Head of Computer Science
Department Head Position in Computer Science
Department Faculty of Informatics
Deadline 15 Feb 2018
Start date By mutual agreement.
The Dean of the Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, invites applications for the position of Head of the following department:
Department of Computer Science
Department Heads oversee the implementation of strategic policies and work towards the advancement of their departments and its members. They continually assess the performance of the department members and manage their teaching load. On top of that they help faculty define, articulate, and implement a vision of being a progressive faculty in Computer Science / Informatics. For more information on the departments, their members, publications and teaching activities see: http://www.muni.cz/fi/general/structure?lang=en
Candidates should demonstrate leadership skills and experience, especially in situations requiring a collaborative leadership style; analytical, communication, and presentation capabilities as well as capabilities in project, people, and time management. Candidates are expected to have status of an active researcher with preference in the corresponding Department’s focus areas; and to have PhD in Informatics or related discipline. Habilitation (“venia docendi” or equivalent) or quick progress for this qualification degree is expected. Some familiarity with Czech academic environment is welcome.
Department Heads reports to the Dean of the Faculty of Informatics. The position is a 36-month administrative faculty appointment in addition to the standard academic duties. (There is the possibility of tenure after initial appointment given appropriate credentials).
To apply, complete an application at the university job e-Application system at https://www.muni.cz/en/about-us/careers/vacancies/36406 and attach a cover letter explaining your interest in the position; curriculum vitae including summary of work experience, publication activities and involvement in research grants; Ph.D. degree documents; and names and contacts of three professional referees.
Questions should be directed to the vice dean for curricula, prof. Jiří Barnat (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of candidates will begin on March 1, 2018.