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Postdoctoral Positions

IMDEA Software is always looking for exceptional Postdoctoral Researchers.
The Institute offers and ideal environment for performing research as well as opportunities for gaining teaching experience. Candidates should have a PhD in Computer Science or a related area and a promising publication record, and an agenda of research interests in topics related to the Institute.


Qualified candidates should apply online using the secure application form, and selecting the appropriate position. Candidates must fill out the application form and attach an up to date pdf copy of their CV, which must include a research statement and the names of at least three references, independently of those listed on the on-line form. Applications should be sent while the call is open. Only electronic applications are considered.

Specific Open Positions

IMDEA currently has four open postdoc positions in the areas of Cryptography, Anonymity, Privacy, Programming Languages, Verification, and Side-channel Attacks. Please, find below the list of faculty members with open positions.

Selection Process

Search and selection procedures follow the recommendations of the European Charter for Researchers, and are coordinated by the Institute in consultation with the Scientific Advisory Board. All applications are first checked for eligibility, and then they are reviewed by an internal selection committee. The main selection criterion is the candidate's demonstrated ability in and commitment to research in the area of the Institute.


Postdoctoral Positions last a maximum of four years.


Salaries at IMDEA Software are competitive internationally and are established on an individual basis.


The working language of the Institute is English. Full command of the English language is required.