CALL 1-2019-1 - Researcher position in Communication Networks Division –Mobile Networks Department

21 December 2018 - Expires: 21 January 2019

The Communication Networks Division of the CTTC is searching for interested candidates in a research position in its Mobile Networks Department.

We are looking for a researcher interested in and capable of designing and developing experimental platforms for 5G networks. Main interest is in the areas of the application of SDN and NFV architectural principles to communication networks. Expertise on software development is required for this position. Additionally, other highly valued expertise is: SDN and NFV, cellular technologies, linux system administration, WiFi networks, implementation of system level simulators, real-time emulators, and experimental prototyping.



Interested researchers must be strongly motivated, hold an MSc or Ph.D. degree in telecommunications, electrical engineering, computer science, or related area, have experience in software development, and have the capacity of carrying out collaborative innovative research.


The contract will be associated to the Spanish MINECO 5G-REFINE research project (TEC2017-88373-R), which lasts until December 31, 2020. The salary would be defined according to previous experience and skills of the interested researcher. Researchers interested in joining the Mobile Networks Department should send their curriculum vitae, including list of publications, and the names and addresses of at least two referees. These documents should be sent in PDF format through this online application. CVs and any other information gathered during this process will be handled confidentially.

Communication Networks Division – CTTC

Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya (CTTC), in Castelldefels – Barcelona, is a growing and well-funded research institution fostering excellence and diversity. CTTC offers a highly international environment at an exceptionally attractive location. As a research center in telecommunications technologies CTTC provides a fertile environment for research cooperation and innovation between different disciplines. More specifically, the Communication Networks Division aims at providing an integrated end-to-end view of mobile and transport, optical and wireless, access and core networks by exploiting SDN and NFV architectural principles. For more information, please visit

CTTC seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are underrepresented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply.CTTC is committed to increasing the number of individuals with disabilities in its workforce and therefore encourages applications from such qualified individuals.