Assistant Professor in the Field of Vertebratology

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 31 May 2022

Workplace: Department of Botany and Zoology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic

Type of Contract: temporary position with 3-year contract (with possible extension), academic

Working Hours: 1 FTE (full-time employment of 40 hours per week)

Expected Start Date: negotiable with respect to immigration timelines for non EU candidates

Number of Open Positions: 1

Pay: CZK 36.000 per month /negotiable

Application Deadline: 31. 5. 2022

EU Researcher Profile : R2

About the Workplace

Masaryk University is the second-largest university in the Czech Republic with ten faculties, more than 5000 staff, and more than 30 000 students.

Faculty of Science MU, a proud holder of the HR Excellence in Research Award by the European Commission, is a research-oriented faculty, offering university education (Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degree programs) closely linked to both primary and applied research and high school teaching of the following sciences: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Earth sciences. We are the most productive scientific unit of the Masaryk University generating around 40 % of MU research results.

Department of Botany and Zoology is a modern centre of research and teaching in the fields of evolutionary biology, biosystematics and ecology. Its individual research groups study phylogenetic relationships and the classification of organisms, their diversity from the local to the continental level, and the ecological relationships of individual species, populations and communities in relation to both natural and human-induced changes in entire ecosystems.

Job Description

Key Duties:

  • Assistant professor in the field of vertebratology
  • Preparation and conducting of courses and seminars, guidance of students
  • Performing independent research in the field of vertebratology
  • Writing scientific publications for international journals

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