Call 3/2015-1 - 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 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 in digital communications and information theory with emphasis on the following specialization areas of interest: link adaptation, coding and decoding, network coding, multiple access schemes, factor graphs and belief propagation algorithms, as well as being knowledgeable in 5G systems new developments. Knowledge in digital communication receivers, synchronization, signal processing and networking aspects for LTE is an added value. The applicant is expected to carry out innovative research, effective project management leadership and competitive project proposal preparation.


Applicants for Research Associate 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 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.