Head of the Department of Histology and Embryology

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 18 Apr 2024

21 Mar 2024
Job Information

Masaryk University, Faculty of Medicine
Research Field

Medical sciences » Medicine
Researcher Profile

Established Researcher (R3)

Czech Republic
Application Deadline

18 Apr 2024 - 22:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Offer Starting Date

1 Sep 2024
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

The Department of Histology and Embryology is an educational and scientific research institution of the Faculty of Medicine of Masaryk University in Brno. The institute provides teaching in all aspects of the normal structure and development of human tissues and organs for students of the General Medicine and Dentistry programs. The institute is also the guarantor institution for the Master's program "Embryology". The institution is recognized as a leading research institution in the Czech Republic focusing primarily on human stem cells, their biology, and applications in biomedicine, including research in the field of regenerative medicine and tissue engineering.

The Department head will be responsible for the management of the Department, undergraduate medical education, doctoral studies, publishing and coordination of research conducted at the department. The Candidate for Department head will present his/her idea of fulfilling the above during the selection process.

Requirements for a declared position:

  • university education in general medicine or equivalent of similar education from abroad;
  • academic degree Ph.D. or scientific rank of CSc.;
  • habilitation within the meaning of Act No. 111/1998 Coll., on Higher Education, the scientific-pedagogical title of professor is an advantage;
  • personal and professional prerequisites for managing the academic team of the department;
  • teaching experience and readiness to guarantee the professional subjects taught in the workplace;
  • significant publication history and active research;
  • scientific reputation in the international field;
  • personal and moral integrity;
  • experience with a management position;
  • fulfilment of prerequisites according to Act No. 451/1991 Coll. (the Lustration Act); (persons born after 1 December 1971 and foreign applicants do not have to prove).

We offer:

  • work in an inspiring intellectual environment with an emphasis on multidisciplinary collaboration;
  • work in a top medical and educational workplace, and participate in teaching in a unique simulation centre;
  • professional growth and continuing education;
  • employee benefits.

The application, accompanied by the following documents:

  • structured CV,
  • overview of scientific and publishing activities,
  • contact details of two people to obtain references (name, position, telephone number),
  • photocopies of evidence of qualifications (not required for internal applicants),
  • Criminal record extract (max three months old),
  • a certificate according to Act 451/1991 Coll. (the so-called Lustration Act); (does not have to document persons born after 1 December 1971 and applicants from abroad),

send it to the MU Faculty of Medicine Human Resources Department in electronic  form. For the electronic form, use "Electronic Application" option below. Please use this link: Head of the Department of Histology and Embryology | Masaryk University (muni.cz) 

Additional Information
Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
Masaryk University, Faculty of Medicine
Czech Republic
Postal Code
625 00
Kamenice 753/5

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