Assistant Professor At Department Of Czech Language, Faculty Of Arts, Masaryk University

Universities and Institutes of Czech
December 01, 2023
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6 Nov 2023

Job Information


Masaryk University - Faculty of Arts


Department of Czech Language

Research Field

Language sciences » Languages

Language sciences » Linguistics

Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)


Czech Republic

Application Deadline

1 Dec 2023 - 23:59 (Europe/Prague)

Type of Contract


Job Status


Hours Per Week


Offer Starting Date

1 Feb 2024

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme

Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University announces an open competition for the position

Assistant Professor

Department: Department of Czech Language, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University

Working time: 0,5

Start date: February 1, 2024

Number of open positions : 1

Application deadline: Decembre 1, 2023

We are looking for a colleague at the Department of Czech Language for the position of assistant professor with a focus on computational linguistics and contemporary Czech language.



  • participation in conducting seminars and lectures or other forms of teaching focused on NLP, programming and the Czech language, in bachelor's, master's or doctoral study programs as well as lifelong learning programs
  • supervising, consulting or reviewing bachelor's and diploma theses; in exceptional cases, a supervisor or consultant in doctoral study programs
  • Research

    Participation in the department's research, development and innovation activities, in particular:

  • independent research and development, the publication of results in peer- reviewed journals indexed in Web of Science or SCOPUS databases, scientific monographs or peer-reviewed post-conference proceedings
  • participation in grant projects of the workplace, submission of own projects to national and international providers
  • active participation in domestic / foreign scientific conferences and professional meetings with presentations of the results of own research
  • Other activities

  • participation in the administration of research and teaching activities
  • popularisation of science
  • Requirements

    Research Field

    Language sciences » Languages

    Education Level

    PhD or equivalent

    Research Field

    Language sciences » Linguistics

    Education Level

    PhD or equivalent


    Candidate requirements:

  • completed university education with a doctoral degree in linguistics and related fields (computational linguistics, Czech language, general linguistics, etc.)
  • publications (studies in peer-reviewed journals, appearances at international forums, software, etc.)
  • professional focus on computer linguistics and the Czech language
  • experience with grant projects (principal investigator or team member)
  • results at an international level (contributions at international conferences and scientific publications in English)
  • knowledge of Czech at the C2 level
  • knowledge of English at the B2 level (or higher)
  • Specific Requirements

    Requirements related to job content:

  • a working knowledge of Python and JavaScript (plus the Angular framework)
  • experience with markup languages HTML, CSS, CQL, knowledge of LaTex
  • diligence, responsibility, reliability, patience and friendliness when working with people
  • Additional qualifications

  • experience with the university environment is an asset
  • experience working in the field of education is an asset
  • Languages







    Mother Tongue

    Research Field

    Language sciences » LanguagesLanguage sciences » Linguistics
    Additional Information


    Employee benefits

  • 8 weeks of paid vacation per year, flexible working hours with the possibility to work partly from home for better work life balance, meal allowance in the salary or for meals in canteens, pension insurance contribution, selected vaccinations free of charge, favourable mobile tariffs Vodafone, Multisport card, sports lessons organized by the Faculty of Sports Studies, the possibility to place your child in the nursery school Elánek near the faculty.
  • Training and Development

  • Opportunities for training and personal development, e.g., language and other courses provided by MU, use of MU libraries, use of placements and mobilities abroad, participation in conferences, etc.
  • Selection process


    Please send your application via the electronic application link by 1. 12. 2023 (please use the link in the Electronic Application section below) and please attach all required documents.

    The following documents are required as a part of your application:

  • a cover letter specifying the area of research interest
  • a structured CV with an overview of previous experience
  • copies of documents on education (scans of diplomas)
  • an overview of scientific and publication activities
  • Once your application has been successfully submitted, you will receive an automatic confirmation of acceptance to your e-mail address. After the e-application deadline, you will receive information about the next steps.

    If you are unsure, please contact the FF MU Personnel Office: Mgr. Eva Brázdová Urbanová, e-mail: [email protected], tel.: +420 549 49 6436


    Selection criteria:

  • submitting of all required documents in the e-application
  • compliance of the candidate's profile with the requirements for the job as stated above
  • Provision of the required documents when submitting the e-application:

    In case of non-delivery of documents when submitting the e-application, the candidate may be asked to provide them at most once by a certain date. If they fail to submit the materials by this deadline, they will not be included in the next round of the selection procedure.

    Suitable candidates will be invited to a personal interview, which may also take the form of a videoconference.

    Selection procedures rules at the Faculty of Arts of MU can be found on our careers page here.

    Thank you for your interest and we look forward to hearing from you!

    Additional comments


    Masaryk University is the second largest university in the Czech Republic, with 10 faculties and a number of other specialized units, more than 6,000 employees and 32,000 students. We are a university with a wide range of research areas in the humanities and natural sciences and a strong international position. Our mission is to provide education and research of the highest quality.

    The Faculty of Arts of Masaryk University is one of the four founding faculties of Masaryk University and since its foundation in 1919 it has been not only an important centre of humanities and social science education, science, research and development, but also an institution that actively participates in shaping the cultural life of the city and the region.

    Traditionally, it has been profiled as a research-oriented faculty generating approximately one fifth of MU's research volume. The faculty has more than 600 employees and by the student population of over 6,000 is the largest faculty at the university.

    Since 2021, the faculty has been the proud holder of the HR Excellence in Research Award from the European Commission.

    You can find out more information about the faculty on the website https: // www. or on Facebook https: // www. .

    For information on HR work set according to European standards, visit the HR Award faculty website:

    https: // www. .


    Information about the Department of Czech Language, Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University can be found at: https: // Ústav českého jazyka (

    Contact person at the workplace for any questions applicants may have about the position : prof. Mgr. Pavel Kosek, Ph.D., e-mail: [email protected]

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