Announcement of academic positions at Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic

Wednesday 25 March 2020, 15:11

The Dean of the Faculty of Arts of Palacký University Olomouc, in the Czech Republic, hereby announces a call for applications for university teaching positions.

Centre of Language Education
Position: lecturer (language instructor)
Field: English language
Workload: 1.0; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 September 2020
Requirements: Master’s degree or a higher qualification in the English language; experience with teaching both individuals and groups; experience with teaching university students is welcomed.

The Kurt and Ursula Schubert Centre for Jewish Studies
Position: lecturer (language instructor)
Field: Jewish Studies – teaching languages
Workload: 0.5; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 September 2020
Requirements: Master’s degree or a higher qualification; native speaker of modern Hebrew (lvrit); teaching experience is welcomed.

Position: associate professor
Field: Jewish Studies – history, philosophy
Workload: 1.0; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 September 2020
Requirements: completed habilitation procedure with focus on the Jewish history of the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period, the history of Jewish philosophy and thought, the history of the Jews in Moravia, the Jewish liturgy, rabbinic literature, Hebrew sources; knowledge of biblical Hebrew, Aramaic and Arabic

Department of English and American Studies
Position: assistant professor 
Field: English language: theory and practice of interpreting
Workload: 0.5; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 September 2020
Requirements: Ph.D. in the field

Department of Asian Studies
Position: assistant professor
Field: Chinese studies/ sociology (Sinophone area)
Workload: 0.5; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 June 2020
Requirements: active research and publication profile; active research grant record; administrative experience; working proficiency in either Czech or English adequate to the rank; Teaching and Research Statement (each no longer than 1 pages) addressing specifically: (i) teaching experience (including teaching evaluations or references, if available), (ii) conception of Asian studies development in Central Europe and ambition.

Position: assistant professor
Field: Japanese Studies
Workload: 0.2; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 June 2020
Requirements: active research and publication profile; working proficiency in either Czech or English adequate to the rank; Teaching and Research Statement (each no longer than 2 page).

Position: lecturer (language instructor)
Field: Chinese
Workload: 1.0; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 August 2020
Requirements: active research and publication profile; working proficiency in either Czech or English adequate to the rank; Teaching and Research Statement (each no longer than 1 page).

Position: lecturer (language instructor)
Field: Vietnamese studies
Workload: 0.4; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 June 2020
Requirements: active research and publication profile; working proficiency in either Czech or English adequate to the rank; Teaching and Research Statement (each no longer than 1 page).

Position: assistant professor
Field: Korean studies
Workload: 0.4; number of vacant positions: 2
Beginning of employment: 1 June 2020
Requirements: active research and publication profile; working proficiency in either Czech or English adequate to the rank; Teaching and Research Statement (each no longer than 1 page).

Position: assistant professor
Field: Korean studies
Workload: 1.0; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 August 2020
Requirements: active research and publication profile; active research grant record;
administrative experience; working proficiency in either Czech or English adequate to the rank; Teaching and Research Statement (each no longer than 2 pages) addressing specifically: (i) teaching experience (including teaching evaluations or references, if available), (ii) conception of Korean studies development in Central Europe and ambition.

Department of Czech Studies
Position: assistant professor
Field: Czech language – book and media studies
Workload: 1.0; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 July 2020
Requirements: Ph.D. in one of the following fields: Czech language, history or book studies; experience with teaching courses including typography, editorial practice, book studies, media studies; active research and publication profile; command of English; experience in team management and project management is welcomed.

Position: assistant professor
Field: Phonetics, Phonology and Corpus Linguistics
Workload: 1.0; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 July 2020
Requirements: Ph.D. in the field of the Czech language; experience with teaching Phonetics and Phonology and Corpus Linguistics; active research and publication profile; experience in team management and project management is welcomed.

Department of Art History
Position: assistant professor
Field: The Art of Early Modern Times
Workload: 0.5; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 October 2020
Requirements: Ph.D. in the field of art history; minimum of 5 years experience in the field;
active research and publication profile; experience with teaching at a Czech or foreign university highly welcomed; command of at least one world language; experience in team management and project teams management; experience with editorial work; good organisational skills; good communication skills; experience in popularizing the field is welcomed.

Department of Theatre and Film Studies
Position: assistant professor
Field: History and Theory of the Theatre, Theatre and Performativity
Workload: 0.5 (temporary position only); number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 September 2020
Requirements: Ph.D. in the field; experience with teaching and publishing.

