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Join the IIT Team


At the Institute for Research in Technology (IIT), we’re on the lookout for individuals that have a solid academic background and display the creativity and teamwork required to thrive at the intersection of technology and innovation. We foster a supportive and dynamic environment that celebrates diversity and embraces international perspectives. Together, we inspire one another to tackle complex problems with cutting-edge solutions.
If you’ve successfully completed a Master’s Degree in any field of Engineering or related disciplines such as Mathematics or Physics, then we’d love to hear from you. Join us at IIT to perform top-tier research, unleash your potential, and advance your career.

Student Testimonials

"A PhD at IIT combines the best from two worlds: challenging industry projects while researching about the future of our energy systems". TIMO GERRES (Germany. Doctorate Program in Power Systems)

"Researching at the IIT entails working with people who find no limits to learning possibilities, committed to knowledge dissemination. In an environment where you can combine a PhD development together with taking part in leading projects". CELIA MOSÁCULA (Spain. Doctorate Program in Power Systems)

"I could never have imagined working in a place where research becomes reality and knowledge is shared amongst everyone". ROBERTO BARRELLA (Italy. Doctorate Program in Engineering Systems Modeling)

"The expertise and maturity of the IIT when facing new challenges and solving high complexity problems, makes it very easy to be constantly learning". TERESA FREIRE (Spain. Doctorate Program in Engineering Systems Modeling)

"In IIT I have been able to make top quality research, from the academic point of view, and with a clear vocation of service to society". DAVID ROCH (Spain. Doctorate Program in Engineering Systems Modeling)

"Here, in IIT, I have found an exceptional environment, which has given me a lot from both a professional and personal point of view". DENIZ SUN (Turkey. Doctorate Program in Power Systems)


IIT offers exclusive opportunities for post-doctoral researchers to join our team on a full-time basis. In addition to specific calls, we participate in a range of prestigious post-doctoral research and training programs and host scholars under the EU Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions and the Juan de la Cierva Fellowships.

More information

The duration of the contract will depend on the duration of the project and will be renewed annually. The initial gross salary is € 36,422.78 for the year 2024. The researcher can enjoy the services that the University offers to its staff (Sports, Cultural Activities, Library,etc.).


Our talented group of PhD students, known as Research Assistants, are the cornerstone of our success. Research Assistants are selected and trained to conduct groundbreaking research across a diverse range of fields. In a flexible and supportive work environment, IIT Research Assistants contribute to high-quality academic publications and work on international projects with colleagues, supervisors, and industry partners. As a result, IIT graduates are in high demand across the private sector, with many successful alumni attesting that their time spent at IIT was a game-changer for their careers.

There are several possible categories:

In any category, the candidate must have an official Master's Degree and fulfill all the admission requirements to access one of the Comillas International Doctorate School programs related to IIT:

  • Official Doctorate Program in Power Systems
  • Official Doctorate Program in Engineering Systems Modeling

Undergraduate and Master

IIT offers a range of opportunities for undergraduate and master students to get involved in exciting research projects. Each year, we offer many generous scholarships and support numerous Master’s degree projects.

Doctoral Stays

We offer opportunities for researchers from other national and international centers to join our team through 3-to-12-month research stays. Whether you're looking for short-term or long-term collaborations, we can help make arrangements that can be tailored to your academic programs.

As a Research Assistant at IIT, you will work closely with our staff to produce scientific publications in top-tier journals.

    To apply, simply fill out our online form and attach your curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, and a cover letter outlining your research interests and career goals. Applications will be managed in a coordinated manner to ensure maximum efficiency and, if your profile is a good match for our needs, we’ll be in touch to schedule a personal interview.


Looking for accommodation in Madrid as a student or researcher with IIT? Don't worry, we’ve got you covered.

In this link you can access information regarding Colegios Mayores y Residencias Universitarias.

Finally, we are partnered with Students Global Relocation who can help you find the perfect place to call home.

With Students Global Relocation, you'll have access to a pool of available apartments and rooms in shared apartments, as well as a complete package of services to help you search and select the right accommodation for your needs. They also offer a range of fee-paying services, including “home-stays” with families in Madrid.

Visit the link at Students Global Relocation to learn more about their services and find your ideal accommodation in Madrid.