In accordance with the The Competitive Hiring Process Code of Charles University, the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University announces opening of the following position with submission deadline April 30, 2024

Application Instructions

Please send the application and the required documents in digital form to the e-mail address positions@matfyz.cuni.cz. The job code of the position for which the application is being submitted should be indicated in the subject line.

If any recommendation letters are required, the applicant is responsible to ensure that they are sent to the same e-mail address positions@matfyz.cuni.cz. The subjects of these e-mails should also contain the job offer code.

Candidates who progress to the second round of the selection procedure will be invited to an interview. The interview may be conducted by means of information and communication technology if justified, at the request of the candidate. The Committee may invite selected candidates to give a lecture to the academic community of the Faculty.


  • Knowledge of advanced real-time methods of determining the structure of materials, such as diffraction methods and acoustic emission. Knowledge and experience with microstructure characterization methods, including scanning electron microscopy and backscattered electron diffraction. Advanced knowledge in the theoretical description of deformation processes using elastoplastic models. Ph.D. in the relevant field. Professional experience in the given field, a positive attitude towards pedagogical work, the ability to integrate scientific activities, teaching, and managing student work. Constant publication activity in the given field. The condition is the completion of a postdoctoral stay abroad of a minimum duration of 36 months. The applicant should be able to teach in both Czech and English.


  • Physics of materials, especially methods of determining the structure of materials in real time and theoretical description of deformation processes.

Required Documents

  • structured CV
  • evidence of education, scientific and pedagogical degrees and scientific ranks
  • list of scientific and publication activity
  • motivation letter
  • two letters of recommendation

Job offer code: 202404-AP2-MFF-KFM-022
Published: 2024-03-26
Starting date by agreement: Yes
Hours per week: 40
Duration: 3 years
Pay grade: AP2
Contract for an indefinite period: No