Starting grants at University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 Jun 2021

The University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague established the Dagmar Procházková Fund to support scientific projects of academic workers with international experience who are expected to continue their professional career at UCT Prague.

In 2021, up to two 2-year starting grants will be awarded.

We offer:

  • An attractive financial support of 2 400 000 CZK/grant
  • Opportunity to set up new research group and develop research career at UCT Prague
  • Employee benefits (6 weeks of vacation, catering allowance, language courses, institutional childcare, etc.)
  • Low cost of living in tolerant, progressive and secure country with rich cultural and natural heritage
  • Work in the heart of Europe with  convenient transport connection to the whole world

We are looking for:

  • Highly motivated researcher with international experience who is ready to set up and lead an independent research group
  • Excellent track record in research
  • Potential for an outstanding academic career
  • Didactic skills

Eligibility criteria:

  • PhD degree (max 8 years from the date of PhD award)
  • Implementation of the project shall start no later than 1 February 2022
  • Applicant is not employed at UCT Prague or the period of his/her continuous employment at UCT Prague right before the starting date of the project proposals submission period had not exceeded 12 calendar months
  • Applicant must enter into an employment relationship with UCT Prague as an academic worker with the workload of 1.0 FTE at the department where the project shall be implemented. We highly recommend to contact the head of the department considered for the project implementation in advance!

Hard copy of the application form (decisive version) must be sent to:

University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague
Department of Research and Development
Technicka 3
166 28 Prague 6
Czech Republic

(envelop labeled “FDP Competition”)

Electronic version of the application in pdf format must be sent to .

The deadline for the proposal submission is on 15 June 2021 at 15:00 CET.

The results will be announced by the Scientific Committee by 31 October 2021.

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