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

Professor for the Department of Forest Protection and Wildlife Management

The Department of Forest Protection and Wildlife Management carried out pedagogical and scientific activities mainly in the fields of forest pathology a protection, stress ecology, tree pathology, forest entomology, arboriculture, hunting, applied zoology, ecology and animal genetics. The main project-supported research topics are diseases of Phytophthora spp. and Dothistroma spp., ash dieback, pest gradation and game management.

Research field:

  • plant physiology and plant stress physiology

What will you do?

  • leadership of research teams
  • organization of block teaching and teaching in semester courses up to part time 0,1
  • supervision of Ph.D. students
  • assessment of theses and dissertations
  • preparation of projects
  • providing consultations

What do we require from you?

  • educational qualification of Ph.D. in plant physiology
  • teaching in Czech and English language
  • 2 years of research experience and teaching experience in plant physiology (stress physiology)
  • experience with securing funding in the role of principal investigator of a project
  • demonstrable experience in leading a scientific team
  • experience with presenting research results at international level and publishing them in leading impacted journals in this field
  • H index of at least 20 on WoS

We also require the following professional experience:

  • experience with research in the Czech Republic in the field of (stress) plant physiology and working in international teams
  • experience with leading R&D projects
  • significant experience with publishing in top journals

What else do we appreciate?

  • supervision of Ph.D. students
  • methodological leadership Post Doc.
  • creating a challenging and motivating environment

What can we offer you?

  • 8 weeks of vacation
  • regular training activities, participation in conferences, seminars etc.
  • 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 Card/Canteen)
  • discounted MultiSport Card
  • ITIC card
  • 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: February 2023, fixed-term employment contract for 3 years

Job status: 0,1

Place of work: Brno

Are you interested in the position and would you like to become a Professor for the Department of Forest Protection and Wildlife Management?

Send an electronic application to the Department of Human Resource Management of Mendel University in Brno by 8 February 2023, supported by:

  • professional CV
  • list of publications (can be in the form of RID)
  • overview of academic teaching (current list from IS)

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