Academic positions – quantum computing, computing in autonomous vehicles, low power / ecology computing, computing for space technologies, intelligent sensors and computing in sensor networks

The Faculty of Information Technology of Brno University of Technology is inviting applications for an:

Academic position at FIT

in the field of ICT with strong emphasis on successful research and publication / project track.

We encourage applications in:

  • quantum computing,

  • computing in autonomous vehicles,

  • low power / ecology computing,

  • computing for space technologies,

  • intelligent sensors and computing in sensor networks,

but not limited to these areas.

Brno University of Technology (BUT) is the largest technical university in the Czech Republic. It is located in Brno, also known as the "Silicon Valley in the heart of Europe", the second largest city in the Czech Republic, having a great reputation with students1. BUT ( continues to maintain the assessment of scientific output as "very high" in the QS World University Rankings®. The Faculty of Information Technology BUT ranks among top faculties in the field of IT and as best in Czech Republic according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 20192, with a continuous stream of top publications. The Faculty has a strong interest in being attractive for perspective researchers from abroad, and applications from all countries are encouraged3.


We are looking for highly motivated researchers and independent thinkers with excellent expertise. Candidates should have experience with scientific work, with obtaining and implementing grants and have the ability to lead a research team. They must demonstrate the skills to carry out their research independently and also to collaborate with others, as well as a track record of high-impact original work. A PhD degree in computer science, information technology or computer engineering is an advantage. Good oral and written communication skills in English are required.

We offer:

  • Salary will be based on the candidate's qualifications and experience. In addition, the candidate may receive a start-up grant for initial equipment and salary for him and his team for up to two years. Please state your interest and expectation in applying for the grant in the application.
  • In house core computation equipment, office, laboratory equipment, good technical and administrative support, friendly environment and colleagues/academics.
  • Support with the relocation process (welcome office service) and possibility of short to medium term accommodation.
  • 8 weeks of paid holiday
  • Full-time position (40 hrs/w)
Anticipated start date: flexible, ideally January-June 2020 To apply please send your current CV including a full list of publications, a list of research projects, contact information of two referees and a motivation letter with a proposal of research activity for 1-2 years to Tato e-mailová adresa je chráněna před spamboty. Pro její zobrazení musíte mít povolen Javascript.. Please quote “Academic position at FIT” in the subject. Electronic application deadline: 20. 11. 2019