Dean of the Faculty of Horticulture, Mendel University in Brno, doc. Dr. Ing. Alena Salašová announces an open competition for the position of

Academic Staff Member – Assistant professor
Department of Landscape Architecture

The pedagogical, research, artistic and creative activities of the department focus on developing methods and tools of landscape architecture for the application of cultural, artistic, and historical context towards the development of urban and rural environments. A specific form of research is represented by authorized design and planning activities of the department staff, which systematically reflects in the education of students through practical studio training.

Research field:

  • theory and history of landscape architecture and garden art
  • urban design and planning
  • digital technologies in architecture

What will you do?

  • delivery of lectures, practical training sessions and seminars focusing on landscape architecture
  • individual tuition, supervision, and reviewing of students’s final theses
  • preparation and coordination of scientific and/or creative assignments
  • presentation of the results of own research activities to professional audience through lectures and papers in expert journals
  • active participation in conferences and seminars

What do we require from you?

  • completed Ph.D. studies in landscape architecture or its equivalent with a focus on architecture and urbanism or art history
  • Czech and English language knowledge for teaching and publishing
  • teaching skills and experience
  • communication skills
  • ability to work in a team and individually and complete assigned tasks to a successful end
  • experience in preparation of research and/or creative artistic projects, development projects, publishing activities and presenting of research results
  • capability to conduct independent research, scientific, or creative artistic activities

What else do we appreciate?

  • holder of an authorization licence issued by the Czech Chamber of Architects, or practical experience in landscape-architectural design and planning
  • desire to self development
  • PC knowledge (advanced knowledge of CAD,GIS or 3D modelling))

What can we offer you?

  • opportunity of involvement in scientific activites of the department
  • further career growth (postdoctoral habilitation)
  • collaboration with international partners
  • discounted Multisport card
  • work in an institution that has received the HR Excellence Award in Research Award, awarded by the European Commission
  • employer’s contribution to pension or life allowance insurance after 3 years of employment

Expected start: February 2022, fixed-term employment contract

Job status: 0,5

Place of work: Brno

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

Send an application by January 21th 2022, supported by:

  • professional CV
  • cover letter
  • list of publications
  • overview of academic teaching

How do the selection procedure work for us? https://orlz.mendelu.cz/en/selection-procedure