Academic Staff Member – Assistant Professor for the Department of Marketing and Business

Research field: consumer behaviour, sustainability, tourism

The Department of Marketing and Business provides teaching courses in the field of marketing, busines and tourism at the Faculty of Business and Economics, the Faculty of Agronomy, the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, the Faculty of Horticulture and the Institute of Lifelong Learning. The Department is significantly involved in research activities in several directions. The staff of the institute is involved in grant projects, and several important projects of GAČR and TAČR have been implemented by the staff so far.

On the Department of Marketing and Business there are teams of specialists working on current topics in the fields of marketing, business and tourism, in which they develop scientific research and educational activities. We specialize in consumer behavior, consumer behavior observation using modern neuromarketing tools, business logistics and business operations, and in the field of tourism, destination development opportunities and their perceptual capacity, customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Read more at: umo.pef.mendelu.cz

What will you do?

  • research projects focusing on consumer behaviour, sustainability and tourism
  • prepare and deliver lectures on marketing
  • prepare and coordinate grant applications and projects, including international ones
  • lead and supervise final theses and dissertations
  • coordinate and manage scientific and research tasks
  • communicate the results of its scientific and research activities to the professional community through
  • publish, especially in professional and scientific journals
  • actively participate in conferences and seminar

What are our requirements?

  • a completed master’s degree in the field and a doctoral degree in progress
  • excellent knowledge of the Czech and English language to conduct exercises and seminars
  • ability to lecture, lead seminars and engage the audience
  • publications in journals indexed in the Scopus and WoS databases
  • experience of independent creative practical activity
  • independence and responsibility, excellent organisational and communication skills
  • ability to work in a team and also independently

Required research experience:

  • experience in data analysis and data processing (e.g. questionnaire data)
  • experience in publishing and academic writing

What else do we appreciate?

  • knowledge of IBM SPSS Statistics software

What can we offer you?

  • Welcome Office assistance
  • 8 weeks of holiday
  • support for work-life balance
  • ITIC card with which you can benefit from various discounts
  • the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of the university environment, such as sports courses at the Sports Activities Centre, the Counselling and Careers Centre, recreation centres, libraries and the purchase of university products
  • university kindergarten, summer day camps for children of employees

Job status: 0,3 (12 hours per week)

Expected start: August 2024

Employment contract: fixed term for the duration of one year

Place of work: Brno

Are you interested in the position and would you like to become a member of the Faculty of Busines and Economics?

Send us your electronic application to mendelu@teamio.eu with the title of the position in the subject line of the e-mail by 11 July 2024 supported by:

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

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We look forward to meeting you!