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 November 8, 2021


School of Physics

Full professor position at the Department of Condensed Matter Physics in the program Physics – Condensed Matter Physics.
ID of the position: 202111-AP4-KFKL
Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area, full professor title 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, specialization to experimental physics of condensed matter, especially to the application of the magneto-spectroscopic method for the study of low-dimensional materials.
Expected starting date is January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.

Associate professor position at the Department of Atmospheric Physics in the program Meteorology.
ID of the position: 202111-AP3-KFA
Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area, 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, international collaboration, specialization on the atmospheric physics, meteorology and climatology with special focus on climate change studies, statistical modeling and climate signals analysis, nonlinear processes in the atmosphere.
Expected starting date is January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.

Associate professor position at the Institute of Particle and Nuclear Physics in the field of particle physics with a focus on theory.
ID of the position: 202111-AP3-UCJF
Qualification and other requirements: Focus on theoretical physics of elementary particles with a focus on the theory behind the Standard Particle Model with an overview of current and planned experiments. We require a Ph.D. or equivalent in the relevant field, habilitation in a relevant area or a comparable foreign academic position, extensive professional experience in the field, pedagogical work, ability to integrate scientific activities, teaching and supervision of student work, including training of doctoral students, permanent publishing activity in the field in impacted periodicals.
Expected starting date is January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.

Associate professor position at the Institute of Theoretical Physics in the field of gravity and relativistic physics.
ID of the position: 202111-AP3-UTF-D
Qualification and other requirements: Expertise in the theory of gravity, especially in the general theory of relativity and its generalizations. Prerequisites for scientific work and pedagogical work. A Ph.D. or equivalent in the relevant field, habilitation in a relevant area or a comparable foreign academic position. Applicant should have extensive professional practice in the field, pedagogical work, the ability to integrate scientific activities, teaching, and supervision of student work, including the training of doctoral students. Publishing activity in the field in impacted periodicals is required. Teaching at all study levels in Czech and English will be expected.
Expected starting date is January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.

Associate professor position at the Institute of Theoretical Physics in the field of gravity and relativistic physics.
ID of the position: 202111-AP3-UTF-Z
Qualification and other requirements: Expertise in the theory of gravity, especially in the general theory of relativity and its generalizations. Prerequisites for top scientific work and pedagogical work. A Ph.D. or equivalent in the relevant field, habilitation in a relevant area or a comparable foreign academic position. Applicant should have extensive professional practice in the field, pedagogical work, the ability to integrate scientific activities, teaching, and supervision of student work, including the training of doctoral students. Permanent publishing activity in the field in impacted periodicals is required. Teaching at the master's level in Czech or English will be expected.
Expected starting date is January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.

Associate professor position at the Department of Geophysics in the field of geomagnetism and theoretical geophysics.
ID of the position: 202111-AP3-KG
Qualification and other requirements: Expertise in the field of geomagnetism and forward and inverse modeling. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the relevant field, habilitation in a relevant area or a comparable foreign academic position, rich professional experience in the field, pedagogical work, ability to integrate scientific activities, teaching and supervision of student work including training of doctoral students, permanent publishing activity in the field in impacted periodicals.
Expected starting date is January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.

Associate professor position at the Department of Low-Temperature Physics in the field of solid state physics.  
ID of the position: 202111-AP3-KFNT
Qualification and other requirements: Expertise in the field of solid-state physics, microstructure characterization of solids using nuclear magnetic resonance, ab-initio quantum mechanical electronic structure calculations of solid-state within the density functional theory. Practical experience with experiments as well as ab-initio calculations and a strong publication record in impacted journals in the field are required. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in solid-state physics, habilitation in a relevant area or a comparable foreign academic position. Applicant should have sufficient experience with pedagogical work and should be able to integrate scientific activities, teaching, and supervision of student work including supervision of doctoral students.
Expected starting date is January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.

Assistant Professor position at the Department of Chemical Physics and Optics specializing in the field of biophysics and biochemistry of photosynthesis.
ID of the position: 202111-AP2-KCHFO-B
Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in the field of biophysics and biochemistry of photosynthesis and postdoc stays at foreign institutions. Practical experience with isolation and characterization of photosynthetic complexes is required, as well as expertise in the use of optical spectroscopy methods, both steady-state and time-resolved, to investigate photosynthetic complexes. Experience with the development of biohybrid devices for the conversion of light energy is also required. The candidate should have a continual publishing activity in journals with an impact factor, and should be able to supervise student's work at all levels (bachelor's, master's and doctoral). The applicant must also be able to lead lectures and exercises in English or Czech.
Expected starting date is January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.

