Vacancies

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS IS OPEN

Contact pmt@iotalentum.eu for more info

15 Selected candidates (ESRs, Early-Stage Researchers) are expected to enrol in the program by March/April 2021 at the latest. However, there could be delays due to COVID. Each ESR will be recruited for 36 months. ESRs will be enrolled in a PhD programme.

Are you considering applying?

Please read carefully the General Guide for Applicants and also all specific information for each vacancy on the table below: List of 15 research projects.

Eligibility criteria:

  • To hold a MSc degree (or equivalent) in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or a related field.
  • To have not been awarded a doctoral degree.
  • To be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of research career at the date of recruitment. Full-time equivalent research experience is measured from the date when a researcher obtained the degree, which would formally entitle him/her to embark on a doctorate, irrespective of whether or not a doctorate is or was ever envisaged
  • At the time of the selection, to have not resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of recruitment for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately prior to their recruitment. Short stays, such as holidays, are not taken into account.
  • To be proficient in English language.

Why to apply?

IoTalentum is financially supported by the European Commission under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA). The benefits of being an ESR of IoTalentum include:

  • You will work in a stimulating, creative and internationally learning environment through an unique interdisciplinary research training program.
  • You will be enrolled in top-quality PhD programs.
  • IoTalentum training program offers unique, leading edge infrastructure and expertise, which is not available at a single place.
  • You will be advised by excellent group leaders – they are all outstanding in their research and trainings.
  • The IoTalentum consortium was generated with the firm purpose of training ESRs so that you can enter the labour market both in academic and non-academic environments.
  • You will be exposed to very different and complementary research environment in both academia and industrial participating organisations.
  • You will spend 30% of their recruitment time in different institutions of the network. While ESRs recruited at a university will enjoy secondments of at least eight months at industrial beneficiary or partner organization, those recruited by industrial beneficiaries will take part in secondments in academic beneficiaries to participate in PhD training as well as working with other PhD students.
  • Strong involvement of industrial partners in training activities.
  • You will have the opportunity to acquire outstanding complementary training in transferable skills (e.g. presentation techniques, networking, publishing, and outreach activities) as well as leadership, innovation and entrepreneurial skills.
  • You will have the opportunity to acquire lifetime skills and optimum opportunities to build and extend your international network available to you throughout your professional career.

How to Apply

Your application consists of:

  1. Application form (Word file)
  2. Documentary evidence of:
    • University Degrees and MSc diplomas or equivalent
    • Transcript of records
    • Language Certificates
    • Evidence of merits described in the CV (if possible)
    • Reference letters (if you have them)

In order to know the procedure to submit your application, please click on the links associated to each position in the table below.

List of research projects:

ESR Number

Research Project Title

Recruiting Beneficary

PhD Enrolment University

ESR1

Full virtualization of 5G RAN towards white box open infrastructures

TU/e – Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

TU/e – Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

ESR2

Improving the flexibility of 5G heterogeneous networks by slicing

TU/e – Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

TU/e – Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

ESR3

AI-based control method for the optical backhaul of IoTalentum

UVa – Universidad de Valladolid, Spain

UVa – Universidad de Valladolid, Spain

ESR4

Fast instantiation of VNFs in a real 5G deployment

WINDTRE – Wind Tre, Italy

UVa – Universidad de Valladolid, Spain

ESR5

SDN for network virtualization in IoTalentum infrastructure

UVa – Universidad de Valladolid, Spain

UVa – Universidad de Valladolid, Spain

ESR6

Resilient self-Learning software-defined 5G-ready transport network

TID – Telefonica I+D, Spain

UVa – Universidad de Valladolid, Spain

ESR7

Cognitive orchestrator of MEC and network resources

UVa – Universidad de Valladolid, Spain

UVa – Universidad de Valladolid, Spain

ESR8

Privacy-by-design compression, sharing, and processing of IoT data in IoTalentum architecture

AU – Aarhus Universitet, Denmark

AU – Aarhus Universitet, Denmark

ESR9

Cybersecurity for IoT at hardware level in IoTalentum infrastructure

Cryptera – Cryptera, Denmark

AAU – Aalborg University, Denmark

ESR10

Quantum secured data communication for IoTalentum control plane

TU/e – Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

TU/e – Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

ESR11

Security in thing-to-cloud IoTalentum architectures for IoT ecosystems

AAU – Aalborg University, Denmark

AAU – Aalborg University, Denmark

ESR12

Blockchain applications in the IoTalentum infrastructure

USAL – Universidad de Salamanca, Spain

USAL – Universidad de Salamanca, Spain

ESR13

Smart Grids: IoT for smart homes in the context of smart grids

ISEP – Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Portugal

USAL – Universidad de Salamanca, Spain

ESR14

Smart Grids: Secured management of energy resources in smart neighbourhoods by mean of IoT devices

USAL – Universidad de Salamanca, Spain

USAL – Universidad de Salamanca, Spain

ESR15

Smart Grids: Designing new aggregation models for Smart Grids

Simples Energia – PH Energia, Portugal

USAL – Universidad de Salamanca, Spain

Files:

Guide_for_applicants_v_2_0.pdf

Application_form_v_1_1.docx