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Open Postdoc Position

Koper, 19. Feb 2024


Postdoc position (PhD required), full-time employment (40 hrs/week), duration 2 years (preferred start October 2024), research and teaching, supervisor: Marko Tkalčič, University of Primorska, Koper, Slovenia.

Full Description

Research topics:


The Department of Information Sciences and Technologies (DIST) at the Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies (FAMNIT) of the University of Primorska is seeking a top early-career researcher for a postdoctoral position in the area of psychologically-informed user modeling under the supervision of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Marko Tkalčič.

The project will explore how psychologically-informed features can be used to model users, items, infer user characteristics from digital traces, infer item characteristics, provide explanations and recommendations in the music and film domains. The methodologies will include user studies and machine learning. The candidate will work in a great team with Marko Tkalčič as part of the HICUP lab in the beautiful Mediterranean city of Koper (the beach is only a 3 min walk from the office).

Application Process:

The applications will be assessed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. To apply, send an email to with the following documentation:

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