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DIRECTOR of the Institute of Physiology CAS

Announcement of open competition

On March 1, 2020, the Council of the Institute of Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, a public research institution, announces an open competition for the position of



of the Institute of Physiology CAS, Prague 4


The expected term of office is five years - from July 1, 2020, to June 30, 2025.


Prerequisites for the position:

  • Fulfilment of legal conditions under the provisions of Section 17 (4) to (6) of Act No. 341/2005 Coll., On Public Research Institutions, as amended.


Required education and experience:

  • university education in biomedical or natural sciences and scientific qualifications in the same field (Ph.D. level required),
  • experience and outstanding results of creative scientific work.


Required knowledge and skills:

  • organizational skills,
  • communication skills, good command of both written and spoken language production,
  • experience in leading and managing teams,
  • language skills (active knowledge of English),
  • a vision of the direction and development of the institute within the national and international research environment.


The applicant submits a separate application form for the open competition. This document must include:

  • name, surname, degree,
  • date and place of birth,
  • nationality,
  • permanent residence,
  • identity card number (foreign nationals provide the number of the residence permit),
  • date and signature.


The application form


The application must include the following attachments:

  • a structured CV,
  • a criminal record certificate not older than three months (an original or a certified copy); foreign nationals provide a statutory declaration,
  • an overview of the applicant’s relevant professional activities, including but not limited to publications, teaching, and lecturing,
  • a certificate of the highest level of education (a certified copy),
  • a brief description of the main objectives and goals in the management of the Institute of Physiology, CAS.


The inviting party must receive the application form and all required documents in a sealed envelope marked "Open Competition" no later than March 27, 2020, at the following address:


The Institute of Physiology, CAS

The Council of the Institute of Physiology, CAS

Prof. RNDr. František Kolář, CSc.

Vídeňská 1083

142 20 Prague 4


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