We are hiring

Are you looking for a dynamic and rewarding career opportunity? Do you thrive in a collaborative environment where innovation and creativity are celebrated? Look no further! We are excited to announce that we are expanding our team and seeking two postdoctoral researchers to join our team.

Department of Applied Informatics, Comenius University Bratislava, Slovakia
Postdoctoral Researcher
Salary gross amount
from €24.000 to €28.800 per year, depending on experience.
Contract duration
1 October 2023 until 30 September 2025 (full time, one to three years, upon negotiation)
Project description
Comenius University Bratislava is looking for two excellent postdoctoral researchers to work on a Horizon Europe twinning project: TERAIS - Towards Excellent Robotics and Artificial Intelligence at a Slovak university. For more information about the project and the consortium, see https://terais.eu.
Job description
The developmental project has a work package dedicated to research. The focus of research at Comenius University Bratislava will be on developing and testing neural network algorithms for a humanoid NICO robot (position 1), as well as on experimental research into human-robot interaction (position 2).
Requirements for position 1
PhD or equivalent in Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science or Computer Engineering with a focus on Robotics, AI and/or Neural Networks, excellent programming skills (e.g. Python, C++, Machine Learning frameworks, etc.). Excellent communication skills in English.
Requirements for position 2
PhD or equivalent in Psychology, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science; experience in Human-Robot Interaction is required, as well as advanced empirical research skills and data analytical abilities, and excellent communication skills in English. Basic programming skills (e.g. Python) are a plus.
What we offer
We offer a friendly working environment, flexible working hours. The project will offer the postdoctoral researcher opportunities also for interaction with project partners, attending joint scientific events and international conferences.
Send your complete application documents packed in one zip file. The documents must include: (1) cover letter (referring to position 1 or 2), (2) structured curriculum vitae (with details about where you carried out your main activity during three years immediately prior to the application deadline, (3) copies of degree certificates, (4) names and email contacts for two referees who would be willing to write a letter of support for your application, (5) any English language certificates.

For informal inquiries, email igor.farkas@fmph.uniba.sk

Please send applications to nina.kucerakova@fmph.uniba.sk

Closing date for applications: 31 May 2023