Postdoc Researcher at the Psychology Research Institute (INPSY)

Brno, Czech Republic
01 Jun 2023
End of advertisement period
19 Jun 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Psychology
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Department: Psychology Research Institute – Faculty of Social Studies
Deadline: 19 Jun 2023
Start date: September 2023 or by agreement
Job type: full-time
Job field: Science and research  |  Education and schooling

MASARYK UNIVERSITY THE DEAN OF THE FACULTY OF SOCIAL STUDIES INVITES APPLICATIONS for the position of Postdoc Researcher at the Psychology Research Institute (INPSY)

Extent: 1 FTE (40 hours a week)
Expected start: September 1, 2023
Application deadline: June 19, 2023

The position includes: 

  • Participation in research projects focused on the psychology of ageing;
  • Cooperation on the development of research projects, research designs, and pilot studies
  • Independent research;
  • Preparation of publications and other outputs (presentations at international conferences, research reports);
  • Advanced data analysis;
  • Supervision of M.A. theses in English and co-supervision of Ph.D. theses; and
  • Participation in all departmental activities

Required qualifications and competencies:

  • Ph.D. in psychology/psychiatry (or a dissertation thesis submitted for evaluation);
  • Research and publishing activities in the field of ageing and later-life relationships;
  • Expertise in both qualitative and quantitative research;
  • Writing academic text in English;
  • Ability to speak and write fluently in English; and
  • Intensive academic work experience abroad / Ph.D. degree from abroad / intensive involvement in an international research project.

We offer:

  • Full-time work (40 hours per week) in Brno;
  • Flexible working hours, including home office;
  • 50-55,000 CZK/month gross salary (median salary in the Czech Republic: 35,000 CZK);
  • A job offer for one year with an expected extension for another two years if both parties are satisfied with the first year;
  • The background of a prestigious and successful institution;
  • The friendly, supportive, and collaborative environment of the research institute;
  • Active support for professional and personal development (sharing knowledge and experience within the team, summer schools or workshops, support for grant applications, a wide range of activities supported by the university - language courses, sports activities, etc.);
  • Six weeks (30 working days) of leave; and
  • An office in the center of Brno, a city that is ranked as one of the five best student cities in the world by Student View ( and which is famous for (among other things) its coffee culture; for more information about Brno, please visit

Application attachments:

  • CV, including a summary of research and teaching experience, publication activity, involvement in research grants, etc.;
  • Information about international collaboration in the respective field;
  • Information about awards from the professional/scientific community;
  • A scanned copy of a Ph.D. diploma;
  • A three-year plan for scientific and research activities, and professional growth; and
  • One Letter of Reference.

Please use the electronic application form to apply for the competition.

The deadline for submissions is June 19, 2023.

More information about the Psychology Research Institute (INPSY):