Call 9-2016-1 - Researcher position in Communication Systems Division – Advanced Signal and Information Processing Department

29 July 2016 - Expires: 09 September 2016

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

The candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree in telecommunications, electrical engineering or related disciplines, should have proven work experience in the area of wireless communications systems. The candidate is expected to have a strong background on communications and optimization theory and its applications to the following problems of current interest: resource allocation in wireless networks; energy harvesting; design of energy management and caching policies for 5G networks; content centric mobile networks; content distribution strategies and fundamental limits of caching. Demonstrated capability of exploiting similar tools in other technological areas, such as smart grid, will be highly appreciated.  Advaced knowledge in physical layer and RRM aspects for LTE and 5G will be an added value. The applicant is expected to carry out innovative research, effective project management leadership and competitive project proposal preparation.


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 record and capacity of attracting competitive funds and interact with researchers as well as technology transfer staff. Research and industrial work experience, participation in international and national R&D projects 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.