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

Assistant/ Assistant Professor for the Institute of Food Technology

Research field: Processing of animal products, food technology of animal origin and physical properties of food

The Institute of Food Technology has at its disposal pilot laboratories and a number of employees who master both food processing technologies and analytical methods necessary for the food industry. At the same time, we have an overview of trends in the development of new processes and products. This is the basis that allows us to combine the attributes of an academic and a specialist who is close to commercialization and practical production. See more at: http://foodtechmendelu.cz/

What will you do?

  • teaching including preparation of materials (exercises, field exercises and excursions, selected lectures) of subjects focusing on the processing of animal products, food technology of animal origin and physical properties of food
  • supervision of student final theses (bachelor’s, diploma)
  • active scientific-research creative activity in the given area of workplace research (writing grant applications, publication of results in scientific periodicals, presentation of scientific-research activity at conferences and the public)

What do we require from you?

  • completed university master’s degree or Ph.D. in the field of food industry or relatives
  • knowledge of Czech and English at the level required for teaching and publishing professional articles
  • prerequisites for pedagogical and scientific research activities
  • proactive approach, ability to work in a team and independent activities
  • we require previous research experience in the field of animal product processing, food technology of animal origin and physical properties of food
  • driving license B
  • knowledge of another language is an advantage
  • experience in submitting projects

What can we offer you?

  • 8 weeks holiday
  • very diverse and interesting academic and scientific research environment
  • the possibility of professional growth and development, training and courses
  • meal allowance (Edenred Restaurant Card/Canteen)
  • discounted MultiSport Card
  • employer’s contribution to pension or life allowance insurance after 3 years of employment
  • advantages of the university environment, such as sports courses of the Center for Sports Activities, Counseling and Professional Center, libraries (these activities are mostly free)
  • ITIC card with which you will have various discounts
  • university kindergarten, summer suburban camps for employees‘ children
  • work in an institution that has received the HR Excellence in Research Award from the European Commission

Expected start: September 2022, fixed-term employment (until 15.9.2024)

Job status: 1,0

Place of work: Brno

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

Send an electronic application to the Department of Human Resource Management of Mendel University in Brno by July 27th, 2022, supported by:

  • professional CV
  • cover letter
  • list of publications
  • overview of academic teaching
  • document of the highest level of education attained

Applications: https://orlz.mendelu.cz/en/careers

How the recruitment process look like at our university? Find out on https://orlz.mendelu.cz/en/selection-procedure