Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Brno, Czech Republic
Monday, 1 March 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 14 March 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Department Department of Mathematics and Statistics – Faculty of Science Deadline 14 Mar 2021 Start date 01.10.2021 (by agreement)


Bursar of the Faculty of Science, Masaryk University announces an open competition for the position

Postdoctoral researcher

Workplace: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic

Type of Contract: temporary position with contract at most until 31 December 2023, non-academic

Working Hours: 1 FTE (full-time employment of 40 hours per week)

Expected Start Date: 1 October 2021 (negotiable)

Number of Open Positions: 1

Pay: CZK 42 000/month

Application Deadline: 28 02 2021 (or later, until position filled)       

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About the Workplace

Masaryk University is the second-largest university in the Czech Republic with nine faculties, more than 5000 staff, and more than 30 000 students. As a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing, our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education.

Faculty of Science MU, a proud holder of the HR Excellence in Research Award by the European Commission, is a research-oriented faculty, offering university education (Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degree programs) closely linked to both primary and applied research and high school teaching of the following sciences: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Earth sciences. We are the most productive scientific unit of the Masaryk University generating around 40 % of MU research results.

Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the Faculty of Science MU invites applications for a postdoctoral research position within the project "Invariants and symmetries of Levi degenerate CR manifolds''.

Job Description

Key Duties: The researcher will join the research team of Martin Kolar and Ilya Kossovskiy, within the Geometric Analysis group, cf.

Skills and Qualifications

The applicant must have:

  • Solid background in the area of Several Complex Variables and/or Complex Geometry
  • Good publication record
  • A PhD degree in Mathematics (or be close to obtain)
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken

Informal inquiries about the position can be sent to Jan Slovak, email, phone +420 54949 7060.

We Offer

  • An interesting job in a dynamically-expanding university area
  • Flexible working hours and occasional home office to support personal needs in family and career compatibility
  • Employee benefits such as 6 weeks of paid vacation per year, pension insurance contribution, contribution to lunches in canteens of MU or meal vouchers, discounted language courses, discount in the university cinema, exclusive mobile tariff offer by Vodafone
  • Opportunity to work and live in a modern and dynamic city (for more information on costs of living, you can refer to Numbeo)
  • Support with your relocation to Brno by our International Staff Office

Application Process

The application shall be submitted online by 28.2.2021 via an e-application (Please, use the link in the e-Application section below).

The candidate shall provide following:

  • CV
  • Cover letter describing candidate's research interest and experience
  • Summary of research outputs and publications
  • Arrange at least two reference letters to be sent to Martin Kolar (

After submitting your application successfully, you will receive an automatic confirmation email from

Selection Process

Received applications will be considered carefully in line with principles of the EU Charter and Code for Researchers. Selection criteria: (i) meeting qualification requirements described above, (ii) all required documents provided.

If we do not contact you within 10 working days after the application deadline at the latest, it means that we have shortlisted other candidates meeting the position requirements.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a personal or videoconference interview.

The Faculty Recruitment Policy (OTM-R) can be seen here.

Faculty of Science, Masaryk University is an equal opportunity employer. We support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Roman Čermák, M.Sc.
bursar of the Faculty of Science