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 May 15, 2024

Work will be done in the group of Karol Kampf as a part of the OP JAK project FORTE CZ.02.01.01/00/22_008/0004632. The expected starting date is 1.10.2024, and the expected contract duration is two years, with the possibility of extension for up to another two years. For more information, please send an email to the address for informal inquiries given below.

Application Instructions

The application with required attachments should be sent by e-mail to positions@matfyz.cuni.cz by the deadline. The subject of this e-mail should contain the job offer code.


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.


In justified cases, e.g., if the applicant completes his doctoral studies in the period between the submission of the application and the date of starting the employment relationship, the applicant must provide proof of the completed doctoral studies before signing the employment contract.


Candidates who progress to the second round of the selection procedure will be invited for 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.


  • The ideal candidate should have knowledge of scattering amplitudes in quantum field theory, with emphasis on new mathematical structures, amplitudes in gauge theory and gravity, effective field theories, loop integrands and integrals. They should have finished undergraduate studies, ideally in theoretical physics, and Ph.D. studies should be completed by October 2024 in Physics or Mathematics, ideally with foreign experience.


  • Scattering amplitudes in quantum field theory with emphasis on new mathematical structures

Required Documents

  • structured CV
  • evidence of education, scientific and pedagogical degrees and scientific ranks
  • list of scientific and publication activity

Job offer code: 202405-VP2-MFF-UCJF-029
Published: 2024-03-29
Starting date by agreement: Yes
Duration: 2 years
Contract for an indefinite period: No