CZECH UNIVERSITY OF LIFE SCIENCES

Post-doc Researcher in Environmental Sciences

Location
Prague (CZ)
Posted
20 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
18 May 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Post-doc Researcher in Environmental Sciences

Job description:


The Faculty of Environmental Sciences of the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (Czechia) invites applications for a full-time post-doctoral position. We seek applicants with an  environmental science major who would be a part of our research teams – Land Research Group, Spatial Science in Ecology, Environmental and Isotope Geochemistry Group, Human Adaptability Studies, Hydrological and Climate Variability, Plant Biodiversity and Evolution Research Group, and Wetlands Group (https://www.fzp.czu.cz/en/r-9409-science-research/r-9674-leading-research-groups).

The position is funded by EU, managing authority the Czech Operational Programme Research, Development and Education, project no. CZ.02.2.69/0.0/0.0/16_027/0008366. 

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. or other appropriate level 8 of ISCED (International Standard Classification of Education) qualification completed within the last 7 years.
  • The applicant has worked outside of the Czech Republic for at least 2 years as a researcher (0.5 contract or more) or has studied doctoral studies during the last 3 years.
  • The applicant has already published 2 peer-reviewed research outputs during the last 3 years.
  • All research activities will be conducted in English; knowledge of the Czech language is not required.

Selection procedure:

Selection will be based on the relevance of candidates’ professional interests and experience, as well as excellence in research achievements.
Position duration, starting date and salary: 
The duration of the position is 6-18 months, starting in September 2018. The gross monthly salary starts at 62,000 CZK (circa 2,437 EUR) including health insurance and social security cover. 

Required application documents: 

  • Diploma (and its nostrification, if necessary) 
  • Professional résumé (CV), including a list of publications 
  • Internship plan – availability, schedule of activities
  • Confirmation of 2 years professional activity outside of the Czech Republic within the last 3 years and/or Ph.D. programme documents (confirmation can also be included in the résumé - CV) 
  • A brief description of the research that the post-doc will work on, including justification for the study and its contribution to the field  

Application deadline:

The deadline for application is 18 May 2018. Application review will begin immediately. Successful candidates will be contacted by 4 June 2018. The second round of the interview will take place in the form of a video call.

About the employer

The history of Czech University of Life Sciences Prague begins in 1906. The University was established by a decree of the Austro-Hungarian Emperor Franz Joseph I as a Faculty of Agriculture at the Czech Polytechnics in Prague. It is renowned as a modern, dynamic, cosmopolitan, and prestigious institution of higher education. The University comprises six faculties and one institute.

The Faculty of Environmental Sciences (https://www.fzp.czu.cz/en/) was established in 2007. The faculty is divided into six departments that cover the whole field of education and science. The Faculty of Environmental Sciences carries out interdisciplinary research that integrates a wide range of topics and provides innovative solutions to support sustainable development. The main research topics include Global climate change, Sustainable agriculture, Modelling hydrological processes, Historic landscapes and their sustainable preservation, Chemical stabilization in soils, Spacial science in environment – GIS, remote sensing, Wetlands, and other.

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