Goal-oriented semantic communication

Post-Doctoral position M/F (Ref: CS/MK/semantique/PostDoc/022024)

The selected candidates 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. The position is funded by the National Acceleration Strategy PEPR project (eligibility restrictions may apply).


  • Very good university degree (Ph.D./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 in at least one of the following areas: theoretical foundations of communication and networks, information theory, applied mathematics, theoretical foundations of machine learning, and 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 and/or secretariat@eurecom.fr with the reference:  CS/MK/semantique/PostDoc/022024

Start date: ASAP
Duration: Fixed Term Contract