Visiting academic in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 3 weeks ago

Charles University

Dean of the Faculty of Science, Charles University invites applications for the following academic position:


with anticipated starting date of employment on February 1st 2023

  • Visiting academic in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology
  • Qualification:

  • successful completion of the habilitation procedure or professor appointment procedure
  • Candidates from any relevant fields are eligible to apply; experts in disciplines that are intensively studied at the department of Botany, such as ecology and evolutionary biology of plants, protists and fungi are welcome.

    The position is open at the Section of Biology (). The applicant must be an internationally recognized scholar in his/her research area, and is expected to teach two 90-minute courses per week at the advanced undergraduate (MSc.) level. The curriculum of the courses must be proposed by the applicant and is an obligatory part of the application. At least one of the courses should introduce topics related to the recent research of the applicant. Courses are given in English, knowledge of the Czech language is not required.

    Candidates will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • recognized scholar from a respected foreign institution
  • excellent research (H – index and other scientometrics, originality of scientific results/quality of publications)
  • Focus and content of the courses enriching the curriculum of the department
  • Innovative form of teaching
  • attractiveness of the applicant’s research/teaching to different departments of the section
  • The University reserves the right to cancel the selection process without giving any reason.

    Application for selection procedure:

    Application, which you can download here , with cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, diplomas, research and teaching statement, must be send within 30 days from the announcement of the tender to the e-mail address: with subject “Výběrové řízení.”

    By sending your application, you agree that Charles University, Faculty of Science will process your personal data for the purpose of keeping records of job seekers in accordance with applicable laws.

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