Associate Professor On Department Of Mathematics And Statistics

Masaryk University
July 15, 2024
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Dean of the Faculty of Science, Masaryk University announces an open competition for the position

Associate professor on Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Workplace: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic

Type of Contract: temporary position with 2-year contract (with possible extension), academic

Working Hours : 1 FTE (full-time employment of 40 hours per week)

Expected Start Date : 1 September 2024

Number of Open Positions: 1 Pay: CZK 70.000 per month

Application Deadline: 15. 7. 2024 EU Researcher Profile : R3

About the Workplace

Masaryk University is modern, dynamic and the most attractive university in the Czech Republic with ten faculties, more than 6500 staff and 33 000 students, a wide range of research areas and a strong international position. We are the largest academic employer in the South Moravian Region.

F aculty of Science MU, a holder of the HR Excellence in Research Award by the European Commission, is a research-oriented faculty, offering university education (Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degree programs) closely linked to both primary and applied research and high school teaching of the following sciences: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Earth sciences. We are the most productive scientific unit of the Masaryk University generating around 40 % of MU research results.

Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the Faculty of Science MU is opening 1 Associate Professor position. The position is initially opened for 2 years, with expected permanent prolongation, subject to the condition that the educational programme Data Analytics will be fully self-financed in two years.

Job Description

Key Duties: the researcher will continue his own strong research activities (part of his position within the research grant devoted to Cartan Supergeometries and Higher Cartan geometries, principal investigator Jan Slovak), and he will take over the role of key teacher in the newly launched programme Data Analytics, guaranteed by Jan Slovak.

Skills and Qualifications

The applicant must have:

  • A PhD degree and habilitation (or equivalent work experience) in mathematics or related areas
  • Experience and strong background in preparing educational texts and further materials prepared for blended learning in the area on the borderline between Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Experience and strong background in research combining geometric analysis, Lie theory and Mathematical Physics
  • Strong experience in teaching in English on top universities abroad
  • Good communication skills and fluency (oral and written) in English
  • Good and relevant publication record
  • The applicant should have:

  • High motivation to join the research team
  • High motivation to enter modern form of educational activities, including full AI support
  • Good vision of the future research and educational interests
  • Informal inquiries about the position can be sent to Jan Slovak, email [email protected], phone +420 54949 7060.

    We Offer

  • An interesting job in a dynamically expanding university area
  • Flexible working hours and occasional home office to support personal needs in family and career compatibility
  • Employee benefits such as 8 weeks of paid vacation per year, pension insurance contribution or nursery/children´s group allowance, a financial meal allowance, lunches in canteens of MU, Multisport card, vaccinations free of charge, discounted language courses, exclusive mobile tariff offer by Vodafone, childcare groups at Campus and Komenského náměstí)
  • Opportunity to work and live in a modern and dynamic city (for more information on costs of living, you can refer to Numbeo )
  • Welcome Office provides support with your relocation to Brno
  • Application Process

    The application shall be submitted online by 15 July 2024 via an e-application, please find the reference to the e-application in the beginning and end of the advertisement.

    The candidate shall provide following:

  • CV
  • Cover letter describing candidate's research interest and experience
  • Summary of research outputs and publications
  • Summary of educational experience
  • Names and contact details of at least 2 references
  • After submitting your application successfully, you will receive an automatic confirmation email from

    Selection Process

    Received applications will be considered carefully in line with principles of the EU Charter and Code for Researchers. Selection criteria: (i) meeting qualification requirements described above, (ii) all required documents provided.

    Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a personal or online interview.

    The Faculty Recruitment Policy (OTM-R) can be seen here.

    Faculty of Science, Masaryk University is an equal opportunity employer. We support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Visit our Career page.

    We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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