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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 following positions with submission deadline January 31, 2024

Research Associate at the Department of Condensed Matter Physics

Academic position
Workplace:Faculty of Mathematics and Physics - School of Physics - Department of Condensed Matter Physics
Salary Tariff:Research Scientists at universities, VP2
Expertise:Theory of condensed matter physics, in particular matter-light interaction with ultrastrong and ultrafast optical pulses, optical properties of 2D materials
Job Offer Code: 202401-VP2-MFF-KFKL-037
Qualification and Other Requirements:

Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in a relevant area by the starting date. Professional experience in the field, positive attitude towards pedagogical work, ability to integrate research and teaching activities, incl. student thesis supervision. Sound publication track-record in the field. Teaching in English is expected, at least passive knowledge of Czech is very welcome with expected mastering of its active use necessary for further prolongation of the contract after 3 years.

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, but no later than 9 months after the application deadline.

Employment Type and Scope:Full time employment, 40 hours per week
Expected Start Date:July 01, 2024 or negotiable
Term contract:3 years
Informal inquiries can be sent to:tomas.novotny@matfyz.cuni.cz


Please send the application and the required documents in digital form to the e-mail address positions@matfyz.cuni.cz. The job offer 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.

Application Submission Deadline:January 31, 2024 at 00:00 CET
Documents Required for the Application:
  • structured CV
  • motivation letter
  • two letters of recommendation
  • list of publication activity
  • description of previous experience
  • proof of education
Published On: October 30, 2023

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