MASARYK UNIVERSITY

Associate Professor Position in Computer Graphics and Computer Games Development

Location
Brno, Czech Republic
Posted
16 Apr 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2020
Ref
54612
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Department: Department of Visual Computing – Faculty of Informatics
Deadline: 31 Jul 2020
Start date: By mutual agreement

The Dean of the Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, invites applications for a position of Associate Professor at the Department of Visual Computing in the area of computer graphics and computer games development. The candidates are expected to have an excellent research background in one of the areas of computer graphics, visualization, virtual reality, augmented reality, or computer games development, with sincere interest in the remaining ones as well.

Job description

The position is focused on both research and teaching. The candidates are expected to carry out research of excellent quality and take responsibility for selected courses included in the specializations Computer Graphics and Visualization and Computer Game Development within the Visual Informatics study program: https://www.fi.muni.cz/catalogue2019/?program=nmgr_viz_en&lang=en.

In particular, the candidates should be able to prepare and deliver lectures and tutorials at the bachelor as well as master level in the following areas:

  • Computer graphics
  • Computer games development
  • Visualization
  • Virtual and augmented reality
  • Programming of computer graphics applications

The candidates should show a large amount of flexibility in teaching subjects that are not directly related to their particular areas of research. They are expected to help with supervising undergraduate as well as graduate students and attract research projects to fund their research activities.

Requirements

  • PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Passion for problem solving and desire for working with students
  • Existing track record in both education and research in the areas listed above
  • Dynamic, flexible personality, able to work well in teams
  • Fluency in English (both spoken and written); other language(s) welcome
  • Experience from other countries than Czech and Slovak republics (at least half a year)

Desired skills and achievements

  • PhD work related to computer graphics, visualization, virtual reality, augmented reality, or computer games development
  • Experience with research projects

Other information

  • The starting monthly salary is 109,000 CZK for the Associate Professor position. The progress in this tenure-track position can in no more than 3 years be modified based on the level of involvement in research and educational projects.
  • Candidates at an earlier career stage or with skills shortages may be offered an Assistant Professor position. The starting monthly salary for this position is 80,000 CZK.

Applicants should submit

  • CV, including a summary of work experience, publication activity, teaching, involvement in research grants, etc;
  • degree documents;
  • cover letter explaining candidate's motivation and interest in obtaining the position;
  • title and abstract of a lecture that can be presented as a part of the application process;
  • the names and contact details of three professional and language referees.

Applications should be submitted through the university job application system at https://www.muni.cz/en/about-us/careers/vacancies/54612.

Any queries related to the submission shall be sent to: pers@fi.muni.cz.

Queries related to the position as such can be addressed to Assoc. Prof. Petr Matula, pem@fi.muni.cz.