Postdoctoral position in computational psychometrics

Computational psychometrics group (www.cs.cas.cz/comps) 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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The tentative starting date is July 2021, the tentative end date is December 2023. Part time is possible in case of parental duties. There are no teaching duties, however teaching opportunities are available in case of interest. Support for travel is part of the offer. The computational psychometrics group is active and well connected both locally and internationally in statistics and psychometrics. For example, in 2019 we have hosted the International Workshop on Psychometric Computing (Psychoco).

The candidate should hold PhD from Statistics or related field with a strong interest in interdisciplinary research, or a PhD in Psychology or Education with a strong emphasis on methodology, previous experience with psychometric research, good programming skills in R, publication experience as well as very good English language skills.

It is required that the candidate obtained their PhD degree on January 1, 2013 or later. This condition can be relaxed in case of maternity, parental or sick leave. Candidates who expect to have their PhD defense before September 2021 will be considered as well.

For informal inquiries, please contact RNDr. Patrícia Martinková, Ph.D.. To submit your application, send your CV and a copy of your PhD diploma to ics@cs.cas.cz and arrange for two reference letters to be sent to the same address before the closing date. The closing date is March 1, 2021. If no suitable candidates apply before the closing date, late applications will be considered.