Assistant Professor in Organizational Behavior

Brno, Czech Republic
28 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department: Department of Corporate Economy – Faculty of Economics and Administration
Deadline: 30 Nov 2022
Start date: between January 1st and March 1st, 2023 or September 2023
Job type: full-time
Job field: Education and schooling


The Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Administration, Masaryk University, invites applications for the following position:

Assistant Professor in Organizational Behavior

The Department of Corporate Economy at Masaryk University is looking for a highly motivated, experienced full-time (40 hours a week) Assistant professor (tenure-track) with a clear research focus, publications in highly reputed international journals, and an established network of collaborators from leading European universities. The successful candidate will cooperate in teaching mandatory and optional courses in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management.

The position is designed to allow the candidate to work in an established team and also to pursue their research agenda and develop new research projects. Active participation in teaching (both lecturing and tutoring) is an integral part of the job.

What does the position entail?

  • Publishing in top-tier academic journals in the field of Business and Management,
  • active collaboration with other members of the department,
  • developing international cooperation with leading universities in Europe,
  • seeking external research grants,
  • participation in teaching bachelor and master courses in the Business Management program with a workload of 7 - 9 hours per week,
  • supervision of bachelor and master theses.

What do we require?

  • Ph.D. in the field of Business Administration, Management, Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Psychology, or related field,
  • experience with teaching at a university level,
  • publications in reputed journals in the field of Business, Management, Applied Psychology, or Experimental Psychology,
  • experience with collaboration with researchers from universities with high reputations,
  • ability to lecture and communicate in the English language (at least B2 level),
  • interest in staying at the faculty for at least 3 years,
  • the earliest starting date of the contract is January 1st, 2023; a later starting date can be negotiated.

What do we offer?

  • A full-time (40 hours a week) Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position at one of the highest-ranked universities in the region of Central and Eastern Europe,
  • the possibility of cooperation within the European network of EDUC universities,
  • research and teaching collaboration with the head of the department Jakub Prochazka (researcherID B-9959-2011),
  • support of experienced project and grant departments,
  • a 3-year initial contract (with possible extension and the tenure track),
  • an initial wage of 40 000 – 50 000 CZK/month (around 1 600 – 2 000 EUR) + bonuses (the median wage in the Czech Republic is about 34 000 CZK/month),
  • opportunities for professional growth (e.g., university seminar series, internships, exchanges, participation in research projects),
  • flexible working hours and occasional home office to support personal needs in family and career,
  • wide range of employee benefits (e.g., 8 weeks of paid vacation per year, contribution to pension savings, language courses, university cinema, exclusive mobile tariff, sports activities, vaccination),
  • relocation support and help from the International Staff Office (ISO),
  • friendly and international working environment,
  • opportunity to work and live in a modern and safe city close to three European capitals Vienna, Prague, and Bratislava.

About the workplace

Masaryk University (MUNI) is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a solid commitment to high-quality research and education. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 35,000 students and 5,500 employees.

MUNI is located in the university city of Brno, Czech Republic. Based on the most recent OECD Better Life Index data, the Czech Republic ranks next to the US and the UK. Proximity to nature and other historical cities (e.g., Prague, Vienna, Budapest), variety of cultural and entertainment attractions, and top personal safety make Brno one of the top 100 university cities in the world according to students. More details can be found here:

The Department of Corporate Economy is a part of Masaryk University, offering bachelor, master, and doctoral study programs in Business Management. The department develops a multidisciplinary pole of expertise to propose both fundamental and applied research. Department's research activities include R&D investment and performance feedback; Family business continuity and performance; Customer classification, attitudes, and decision-making; New business models in the circular economy; Positive human resource management; Information systems business value; Knowledge management in projects and others. The departmental website is at the link:

Application and selection procedure 

The application shall be submitted online by November 27th, 2022, via an e-application (Please, use the link in the e-Application section below).

The candidate shall provide the following:

  • academic CV, including a summary of work experience, involvement in research projects, and description of teaching experience over the last 5 - 10 years,
  • ResearcherID and a link to an updated WoS Author profile (please include the ID and the link in the CV),
  • a list of current international collaborations (names, institutions, type of collaboration) with a focus on collaborations with highly-ranked European universities,
  • a Cover letter explaining the candidate's motivation for the position just at Masaryk University and in the Czech Republic.

After submitting your application successfully, you will receive an automatic confirmation email from

For further information about the position and the department, please contact the head of the department Jakub Prochazka, email:

If you need help uploading your application or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact the head of the HR department Jana Levá, email:

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of personal background. The selection process is based on an Open Transparent Merit-based Recruitment Policy. Masaryk University does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or sexual orientation. The faculty holds the HR Excellence Award.

Workplace: Faculty of Economics and Administration, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

Type of Contract: 3-year contract with possible prolongation and tenure-track academic position

EU Researcher Profile: R2

Working Hours: 1 FTE (full-time employment of 40 hours per week)

Expected Start Date: between January 1st and March 1st, 2023 or September 2023

Number of Open Positions: 1

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Brno, October 24th, 2022

Prof. Mgr. Jiří Špalek, Ph.D.

The Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Administration

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