Icelandic Institute for Intelligent Machines

Iceland's center for high-tech research and development


Over the next 5 years IIIM aims to build a world-class research and development team. Through its collaboration with world-leading partners in robotics, online gaming and other fields on both sides of the Atlantic, IIIM seeks to bridge between industry and academia and increase the speed of innovation in its fields and related areas.

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Open Positions

Whether you are starting your career or wish to extend your experience, working at IIIM provides an opportunity to work closely with highly qualified professionals and institutes in diverse fields.

We are particularly interested in individuals with experience in at least one of the following areas:

  • Machine learning, knowledge representation
  • Machine vision, machine hearing
  • Realtime systems, dynamical systems
  • Multi-agent systems, large-scale and/or high- performance systems
  • Robotics, sensor fusion, signal processing

We have several positions open at senior and junior levels, including research scientists, software engineers, post-docs and technical specialists. Qualified applicants may advise students and teach advanced courses at Reykjavik University’s School of Computer Science, the country’s most prestigious computer science department.

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Research Scientist

The Icelandic Institute for Intelligent Machines seeks a candidate to fill a 12-month Postdoctoral Research Scientist position and Principal Investigator working on applied machine learning and advanced information systems prototyping. Responsibilities of the successful candidate include research on our ongoing industry collaboration projects, including work with Össur hf (, the National Commissioner of the Police in Iceland, and numerous high-tech startups.

The successful applicant will have completed a Ph.D. degree in computer science or related fields and will be able to demonstrate an excellent track record of independent research and strong publications. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience in range of software systems, software architectures, and application areas, as well as excellent programming skills. Previous experience with artificial intelligence and machine learning is a prerequisite.

The Postdoctoral Researcher will work with Dr. Krisitnn R. Thórisson and will be an integral member of IIIM’s team. The position includes collaborations with colleagues at Reykjavik University’s AI lab (CADIA), conducting research in various fields of artificial intelligence.

The position is open immediately and the appointment will be for 12-months, with a possible extension depending on acquired research grants during the period. Applications will be accepted until this position is filled.

Please send the application with at least 3 references, 2 examples of code solely authored by the applicant and a resume to The anticipated/preferred start date for the postdoc position isJanuary 1, 2016. The position entails great opportunities for experience in working with industry and academia on a wide range of projects.