Assistant Professor position at the Department of Geophysics, in the field of theoretical geophysics

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 1 month ago

Charles University

In accordance with the the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University announces opening of academic positions with submission deadline

September 30, 2022

Assistant Professor position at the Department of Geophysics, in the field of theoretical geophysics

ID of the position: 202209-AP2-KG

Qualification requirements: Ph.D. Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in geophysics or planetary science. The candidate is expected to integrate within and extend the themes of research at the Department, including modeling of thermal and deformational evolution of the Earth and planets, modeling the rotational dynamics of tidally deformed planetary bodies, evaluating of the viscoelastic response to surface and tidal loading and solution of the Navier-Stokes equation in applications to magmatic and water oceans. A track record of relevant research stays outside the country of origin is required. The applicant should present a list of relevant publications in impacted journals. A positive attitude towards pedagogical work, the ability to integrate research and teaching activities, as well as supervision of student theses and projects is expected. We require teaching ability in both Czech and English languages. Pedagogical education is an advantage.

Expected starting date is January 1, 2023, and it is negotiable.


The application accompanied by

  • a curriculum vitae,
  • proofs of education and awarding of academic titles,
  • a description of teaching and research experience,
  • a list of publications,
  • a list of conference contributions in a relevant field
  • citation report (according to Web of Science)
  • list of awarded projects
  • should be sent by e-mail to at the latest by September 30 , 2022 . The subject of this e-mail should contain the ID of the position.

    The applicant must also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent as well to . The subjects of these e-mails should contain the ID of the position.

    Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. In well-justified cases, the interview can be held remotely. The shortlisted candidates may also be invited to give a public lecture.

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