Postdoctoral/Research fellow position in computational psychometrics and statistics

Computational psychometrics group ( at Department of Statistical Modelling, Institute of Computer Science of the Czech Academy of Sciences invites applications for a postdoctoral position within the project “Theoretical Foundations of Computational Psychometrics” funded by the Czech Science Foundation (GACR).

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Quick Info

  • Period: 12 months duration (with possible extension up to 30 months to be decided after the first year)
  • Contact Person: RNDr. Patrícia Martinková, Ph.D.
  • Deadline: until positions are filled

What we offer:

  • Contract is of 12 months duration, with possible extension up to 30 months to be decided after the first year.
  • Starting date: Position is available immediately. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis with the first cut-off point on 15. 5. 2021.
  • This is a full-time fixed term contract appointment, part time contract negotiable.
  • No teaching duties, teaching opportunities available in case of interest.
  • Support for travel, bonuses depending on performance.
  • The computational psychometrics group is active and well connected both locally and internationally in statistics and psychometrics. For example, in 2019 we hosted the International Workshop on Psychometric Computing (Psychoco).

Expected candidate profile:

  • PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field with a strong interest in interdisciplinary research (we also consider applications for part-time PhD positions, with supervision of related PhD thesis topics possible at Charles University).
  • Strong statistical / data / programming skills.
  • Previous experience with psychometric research is an advantage.
  • Publication experience as well as very good English language skills.

Applications should be sent to and should contain:

  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • A proof of the obtained degree.
  • Names of two references, the reference letters should be arranged to be sent directly to

For informal inquiries, do not hesitate to contact the principal investigator: RNDr. Patrícia Martinková, Ph.D.,