Call 2/2015-1 - Researcher position in Communication Networks Division –Mobile Networks Department

07 July 2015 - Expires: 06 August 2015

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

Interest is in the areas of cellular technologies (and specifically, LTE), IEEE 802.11ac, mmWave, cognitive radio and networks, and the application of SDN and NFV architectural principles in such networks. We are looking for a researcher interested in and capable of designing and developing network simulation and experimental platforms for 5G networks. Therefore, the ideal researcher should demonstrate background in as many as possible areas out of the following list: cellular mobile communication systems (LTE), WiFi networks, experience in 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, and have the capacity of carrying out collaborative innovative research.


The contract duration for the potential position would be 12 months, renewable on a yearly basis subject to performance and budgetary constraints. 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.