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 positions
with submission deadline April 15, 2021


School of Physics


Associate Professor position at the Department of Condensed Matter Physics specializing in Physics – Condensed Matter Physics

ID of the position: 202104-AP3-KFKL

Qualification requirements: Habilitation in a relevant area or a comparable foreign academic position, research and teaching experience in a relevant field, positive attitude towards pedagogical work, ability to integrate research and teaching activities as well as supervising student theses including advising doctoral students, publication record in impact journals and/or conference proceedings and publication media recognized by the community in the relevant area, experience from foreign academic or research institutions, appropriate experience in the field of condensed matter theory, especially the field of magnetization dynamics.

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


Assistant Professor position at the Department of Physics Education specializing in Physics Education

ID of the position: 202104-AP2-KDF-D

Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in the field of physics education or general problems of physics, deep knowledge of both Czech and international context of science education. We require the ability to combine scientific and pedagogical activities – lectures, exercises and the supervision of bachelor's and diploma theses. Fluent command of Czech language is required for this position.

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


Assistant Professor position at the Department of Physics Education specializing in pedagogy

ID of the position: 202104-AP2-KDF-P

Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in the field of pedagogy, deep knowledge of both Czech and international educational context. We require the ability to combine scientific and pedagogical activities – lectures, exercises and the supervision of bachelor's and diploma theses. Fluent command of Czech language is required for this position.

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


Academic Researcher position in the Institute of Particle and Nuclear Physics specializing in experimental neutrino physics

ID of the position: 202104-VP2-UCJF-N

Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in the field of nuclear or particle physics or in a related field, experience from an international postdoctoral position in the field of experimental neutrino physics. We require the ability to combine scientific and pedagogical activities – lectures, exercises and laboratory work in Czech and English language and the supervision of student, bachelor's, diploma and doctoral theses.

Job description: an active participation in international neutrino experiments, especially in the HyperKamiokande project in Japan.

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


Academic Researcher position in the Institute of Particle and Nuclear Physics specializing in experimental physics of K-mesons

ID of the position: 202104-VP2-UCJF-K

Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in the field of nuclear or particle physics or in a related field, experience from an international postdoctoral position in the field of experimental physics of K-mesons. We require the ability to combine scientific and pedagogical activities – lectures, exercises and laboratory work in Czech and English language and the supervision of student’s, bachelor's, diploma and doctoral theses.

Job description: an active participation in international K-meson experiments, especially at NA62 experiment in CERN.

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


Academic Researcher position at the Department of Low-Temperature Physics specializing in the field of condensed matter physics

ID of the position: 202104-VP2-KFNT

Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in the field of condensed matter physics. Experience with deposition and characterization of thin films is required. In particular, the applicant has to be familiar with investigations of lattice defects by means of positron annihilation spectroscopy. Any experience of the applicant with hydrogen absorption in thin films is very welcome. It is expected that the applicant has already conducted research in this field documented by a publication record. The applicant should be able to work independently with an apparatus for thin film deposition and with a variable energy slow positron beam. The applicant should be aware of working with radioactive substances and has to be familiar with radiation safety and protection. In addition, the applicant should have positive attitude towards pedagogical work and should be able to integrate research and teaching activities. The applicant should be capable of teaching lectures and exercises in the Czech language as well as supervising of bachelor and diploma theses and student projects.

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


Academic Researcher position at the Department of Surface and Plasma Science, specializing in the physics of plasmas

ID of the position: 202104-VP2-KFPP-PL

Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in the physics of surfaces and interfaces is required. We also require the applicant’s practical experience in the design, construction, and operation of ion traps and laser systems. Especially know-how with such devices under cryogenic temperatures is welcome. The applicant should be able to work independently with experimental apparatus for the study of processes in ultracold plasma. The successful applicant has already conducted research in this field, documented by a publication record added to the application. The candidate shall have a track record of international cooperation such as research stays, work outside the country of origin etc. Besides, the applicant should have a positive attitude towards pedagogical work and should be able to integrate research and teaching activities. The applicant should teach lectures and exercises in the Czech language and supervise bachelor and diploma theses and student projects. It’s awaited the applicant will be active in preparing grant proposals.

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


Academic Researcher position at the Department of Surface and Plasma Science, specializing in the physics of surfaces and interfaces

ID of the position: 202104-VP2-KFPP-PR

Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in the physics of surfaces and interfaces is required. Experience with deposition and characterization of thin-film catalysts is needed, particularly for the PEM fuel cell and the PEM electrolyzer purposes. Any expertise of the applicant with hydrogen economy and applications is welcome. The successful applicant has already conducted research in this field, documented by a publication record added to the application. The applicant should be independent in scientific work. Besides, the applicant should have a positive attitude towards pedagogical work and should be able to integrate research and teaching activities. The applicant should teach lectures and exercises in the Czech language and supervise bachelor and diploma theses and student projects. It is expected that the applicant will be active in preparing grant proposals.

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


School of Computer Science


Academic Researcher position in the Department of Software and Computer Science Education, specializing in computer games development, game design and multimedia learning

ID of the position: 202104-VP2-KSVI

Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area, research and teaching experience in a relevant field, positive attitude towards pedagogical work, ability to integrate research and teaching activities as well as supervising student theses, publication record in media recognized by the community. Experience with industrial and international collaboration is an advantage. The applicant has to be able to teach both in Czech and in English.

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


School of Mathematics


Associate Professor at the Department of Algebra in algebra and logic, specializing in logic, model theory, universal algebra and their computational aspects

ID of the position: 202104-AP3-KA

Qualification requirements: Habilitation in a relevant area or a comparable foreign academic position. Excellent international reputation and publishing activity in some of the above fields. Long-term foreign experience. Positive attitude towards pedagogical work, ability to integrate scientific activities, teaching and supervision of student theses, including training of doctoral students.

Job description: Scientific and pedagogical work in the fields of algebra, logic and their computational aspects.

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

Informal inquiries are welcome and shall be addressed to the head of the Department of Algebra: stanovsk@karlin.mff.cuni.cz


Assistant Professor position (tenure track) in the Department of Mathematics Education specializing in didactics of mathematics

ID of the position: 202104-AP2-KDM

Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area, research and teaching experience in mathematics education or a related field, positive attitude towards pedagogical work, ability to integrate research and teaching activities as well as supervising student theses, publication record in the area of mathematics education and in impacted journals or other significant media, experience from foreign academic or research institutions. An experience with high-school teaching of mathematics is welcome.

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

Informal inquiries are welcome and shall be addressed to the head of the Department of Mathematics Education: robova@karlin.mff.cuni.cz


GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE APPLICATION PROCEDURE

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,
  • a list of conference contributions in a relevant filed
  • citation report, and
  • a motivation letter including a research statement and teaching expectations

should be sent by e-mail to <konkurzy@mff.cuni.cz> latest by April 15, 2021. 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 <konkurzy@mff.cuni.cz>. 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 March 15, 2021