Call 3/2015-2 - Senior Researcher position in Communication Systems Division – SI Department

10 September 2015 - Expires: 03 December 2015
The Communication Systems Division of the CTTC is searching for interested candidates in a Senior Researcher position in its Statistical Inference for Communications and Positioning Department.
The candidate must hold a Ph. D. degree in electrical engineering or related disciplines, should have implementation and practical experience in the area of wireless communications and positioning systems, be motivated and team player. The following specialization areas are of interest: digital signal processing, smart antennas, GNSS software defined receivers and FPGA-based real-time systems. Experience in RF front-end design and related tools is a plus. The applicant is expected to carry out innovative research, with emphasis on GNSS technology. The researcher will contribute to the development and maintenance of an experimental platform (testbed) related to the scope of the area with the aim to validate research on the various aspects of GNSS receivers and related technologies and, importantly, attract funding.


Applicants for Research Associate positions must hold a Ph.D. degree in telecommunications, computer science, electrical engineering, or related fields; be very motivated, work independently whilst cooperating with the local team; have track record and capacity of carrying out experimental work and interact with researchers as well as technology transfer staff. Research and industrial work experience, participation in international and national R&D projects, 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 Statistical Inference for Communications and Positioning 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.


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.