CALL 15-2017-1 - Researcher position at the Communication Systems Division – Advanced Signal and Information Processing Department

10 October 2017 - Expires: 10 December 2017

The Communication Systems Division of the CTTC is searching for interested candidates in a Researcher position for its Advanced Signal and Information Processing (ASIP) Department.

The ASIP Department conducts fundamental and applied research on signal processing and communications, including algorithmic development, theoretical analysis and hardware development. For more information about the department, please refer to The candidate will join our team and work on the application of machine learning techniques in communications and distributed signal processing scenarios. The candidate is expected to have a strong background in the following specialization areas of interest: Signal Processing for Communications, Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics and Processing, Distributed Optimization/Control. The applicant is expected to carry out innovative research on machine learning and signal processing for communications. Proven experience in coordination/participation in European and other research projects will be highly valued. Proficiency in C++, Matlab and Python will also be valued.


Applicants for Researcher positions must hold a Ph.D. degree in telecommunications, computer science, electrical engineering, or related fields; be capable of conduct independent research and be highly motivated to work in a collaborative environment; have track publication record and capacity of attracting competitive funds and interact with researchers as well as technology transfer staff. English proficiency is required. Research and industrial work experience, management and participation in international and national R&D projects, elaboration of project proposals and experience with startups, is all highly appreciated.


The position is permanent. The salary will be determined according to qualifications, work experience and budget availability. Researchers interested in joining the Communication Systems Division 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.


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.

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.