In accordance with the Competitive Hiring Process Code of Charles University
The Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University
announces opening of academic position
with submission deadline November 12, 2020

Associate Professor position in the Department of Low-Temperature Physics in the field of low-temperature physics with focus on superfluidity and quantum effects in cryogenic liquid helium.

ID of the position: 202011-AP3-KFNT

Working activities: Research and educational work in the field of low-temperature physics focused on study of flow in liquid helium, superfluidity and quantum turbulence.

Qualification requirements: Habilitation in the field of condensed matter physics, scientific expertise in low-temperature physics, cryogenic liquids, superfluidity and quantum turbulence. Strong publication record in impact journals in the relevant field is required. Teaching ability both in Czech and English language is expected.

Expected starting date is January 1, 2021, and it is negotiable.


The application accompanied by

  • a curriculum vitae,
  • proofs of education and awarding of academic titles,
  • a description of teaching and research experience,
  • a list of publications,
  • citation report, and
  • a motivation letter including a research statement and teaching expectations

should be sent by e-mail to <> latest by November 12, 2020. The subject of this e-mail should contain the ID of the position.

The applicant must also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent as well to <>. The subjects of these e-mails should contain the ID of the position.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. In well-justified cases, the interview can be held remotely. The shortlisted candidates may also be invited to give a public lecture.

Published on October 14, 2020