Application period starts in the first quarter of 2020!

The project offers 15 positions for early stage researchers (ESRs) from 7 beneficiaries in 5 countries

Eligibility criteria

Early Stage Researchers (ESRs)

ESRs must, at the date of recruitment, be in the first four years (full-time equivalent research experience) of their research careers and have not been awarded a doctoral degree. Full-Time Equivalent Research Experience is measured from the date when the researcher obtained the first degree entitling him/her to embark on a doctorate (either in the country in which the degree was obtained or in the country in which the researcher is recruited), even if a doctorate was never started or envisaged. Researchers can be of any nationality.

Mobility Rule

ESRs must not have resided or carried out their main activity (work, studies, etc.) in the country of the recruiting beneficiary for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before the planned recruitment date. Compulsory national service, short stays such as holidays, and time spent as part of a procedure for obtaining refugee status under the Geneva Convention are not taken into account.

Planned Recruitment Date: will be announced

Employment Conditions

The successful candidate will be employed for a maximum period of three years full-time equivalent and receives a generous financial package plus an additional mobility and family allowance according to the rules for Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) in an EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Innovative Training Networks (ITN)
A career development plan will be prepared for each fellow in accordance with his/her supervisor and will include training, planned secondments and outreach activities in partner institutions of the network. The ESR fellows are supposed to complete their PhD thesis by the end of the 3rd year of their employment.
For more information please visit the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Innovative Training Networks website.

ESRs Key Responsibilities

  • To manage and carry out their research projects within 36 months
  • To write a PhD dissertation
  • To participate in research and training activities within the MenelaosNT network
  • To write articles for scientific peer reviews
  • To participate in meetings of the different MenelaosNT consortium bodies
  • To disseminate their research in the scientific community (international conferences) and non-scientific community, by outreach and public engagement
  • To liaise with the other research staff and students working in broad areas of relevance to the research project and partner institutions.
  • To write progress reports and prepare results for publication and dissemination via journals, presentations and the web.
  • To attend progress and management meetings as required and network with the other research groups.

  Research Center for Spatial Information at University Politehnica of Bucarest, Romania

ESR5: Deep Depth from Defocus (Deep DFD) for near range and in-situ 3D exploration

ESR14: Learning with adversarial samples for EO multi-spectral images

ESR15: Deep learning for SAR data in presence of adversarial samples



Centro Singular de Investigación en Tecnoloxías da Información (CiTIUS)  at Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain

ESR1: Fabrication of CMOS ToF sensors with 2D/3D capabilitie

ESR2: Design of an AIC CMOS vision system for spatio-temporal event detection


Forschungsinstitut für Hochfrequenz-physik und Radartechnik (FHR) at Fraunhofer Ge­sellschaft, Germany

ESR6: Adaptive compressed sensing methods for more efficient radar detection and localization

ESR9: Coded waveforms for colocated MIMO radar using sparse modelling


 INSITU Engineering, Spain

ESR12: Mobile mapping applications of CS techniques

ESR13: Civil works, operation and maintenance of urban infrastructures

 Signal Acquisition Modeling and Processing Lab (SAMPL) at Weizmann Institute of Sciene, Israel

ESR10: Compressive sensing and imaging using Ultrasound or THz


 Signal Processing and Information Systems (SPIS) Laboratory and Center of Excellence in Data Analytics (CEDA) at Sabanci University Istanbul, Turkey

ESR7: Space Reconstruction for high-resolution inverse SAR imaging

ESR11: Goal-directed compressive radar imaging


Center for Sensor Systems (ZESS) at Univerity of Siegen, Germany

ESR3: Pseudo-passive indoor ToF 3D sensing exploiting light-based wireless communications infrastruc­tur

ESR4: Efficient very-wide-area ToF 3D sensing by means of Adaptive Compressive Sensing

ESR8: Tomographic SAR reconstruction


More detailed description of the positions comes soon.