Department Head for Department of Physiology

Brno, Czech Republic
08 May 2020
End of advertisement period
07 Jun 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Department of Physiology – Faculty of Medicine
Deadline: 7 Jun 2020
Start date: upon agreement

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine of Masaryk University announces a selection procedure for the position a Department Head for:

Department of Physiology

The Department of Physiology is an educational and research department of the Medical Faculty. The research is mainly focused on experimental cardiology, whether invasive or non-invasive, and cell physiology with emphasis on calcium and adrenergic signalling and reactive oxygen and nitrogen species. Functionally, the workplace is divided according to the focus into working groups, the relevant coordinator leads each working group. We place significant emphasis on teaching in Czech and English study programs, both masters and bachelors.

The Department head will be responsible for the management of the department, undergraduate medical education, doctoral studies, publishing and coordination of research conducted at the department. The Candidate for Department Head will present his/her idea of fulfilling the above during the selection process.

Requirements for a declared position:

  • University education in the medical or scientific field
  • Academic degree PhD or scientific rank of CSC
  • Habilitation within the meaning of Act No. 111/1998 Coll., on Higher Education, as amended, or a prerequisite for achieving it within three years; This condition can be replaced by long-term academic work in an equivalent position abroad
  • The rank of professor is welcome or a prerequisite for achieving it soon
  • Significant publication history and active research
  • Scientific reputation in the international field
  • Personal and moral integrity
  • Experience in performing a senior position
  • Teaching experience and readiness to guarantee vocational subjects taught at the workplace
  • Fulfilment of prerequisites according to Act No. 451/1991 Coll. (the Lustration Act); does not have to document persons born after 1 December 1971 and the candidates from abroad

We offer:

  • Work in an inspiring intellectual environment
  • Work in modernly equipped laboratories of the MU campus
  • Involvement in teaching in a unique simulation centre
  • Professional growth and the possibility of continuous education
  • The successful candidate could receive a start-up package for a research programme
  • Motivating financial remuneration and benefits

Applications together with

  • a structured CV
  • an overview of scientific and publishing activities
  • photocopies of qualification papers and diplomas
  • a criminal record
  • certificate according to Act No. 451/1991 Coll.
  • recommendations by two professional guarantors

should be sent to the HR department of the Faculty of Medicine, through e-Application (see below). For more information contact Ing. Ivana Janáčková at 549 49 5730 or e-mail 

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