Goal-oriented semantic communication

Post-Doctoral position M/F (Ref: CS/MK/semantique/PostDoc/022023)

The selected candidate(s) will conduct fundamental, independent research in the area of goal-oriented semantic communication, covering various aspects and approaches, ranging from information theory to machine learning. Positions are funded by the ERC Consolidator Grant SONATA.


  • Very good university degree (PhD/DPhil/Dr.-Ing. – completed or soon to be completed) in communications engineering/information technology, theoretical computer science, applied mathematics or related engineering or natural sciences.
  • Profound knowledge on at least one of the following areas: theoretical foundations of communication and networks, information theory, applied mathematics, theoretical foundations of machine learning, signal processing.  
  • Strong publication record in top academic journals and venues (e.g., IEEE Transactions, top ML conferences, ACM).
  • Excellent analytical, technical and problem solving skills.
  • Organizational talent, excellent communication skills, and team spirit


The application must include:

  • Detailed curriculum,
  • One-page research statement explaining your interests, plans, achievements and why you think these could be a good fit,
  • Name and address of three references.

Applications should be submitted by e-mail to marios.kountouris@eurecom.fr &  secretariat@eurecom.fr with the reference:  CS/MK/semantique/PostDoc/022023