Assistant Professor, The Department of Regional Economics and Administration

Brno, Czech Republic
29 Jul 2020
End of advertisement period
08 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Department: Department of Regional Economics and Administration – Faculty of Economics and Administration
Deadline: 8 Sep 2020
Start date: 01.11.2020 or by agreement

In accordance with Act No. 111/1998 Coll., Section 77, the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Administration, Masaryk University, invites applications for the following position:

a part-time (20 hours a week) Assistant Professor to teach key courses ensured by the Department of Regional Economics and AdministrationEnvironmental Economy and Sustainable Development, Policies, Institutions and EU law, European Union – Institutions and Law, and to do research in this area.

Would you like to share your experience with others? Do you enjoy coming up with new ideas and solutions? Are you interested in research? Do you welcome new challenges? If so, you are the person we are looking for.  Become part of the Faculty of Economics and Administration of Masaryk University.

What does the position entail?

  • Teaching key courses ensured by the Department;
  • supervising Bachelor’s and Master’s theses;
  • research activity, including participating in or running research projects and grants; and
  • publishing activity.

What do we require?

  • A completed PhD in Regional Economics or Public Economics or a related economic area;
  • publishing results in Regional Economics, Regional Development and Public Policy (mainly publications in journals with high impact factors and journals included in Scopus);
  • the ability to lecture and publish in Czech and English;
  • experience in participating in research projects;
  • teaching experience;
  • the ability to work in a team; and
  • a research agenda relevant internationally, with at least active participation in international scientific conferences and workshops abroad, including presentation of the applicant’s own research results.

What do we offer?

  • Interesting, autonomous, and responsible work in the environment of a prestigious university;
  • a professional team and agreeable working environment;
  • employment benefits (e.g., meal voucher contributions, 8 weeks of holiday, supplementary pension insurance contributions, vaccination contributions, free access to Masaryk University library services);
  • opportunities for education and professional development;
  • opportunities for an internship abroad; and
  • a 3-year employment contract.

What to include in applications?

  • A complete professional Curriculum Vitae;
  • an overview of publishing activities over the past 10 years in the following structure: monographs (B), articles listed in the Web of Science and Scopus (Jimp|Jsc), chapters (C) – applicants will highlight those publications that are relevant to the position;
  • a list of research projects the candidate has lead or participated in over the past 10 years;
  • a list of citations to the applicant’s publications in the following structure: Web of Science, Scopus (not in WOS), other (not in WOS or Scopus);
  • an overview of teaching experience;
  • proof of an internationally relevant research agenda;
  • a cover letter including a vision for the candidate’s engagement at the Department of Regional Economics and Administration (approximately 1 A4 page); and
  • a copy of a diploma or other relevant qualification.

Expected commencement of employment: 1. 11. 2020 or by agreement.

Should you find the position interesting, send your application including the documents required for the selection procedure by 8. 9. 2020 via e-application on Masaryk University website.

For more detailed information, contact JUDr. Pavla Zapletalová, phone number +420549497358, at the Human Resources department of the Faculty of Economics and Administration, MU.

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