PhD at the Research Center for Informatics at Artificial Intelligence Center, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, CTU in Prague

Updated: 2 months ago
Deadline: 16 Apr 2020

The Czech Technical University (CTU) in Prague is inviting applications for fully-funded PhD positions in the following areas of computer science: computer vision and pattern recognition, machine learning, artificial intelligence, autonomous systems and robotics, biomedical informatics, interactive computer graphics, high-performance computing and big data, theoretical computer science, and cybersecurity.


The PhD student will be supported by the Research Center for Informatics, a recently awarded EU-funded center of excellence run by internationally renowned professors with worldwide impact. 


We seek applications from exceptionally talented students motivated to pursue excellent research, become part of the world's research communities in their chosen field, and publish in first-tier scientific conferences and journals. Good command of English is necessary. The working environment operates in English, knowledge of the Czech language is not needed. 


Successful candidates will get a full tuition waiver and a monthly compensation equivalent to about 1200 EUR of net income (the Czech Republic cost of living is at 59% of the US price level by OECD statistics). The best candidates will be awarded the status of RCI Fellow with additional funding.


Depending on the chosen CS field, they will work at CTU's downtown campus or its main campus which features a range of student amenities such as the National Technical Library, and a laid-back atmosphere with cafes and other social hangout places.


CTU has an international student club assisting with study affairs and organizing leisure-time events. Prague was TripAdvisor's #7,#8, and #11 world's top destination in the years 2017-19. Beautiful mountain landscapes and historic cities are within hours of travel. Owing to Czechia’s Schengen-area membership, numerous exquisite European destinations can be reached from Prague with no border restrictions or delays. Our teams take great joy in social and savior-vivre activities.


Please submit your CV and a motivation letter to Katarina Takusova (katarina.takusova@fel.cvut.cz) detailing your aptitude for research.


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