Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University announces an open
competition for the position
Department: Department of Archaeology and Museology, Faculty of Arts
Working time : 0,5
Start date: January 1, 2024
Number of open positions : 1
Application deadline: December 1, 2023
At the Department of Archaeology and Museology, we are looking for a colleague
for the position of researcher II with a focus on medieval archaeology,
editorial and publishing work, and development of an online encyclopaedia.
MAIN JOB CONTENT
Expected scope of employment:
Participation in conducting lectures or other forms of teaching in
Bachelor's and Master's study programmes and lifelong learning programmes.
Participation in the organization of educational activities.
Supervising, consulting or opposing Bachelor's theses, in exceptional
cases Master's theses.
Participation in publishing activities, especially for educational
Participation in research and development activities, and the related
Co-working on grant projects.
Participation in the organization of research activities.
Editorial work in the professional journal Archaeologia historica
Development of the Internet Encyclopaedia of Brno History
Participation in the operational and administrative activities related to
the agreed type of work, following the instructions of the department
Common administrative tasks within the management of own courses, the use
of e‑learning and communication with students through the MU Information
Participation in the organization of research and education activities,
including the related administration.
Organization and participation of students and academic staff in foreign
Participation in the promotion of the field.
Ph.D. degree in Archaeology – prerequisite
professional focus on digital humanities, image processing in archaeology,
3D modelling, artefact visualization and data management – prerequisite
publication activity in prestigious international journals (Q1 WOS or
Scopus) and participation in foreign conferences
work experience in the field of archaeology for at least 5 years
very good command of English at the B2 level
excellent command of Czech, both spoken and written
Requirements related to job content:
standard level of computer skills (MS Office, MS Teams, etc.)
ability to actively involve students in the teaching process and to
ability of using modern teaching aids and materials
ability to clearly formulate research results
ability of independent professional and scientific work, including
ability of independent research and publication activity
ability of system coordination of processes, independent and conceptual
high level of organization and negotiation skills
diligence, responsibility, reliability, patience and friendliness when
working with people
knowledge of the university environment
experience from the university environment
previous experience in working in the field of education
employment in a prestigious institution that received the international HR
Excellence in Research Award
stable work environment in a respected institution
participation in research in prestigious projects (GA ČR, OP JAK,…)
The opportunity to work in an international, interdisciplinary team of
experts from the Department of Archaeology and Museology.
openness to suggestions in the field of teaching, science and
popularization of the program
Quality research facilities in the form of a well-equipped seminar
convenient location of the faculty in the city centre
friendly approach to balancing work and personal life
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.
HOW TO APPLY
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 structured CV with an overview of previous experience
copies of documents on education (scans of diplomas)
summary of scientific and publication activity
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:
[email protected], tel.: +420 549 49 6436
submitting of all required documents in the e-application
compliance of the candidate's profile with the requirements for the job as
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. https: // www. phil.muni.cz/en/careers/selection-
Thank you for your interest and we look forward to hearing from you!
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY, THE FACULTY AND THE DEPARTMENT
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. phil.muni.cz/en/ or on Facebook
https: // www. facebook.com/FacultyofArtsMasarykUniversity .
For information on HR work set according to European standards, visit the HR
Award faculty website:
https: // www. phil.muni.cz/en/about-us/hrs4r-hr-award/ .
For more information about the Department of Archaeology and Museolog, see:
https: // archeo-muzeo.phil.muni.cz/en.
Contact person at the workplace for any questions applicants may have about
the position :
prof. Mgr. Jiří Macháček, Ph.D, [email protected].