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 September 15, 2024

Department offers a friendly working environment with offices at historical center of Prague (Czech Republic) at Lesser Town and at the new building in Troja, where also a brand new fully-equiped robotic lab is located. The applicant is expected to obtain and lead research projects and to connect own research with teaching and supervising students.

Application Instructions

Please send the application and the required documents in digital form to the e-mail address positions@matfyz.cuni.cz. The job code of the position for which the application is being submitted should be indicated in the subject line.

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.

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


  • Professor or equivalent abroad in a relevant area by the starting date, fluent command of written and spoken English, research and teaching experience in a relevant field, positive attitude towards pedagogical work, ability to integrate research and teaching activities as well as supervise student theses, a research team leader with own research program and principal investigator of research projects, excellent publication record in impact journals and/or proceedings of prestigious computer science conferences in relevant fields, experience from foreign academic or research institutions. Experience from collaboration with the industry and some command of Czech are welcome.


  • Robotics, agent technologies, automated planning, knowledge representation, or machine learning. Basic background in formal methods (logic and/or statistics) and experience with applications is a plus.

Required Documents

  • structured CV
  • evidence of education, scientific and pedagogical degrees and scientific ranks
  • list of scientific and publication activity
  • teaching activities overview
  • a motivation letter with an emphasis on professional specialization with an outline of academic and scientific development
  • two letters of recommendation

Job offer code: 202409-AP4-MFF-KTIML-056
Published: 2024-06-24
Starting date by agreement: Yes
Hours per week: 40
Duration: 3 years
Pay grade: AP4
Contract for an indefinite period: No