Assistant / Assistant Professor at the Department of Institute of Law and Technology

Brno, Czech Republic
18 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
16 Feb 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Department: Institute of Law and Technology – Faculty of Law

Deadline: 16 Feb 2023

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 (0.3) of Assistant or Assistant Professor at the Department of Institute of Law and Technology – field of Legal Informatics

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.

You can also find out more about us on our website

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The Institute of Law and Technology is the most important Czech expert workplace focused on the technological context of law and legal science. It has a comprehensive scientific and pedagogical agenda in the fields of information technology law, intellectual property law, energy law and legal informatics. The Institute regularly participates in national and international project consortia, including excellent project formats, and cooperates with scientific institutions, intergovernmental organisations, the highest judicial authorities, legislative institutions and representatives of legal and corporate practice in the Czech Republic and the EU. More information about the current staff, teaching and projects can be found on the website

Your job will include:

  • teaching in courses focused on legal informatics and information technology law in accredited study programmes and lifelong learning programmes, including the preparation of study guides,
  • scientific activities, including publications and applied research,
  • participation in project activities and contractual research,
  • participation in organizational and administrative support of scientific and pedagogical activities.

We require:

  • Master's degree in Law from a Faculty of Law,
  • Ph.D. degree (for the position of Assistant Professor),
  • qualified interest in the field of legal informatics,
  • prerequisites for independent pedagogical work in the field of legal informatics and information technology law in the Czech and English languages, demonstrated by experience in pedagogical work at university,
  • the prerequisites for independent scientific work in the field of legal informatics and information technology law in Czech and English, demonstrated by relevant professional publications or participation in scientific projects,
  • moral integrity.

We offer:

  • the background of a prestigious and successful institution,
  • motivating and friendly environment,
  • support for professional and personal development
  • professional growth and continuing education,
  • various employee benefits (8 weeks of vacation, pension insurance contribution, meal allowance, Vodafone mobile tariffs, Multisport card, etc.).

Employment commencement date: from 1st March 2023 or by agreement

Place of work: Brno

Contract type: fixed-term

Application deadline: 16th February 2023

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
  • 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.