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PhD student in the intersection of Systems - Machine Learning - Computer Vision

Applications are invited for a PhD student position at the IMDEA Software Institute, Madrid, Spain.

The selected candidate will work with Thaleia Dimitra Doudali.

The specific topic of the research will be determined based on the common interests of the candidate and the supervisor. Here are some potential research areas:

Who should apply?

Preference will be given to students that have earned or are about to earn their Master’s or advanced undergraduate degree in Computer Science / Engineering.

The position requires good programming and problem solving skills and proficiency in spoken and written English. A background on machine learning (course work, coding experience etc.) is not required but highly desirable.

Highlight in your resume any experience or coursework in:

Working at IMDEA Software

The IMDEA Software Institute is ranked among the best European research institutes in computer science. Located in the Montegancedo Science and Technology Park, it perfectly combines the sunny and vibrant city of Madrid with cutting edge research and inspiring working environment. The institute provides an internationally competitive stipend, access to an excellent public health care system, unemployment benefits, retirement benefits, and support for research related travel. The working language at the institute is English. Knowledge of Spanish is not required.


The duration of the position is intended to be for the duration of the doctoral studies. The starting date is flexible, starting from January 2022. Deadline for applications is November 15, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

How to apply?

Applicants interested in the position should submit their application at selecting option 5 - PhD Student and reference code 2021-10-phd-sysmlcv. Deadline for applications is November 15th, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately.

For any questions about these positions, please contact Thaleia Dimitra Doudali directly (thaleia dot doudali at imdea dot org).