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 February 24, 2023

School of Physics

Assistant professor at the Institute of Theoretical Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics

ID of the position: 202302-AP2-UTF

Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in theoretical physics or theoretical atomic and molecular physics. The candidate is expected to integrate into themes of research at the Department, including the development of the theoretical methods for the description of the electronic structure and the dynamics of atoms, molecules, their collisions and interaction with radiation; the development of numerical methods and computational tools for the modelling of collisions, dissociation, ionization and interactions of atoms, molecules and their ions. A track record of relevant research stays outside the country of origin is required. The applicant should present a list of relevant publications in impacted journals. Positive attitude towards pedagogical work, ability to integrate research and teaching activities, as well as supervision of student theses and projects is expected. We require teaching ability in both Czech and English languages and willingness to supervise student theses.

Expected starting date: March 1, 2023, which is negotiable

School of Mathematics

Assistant professor (tenure track) at the Mathematical Institute of the Charles University, in any area of mathematics

ID of the position: 202302-AP2-MUUK

Job description: Scientific and pedagogical work in the field of mathematics.

Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area, international recognition and excellent track record in mathematics (at, or just below, the level of successful ERC applicants), long-term foreign experience (at least 3 years abroad during or after PhD), at least 3 years of postdoctoral experience elsewhere than the PhD granting university, exceptions are possible in cases of parental leave or long-term sickness, Positive attitude towards pedagogical work, ability to integrate scientific activities, teaching and supervision of student theses, including training of doctoral students. Basic communication in Czech language after four years period is expected.

Informal inquiries are welcome and shall be addressed to

Expected starting date: September 1, 2023, 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,
  • a list of conference contributions in a relevant field
  • citation report (according to Web of Science database or MathSciNet)
  • a motivation letter including a research statement and teaching expectations

should be sent by e-mail to at the latest by February 24, 2023. 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 December 15, 2022


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