Soil and global change

The Faculty of Science, Charles University (Prague, Czechia) invites applications for a Post-doctoral position in the Institute for Environmental Studies for the project realized in the OP RDE, Call No. 02_18_053 International mobility of research, technical and administrative workers of research organizations”.

The position is open for researchers with experience in areas – soil science, ecology, environmental sciences. The focus of mobility will be the impact of global climate change and anthropogenic stress on soil biota communities and their role in nutrient cycling and soil formation.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Ph.D. or other appropriate level 8 ISCED (International Standard Classification of Education) qualification completed within the last seven years.
  • The applicant must have worked outside the Czech Republic at least for 2 years of the last 3 years in the field of research with the workload at least 0.5, or have been a PhD student abroad.
  • The applicant must have had at least 2 published, peer-reviewed research outputs in the last 3 years. Outputs must be registered in the Thomson Reuters Web of Science, Scopus or ERIH PLUS database as well as “article”, “book”, “book chapter”, “letter” and “review”.
  •  All research activities will be conducted in English; knowledge of the Czech language is not required.

Selection process:
Selection will be based on the relevance of candidates’ professional interests and experience, excellence in research achievements.

Position duration, starting date and remuneration:
The position duration is 15 months, starting on September 1, 2021 and ending on November 30, 2022. The gross monthly salary is 62 237 CZK (approx. 2 468 EUR) including health insurance and social insurance coverage. The job status is full-time - 40 hours per week.

Required application materials: 

  • Cover letter including a personal statement of research interests
  • Curriculum vitae with the list of publications

How to submit application materials: 
Please send email with the required application materials to the project coordinator, Mr. Miroslav Kotrc: miroslav.kotrc@natur.cuni.cz, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague. 

Application deadline:
The application deadline is March 1, 2021. Subsequently, the applications´ review will begin immediately. Successful candidates will be informed by March 31, 2021.

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