Research Fellow/Postdoc positions for the project Interactions and causality in complex systems

A new project funded by the Praemium Academiae awarded to Milan Paluš (RNDr. Milan Paluš, DrSc.) by the Czech Academy of Sciences for the period 2020-2025 is open for applications for positions of research fellows or postdoctoral researchers. PhD student positions can also be considered.

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The project is oriented to study interactions and causality in nonlinear, multiscale complex systems with extreme events. The primary application fields will be the Earth climate, magnetosphere/ionosphere (space weather) and the human brain.


  • The initial contract will be for one year with possible extension during the project duration.
  • The positions are available immediately or upon agreement.
  • Applications will be reviewed until the positions are filled.
  • Covid-19 update: Part-time, online distance jobs considered.
  • This is a full-time fixed term contract appointment.
  • Monthly gross salary: 30000 - 55000 CZK based on qualifications and experience. Cost Of Living Comparison
  • Bonuses and travel funding for conferences and research stays depending on performance.
  • No teaching duties.
  • Applicants should:
    1. 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:
      • Estimation of information-theoretic functionals, esp. in causality analysis
      • Extreme events
      • Climate modelling and climate data processing (e.g. NetCDF data format)
      • Magnetosphere/ionosphere (space weather)
      • Brain data processing and modelling
      • Machine learning, in particular, physics-informed machine learning
    2. Have strong data analysis, statistical, mathematical modelling and/or machine learning skills with practical programming experience
    3. Be fluent in English

The applications should be sent to and should contain:

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

Informal inquires can be sent to the principal investigator: RNDr. Milan Paluš, DrSc.