Charles University, Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Králové, represented by the Dean of the Faculty, announces an open competition according to the Act No. 111/1998 Coll., on Higher Education Institutions

for the project New Technologies for Translational Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences /NETPHARM,
Project No.: CZ.02.01.01/00/22_008/0004607,

within the Operation Programme Johannes Amos Commenius (OP JAK), P 1: Research and Development, SO 1.1: Developing and enhancing research and innovation capacities and deploying advanced technologies,

to fill research position:

FaF_VZ4_67: Researcher (junior), 0,3 FTE (30 %),

implementation of research activities 1.1, 1.2, 2 and 3 within the Work Package 4 entitled „Geriatric clinical pharmacy and new technologies for individualization of drug regimens in elderly patients“.

Place of work: Hradec Králové


  • The researcher will perform research activities in the field of clinical pharmacy in geriatrics and in the field of geriatric pharmacoepidemiology in the framework of cooperation on WP4 entitled „Geriatric clinical pharmacy and new technologies for individualization of drug regimens in elderly patients“,
  • will participate in the implementation of research activities 1.1, 1.2, 2 and 3 of the WP4 dedicated to research in the field of use of high-risk medications in older patients with geriatric frailty and cardio-hepatorenal syndrome,
  • will provide support in the implementation of literature review studies of students participating in the research team, in the preparation of protocols or ethical documents for conducting  prospective clinical trials, in realization and coordination of multicentric study and will mainly supervise pharmacoepidemiologic processing of research data,
  • will actively collaborate with other WP4 researchers of the NETPHARM project and will support the coordination of work on the publication outputs of the project,
  • will be actively involved in the solution of other partial scientific and research tasks of the research group led by Assoc. Prof. Fialová (research group „Ageing, polypharmacotherapy and changes in the therapeutic value of drugs in old age“) whose members are involved in the NETPHARM project,
  • will plan and implement statistical data processing in collaboration with other researchers, plan and implement research work, participate in the preparation of research data for analysis,
  • will be responsible for the preparation of presentations and publications of results on a national and international level,
  • will be involved in the preparation of related national and international projects,
  • will actively participate in key project activities, research meetings, expert meetings, national and international conferences, etc.,
  • will actively participate in the dissemination of project activities, implemented with an emphasis on application potential and establishing closer cooperation between academia and the application sector,
  • in agreement with the head of the WP4, will potentially help with supervision of the research activities of the scientific team and will solve identified problems/risks in collaboration with the head of WP4.


  • A researcher who is no more than 7 years beyond the award of his/her academic Ph.D. or its equivalent (ISCED level 8 equivalent),
  • completed university doctoral studies (Ph.D. degree) in geriatric pharmacoepidemiology, clinical pharmacy, geriatrics, clinical pharmacology, other medical disciplines, or related fields at a university in the Czech Republic or abroad when he/she achieved a comparable degree at this foreign university,
  • junior researcher H-index ≥ 3, min. 1 first-authored publication (preferably with IF ≥ 3), completed PhD studies, letter of recommendation from 2 experts in the field (at least 1 from a foreign institution), required education in the relevant field of research, grant activity is an advantage, active knowledge of English language,
  • scientific and publication activity in the field of pharmacoepidemiology, clinical pharmacy, geriatrics, clinical pharmacology, or related fields,
  • previous experience in statistical and pharmacoepidemiologic data processing, pharmacoepidemiology and in clinical pharmacy/clinical pharmacology or other clinical fields,
  • previous experience or expertise in research dedicated to geriatric pharmacoepidemiology, geriatrics, clinical pharmacy in geriatrics, rational geriatric pharmacotherapy or in the issue of cardio-hepato-renal syndrome.

Other knowledge and skills:

  • Prerequisites for excellent research work
  • Flexibility, diligence, thoroughness, and responsibility
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team
  • High level of work commitment
  • Strong willingness to learn new things continuously

Application must include the following:

  • First and last name of the applicant
  • Date and place of birth
  • Nationality
  • Place of residence/current address
  • Date and signature
  • Contact information (email address, phone number)

Candidates are expected to submit following annexes with an application:

  • CV including the list of publications, professional skills and past research experience
  • Professional application letter
  • 2 letters of recommendation from recognized experts in their research field
  • Certified copy of a diploma (Ph.D. degree)
  • Other documents certifying required knowledge and expertise
  • Information duty and consent to the processing of personal data according to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation) and Act No. 110/2019 Coll., on personal data processing, as amended

The application form and agreement including an acknowledgement about providing personal data are available for download below on this page http://www.faf.cuni.cz.

The estimated monthly wage: 62 000 Kč (1,0 FTE)

The start of work: 1 August 2024 or can be negotiated

Type of employment contract: for a definite period of the project duration, expected until 29 February 2028.

Part-time job (0,3 FTE)

We offer:

  • Work for a prestigious educational and scientific institution of the Charles University
  • Interesting work in cutting-edge research in the field of new technologies for translational research in pharmaceutical sciences
  • Opportunity to participate in cutting-edge research and be part of an international interdisciplinary team
  • Possibility of cooperation with foreign experts from all over the world
  • Specialized professional growth and continuous education in a field with the perspective of long-term employment
  • Foreign scientific internships and participation in international conferences

We kindly ask you to send the application form with all required documents and attachments by post or email no later than by 11. 7. 2024, 14:00 to the following address:

Charles University, Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Králové

Lenka Cermanová, DiS. – Personnel Department

Akademika Heyrovského 1203

500 03 Hradec Králové

Czech Republic

Email: hr@faf.cuni.cz

Please, clearly mark the envelope „Job Announcement – NETPHARM Project – FaF_VZ4_67: Researcher (junior)“.

We kindly ask you to send your application with all the required documents and attachments because without them your application is not complete, and you cannot be included in the list of candidates.

The announcer reserves the right to cancel the job announcement at any time during the course.

Contact person for providing further information concerning the work content:

Assoc. Prof. PharmDr. Daniela Fialová, PhD. – Department of Social and Clinical Pharmacy

Phone: +420 495 067 647

Email: fialovad@faf.cuni.cz


This project, No. CZ.02.01.01/00/22_008/0004607: New Technologies for Translational Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences /NETPHARM, is co-financed by the European Union.