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Project Research Assistant „REFRESH – Research Excellence For Region Sustainability and High-tech Industries“

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The Rector of the University of Ostrava announces a selection procedure for a position at the institute Centre of Excellence IT4Innovations, Institute for Research and Applications of Fuzzy Modeling (IRAFM)

  • Project Research Assistant „REFRESH – Research Excellence For Region Sustainability and High-tech Industries, reg. no: CZ.10.03.01/00/22_003/0000048“

Job description:

  • Participation/cooperation in the implementation of the SL5 Knowledge and data processing unit research programme in line with the needs of other members of the research team and partner departments;
  • Participation within the team in basic and oriented research, in particular in collaborative interdisciplinary research in the social sciences and humanities or in IT (Industry 4.0, autonomous driving, defectoscopy, pattern recognition);
  • Contribution to outputs in the form of analyses, source codes or scientific publications;
  • Participation in data collection for specific project outputs and assistance in their completion.

Entry to employment:

  • November 2023 - January 2024, or as agreed. Fixed-term employment for 1-3 years with the possibility of extension.

Systemized place:

  • Researcher I (non-academic)


  • Higher education in a master's degree programme, mathematics/computer science or related fields;
  • Minimum research level R1 (Ph.D. student level);
  • Field of study: mathematics/computer science with a focus on working with data, e.g., data analysis, machine learning, etc.;
  • Active knowledge of English language at B2 level.


  • 6 weeks of annual leave;
  • 5 days paid leave for medical treatment (after probationary period);
  • Meal vouchers with employer's contribution;
  • Part-time (0.4 - 1) with flexible working hours;
  • Possibility of working from home;
  • Room for creative ideas and their implementation;
  • Friendly policy and culture of the organization; pleasant working environment.

Language of the selection procedure:

  • Czech, English.

Required documents for the selection procedure:

  • application form with a structured CV in PDF format, including a list of publications and evidence of participation in similar projects;
  • evidence of educational qualifications (diplomas);
  • consent to the processing of personal data soubor docx 4,03 MB


Applications including attachments should be sent to email adress: by 20 October 2023.

The announcer reserves the right not to fill the position or to cancel the competition.

The post was created with the financial support of the European Union under the REFRESH project with reg. no: CZ.10.03.01/00/22_003/0000048.



Monika Javorská
University of Ostrava
Institute for Research and Applications of Fuzzy Modeling
Bráfova 7
701 03 Moravská Ostrava
Czech Republic