Mendel University in Brno announces a selection procedure for the position of academic staff member :

Academic Research Fellow for the Department of Forest Protection and Wildlife Management

The Department of Forest Protection and Wildlife management is a unique workplace, which by its nature affects all areas of the forestry sector, renewable natural resources and the environment. More at: uolm.ldf.mendelu.cz

Research field:

  • plant ecophysiology
  • root physiology
  • root ecology

What will you do?

  • engage in research and teaching activities within the Czech Republic and on the EU level
  • publish research results in high-impact journals
  • supervise MA and PhD theses in the selected scientific domain
  • teach MA-level and PhD-level courses
  • participate in dissemination activities
  • organise research and development activities
  • building research collaborations inside the MENDELU and developing fruitful partnerships with research groups outside of MENDELU
  • actively seeking research and development funding and leading grant projects

What do we require from you?

  • qualification level docent (associated professor) or PhD
  • excellent level of the English and German language
  • at least ten years of experience in the field
  • management skills
  • potential for professional graduation (Prof.)
  • experience in publishing in high-ranked scientific journals, at least ten impact publications in the last five years
  • active international cooperation and involvement in research networks
  • active membership in publication boards of scientific journals and in professional societies
  • active collaboration with scientific research institutions outside the EU

Required research experience:

  • publication outputs Q1
  • excellent technology of science
  • experience with European projects and project team management
  • conceptual work abilities

What else do we appreciate?

  • driving licence for cars
  • other languages, Hebrew is an advantage for further development with Masaryk Forest in Israel
  • empathy

What can we offer you?

  • very diverse and interesting academic and scientific research environment
  • 8 weeks of vacation
  • regular education acivities, attendence at conferences and seminars, etc.
  • pleasant working environment at the university campus
  • support of work-life balance
  • benefits of the university environment, such as sports courses at the Sports Activities Centre, the Counselling
  • and Careers Centre or the library
  • meal allowance (Edenred Card/Canteen)
  • discounted MultiSport card
  • ITIC card
  • University kindergarten, summer suburban camps for children of employees
  • work in an institution that has been awarded the HR Excellence in Research Award by the European Commission

Expected start: June 2023, fixed-term employment contract for 3 years with the possibility of extension. This job position will be financed by the Horizon Europe programme – grant agreement N°101087262.

Job status: 1

Number of vacancies: 1

Place of work: Brno

Are you interested in the position and would you like to become a member of the team?

Send us your electronic application to mendelu@teamio.eu with the chosen job position in the subject of the e-mail by 15 June 2023 supported by:

  • professional CV
  • cover letter
  • list of publications

How does the selection procedure work for us? orlz.mendelu.cz/en/selection-procedure