The AComIn job calls are closed


The IICT-BAS opens one employment position for incoming post-docs in the following areas:

  1. Advanced computing (supercomputing, high-performance computing, parallel processing etc.),
  2. Language and semantic technologies,
  3. Signal and image processing,
  4. Optimisation and intelligent control.

In the AComIn context, 'incoming researcher' is a scientist who has been working outside Bulgaria for more than 2 years during the last 3 years. The position will be opened for 12 months with option to extend till the AComIn project end. The salary is compliant to the FP7 Marie Curie rates. Non-EU citizens will need working visa for employment in Bulgaria (and visa applications are made to the Bulgarian embassies in the candidate’s country of residence).

The set of application documents includes:
  1. Diploma(s) proving the mathematical background and profound knowledge of the basic technologies;
  2. Relatively recent PhD degree in one of the following four areas: (a) Advanced computing, (b) Language and semantic technologies, (c) Signal and image processing or (d) Optimisation and control;
  3. Abstract of achievements in the PhD thesis;
  4. Complete list of publications and citations if any;
  5. Recommendation letters from three internationally-recognised seniors, which include assessment of the candidate’s
    • research capacity in the AComIn areas,
    • team work abilities and commitment to the scientific community, as well as
    • leadership potential;
  6. Evidences about:
    • experience in applied ICT research – e.g. working with companies,
    • participation of the candidate in RTD projects;
  7. Curriculum Vitae describing among others the candidate’s
    • skills in using various computer platforms and standard software environments and
    • submitted project proposals or other kinds of grant applications;
  8. Evidences about spoken and written English language competence at least at ′intermediate level′ (for applicants whose competence in English is not implied by the CV – e.g. native speaker, defended PhD thesis in English, worked in English-speaking environment for years etc.);
  9. Motivation letter why the candidate wants to join the AComIn team including
    • statement of preferences in which area he or she wants to work (with particular Smart Lab devices),
    • candidate’s view of his desired achievements and preferred position in 3-5 years;
  10. Earliest possible date when the applicant can start working in IICT;
  11. Contact details.

Application deadline: 30 April 2014.
The selection procedure consists of two phases. After eligibility check of the submitted application documents (phase 1), a potential host professor will be assigned to each candidate. Phase two includes further personal contact and invitation to (skype) interview.

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