The Rector of Masaryk University announces an open competition for the position of
Director of Central European Institute of Technology of Masaryk University (CEITEC MU)
We are a University with ten faculties, more than 200 departments, institutes and clinics working in a wide range of natural sciences and humanities academic disciplines and research areas. We are a major educational and research institution on a European scale and the second largest employer in the South Moravian Region. Our vision is to be a successful university not only in the Czech Republic but also abroad. Our mission is to contribute through our scientific activities, student education and social action to a quality and healthy life for all generations and to a free, cohesive and secure society.
We are looking for a Director for CEITEC MU. CEITEC MU is a higher education institute of Masaryk University, an interdisciplinary scientific workplace with university-wide scope, focused on research programs in the field of biotechnology and biomedical disciplines. Researchers from CEITEC MU push the boundaries of knowledge in the fields of structural biology, molecular medicine, plant genomics and proteomics, and neuroscience. The modern laboratories of CEITEC MU provide access to the latest technologies and support scientists not only from Masaryk University but also from many institutions and companies in the Czech Republic and more than 35 countries around the world.
CEITEC MU is a proud holder of the award HR Excellence in Research Award from the European Commission and is the first research institution in the Czech Republic to win one of the top places in the Company of the Year: Equal Opportunities 2020 competition.
Your main activities in the role of Director of CEITEC MU will be:
What is our idea of a suitable candidate?
What do you get when you work with us?
Expected date of entry: 1st July, 2024.
The multi-round open competition for the position will include a personal interview with the committee members, a meeting with representatives of CEITEC MU management, development and presentation of strategic theses and psychodiagnostics.
How can you apply?
Please send written proposals in English, accompanied by a basic strategic thesis of the direction of CEITEC MU with a definition of the vision for the development of the institution, identification of key research areas and strategies for engagement with industry and international partners, including a plan for obtaining project resources for the next 5 years, in a maximum of 3 A4, a motivation letter and a structured CV by 25th February, 2024 to the Department for Personnel Management of the MU Rectorate, in the form of an e-application.