Research Assistant position in complex network analysis: Critical events detection

Research assistant position is available to join the Complex Networks and Brain Dynamics group for the project: “Modelling and analysis of complex systems for safety of critical infrastructures“ as part of the National Center of Competence – Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence funded by the Technology Agency of the Czech Republic, and related projects.

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The project involves developing, implementing, optimizing and applying techniques for detection and prediction of critical events and regime transitions and their propagation in complex networks, with applications in societally important real-world systems such as social and communication networks, computer networks and large-scale industrial systems.

Quick Info

  • Period: 6-12 months duration (with possible extension up to 30 months based on project progress)
  • Contact Person: Ing. Mgr. Jaroslav Hlinka, Ph.D.
  • Deadline: until positions are filled


  • Initial contract is till 31.12.2021 (with possible extension based on project progress).
  • Positions are available immediately with starting date upon agreement.
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with a first cut-off point on 30. 6.
  • This is fixed term contract appointment. Full time/part-time contract negotiable.
  • Monthly gross salary: 25000 - 40 000 CZK/FTE (pro rata with respect to capacity on project) based on qualifications and experience. Cost Of Living Comparison
  • Bonuses depending on performance.
  • No teaching duties.
  • Applicants should:
    1. Hold a BSc/MSc in mathematics, computer science, complex systems or a related discipline (applications for a part-time doctoral position will be also considered; supervision of related PhD thesis topics possible at the Czech Technical University or Charles University).
    2. Have strong mathematical and/or data analysis skills including practical programming experience.
    3. Be fluent in English.
  • We seek curious, self-motivated, hard-working, team-spirited researchers.
  • The applications are to be sent to and should contain:
    1. Curriculum Vitae.
    2. A proof of the obtained degree.
    3. Optionally: letter of recommendation. The referee(s) should send their recommendation(s) directly to

Do not hesitate to contact the principal investigator for informal inquiries concerning the position: Ing. Mgr. Jaroslav Hlinka, Ph.D.,