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Assistant or Assistant Professor at the Department of Physical Education and Social Sciences

Brno, Czech Republic
Closing date
29 Jun 2024

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Department Department of Physical Education and Social Sciences – Faculty of Sports Studies
Deadline 29 Jun 2024
Start date September 2024
Job type full-time
Job field Physical education and sport  |  Science and research  |  Education and schooling

The Dean of the Faculty of Sports Studies of Masaryk University announces a selection procedure for an academic position
Assistant or Assistant Professor at the Department of Physical Education and Social Sciences

Masaryk University is the largest university in Moravia and the second largest employer in the South Moravian Region. The Faculty of Sports Studies of MU is one of the smaller, progressively developing faculties on a modern university campus in Brno-Bohunice. Its mission is to promote a physically active and healthy life for all age and performance groups of the population and to develop knowledge in sports and physical activities. 
The Department of Physical Education and Social Sciences welcomes a new colleague who specialises in swimming sports.  

Job Description: 

  • pedagogical activities include teaching swimming subjects, methodology, and didactics of swimming sports,
  • participation in publishing activities,
  • participation in project activities with a physical education focus,
  • supervising and opposing diploma and bachelor theses,
  • popularisation of science, research and the importance of physical activities.

Our idea of a suitable candidate:   

  • a minimum of a Master's degree in Physical Education and Sport with a specialization in swimming or any Master's degree and a 2nd class coaching license in any of the swimming sports,
  • excellent knowledge of the Czech language, good knowledge of the English language (written and verbal),
  • excellent communication skills,
  • ability to work independently and in a team,
  • active attitude, initiative and willingness to further education and self-development.

We appreciate:

  • past or current experience of performance racing in a swimming sport,  
  • ability to work with modern technology in the sport.

We offer:

  • full-time primary employment (40 hours per week),
  • stability and prestige of Masaryk University,
  • employee benefits (8 weeks of vacation, pension contribution, meal allowance, Multisport card, vaccination allowance, discounted tariffs with a mobile operator, the possibility to use the university libraries, sports activities, the children's group Elánek, psychological counselling, etc.)
  • further training and development (professional training, language courses, internships abroad, e.g. Erasmus+),
  • flexible working hours,
  • friendly team,
  • place of work Brno,
  • starting from 1 September 2024 or by agreement.

Please send your application by 29 June 2024 at the latest as an e-application and attach all required documents. After successful submission of your application, you will receive an automatic confirmation of acceptance of your application to your e-mail address.

The following documents are required as part of your application:

  • a structured CV,
  • motivation letter,
  • photocopies of evidence of qualifications,
  • contact details of two persons for references (name, position, telephone number).

Additional information can be found on the websites of Masaryk University or the Faculty of Sports Studies. If you have any questions, please get in touch with
In justified cases, the advertiser may extend, suspend or cancel the selection procedure. University rules for selection procedures are available on the MU official notice board.

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