
  • Critical thinking
  • English proficiency is mandatory
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills.

Contract Duration and Type:

  • 1 year, renewable based on candidate’s performance.
  • Competitive salary. Candidate’s experience will be considered.
  • Full-time contract. Includes social and health benefits

For questions, contact Dr. Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez by email (

  1. Remember to select the following option: [Researcher] [Cybersecurity][2022]
  2. Deadline for receipt of applications: June 24, 2022 23:59 AoE (25 June 2022, 13:59h Europe/Madrid Time)
  3. If necessary choose as supervisor Narseo VALLINA-RODRÍGUEZ