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Postdoctoral Position in the Department of Decision-Making Theory


The Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Czech Academy of Sciences invites applications for a two-year postdoctoral position in the Department of Decision-Making Theory (with a possibility of a tenure-track) ideally beginning in February 2020. Most of departmental research activities belong to the area of applied mathematics, the focus is on theoretical problems as well as problems connected with implementations of methods in the following areas:

  • mathematical optimization
  • nonsmooth analysis
  • partial differential equations
  • variational calculus
  • probabilistic models of decision support systems
  • conditional independence structures
  • artificial intelligence
  • mathematical logic

Candidates are expected to work in one of the above mentioned or closely-related areas and to have a strong record of, or outstanding potential for, significant research. In particular, candidates working in the last four listed areas are strongly encouraged to apply. Moreover, experience in obtaining third-party funds is advantageous. The institute offers a monthly salary of CZK 40 000 (about 1 570 EURO) and yearly benefits supporting e.g. recreational, and sport activities, as well as health care programs. For scientists moving from abroad, the Czech Academy of Sciences has the EURAXESS office which helps with general questions and issues concerning the Czech administration. You may find interesting to read an interview with our current colleague Carles Noguera.

For full consideration, complete applications must be received by December 31, 2019, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. In case of interest, please, send your application by email to the head of the department, Martin Kružík, at . The application should be a single PDF file and include a CV, a research statement, and a copy of the PhD diploma. Two letters of recommendation should be sent separately by their authors to the e-mail address given above.

2019-11-21 23:19