Call for Applications 04_2021

Ref. No.: UKFHS/153121/2021-1


The Dean of the Faculty of Humanities of the Charles University opens a selection procedure for the position of assistant professor in psychology

at the Department of Psychology and Life Sciences.

Position description:

  • Part-time employment (0.5 full-time equivalent); initially a fixed-term employment contract;

  • Active cooperation on developing the curriculum in psychology within the study programme Liberal Arts and Humanities and other fields of study associated with the Department of Psychology and Life Sciences;

  • Teaching courses in English up to the extent compatible with a half-time position, supervision and opponency of student qualification theses in the Liberal Arts and Humanities programme and other courses offered by the Department of Psychology and Life Sciences; participation in state examinations, thesis defences, and other activities of the Department of Psychology and Life Sciences;

  • Participation in research activities of the Department of Psychology and Life Sciences.


  • Completed doctoral studies in psychology or a related field (or shortly before completion);

  • Willingness and documented previous experience in creating and teaching courses in various basic disciplines of psychology;

  • Ability to teach courses, and to supervise and examine students in English;

  • Documented professional specialisation in psychology; we especially welcome focus on research in social, cognitive, developmental or evolutionary psychology, psychology of language and literacy, or cross-cultural psychology;

  • Publication record in psychology;

  • Experience with empirical research in psychology, experience with grant application process;

  • Previous experience with teaching and research on a university level.

Required documents:

  • A structured curriculum vitae;

  • A list of own publications which appeared in the past 10 years;

  • Cover letter outlining the candidate’s professional specialisation and vision of future academic and scientific development;

  • One full-text example of own published research (journal article, book chapter, manuscript);

  • Annotation and syllabus of one course in some area of psychology which the candidate could offer to teach in the BA programme in Liberal Arts and Humanities;

  • A copy of certificate attesting to the highest completed level of education.

Commencement of employment: 1 September 2021

Applications together with all the documents specified above should be sent by 30 May 2021 to the address below. Applications may be sent electronically (by email) or by mail, in which case 30 May is the latest posting date (evidenced by post office stamp):

Martina Kořínková

Personnel Department of FHS UK

Pátkova 2137/5

182 00 Prague 8 – Libeň;

or to the e-mail:

For any further questions regarding the application process, contact the head of Department of Psychology and Life Sciences, FHS UK, doc. Jitka Lindová, Ph.D.: .

By sharing a CV, you express consent with processing of your personal data for the purpose of registration of candidates for this particular position in accordance with the Czech and EU legislation.

Prague, 28 April 2021

Ing. arch. Mgr. Marie Pětová, Ph.D.


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