Researcher in Large Language Models and Generative AI

Are you eager to shape the future of large language models (LLMs) and generative AI? Would you like to work on groundbreaking research that addresses real-world needs? Join our dynamic team at KInIT, and let’s innovate together!

Who We Are

The Kempelen Institute of Intelligent Technologies (KInIT) is an independent, non-profit research institute based in Bratislava, dedicated to advancing intelligent technology research. We are proud to be the first institute of our kind in Slovakia, bringing together top-tier researchers, industry leaders, and a strong international network to push the boundaries of AI and NLP. Notably, we rank among the top 3 organizations in Horizon Europe for the amount of funding secured per researcher, which underscores our commitment to impactful and high-quality research.

Job Description

The area of large language models (LLMs) and generative AI is currently one of the fastest-moving scientific fields. Whether it is through improving the foundation models themselves, developing new modes of generation, designing pipelines that utilize mechanisms such as retrieval and self-verification to reduce the LLMs’ tendency to hallucinate, or seeking efficient ways to adapt them to new tasks and languages – the landscape is constantly evolving.

We are seeking a talented and motivated researcher to join our team focused on large language models (LLMs) and generative AI. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Research Projects: Engaging in both basic and applied research projects aimed at advancing the state of the art in LLMs.
  • Innovative Methods: Developing and evaluating new methods and approaches, designing and conducting experiments, formulating data collection and annotation strategies, etc.
  • Practical Applications: Translating cutting-edge research into real-world applications, in close collaboration with our research engineers.
  • Collaborative Initiatives: Working on grant-supported and commercial initiatives with top-tier international research institutions and industry leaders.
  • Scholarly Contributions: Publishing your findings in high-impact journals and presenting at prestigious international conferences.

Benefits

  • International Collaboration: Work with a diverse team of European and Slovak experts in AI and NLP. Participate in staff mobility programs to visit and collaborate with renowned partners.
  • Professional Growth: Enhance your scientific profile by publishing in top journals and conferences, refining your methods, tools, and machine learning skills.
  • Knowledge Sharing Environment: Participate in our knowledge-sharing culture by interacting with others during team days, by taking part in regular research and engineering seminars, and by attending webinars provided by our research and industrial partners across the world.
  • Research Resources: Utilize our computational infrastructure and engineering expertise to perform groundbreaking experiments, all while maintaining our commitment 
  • to energy efficiency.
  • Real-World Impact: Work on practical industry challenges, applying your research to solve real-world problems.
  • Supportive Environment: Join a great, supportive team that values your individual goals and ambitions.

Requirements

  • A PhD. in computer science, machine learning, or a related field.
  • An established track record of publishing at top conferences and in high-impact journals.
  • Strong analytical skills to interpret data, identify patterns, and derive actionable research insights.
  • A proactive approach to continuous learning, and staying abreast of the latest advancements in LLMs and generative AI.

Ready to Apply?

We are excited to discuss how we can support your career aspirations and look forward to hearing from you. You are also welcome to spend one workday with us to get to know our team and get first-hand experience of our work environment.

Join us on this exciting journey to revolutionize large language models and generative AI!

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Join us to help us build the best NLP team in the region!

Marián Šimko

Lead and Researcher, Hiring manager

Salary

  • 2400€ gross (the final offer depends on the seniority of the candidate and previous experience)

Information about selection process

Should you be interested in applying for our job opening, please send us your CV. We will contact you with information about the selection process.

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