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Post-doctoral fellow in acoustic sensing over optical fiber networks - CDD 12 months

  • Palaiseau, Île-de-France, France
Réseaux et Internet des objets

Job description

Who we are ?

Télécom Paris, part of the IMT (Institut Mines-Télécom) and a founding member of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris, is one of France's top 5 general engineering schools.

The mainspring of Télécom Paris is to train, imagine and undertake to design digital models, technologies and solutions for a society and economy that respect people and their environment.

We are looking for a Post-Doctoral Fellow with a passion for acoustic sensing on fiber optic networks to join our dynamic team at Télécom Paris. This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to innovative projects in a stimulating research environment.


The COMELEC department situates its action within the framework of the knowledge triangle that links education, innovation and research. As such, in the department, we train engineers and doctoral students, we conduct academic research in the field of information technology and finally, we place our application research and innovative developments in a cooperative approach with industry and emerging companies.

Within COMELEC, the Optical Telecommunications Group (GTO) is home to the research programs of eight faculty members and a state-of-the-art laboratory on optical fiber transmission. We conduct advanced research in high-rate fiber-optic transmission, optical network architectures, novel lasers for communications, integrated photonics, and distributed optical fiber sensors.

The main responsibilities of the position include:

  • Perfom research missions in the field of photonics
  • Ensure supervision and tutoring missions
  • Contribute to the reputation of the School, the Institut Mines-Télécom and the Institut Polytechnique de Paris

Job requirements

The ideal candidate will have solid expertise in acoustic sensing and fiber optic networks. The candidate should be able to conduct high-level research, collaborate effectively with a multidisciplinary team and present results clearly and concisely.

This position offers the opportunity to work on innovative projects, explore new technologies and contribute to the advancement of acoustic sensing research. If you're passionate about innovation and looking for a stimulating challenge, come and join us!

Why join us?
You'll be working in a fast-growing, pleasant, green and accessible environment (especially for people with disabilities) just 20 km from Paris (RER B and C suburban train lines, close to major roads, shared shuttle departing from Porte d'Orléans). You will benefit from :

  • 49 days annual leave (CA + RTT)
  • flexible working hours (depending on department activity)
  • telecommuting 1 to 3 days/week possible
  • 75% public transport pass reimbursement
  • Proximity to numerous sports facilities, concierge service, underground parking, in-house catering, etc.
  • Staff association at school and ministry level
  • Good to know: our social security contributions are lower than in the private sector

Other information :
Application deadline: september 15, 2024
Job type : 12 months fixed-term contract
Job description here.

Scientific contact person: Elie AWWAD (

Administrative contact person: Hamidou Yaya Koné (

We recruit on the basis of skills, regardless of origin, age or gender, and all our positions are open to people with disabilities.