The InCities project team offers support (part-time or by appointment) for 3 – 6 months for a researcher (junior/senior) in the field of urban planning, municipal engineering, smart cities, etc. The position is also suitable for Ph.D. students in study programs with a related focus.

Research focus

The aim of the project is elaboration of the methodology for remodelling and modernisation of the urban interior with the intention to increase the share of non-motorised transport, to minimalise the the production of pollutants produced by urban motorised transport and lower the share of urban traffic accidents, intensify the outdoor urban social life, support of older citizens´mobility and accessibility of important places and activities (health, cultural, social and leisure). This helps intensify the inclusion of this ever-growing group of citizens, which is often limited by a scarcity of appropriate transport mode. One of the possibilities is to minimalize street criminality and increasing safety and security in public spaces, with a positive impact on old age activities.


–          Academic education – Ph.D., associate professor, professor (or active Ph.D. student)

–          Active knowledge of English

–          Interest in new knowledge in educational and creative activities

–          Motivation and willingness to participate in the preparation, conducting and implementation of research and development projects

–          Motivation and willingness to publish in scholarly journals and conferences

–          Ability to work individually, flexibility, innovative approach to problem solving

–          Ability to work in team

–          Clean criminal records and integrity

We can offer

–          Participation in interdisciplinary research projects and in international collaborations

–          Opportunities for professional growth by contributing to the Department’s research

–          Flexible working-time, the possibility of part-time work, work-life balance

Job content

–          Carrying out research related to team activities and projects

–          Close collaborations with our partners

–          Presenting project results at international conferences and in scientific journals

–          Cooperation on preparation new projects (national and international)

Commencement of employment

–          Possible to start right away / upon agreement

Information of the positions offered

–          Place of work: České Budějovice, Czech Republic

–          Type of employment: support (part-time or by appointment)

–          Length of employment: for 3 – 6 months with possible extension

–          Employment relationship: Employment contract or agreement to complete a job

Required documents

–          Certified copies of university graduation documents or documents proving the achieved degrees and awarded titles (Alternatively, proof of study)

–          Sworn statement on clean criminal records and integrity

–          Overview of existing teaching experience and work experience

–          Overview of publication, presentation, and scientific activities

–          Completed application form

–          Structured professional CV

If you are interested, please don´t hesitate to contact us. Please send us above mentioned documents and a brief cover letter (in English) to the email address krausm@mail.vstecb.cz