Dean of the Faculty of Science, Charles University, invites applications for the following academic positions:


with anticipated starting date of employment on September 1st 2022

International Postdoctoral Fellowship – Earth and Environmental Sciences

The Faculty of Science, Charles University (Prague, Czechia) invites applications for a Post-doctoral position in the Geology Section for the project “International mobility of research, technical and administrative staff at the Charles University” reg. n. CZ.02.2.69/0.0/0.0/18_053/0016976.

The position is open for researchers with experience in areas – Earth and Environmental Sciences (geology, paleontology and paleobiology, mineralogy, geochemistry, petrology, structural geology and tectonics, engineering geology, hydrogeology, applied geophysics, environmental and sustainability research).

Eligibility criteria:

  • Ph.D. or other appropriate level 8 ISCED (International Standard Classification of Education) qualification completed within the last seven years.
  • The applicant must have worked outside the Czech Republic at least for 2 years of the last 3 years in the field of research with the workload at least 0.5 or have been a PhD student abroad.
  • The applicant must have had at least 2 published, peer-reviewed research outputs in the last 3 years. Outputs must be registered in the Thomson Reuters Web of Science, Scopus or ERIH PLUS database as well as “article”, “book”, “book chapter”, “letter” and “review”.
  • All research activities will be conducted in English; knowledge of the Czech language is not required.

Selection process:

Selection will be based on the relevance of candidates’ professional interests and experience, excellence in research achievements.

Position duration, starting date and remuneration:

The position duration is 6 months, starting on November 1, 2022 and ending on April 30, 2023. The gross monthly salary is 62 237 CZK (approx. 2 527 EUR) including health insurance and social insurance coverage. The job status is full-time – 40 hours per week.

Application deadline:

The application deadline is June 30, 2022. Subsequently, the applications´ review will begin immediately. Successful candidates will be informed by July 31, 2022.

Application for selection procedure:

Application, which you can download here https://www.natur.cuni.cz/fakulta/uredni-deska/vyberova-rizeni/application-for-selection-procedure/view, with cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, diplomas, research and teaching statement, must be send within 30 days from the announcement of the tender to the e-mail address: volnamista@natur.cuni.cz with subject “Výběrové řízení.”

By sending your application, you agree that Charles University, Faculty of Science will process your personal data for the purpose of keeping records of job seekers in accordance with applicable laws.