Call for Vision for Robotics and Autonomous Systems group´s Positions

Vision for Robotics and Autonomous Systems group ( seeks one excellent PhD student and one PostDoc on the following fully-funded positions:

DARPA Subterranenan Challenge: Cutting-edge research in the autonomous mapping (SLAM) for mobile robotics. We are expanding the team that just won the DARPA SubT challenge to help us to help us to win again!


  • who are excellent, self-motivated, and willing to push the boundaries of the state-of-the-art in robotics and AI
  • have experience in computer science, python/c++ development, optimisation/machine learning
    PhD student:
    has achieved at least one outstanding result of any form (rank-A/A* conference paper, awards, scholarships, participation in programming contests or mathematical/physics olympiads)
    PostDoc researcher:
    has strong scientific record containing top-tier publications at rank-A/A* conferences such as CVPR, ICCV, ECCV, IROS, NeurIPS and/or impacted journals such as T-PAMI, IJCV, T-RO.


  • access to top-tier computational grid and robots
  • participation in the best scientific conferences and the DARPA challenge
PhD student:
full funding corresponding to the gross salary of CZK 40 000* per month (it is approximately 1600 EUR per month), direct bonuses for scientific achievements such as accepted top-tier publications or winning in significant AI/robotic challenges.
PostDoc researcher:
gross salary of CZK 50 000-70 000* per month (it is approximately 2000-2700 EUR per month) depending on previous experience and the scientific record

* which is enough for comfortable living in Prague.

The application should be a single PDF file including applicant CV and recommendation letter.

In case of interest, please, send your application by email to Helena Houskova (

Responsible person: Helena Houšková