Assistant Professor / Assistant at the Department of Commercial Law

Brno, Czech Republic
17 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
16 Dec 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Department: Department of Commercial Law – Faculty of Law
Deadline: 16 Dec 2022
Start date: from March 1, 2023 or by agreement
Job type: part-time
Job field: Science and research  |  Education and schooling

The Dean of the Faculty of Law, Masaryk University, announces a competition for a part-time position of Assistant Professor or Assistant at the Department of Commercial Law – cover for parental leave

Masaryk University is the second largest university in the Czech Republic, with 10 faculties, more than 6,000 employees and more than 30,000 students.

The Faculty of Law is one of four public law faculties in the Czech Republic. The Faculty of Law of Masaryk University can be characterised as a modern, dynamic faculty, where the focus is on teaching together with scientific research. We are an institution where the term "research activity" and "scientific research" does not remain an empty concept. We have dozens of contacts with foreign experts and pedagogical and scientific institutions both on an individual and institutional level and provide excellent facilities for students and employees.

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The Department of Commercial Law belongs to the traditional departments of the Faculty of Law MU. In the field of teaching, it focuses on the standard topics of commercial law: the general part, competition law, commercial corporations and parts of the law of obligations, which are followed by a number of in-depth compulsory elective courses.

Your job will include:

  • participation in on-the-job training
  • preparation of study and teaching materials, preparation of written tests and clauses
  • involvement in research activities, including participation in publications,
  • participation in the organisational support of research and teaching activities, including related administration.

We require:

  • Master's degree in Law from a Faculty of Law,
  • Ph.D. degree (for the position of Assistant Professor) or advanced doctoral studies (for the position of Assistant),
  • interest in the field of Commercial Law verified by concrete results (course of study, publications, presentations at seminars and conferences),
  • pedagogical aptitude; practical teaching experience (for the Assistant Professor),
  • prerequisites for independent scientific research,
  • ability to teach and publish in Czech and English; knowledge of other languages would be an advantage,
  • publishing activity in the field
  • moral integrity.

We offer:

  • the background of a prestigious and successful institution,
  • friendly environment,
  • professional growth and the opportunity for continuous training,
  • various employee benefits (8 weeks of vacation, pension insurance contribution, meal allowance, Vodafone mobile tariffs, Multisport card, etc.).

Employment commencement datefrom 1st March 2023 or by agreement

Place of work: Brno

Contract type: fixed-term with the possibility of extension

Application deadline: 16th December 2022

How to apply:

Please send your application by the above application deadline - please use the link in the Electronic Application section (see below, or the Faculty of Law website - Public Information - Vacancies)

Your application must include the following documents:

  • motivation letter
  • structured CV
  • list of scientific and publication activities (if available)
  • photocopies of evidence of qualifications

After successful submission of your application, you will receive an automatic confirmation of acceptance by email.

Selection process

Suitable candidates will be invited for an in-person or online interview. The rules for the University's selection procedures can be found on the University's website in the Regulations on Competitive Selection Procedure at Masaryk University.

Information on the MU Processing and Protection of Personal Data can be found on the MU website.

Faculty of Law, Masaryk University, received the European Commission HR Excellence in Research Award for its human resources policy. We provide equal opportunities, promote diversity and strive to create a positive and satisfying working environment for employees.