Head of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology (academic position)

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 22 Feb 2023

The Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy of Masaryk University announces a selection procedure for job position of

Head of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology (academic position)

This Institute focuses on human and its interaction with drugs. The research activities of the institute are focused on preclinical testing of new biologically active substances, especially in relation to cancer, endocrine and metabolic disorders. The research projects are mainly focused on biological evaluation of new materials, potential haemostatic agents and medical devices for wound care.

In the clinical field, the Institute the focus is on the efficacy of pharmacotherapy and the incidence of adverse effects of treatment.

The workplace belongs among six departments of the Faculty of Pharmacy of Masaryk University (MU), which is significant employer in the region. The basic mission of the Faculty of Pharmacy of MU is to provide university education, to carry out research in the field of pharmacy and related fields and to fulfil the social role of the faculty as an academic institution. The faculty closely cooperates with domestic and foreign research institutes as well as pharmaceutical industrial companies.

What will be your job responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for the teaching and research activities of the department
  • Management of the Institute
  • Participation in education of the students in the master’s and PhD programmes of the Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Initiating and leading of the research, development or innovation programmes and projects
  • Active participation in local and international scientific conferences, presentation of research results at conferences and other professional meetings in the country and abroad
  • Publishing activities

Requirements for a declared position:

  • Completed university degree in pharmacy or related field
  • Academic degree of Ph.D. or scientific rank of CSc.
  • Teaching experience at university in pharmacy or related field min. 5 years
  • Practical experience in research projects, ideally as principal investigator/co-investigator is an advantage
  • Active collaboration with foreign countries within and outside the EU is an advantage
  • Management skills
  • Personal qualities to lead an institute
  • Communicative knowledge of Czech and English language
  • Civic and moral integrity

We offer:

  • Being a part of a prestigious institution
  • Flat-rate meal allowance, 8-week holiday, contribution to supplementary pension insurance
  • Motivating salary and working conditions
  • Workplace near the centre of Brno
  • Personal and professional growth prospect

Starting date: 1st April 2023, or by agreement.

How to apply:

Please send your application by 22 February 2023 via the electronic application form on the MU.

In case you need further details please do not hesitate to contact Ing. Hana Březinová at phone number +420 541 562 823 or email kariera.faf@muni.cz .

The application must include the following documents:

  • Structured CV
  • Overview of scientific and publication activities
  • Overview of teaching activities
  • Concept of development of the Institute (max. 5 A4 pages)
  • Photocopies of evidence of qualifications (not required for internal applicants)
  • Recommendation from at least two professional guarantors

Criminal record extract (max. 3 months old) for checking when signing the employment contract.

In justified cases, the advertiser may extend, suspend or cancel the selection procedure.

To find more detailed information, please look at the websites www.muni.cz , www.pharm.muni.cz , and Farmaceutická fakulta Masarykovy univerzity | Facebook

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