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Calls for PhD students


Faculty of Informatics of Masaryk University seeks new PhD students in various areas of Computer Science and related interdisciplinary fields. The list of PhD supervisors provides a more detailed overview of all currently available topics for PhD studies. The current application procedure and deadlines can be found on the admission information page.

In an addition to the general admission to doctoral studies, the Faculty announces the following calls for open PhD positions with special funding starting in the Spring 2018 term. This special funding is provided by research projects, industrial projects, and Faculty departments. The interested candidates are, besides submitting all the required documents for the following special calls by their respective deadlines, still obliged to pass the standard admission procedure (deadline January 12, 2018). The competition is open to eligible candidates from all countries. The details can (and should) be consulted with contact persons.

Candidates whose interests do not fall into the areas specified below are encouraged to contact their potential supervisors directly and discuss the funding possibilities individually.

Department of Computer Science Calls

Department of Computer Science offers up to two positions with special funding in the following research areas. The application deadline is May 28, 2017, next January 5, 2018.

Synthesis and Verification of Stochastic Systems Using Learning Methods

Supervisor: doc. RNDr. Tomáš Brázdil, Ph.D.
Area: Theoretical computer science, Formal Methods
more info

Control of distributed multi-agent systems under temporal constraints

Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Ivana Černá, CSc.
Area: Theoretical computer science, Formal Methods
more info

Structural Graph Theory and Algorithmic Metatheorems

Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Petr Hliněný, Ph.D.
Area: Theoretical computer science, Graph Theory
more info

Department of Machine Learning and Data Processing Calls

Department of Machine Learning and Data Processing offers one position with special funding in the following research areas. The application deadline is January 5, 2018.

Evaluation techniques for adaptive educational systems

Supervisor: doc. Mgr. Radek Pelánek, Ph.D.
Area: Adaptive Learning
more info

Computer-aided PoS tagger building

Supervisor: doc. Mgr. Pavel Rychlý, Ph.D.
Area: Computational linguistics. Part of speech tagging.
more info

Optimization of the Pulse Shape Analysis methods

Supervisor: prof. Ing. Václav Přenosil, CSc.
Area: Hardware. Algorithms in fast spectrometry.
more info

Industrial Projects Calls

DIACRAN II project

Sponsors: Masaryk University and Lexical Computing
Supervisor: doc. Pavel Rychlý, Natural Language Processing Centre (NLP Centre)
Area: language development
Application deadline: 28.5.2017
more info

Special Calls

Natural Language Processing

Sponsors: Masaryk University and various project foundations
Supervisor: doc. Aleš Horák, doc. Pavel Rychlý
Area: Text mining, Entity Relations extraction and visualization, e-lexicography
Application deadline: 28.5.2017
more info

Biomedical Image Analysis

Sponsors: Masaryk University and Czech Science Foundation
Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Michal Kozubek, Ph.D., doc. RNDr. Pavel Matula, Ph.D., doc. RNDr. Petr Matula, Ph.D.
Area: Cell segmentation and tracking, image-based modeling and simulation in biology
Application deadline: January 5, 2018.
more info