Assistant Professor For Latin Philology And/Or Ancient History

Universities and Institutes of Czech
June 11, 2023
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12 May 2023

Job Information


University of Ostrava

Research Field

Language sciences

Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)


Czech Republic

Application Deadline

11 Jun 2023 - 00:00 (Europe/Brussels)

Type of Contract


Job Status


Hours Per Week


Offer Starting Date

1 Sep 2023

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

The Dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of Ostrava announces a selection procedure (ref. no. OU-51189/25-2023) to fill the following systematized vacancy:

  • 1 vacancy for an academic staff member – Assistant Professor for Latin Philology and/or Ancient History with part-time contract at the Department of Latin Language and Culture
  • Job descriptions:

    The assistant professor will provide instruction in bachelor's and master's degree programmes (including the supervision and critique of final theses) as well as participate in the development of these degree programmes. In case of approval by the scientific council of the faculty, the assistant professor will participate in the development of doctoral study programmes. The scope of direct teaching on a long-term average will generally be 10-14 hours per week each semester (in the case of an exceptionally high involvement in research activities or faculty/UO management, the scope of direct teaching may decrease). The assistant professor will participate in creative activities, especially in independently managing complex research and development tasks, actively publishing in peer-reviewed journals and other forms of publication outputs under industry requirements and in accordance with the standards of creative activities at UO, actively participating in scientific conferences and professional meetings, and (in the case of artistic disciplines in the form of artistic activities which develop current trends on a national scale at minimum) presenting results of creative activities. Furthermore, the assistant professor will possess a third role at the university regarding the publication of creative activities in the administration associated with the activities performed and in the self-government of the university. Job description requirements apply to 100% full-time work, and a reasonable amount is applied to part-time work.

    Working hours:

  • Part-time – 50 %, or by agreement.
  • Expected starting date:

  • September 1st, 2023, or by agreement.
  • Requirements

    Research Field

    Language sciences

    Education Level

    PhD or equivalent



  • Master's degree in the field of Latin Philology and/or Ancient History;
  • Ph.D. or equivalent in the field of Latin Philology and/or Ancient History;
  • prerequisites for pedagogical and scientific research activities;
  • active scientific research and publishing activities in the field of Ancient History;
  • experience in participation in grant and research projects;
  • EU research level – R2 – Recognized;
  • excellent communication skills;
  • independent, responsible and creative approach to work.
  • Language requirements:

  • knowledge of English Language, min. at level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages;
  • knowledge of Czech Language, min. at level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
  • Languages







    Additional Information


    Wages :

  • Wage grade 6 (as per the University of Ostrava's internal wage regulations).
  • Benefits :

  • pleasant working environment and background of a stable employer;
  • 8 weeks' vacation per year;
  • 5 days' time off illness per year;
  • possibility of home working;
  • special offer of mobile calls and data – T-Mobile benefit;
  • language and other university education courses.
  • Selection process

    Required documents:

  • consent to the processing of personal data;
  • a letter of motivation;
  • a professional curriculum vitae including an overview of the applicant's previous career experience;
  • contacts (e-mail, telephone) to two persons who can be contacted to provide oral recommendations;
  • copies of certificates of completed education and academic degrees;
  • a list of the applicant's publications.
  • The first round of the selection procedure will involve the assessment of the materials sent by applicants. Only selected applicants will be invited to take part in the second round. The employer reserves the right to cancel the selection procedure or to decide not to accept any of the applications without stating the grounds for this decision. Applicants for this position should send the required documents to the contact e-mail address so that they are received no later than June 11th, 2023.

    The selection procedure will be conducted in Czech language.

    Work Location(s)

    Number of offers available



    University of Ostrava


    Czech Republic


    Where to apply


    [email protected]





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    Postal Code

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