Research Associate Professor

IMDEA Networks Institute
June 28 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

As Research Professor your responsibilities would be

  • Conducting cutting-edge scientific research in computer networking and related areas such as distributed systems

  • Providing scientific leadership in defining and developing lines of research

  • Building a strong team of PhD Students, postdocs and other staff and directing their work

  • Identifying and taking the lead in preparing proposals for funded research projects, contracts and grants

  • Establishing and maintaining links and collaborations with partner institutions and with industry

  • Creating value by developing transferable IPR (patents, software, …) and collaborating in standards bodies

  • Managing your own research budget, which includes a basic research budget provided by the Institute, plus the funds that the Research Professor attracts for his/her research and for the Institute

  • Attending conferences, establishing research collaborations, giving talks and seminars, hosting visitors, etc.

  • Supervising PhD Students in their Ph.D. program

Scientists applying for this position have the following attributes

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field, with at least 10 years of research experience in the area of networking

  • A number of high impact publications and typically an h-index of at least 25

  • Successful track record in developing transferable technologies through international patents and licensing agreements

  • We particularly value systems oriented research

  • High level of proficiency in both written and spoken English (please note: Spanish is not required)

In exchange for this, we offer

  • The opportunity to work with colleagues of world-class standing

  • First-class research laboratories and facilities

  • A personal research budget, which covers basic research costs and allows you to hire PhD students from the first day

  • The possibility to personally manage the funds attracted by submitting project proposals and research agreements with external entities

  • Internationally-competitive salaries and relocation packages

  • A share of IPR revenues arising from your work here

  • Full support to transfer your results to industry or to start-up your own company

  • The unrivalled quality of life to be enjoyed in the Madrid region

This job comes from a partnership with Science Magazine and Euraxess

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