Assistant Professor position at the Department of Chemical Physics and Optics specializing in the field of computational and theoretical chemical physics.
ID of the position: 202111-AP2-KCHFO-CH
Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in the field of computational and theoretical chemical physics, and postdoc stays at foreign institutions. Experience with the evaluations of biophysical or biochemical reaction/interaction models (at the QM and hybrid QM/MM levels) with deeper understanding of thermodynamic and kinetic aspects of such processes. The candidate should have a continual publishing activity in journals with an impact factor, and should be able to supervise student's work at all levels (bachelor's, master's aa well as doctoral). The applicant must also be able to lead lectures and exercises in both English and Czech.
Expected starting date is January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.

Assistant professor at the Department of Physics of Materials specializing in the field of physics of materials
ID of the position: 202111-AP2-KFM
Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree in the field of physics of materials and postdoc stays at foreign institutions. Practical experience with the study of mechanical properties of solids is required, including expertise in the field of advanced in-situ methods for monitoring deformation processes in materials – especially the acoustic emission and digital image correlation techniques. An experience with supplementary methods (e.g. internal friction), corrosion testing, and electron microscopy is an advantage. Furthermore, a positive approach of the applicant to pedagogical activities and the ability to integrate scientific activities, continual publishing activity in journals with impact factor, teaching, and supervision of qualification theses are required. The candidate must be able to lead lectures or exercises both in the English and Czech language.
Expected starting date is January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.

Academic Researcher position at the Institute of Physics in the field of Quantum Optics and Optoelectronics
ID of the position: 202111-VP2-FUUK-K
Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area. The applicant should be experienced in the characterization of semiconductor radiation detectors and master relevant experimental methods (THz, FTIR, VIS, X-ray and gamma-ray spectroscopy, deep-level spectroscopy, measurements of charge transport, etc.). 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. A positive attitude towards pedagogical work, the ability to integrate research and teaching activities, as well as ability to supervise student theses and projects are expected. We require teaching ability in both the Czech and English languages. Activity in the preparation of grant proposals will be expected.
Expected starting date is January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.

Academic Researcher position at the Institute of Physics in the field of Molecular and Biological Structures
ID of the position: 202111-VP2-FUUK-M1
Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field, experience with ultrafast-transient and single-molecule spectroscopy. A track record of relevant research stays outside the country of origin is required. The successful applicant should document his/her experience in the relevant field by a list of publications in impacted journals. The applicant should be able to gain grant funding and conduct independent scientific work. Own grant money and experience with advanced fluorescence techniques are an advantage. 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.
Expected starting date is January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.

Academic Researcher position at the Institute of Physics in the field of Molecular and Biological Structures
ID of the position: 202111-VP2-FUUK-M2
Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in a proper field. The applicant should master molecular biology methods, genetic engineering, biochemical and microbiological methods as well as work with cell cultures and biological material. The ideal applicant will prove his/her experience with advanced time-resolved fluorescence techniques and confocal microscopy methods (FLIM, FRET), including quantitative image processing. 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. A positive attitude towards pedagogical work, the ability to integrate research and teaching activities, as well as supervision of student theses and projects is expected. We require teaching ability in both the Czech and English languages. Pedagogical education is an advantage.
Expected starting date is January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable

Academic Researcher position at the Department of Atmospheric Physics in the field of the computational fluid dynamics, turbulence and atmospheric boundary layer.
ID of the position: 202111-VP2-KFA
Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area. The applicant should be experienced in the computational fluid dynamics, turbulence study, atmospheric boundary layer and general meteorology. Experience with the large eddy simulation (LES) and models like ELMM, openFOAM or PALM is also expected. A track record of relevant research stays outside the country of the 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 ability to supervise student theses and projects is expected. We require teaching ability and supervision of students’ theses. Activity in preparation of grant proposals and regular publication activity will be expected.
Expected starting date is January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable

Academic Researcher position at the Department of Low-Temperature Physics specializing in the field of particle physics
ID of the position: 202111-VP2-KFNT-C
Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in the field of particle physics. The applicant must have experience with scientific work in large experiments of particle physics, e.g. particle accelerators in CERN. In addition to expertise in the analysis of data from particle experiments using a data analysis framework, ROOT is required. It is expected that the applicant has already conducted research in this field documented by a publication record. A list of relevant publications should be added to the application. Any experience of the applicant with cryogenic technologies and low-temperature physics is very welcome. In addition, the applicant should have a 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 bachelor and diploma theses and student projects.
Expected starting date is January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable

