Masaryk University

Assistant Professor Or Assistant At The Department Of Constitutional Law And Political Science

Czech Republic

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The Dean of the Faculty of Law at Masaryk University announces a selection procedure for the position of

Assistant Professor or Assistant

at the Department of Constitutional Law and Political Science

covering for maternity and parental leave on a half-time work schedule.

Masaryk University is the second largest university in the Czech Republic, with 10 faculties, over 6000 employees, and more than 30,000 students.

The Faculty of Law at Masaryk University is one of four public law faculties in the Czech Republic. The current Faculty of Law at Masaryk University can be characterized as a modern, dynamic faculty, where teaching activities are at the forefront alongside scientific research. We are an institution where the terms "research activities" and "scientific research" are not just empty concepts. We have dozens of contacts with foreign experts and pedagogical-research institutions both at the individual and institutional level, providing excellent support for students and staff.

You can learn more about us on our website at https: // www., Facebook, or LinkedIn of the Faculty of Law at Masaryk University.

The Department of Constitutional Law and Political Science provides teaching in constitutional law, human rights, political science, state studies, and a range of elective and skills subjects; its members also contribute to independent and team scientific research.

What we require:

• Completed master's degree in Law,

• Ph.D. degree or advanced stage of doctoral studies (for the position of assistant),

• Interest in the field of constitutional law, human rights, political science, and/or political science,

• Positive attitude towards teaching and a friendly approach to students,

• Independence and enthusiasm for academic (research) work,

• Minimum of 1 publication in a foreign journal included in the Web of Science or Q1-Q2 Scopus,

• Documented active participation in significant international conferences,

• Active knowledge of the English language (additional language skills are an advantage),

• Openness, friendliness, empathy, reliability, and team spirit.

What we expect:

• An initiative approach to the development of the field and the life of the department,

• Experience in an international academic environment,

• Pedagogical practice or other relevant experience from academia or legal practice,

• Extensive publishing activity,

• Experience in formulating and obtaining grant projects within Czech (e.g., GAČR) and/or international frameworks (e.g., Marie Curie, ERC, Horizon) is an advantage,

• Interest in involvement in international cooperation (grants, conferences, projects).

What we offer:

• Opportunity to become part of an inspirational, dynamic, and friendly departmental team,

• Possibility to participate in elective subjects, including moot courts or street law teaching,

• Opportunity to work with doctoral students (in Czech and English),

• Flexibility in finding a balance between teaching intensity and research (more teaching × more writing),

• Possibility to arrange your own work week, flexibility in scheduling, alternating teaching weeks with non-teaching weeks,

• Infrastructure in the faculty building and a quality environment for creative academic work,

• Possibility of informal mentoring to familiarize yourself with the life of the department/faculty,

• Favorable work-life balance, flexibility in balancing work with personal and family life,

• Employee benefits (8 weeks of vacation, contribution to pension insurance, meal vouchers, flu and tick-borne encephalitis vaccination, Multisport card, and more).

Start date: from 1st September 2024 or by agreement

Applications accepted until 30th May 2024 by the Personnel and Payroll Department of the Faculty of Law at MU via e-application (see MU website - Selection procedures and vacancies). The application should include a motivation letter, professional CV, list of publications (highlighting the three most significant publications), and copies of documents on education.

For inquiries, you can contact the head of the department ([email protected]) or other members of the department.

Job details


Assistant Professor Or Assistant At The Department Of Constitutional Law And Political Science


Masaryk University


Czech Republic


May 01, 2024

Application deadline

May 31, 2024

Job type

Associate Professor/Professor


Law,Social Science

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