Post-doc Position in Finance

Brno, Czech Republic
11 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Department Institute of Financial Complex Systems – Faculty of Economics and Administration

Deadline 31 Oct 2018

Start date 01.01.2019

The Institute of Financial Complex Systems at Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic) seeks an economist conducting research in the areas of finance, financial econometrics or econophysics. The Institute of Financial Complex Systems is a newly established research facility developing a multidisciplinary pole of expertise to propose both fundamental and applied research on risk analysis, financial market development, investment decisions, economic and financial fragility from the perspective of complex science. Masaryk University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 35,000 students and 5,500 employees. Learn more at

JOB DESCRIPTION: The main responsibilities will include actively engaging in academic research for publication in top-tier academic journals, participating in the Institute ongoing projects, and applying for new funding (Czech Science Foundation, Marie Skłodowska Curie individual fellowship, MU internal grants, etc.). Excellent research skills are vital, as are good writing and speaking skills.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a Ph.D. in economics (received within the last 7 years outside the Czech Republic). Experienced applicants must have a proven ability to publish in academic journals.

The Institute offers an outstanding research environment and competitive salary and benefits.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications together with a structured CV, photocopies of qualification papers and diplomas, an overview of scientific and publishing activities alongside with participation in international cooperation should be sent to HR department of the Faculty of Economics and Administration via e-Application (LINK) on Masaryk University website.

Deadline: All applications must be made online and received by 31 October 2018.

For further information about the position and the department, please contact Head of Institute, Oleg Deev, tel.: +420 549 495 156, e-mail:

If you need help uploading your application or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR supporter JUDr. Pavla Zapletalová, Tel.: +420 549 497 358, Email: pavla.zapletalova  

EVALUATION PROCESS: After the application deadline, an assessment committee is appointed. A Skype interview will be scheduled with chosen candidates.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of personal background. Masaryk University does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status.