Project researcher III focused on large carnivores - Department of Forest Ecology

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 15 Dec 2021

Dean of the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, Mendel University in Brno, prof. Dr. Ing. Libor Jankovský announces an open competition for the position of

Project researcher III focused on large carnivores for Department of Forest Ecology

Research field: Production ecology. Behavioural ecology ecology. Secondary producers. Large Carnivores.

The Department of Forest Ecology is a pedagogical-scientific department of the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology at Mendel University in Brno. The research work of the institute's staff is focused on the study of the structure, production, processes and stability of forest ecosystems with special emphasis on sustainable management, especially the preservation of production, biodiversity, vitality and adaptive potential of forests to global change. More at:

What will you do?

  • solving of complex scientific, research, developmental and other creative issues independently and creatively
  • present the results of the work to the scientific community through publications especially in scientific journals
  • active participate in conferences and seminars
  • the activity will be directly related to the solution of scientific research projects
  • the scope of the work will be exclusively related to the study of secondary producers (LARGE CARNIVORES)

What do we require from you?

  • university doctoral education
  • English skill for presenting results and for writing publications
  • knowledge of the Czech language at the level of teaching
  • experiences with research projects
  • experience in leading a research project (TAČR, GAČR, NAZV etc.)
  • experience with working stay in native English speaking country
  • scientific publications and peer-review publications
  • research (monitoring or data evaluation) experiences in the field of large carnivores
  • ability to work in teams and individually
  • skills with statistical software’s and statistical methods
  • driving licence (cars)

What can we offer you?

  • the possibility of further professional education and development
    6 weeks holiday
  • meal allowance (Ticket Restaurant Card/Canteen)
  • employer's contribution to pension or life insurance after 3 years of employment
  • work in an institution that has received the HR Excellence in Research Award from the European Commission

Expected start: : January 2022, fixed-term employment contract for 3 years

Job status: 0,5

Place of work: Brno, including field campaigns

Are you interested in the position and would you like to become a member of the team?

Send an electronic application to the Department of Human Resource Management of Mendel University in Brno by December 15, 2021, supported by:

  • professional CV
  • cover letter
  • list of publications

How do the selection procedure work for us?

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