Seeking Assistant Professor in Plant Ecology
Department of Botany, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic is seeking an experienced independent researcher to join the academic staff of the Plant Ecology unit. The successful candidate will become a member of a group addressing a broad range of research questions in the fields of plant functional and vegetation ecology.
• full-time institutionally-funded position for a period of 3 years, with a perspective for a tenure track
• starting salary of 45.000 CZK brutto (i.e., well-above the average Czech income)
• up-to 120.000 CZK per year to support research agenda
• support for settling in foreign language environment
• support with submission of Czech and international grant proposals
• work in an inspiring academic environment in daily contact with students in the historical centre of Prague
• strong scientific track record including regular publications in international journals
• own research agenda and scientific independence, fund-raising activity
• enthusiasm for team building and collaboration
• participation in teaching activites of the Department (the extent is negotiable)
• supervision of Master and PhD student projects
• ability to acquire basic communication skills in the Czech language
Desirable but not required:
• experience from a working environment outside the Czech Republic
• solid background in statistical testing and data analysis
• teaching experience in the academic environment
Prospective candidates, please, send your academic CV, list of publications, contact of two referees, motivation letter specifying how to contribute to the research environment at the Department of Botany (https://botany.natur.cuni.cz/geobotanika/ENGindex.html), and a legalized copy of PhD certificate by March 31st 2023 to the Human Resources Division, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Albertov 6, 12800 Prague 2. Questions regarding the position requirements and the application submission procedures should be addressed to Dr. Petr Sklenář (firstname.lastname@example.org), head of the Plant Ecology unit.
The position is available from the September 2023, with a negotiable starting date.