Assistant, Department of Information Security Systems, Warsaw

NASK National Research Institute in Poland invites talented scientists to form a research groupand establish an original research program in applied mathematics, artificial intelligence, and computer science. A passionate and enthusiastic team, excellent working conditions, competitive salaries, and a tenure-track carrier model are all part of the offer.

A leading research institute in Central Europe, NASK offers an outstanding research environment with unique datasets, labs, and network infrastructure, supporting world-class scientific research with cybersecurity and artificial intelligence applications.

Now, as part of its ambitious development vision, NASK R&D Centre intends to expand its research activities in new directions related to its cybersecurity and AI core.

These new endeavours call for enthusiastic leaders in each field, building their own teams around their own ambitious visions, knowledgeable in their fields and passionate about research topics worth pursuing.

With open faculty positions, NASK invites talented scientists to establish an original research program and form a research group. A passionate and enthusiastic team, excellent working conditions, outstanding salaries, and a tenure-track carrier model are all included.

We invite mathematicians and computer scientists to join a research initiative focused on advancing the theory and applications of randomized and numerical linear algebra.

The research scope includes exciting challenges of efficient and robust machine learning, compressed sensing, sparse sensor placement, matrix factorization and completion, and dynamic mode decomposition. It is rooted in and vastly inspired by the real-life cybersecurity and natural language processing challenges we deal with daily at NASK. These challenges include the development of cybersecurity threat detection and mitigation systems, as well as natural language processing systems improving the user experience of public digital services.

Main tasks:

  • Participation in research and project work in undertakings carried out by the Department;

  • Participation in the creation of scientific publications;

  • Implementation and testing of prototypes of designed software;

  • Creation of documentation of performed research


  • Master's or Master's degree in computer science, telecommunications or related field;

  • Documented scientific achievements (publications in domestic and foreign journals, conference presentations, participation in research projects);

  • Good knowledge of Polish and English (min. at B2 level);

  • Ability to develop small programs in more than one language, in particular Java, C, C++, R, Perl, Python, willingness to learn other languages, libraries and tools as needed;

  • Interest in cybersecurity topics;

  • Ability to work independently and in a team;

  • Ability to think analytically;

  • Knowledge of Linux and Windows (use and elementary administration of own computer);

  • Knowledge of computer networking issues (major protocols);

  • Creation of documents and presentations in office packages (MS Office,, LibreOffice), knowledge of LaTeX package;

  • Willingness to continue scientific development.

Knowledge of the following will be an added advantage:

  • Experience in penetration testing;

  • Knowledge of Internet of Things issues;

  • Knowledge of tools used in computer network security - firewalls, SIEM, honeypots, etc.;

  • Knowledge of tools: ElasticSearch, Kibana, Git.

What we offer:

  • Cooperation in many ambitious research and development projects, domestic and international;

  • Comfortable working conditions for scientific work (modern office-laboratory space in the center of the city, possibility to work also remotely, attractive employee benefits including bonus system;

  • Competitive salaries: 10,000 - 12,000 PLN;

  • Full-time employment

Living in the Area

Warsaw is the administrative, political and financial capital of Poland. Excellent accessibility, an array of talented, capable and educated young people, rapidly growing GDP and high quality of life make Warsaw the most attractive business destination in the CEE region. With two international airports, Warsaw is connected to 65 countries and more than 120 cities. Warsaw is also an important point on the global meetings map and often hosts major international events. Warsaw is a modern European metropolis that is open to the needs of its residents.Investments undertaken in recent years have focused on a number of areas, such as culture, education, sports and recreation, with the common goal of raising the quality and standard of living of Varsovians. Warsaw is a city that is changing with its residents and for its residents.


Applications should be written in Polish or in English. Application should include:

  • Application for employment addressed to the Director of NASK-PIB;

  • CV including a description of scientific achievements (participation in projects, roles performed, list of publications);

  • Cover letter including a brief vision of the team's preferred research directions (bulleted list no longer than half a page);

  • Copies of documents confirming the required education;

  • Statement of consent to the processing of personal data for recruitment purposes.

Applications containing the competition documents should be submitted by 28.02.2022 until 16.00 to the secretariat of NASK-PIB, Warsaw (01-045), Kolska 12 Street, or delivered by post with a note on the envelope: "Competition for a Assistant, Department of Information Security Systems ref. 264/1122" or sent via application form. Applications delivered after this deadline will not be considered, but the deadline is considered to have been met if the offer has been posted at the postal operator's office or submitted at the Institute's headquarters before the deadline.

Deadline for settlement of the competition: 11.03.2023