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Research Fellow/Postdoc positions in complex/geoscientific time series analysis

Position
Research Fellow/Postdoc positions in complex/geoscientific time series analysis

Employer

Institute of Computer Science, Czech Academy of Sciences, Department of Complex Systems

Research in the Department of complex systems focuses on the development and application of methods of analysis and modelling of real-world complex systems.

See
http://www.cs.cas.cz/complex-systems/en

Homepage: http://www.cs.cas.cz


Location
Prague, Czechia

Sector
Academic

Relevant divisions
Earth and Space Science Informatics (ESSI)
Natural Hazards (NH)
Nonlinear Processes in Geosciences (NP)

Type
Full time

Level
Experienced

Salary
Monthly gross salary: 30000 - 55000 CZK based on qualifications and experience.

Preferred education
PhD

Application deadline
Open until the position is filled

Posted
25 November 2019

Job description

The project will be oriented to study interactions and causality in nonlinear, multiscale complex systems with extreme events. The primary application fields will be the Earth climate and the human brain.
Applicants should:

  • Hold a PhD (PhD. student/research assistant positions available as well, contact M. Paluš) in computer science, mathematical and physical sciences, geosciences or neuroscience and proven experience at least in one of the following:
    • Climate modelling and climate data processing (e.g. NetCDF data format)
    • Space weather (analysis, modelling, predictions)
    • Estimation of information-theoretic functionals, esp. in causality analysis
    • Extreme events
    • Brain data processing and modelling

  • Have strong data analysis, statistical, mathematical modelling and/or machine learning skills with practical programming experience
  • Be fluent in English

The initial contract will be for one year with possible extension during the project duration.

The positions are available from January 1, 2020 or upon agreement.


How to apply

The applications should be sent to ics@cs.cas.cz and should contain:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation. The referees should send their recommendations directly to ics@cs.cas.cz.
  • A proof of the obtained degree.

Informal inquires can be sent to the principal investigator: RNDr. Milan Paluš, DrSc. mp@cs.cas.cz