Ph.D./student 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 Ph.D./student 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. This is a part-time position combined with a possibility of a Ph.D. scholarship. There are no teaching duties, however TA 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 a master degree from Statistics or related field with a strong interest in interdisciplinary research, or a masters in Psychology or Education with a strong emphasis on methodology, previous experience with psychometric research, good programming skills in R, as well as very good English language skills. Publication experience is an advantage.

For informal inquiries, please contact RNDr. Patrícia Martinková, Ph.D.. To submit your application, send your CV and a copy of your diploma to ics@cs.cas.cz and arrange for one reference letter 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.