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

Academic staff member – Head of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Research field: Chemistry and biochemistry or a related field

The Department has more than 150 staff members who actively do research in more than 800 m2 of world-class instrumentation laboratories. It forms part of the CEITEC institute, a major European centre of science and education excellence, with top facilities and conditions for the best researchers in Brno. Being involved in five research groups divided amongst seventeen laboratories, the Department focuses on key areas such as bioanalytical chemistry, algal and plant biotechnology and, finally, experimental microbial and animal biochemistry and biology.

What will you do?

  • management of the workplace in terms of personnel and finance, science and research and pedagogy
  • pedagogical and scientific research activities in the field of chemistry and biochemistry

What do we require from you?

  • higher education – at least Ph.D. in the field of chemistry and biochemistry or a related field, the title of associate professor or professor advantage
  • excellent knowledge of Czech and English for teaching and publishing
  • documentable research and publication activity in the field of chemistry and biochemistry or a related field
  • ability to orientate oneself in labor law regulations and economic rules of higher education
  • organizational, managerial and communication skills
  • prerequisites for team and individual work
  • personality and professional prerequisites for pedagogical work
  • research and publishing activity in the field of chemistry and biochemistry or a related field, experience with publishing in journals with IF
  • willingness to work on their further personal development and professional growth
  • civil integrity

What else do we appreciate?

  • pedagogigal experience
  • project activity

What can we offer you?

  • 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 Restaurant Card/Canteen)
  • discounted MultiSport Card
  • ITIC card with which you will have various discounts
  • employer’s contribution to pension or life allowance insurance after 3 years of employment
  • 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: January 2023, fixed-term employment contract no longer than 31.3.2027 (the exact period will be specified)

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 November 19th, 2022, supported by:

  • professional CV
  • concept of institute development in the field of education and scientific research
  • list of 5 most significant publication results over the past 5 years
  • an overview of the most important solved projects

How do the selection procedure work for us? https://orlz.mendelu.cz/en/selection-procedure