IT4Innovations National Supercomputing Centre is a leading research, development, and innovation centre active in the fields of High-Performance Computing (HPC), Quantum Computing (QC), Data Analytics (HPDA), and Artificial Intelligence (AI) and their applications. We have strong international links and employ about 200 scientific, technical, and administrative staff. At present, IT4Innovations is running two supercomputers: Karolina (15.7 PFlop/s) and Barbora (849 TFlop/s). IT4I is part of the consortium that operates Europe's largest supercomputer, LUMI, and provides its computing capacity to scientists from EuroHPC member states. A LUMI-Q quantum computer is planned for 2024. At IT4Innovations, we work enthusiastically to develop human-centered Science and Technology to tackle some of our times' most pressing societal challenges and transfer these technologies to the production system and society. We promote basic and applied research excellence for a genuinely multidisciplinary scientific experience. For more, see www.it4i.eu.

We are looking for an 

External Specialist

for the Advanced Data Analysis and Simulations Lab for project REFRESH - Research Excellence For REgion Sustainability and High-tech Industries (CZ.10.03.01/00/22_003/0000048), research program 3 - Research in the field of digitalisation and transformation of the energy in the position of Senior researcher I EL (M).

Activity description:                      

  • work in a research team focusing on digitalisation and transformation of the energy sector,               
  • conducting independent research and managing the work of junior researchers,              
  • developing cooperation with partners from the commercial sector and public organisations,              
  • participating in the preparation of national or international projects and publications.              

Full-time equivalent: part-time employment, 0.2-0.3

Type of job contract: fixed-term employment

Expected start of employment: 01.04.2024

We require:                       

  • doctoral degree in electrical engineering or related disciplines,  
  • long-term expertise in the energy industry and policy support (more than 10 years),      
  • experience in resilience and security of smart grids documented by at least 20 publications,       
  • experience in coupling power systems with other energy vectors such as hydrogen and modelling and simulation of power systems using advanced IT tools,
  • experience in the coordination of international teams,  
  • active knowledge of the English language.          

We offer:                            

  • work in a promising organization,           
  • salary evaluation according to project conditions and the candidate's experience,          
  • modern laboratory and classroom facilities,        
  • opportunity to participate in an excellent research team,   
  • possibility of further education,
  • 6 weeks of holidays,      
  • flexible working hours, 
  • university kindergarten,                                                                                                                               
  • contribution option to the pension plan,
  • company catering in the canteen,           
  • MultiSport card,              
  • other employee benefits according to the employer's offer.        

The application form with a motivation letter and CV should be sent electronically to petra.brozova@vsb.cz by 31. 3. 2024. In the email's subject, please state, “Open Call for the position of the External Specialist.”               

Your personal data will be processed to the extent necessary for the implementation of the selection procedure in accordance with EU Regulation 2016/679.