Call 13-2016-1 - Post Doctoral Position in the Statistical Inference for Communications and Positioning Department

09 November 2016 - Expires: 12 December 2016

The Communication Systems Division opens the application period for one Post Doctoral Position at the Statistical Inference for Communications and Positioning Department.

The position involves carrying out innovative research, with emphasis on estimation techniques and algorithms for nonlinear problems. The researcher will contribute to the development of a public-funded project and the dissemination of scientific outcomes. Interaction with researchers as well as technology transfer staff is expected. The work will encompass both theoretical and experimental activities to advance in Bayesian computational tools, with emphasis on filtering and machine learning methods.


Applicants for this position must hold a Ph.D. degree in telecommunications, computer science, electrical engineering, or related fields; be very motivated, work independently whilst closely cooperate with the Department team. Candidates must be able to proof their track record and capacity of carrying out research and experimental work. Preference will be given to applicants with solid background in the areas of Bayesian estimation and digital signal processing for communications and positioning applications. Research and industrial work experience, participation in international and national R&D projects, and experience with startups, is all highly appreciated.


The position and the extension duration of the contract (up to 24 months) are associated to a public-funded research project. The salary will be determined according to qualifications, work experience and budget availability.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae including list of publications, a concise statement of research interests, and the names and addresses of at least two referees. The application documents must be submitted through this online application.


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.