Head of the Department of Biophysics

Brno, Czech Republic
19 May 2022
End of advertisement period
18 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Department of Biophysics – Faculty of Medicine
Deadline: 18 Jun 2022
Start date: upon agreement
Job type: full-time
Job field: Science and research  |  Education and schooling

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

The Department of Biophysics is an educational and research department of the Medical Faculty, which mainly deals with teaching in medical physics, biophysics, instrumentation and informatics for all bachelor's and master's degrees at the Faculty of Medicine, teaching the basics of radiological physics and especially radiobiology for radiological assistance and radiological physics. There are also taught analogous subjects for the field of biomedical engineering FEI BUT and biophysics Faculty of Sciences of MU. Teaching is theoretical and practical and runs also in the English study program. The workplace equipment consists of a small laboratory for biologically oriented research and a computer room. Until recently, research has focused on the biological effects of ultrasound at the cellular level and is now primarily focused on clinical applications of thermography, where results reach international standards.

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:

  • Completed university education in a field relevant to biochemistry;
  • Academic degree PhD or scientific rank of CSc.;
  • Habilitation within the meaning of the Higher Education Act as amended, the scientific-pedagogical title of professor is an advantage;
  • Personal and professional prerequisites for managing the academic team of the department;
  • Teaching experience and readiness to guarantee the professional subjects taught in the workplace;
  • Significant publication history and active research;
  • Scientific reputation in the international field;
  • Personal and moral integrity;
  • Experience with a management position.
  • Fulfilment of prerequisites according to Act No. 451/1991 Coll. (the Lustration Act); Persons born after 1 December 1971 and foreign applicants do not have to prove.

We offer:

  • work in an inspiring intellectual environment with an emphasis on multidisciplinary collaboration;
  • work in a top medical and educational workplace, and participate in teaching in a unique simulation centre;
  • professional growth and continuing education;
  • attractive salary conditions and employee benefits.

The application, accompanied by the following documents:

  • structured CV,
  • overview of scientific and publishing activities,
  • contact details of two people to obtain references (name, position, telephone number),
  • photocopies of evidence of qualifications (not required for internal applicants),
  • Criminal record extract (max three months old),
  • a certificate according to Act 451/1991 Coll. (the so-called Lustration Act; persons born after 1 December 1971 do not have to provide proof),

send it to the MU Faculty of Medicine Human Resources Department in electronic or paper form. For the electronic form, use the "Electronic Application" option below. For more information, please contact  Ivana Janáčková at e-mail