Position: assistant professor
Field: History and Theory of the Theatre, Theatre and Performativity
Workload: 1.0; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 September 2020
Requirements: Ph.D. in the field; experience with teaching and publishing.

Position: assistant professor
Field: Film Studies, Film History and/or Film Theory and Audiovisual Culture
Workload: 1.0; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 September 2020
Requirements: Ph.D. in the field; experience with teaching and publishing.

Position: researcher
Field: Audiovisual Culture and Performative Art
Workload: 0.5; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 September 2020
Requirements: Ph.D. in the field, completed habilitation procedure is welcomed.

Department of History
Position: assistant professor
Field: History (History of the 19th century, with possible overlaps to the 20th century)
Workload: 1.0; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 September 2020
Requirements: Ph.D. in the field of history; active research and publication profile; command of English; experience in team management and project management is welcomed.

Position: assistant professor
Field: History (History of the Middle Ages with a focus on the High Middle Ages)
Workload: 0.3; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 September 2020
Requirements: Ph.D. in the field of history; active research and publication profile; experience with teaching; command of English; experience in team management and project management is welcomed.

Department of Media and Cultural Studies and Journalism
Position: assistant professor
Field: Journalism/Media Studies
Workload: 1.0; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 June 2020
Requirements: Ph.D. in Media Studies, active research and publication profile focused on media socialization, sport sociology, social science paradigms, gender studies (work experience with media analysis welcomed); command of English and Czech languages; knowledge of another world language is welcomed.

Position: assistant professor
Field: Journalism/Media Studies
Workload: 0.5; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 September 2020
Requirements: Ph.D. in Media studies or a related field; active research and publication profile focused on news and the history of journalism; working experience with media analysis is also welcomed; command of English; knowledge of another world language is welcomed.

Position: assistant professor
Field: Journalism/Media Studies
Workload: 0.5; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 January 2021
Requirements: Ph.D. in Media Studies, active research and publication profile focused on media studies, analysis of media systems and media content in particular; command of English; knowledge of another world language is welcomed.

Department of Musicology
Position: professor
Field: Musicology with a focus on historical musicology
Workload: 0.6; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 September 2020
Requirements: appointment as a Professor in the field of Musicology; experience with teaching; active research and publication profile (including conferences); command of English and German.

Department of Dutch Studies
Position: assistant professor
Field: Dutch Studies
Workload: 0.25; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 September 2020
Requirements: Ph.D. in the field; experience with teaching and publishing; active research and publication profile; good knowledge of Czech and Dutch languages.

Department of General Linguistics
Position: assistant professor
Field: General Linguistics
Workload: 1.0; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 September 2020
Requirements: Ph.D. in General Linguistics with specializations in Quantitative linguistics, Computational linguistics, Linguistic datamining, Digital humanities.

Department of Psychology
Position: assistant professor
Field: General and Pedagogical Psychology
Workload: 0.2; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 September 2020
Requirements: Ph.D. in general of pedagogical psychology; active research and publication profile; command of English.

Department of Romance Studies
Position: researcher
Field: Latin American literature, Spanish language
Workload: 1.0; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 June 2020
Requirements: Ph.D. in Spanish language; active research and publication profile; teaching experience; project experience is welcomed.

Position: assistant professor
Field: French Language
Workload: 0.3; number of vacant positions: 1
Beginning of employment: 1 June 2020
Requirements: Master’s degree in the French language; Ph.D. study is welcomed; active research and publication profile; experience with teaching; experience in team management and project management is welcomed.

 

Applications along with a CV, educational documentation and an overview of professional history, scholarly and publication activities should be sent to e-mail: personalni.ff@upol.cz, The deadline is 24 April 2020.

General information about Palacký University Olomouc

Palacký University Olomouc is the second-oldest university in the Czech Republic, educating scholars since the 16th century. Olomouc is also the site of the second-largest historical monuments preserve in the country (after Prague). The conservation part of the city is home to over 23,000 students from all over the world. The leading traveller guide Lonely Planet has ranked Olomouc for two years in a row among the top ten European destinations, claiming that “Olomouc is one of the Czech Republic´s most underrated destinations, with a great nightlife scene and a mini-Prague feel.” Dozens of parks, cafés, and mysterious nooks, theatres, diverse music clubs, and varied sports centres – all this will be at your fingertips.

Faculty of Arts

The Faculty of Arts is the largest faculty of the university and offers more than 600 combinations of humanities, social, linguistic, and arts studies programmes. The Faculty of Arts offers a liberal approach in arranging one’s own curriculum, a personal approach to students, and development of individual skills. An open space for discussion is promoted and creative thinking is welcome.

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