Website IMDEA Software Institute
The IMDEA Software Institute invites applications for multiple tenure-track (Assistant Professor) faculty positions. We are primarily interested in recruiting excellent candidates in the areas of Data Science, including machine learning; Privacy; and Systems, including parallel and distributed systems, embedded systems, hybrid and heterogeneous architectures, etc. However, we are open to other areas within the general research focus of the Institute. Tenured-level (Associate and Full Professor) applications will also be considered.
The primary mission of the IMDEA Software Institute is to perform research of excellence at the highest international level in the area of software development technologies. It is one of the highest ranked institutions worldwide in its main topic areas.
The main selection criteria will be the candidate’s demonstrated ability and commitment to research, the match of interests with the institute’s mission, and how the candidate complements areas of established strengths of the institute. All positions require a doctoral degree in Computer Science or a closely related area, earned by the expected start date. Candidates for tenure-track positions will have shown exceptional promise in research and will have displayed an ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. Candidates for tenured positions must possess an outstanding research record, have recognized international stature, and demonstrated leadership abilities. Experience in graduate student supervision is also valued at this level.
Applications should be completed using the application form at
For full consideration, complete applications must be received by January 15, 2018 although applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled.
Working at the IMDEA Software Institute
The institute is located in the vibrant area of Madrid, Spain. It offers an ideal working environment, combining the best aspects of a research center and a university department. Its researchers can focus on developing new ideas and projects, in collaboration with world-leading, international faculty, post-docs, and students. Researchers also have the opportunity (but no obligation) to teach university courses. The institute offers institutional funding and also encourages its members to participate in national and international research projects. The working language at the institute is English.
Salaries at the Institute are internationally competitive and established on an individual basis. They include social security provisions in accordance with existing national Spanish legislation, and in particular access to an excellent public health care system.
Further information about the Institute’s current faculty and research can be found at
The IMDEA Software Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from a diverse and international community and underrepresented groups. The institute complies with the European Charter for Researchers.