Universidade de Vigo

MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship 2023: Call for Expressions of Interest

As a postdoctoral researcher, are you considering your next move in your scientific career?

atlanTTic is pleased to invite expressions of interest from outstanding researchers who wish to pursue a career in Spain to apply for MSCA PF-2023 Postdoctoral Fellowship.

We welcome proposals that align with our research interests in the following reserach áreas:


  • Radar and teledetection
  • Radio and satellite communications
  • Aerospace and defence systems
  • Photonics and optical communications
  • Data Networks
  • IoT


  • Multimedia security
  • Privacy
  • Cryptography and quantum communications

Digital services

  • Digital health
  • Digital education
  • Electronic and intelligent services
  • Multimedia technologies
  • Data management 

We encourage researchers with a robust scientific background and a research proposal to contact us. We will collaborate with selected candidates to help prepare a successful application to this competitive program, leveraging the expertise of our team.

About Us

atlanTTic is the Research Center for Telecommunication Technologies promoted by the Universidade de Vigo (UVigo, Galicia, Spain) and recognized as a research center of the Galician University System. Our organisation is awarded with the Human Resources Strategy for Research (HRS4R) label and an Equality Seal, recognition given from the UVigo to recognise our work to promote real and effective equality.

Our researchers collaborate with partners from academia and industry, both nationally and internationally, to conduct cutting-edge research and technology transfer projects. The center is also involved in several European research initiatives, including the Horizon program, and has a strong commitment to training the next generation of researchers in its areas of expertise.

Our biggest value is our people, prioritizing the development, recognition, and empowerment of our researchers.

Our commitment to you includes:

  • A wealth of opportunities for professional growth, including access to a global network of scientific and technological collaborators, as well as a comprehensive professional development and training plan
  • Facilities designed with the latest advancements in scientific technology in mind, ensuring that you have access to fully-equipped laboratories and advanced equipment.
  • A team of professionals who specialize in every aspect of the research process, from handling economic and administrative tasks to managing IT to disseminating research findings.
  • Access to a variety of Universidade de Vigo facilities to support your work-life balance, including fitness centers, sports facilities, language classes…
  • A dedication to upholding ethical and professional standards and the recognition of the importance of diversity in all its forms, including race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, religion, and background.

Desirable skills

  • Positive attitude
  • Strong research skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Professionalism and ethics
  • Communications skills
  • Independence and self-motivation
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Adaptability
  • Results oriented professional
  • Organizational skills

Selection Criteria

Candidates from anywhere in the world with an excellent track record, following the MSCA eligibility and mobility criteria:

  • Not have resided or carried out their main activity in Spain for more than 12 months during last 3 years immediately before 13th September 2023.
  • Have a PhD degree successfully defended by 13th September 2023.
  • Have a maximum of 8 years full-time equivalent experience in research, from the date of their PhD.


If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your application including a CV following this template (with your ORCID, Scopus or ResearcherID profile) and a brief description of your proposed research project to: personal@atlanttic.uvigo.es

All expressions of interest will be reviewed by our expert panel, and successful candidates will be invited to prepare a full application.

Deadline: June 2nd at 17 CET

For further information about our research lines or supervisors, do not hesitate to contact us at: promocion1@atlanttic.uvigo.es

Don’t miss this chance to take your research career to the next level with the MSCA PF!

Living in Vigo

Vigo is a coastal city located in the northwestern region of Spain, in the province of Pontevedra, and is the largest city in the region of Galicia. With a distinctive industrial character, the city is known for its bustling port, seafood cuisine, and proximity to beautiful beaches and natural landscapes. Vigo has a rich cultural heritage, with a mix of Galician and Spanish traditions and a vibrant local food and music scene.

Living in Vigo offers many advantages, including:

Cost of living: The cost of living in Vigo is relatively affordable compared to other Spanish cities. Housing, food, entertainment, and transportation are all reasonably priced, making it a great choice for those on a budget. (see https://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/in/Vigo)

The climate is mild and temperate, with average temperatures ranging from 10-25°C throughout the year, making it a great destination for outdoor activities during the warmer months.

Gastronomy: Vigo is famous for its seafood, and the city has a wide range of restaurants and taverns that serve fresh seafood dishes. The local cuisine also includes other traditional Galician dishes, such as octopus, empanadas, and Galician-style pork.

Culture: Vigo has a variety of cultural and recreational activities, including museums, art galleries, and historic buildings. Many festivals, concerts, and cultural events are celebrated throughout the year. The city center is filled with shops, restaurants, and cafes, and there are many parks and green spaces for outdoor activities. Vigo also has a vibrant nightlife with many bars and clubs.

Natural beauty: Vigo is surrounded by stunning natural landscapes, including the Rías Baixas estuary, the Cíes Islands, and the Atlantic Ocean. The city is also home to several parks and green spaces, such as the Castrelos Park and the Samil Beach.

Overall, living in Vigo can be a great choice for those who value a high quality of life, beautiful natural surroundings, a vibrant cultural scene. and a welcoming local community.