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

Assistant or Assistant Professor for The Department of Agrochemistry, Soil Science, Microbiology and Plant Nutrition

Research field: Soil chemistry and microbiology

What will you do?

  • independently and in a team to solve scientific research and project tasks, including international
  • conduct and evaluate biological experiments
  • engage in publishing activities
  • pursue teaching activities
  • cooperate in an organic farming experiment run by the ÚKZÚZ (Central Institute for Supervising and testing in Agriculture)

What do we require from you?

  • at least a completed master’s degree in agriculture, a doctoral degree is an advantage
  • ability to teach in Czech (native speaker level) and English, publish in English
  • demonstrable experience in publishing
  • experience with teaching (or minimum teaching qualification)
  • experience with preparing and submitting grants and projects

What research experience do we require?

  • experience with the preparation and execution of research projects
  • practice in field experimentation and organic farming
  • experience with laboratory analysis in soil physics, chemistry and biology

What else do we appreciate?

  • communicative and organizational skills
  • willingness to grow and cooperate in research activities of the Institute, Faculty and University, including foreign cooperation and internships

What can we offer you?

  • professional growth possibility of promotion to the position of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor or Professor (after the habilitation procedure)
  • 8 weeks of vacation
  • regular training activities, participation in conferences, seminars etc.
  • very diverse and interesting academic and scientific research environment
  • work-life balance
  • 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)
  • meal allowance (Edenred Card/Canteen)
  • discounted MultiSport Card
  • ITIC card
  • 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: August 2023, fixed-term employment from 1 August 2023 to 31 December 2024

Job status: 0,5 (20 hours/week)

Place of work: Brno

Are you interested in the position and would you like to become a member of the team? Send us your application to mendelu@teamio.eu with the job position title in the subject by 11 June 2023, supported by:

  • a professional CV including an overview of involvement in research projects
  • cover letter
  • list of publications
  • overview of academic teaching

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