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 January 31, 2022


School of Computer Science

Assistant Professor at the Department of Theoretical Computer Science and Mathematical Logic specializing in the field of artificial intelligence.
ID of the position: 202201-AP2-KTIML
The candidates are expected to have experience in at least one of the following areas: robotics, agent technologies, automated planning, knowledge representation, or machine learning. Basic background in formal methods (logic and/or statistics), software engineering and computer systems is a plus. Informal inquiries are welcome and may be sent to Prof. Roman Barták <bartak@ktiml.mff.cuni.cz>.
Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area, fluent command of written and spoken English, research and teaching experience in a relevant field, positive attitude towards pedagogical work, ability to integrate research and teaching activities as well as supervise student theses, excellent publication record in impact journals and/or proceedings of prestigious computer science conferences, experience from foreign academic or research institutions. Experience from collaboration with the industry and some command of Czech are welcome.
Expected starting date is September 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.

Assistant Professor at the Department of Software Engineering specializing in multimedia retrieval, content-based retrieval, database indexing, and applications of machine learning in the specified areas.
ID of the position: 202201-AP2-KSI
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 impact journals, selective conferences or other media recognized by the community, experience from foreign academic or research institutions.
Expected starting date is September 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.

Assistant Professor at the Department of Distributed and Dependable Systems
ID of the position: 202201-AP2-KDSS
Required expertise in one or more of the following topics:
- software architectures, adaptive software, software modeling,
- software testing and program analysis, formal verification,
- system software, middleware, computer security,
- software optimization and performance evaluation,
- programming languages and compilers,
- IoT/CPS.
The candidate is expected to participate in research, development and management of the current research projects within the department, and to work on expanding own research portfolio, including applying for research grants and developing industrial cooperation projects. The position includes a moderate teaching load. The candidate is expected to supervise undergraduate and graduate students, and to teach introductory and advanced software systems courses in English (knowledge of the Czech language is not required). The contract duration is three years. Potentially, the position is renewable; moreover, successful candidates are then encouraged to apply for promotion to the Associate Professor rank (habilitation) and to obtain a permanent position.
For more details ask positions@d3s.mff.cuni.cz.
Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field, an international research record preferably with postdoc experience, a proven publication record or proven research and development record in software development projects. Background in methods of big data analysis, machine learning, statistics, operating systems and hardware architectures is a plus.
Expected starting date is September 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.

Assistant Professor at the Computer Science Institute of Charles University
ID of the position: 202201-AP2-IUUK
We invite applications for a faculty position at the rank of an assistant professor in the area of theoretical computer science.
We are looking for candidates that would complement and/or strengthen existing research areas in our institute. Strong candidates from all areas of theoretical computer science will be considered. For further information about our research see http://iuuk.mff.cuni.cz/. Informal inquiries are welcome and may be sent to Michal Koucky koucky@iuuk.mff.cuni.cz.
A successful candidate is expected to pursue an active research program, teach advanced and introductory classes and possibly supervise undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates are expected to have a proven international research record and postdoctoral experience. A PhD in computer science or a closely related field is required. The contract duration is three years. Potentially, the position is renewable; also a habilitation (associate professor promotion) and a permanent position is a standard possibility (subject to a separate review process).
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 impact journals and/or conference proceedings and publication media recognized by the community in the relevant area, experience from foreign academic or research institutions.
Expected starting date is September 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.


School of Mathematics

Assistant Professor position (tenure track) in the Department of Algebra in algebra and logic.
ID of the position: 202201-AP2-KA
Specialization: Computational complexity aspects of logic or algebra, or model theory related to algebra.
Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area. International recognition 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. Succesful applicant is expected to start the habilitation process within 3 years from the beginning of the contract. Informal inquiries are welcome and shall be addressed to the head of the Department of Algebra: stanovsk@karlin.mff.cuni.cz
Job description: Scientific and pedagogical work in the fields of algebra and logic.
Expected starting date is September 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.


GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE APPLICATION PROCEDURE

All applicants are required to have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in the relevant field, professional practice in the given field, positive attitude towards pedagogical activities, ability to integrate scientific activities, teaching and supervision of student work (for associate professors and professors, including training of doctoral students), permanent publishing activity in the given field in impacted periodicals or in periodicals equivalent and recognized in the given field, as well as experience from stays at foreign workplaces.

In the case of the position of associate professor, a habilitation in the relevant field or the achievement of a comparable position at an internationally recognized foreign workplace is required.

In the case of a professor position, the appointment of a professor in the relevant field or the achievement of a comparable position at an internationally recognized foreign institution is required and significant publication activity, a clear role on an international scale and the ability to coordinate the work of an expert group are expected.

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 January 31, 2022. 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 October 12, 2021