Academic Researcher position at the Department of Low-Temperature Physics specializing in the field of Physics of Condensed Matter and Materials Research
ID of the position: 202111-VP2-KFNT-K
Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area. The applicant should be experienced in the characterization of materials using Mössbauer spectroscopy (transmission geometry, CEMS/CXMS), NFS, SEM, and XRF. Experience with experiments of Mössbauer spectroscopy in low temperatures and external magnetic fields, including knowledge of evaluation programs MossWin, Confit, etc. will be considered as an advantage. The candidate should be able to work independently with experimental techniques for Mössbauer spectroscopy, XRF, and SEM. The candidate must be able to work with radioactive substances and must be well acquainted with the rules and principles of radiation safety and protection against ionizing radiation. 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. A positive attitude towards pedagogical work, the ability to integrate research and teaching activities, as well as ability to supervise student theses and projects are expected. We require teaching ability in both the Czech and English languages. Activity in the preparation of grant proposals will be expected.
Expected starting date: January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable

Academic Researcher position at the Department of Surface and Plasma Science specializing in the physics of plasmas with a focus on space physics
ID of the position: 202111-VP2-KFPP
Qualification requirements: A Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in the physics of plasmas (or similar) is required. Furthermore, we require the practical experience of the candidate with the processing of data from the satellite instruments, and the practice of designing and constructing them is also welcome. The candidate should be able to work independently in an experimental study of plasma processes in the heliosphere and the interaction of the solar wind with solar system objects. It is believed that the candidate has already published his research in this area in peer-reviewed journals. The successful candidate should have experience in cooperating with foreign scientific institutes and the ability to combine student teaching and scientific work. The candidate must be able to lead lectures or exercises and conduct student qualification work. Activity in raising grant funds is also expected.
Expected starting date is January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.


School of Computer Science

Assistant Professor at the Department of Software Engineering specializing in knowledge and ontology engineering
ID of the position: 202111-AP2-KSI
Working activities: Research and educational work in the field of informatics focused on knowledge and ontology engineering. The candidate is expected to participate in research in the current research projects within the department, and to work on expanding own research portfolio including industrial projects. The candidate is expected to teach web engineering courses and to introduce own courses in the field of knowledge and ontology engineering.
Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area, international experience in research, a proven publication record or proven research and development record in software development projects, proven experience with methods of knowledge and ontology engineering, their application in industry and with teaching in these areas.
Expected starting date is January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.


School of Mathematics

Associate Professor at the Department of Algebra in algebraic number theory.
ID of the position: 202111-AP3-KA
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, solid publication record in algebraic number theory, experience from foreign academic or research institutions. 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 algebraic number theory.
Expected starting date is January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.

Associate professor position at the Mathematical Institute of Charles University in the field Mathematical Analysis.
ID of the position: 202111-AP3-MUUK
Working Activities: Scientific and pedagogical work in the field mathematical analysis of partial differential equations with emphasis to nonlinear equations of continuum physics.
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. The ability to teach in Czech and English language.
Expected starting date is January 1, 2022, and it is negotiable.

Assistant Professor position (tenure track) at the Department of Numerical Mathematics in the field of Numerical and Computational Mathematics
ID of the position: 202111-AP2-KNM
Working activities: Scientific and pedagogical work in the field of numerical and computational mathematics.
Qualification requirements: Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area, research and teaching experience in numerical and computational mathematics 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 high-quality journals in the area of numerical and computational mathematics or other significant media recognized by the community in this relevant field, experience from foreign academic or research institutions. Specialization in parallel numerical linear algebra and/or finite precision analysis of numerical computations is appreciated. Informal inquiries are welcome and shall be addressed to the head of the Department of Numerical Mathematics: mirektuma@karlin.mff.cuni.cz
Expected starting date is January 1st, 2022, and it is negotiable.

Assistent professor position at the Department of Mathematical Analysis AP2 in the field of mathematical analysis, with specialization in functional analysis and theory of functions.
ID of the position: 202111-AP2-KMA
Working activities: Scientific and pedagogical work in the field of mathematical analysis.
Qualification requirements: the Ph.D. degree or its equivalent in the given area, publication record in relevant periodicals, ability to integrate scientific and pedagogical work, including the supervision of student theses. Ability to teach in Czech and English is required. Informal inquires shall be addressed to the head of the Department of Mathematical analysis prazak@karlin.mff.cuni.cz
Expected starting date is January 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 November 8, 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 October 8, 2021