Department of World History
Job Title: Visiting Professor
Contract Type and Salary: Research Fellow (VP) level 2-3, up to 84 000 CZK/month before tax (approx. 3230 EUR before tax)
Work Pattern: Full-Time (40 hours/week) for 5 months
Fields: historical sciences (history, history of art, archaeology, archival science)
The position is funded by the Czech Operational Programme Research, Development and Education, project no. CZ.02.2.69/0.0/0.0/16_015/0002362
Job Description: Visiting Professor in Historical Sciences
The position is open in any area of historical sciences at the relevant Departments of the Faculty. The applicant must be an internationally recognized scholar in his research area, and is expected to teach two 90-minute courses per week at advanced undergraduate (M.A.) level. The curriculum of the courses is proposed by the applicant and is part of the application. At least one of the courses should introduce topics related to recent research. All teaching will be in English, knowledge of the Czech language is not required. A teaching assistant for both courses will be provided by the Faculty.
The funding is available for one semester (5 months), starting on September 1st, 2020. The gross monthly salary is 84.000 CZK.
The Faculty will provide assistance with locating housing and schooling for dependents (English language pre-school, elementary and secondary schools are available in Prague).
Electronic applications are to be accompanied by application letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, research and teaching statements, copy of the PhD diploma, and curricula of the proposed courses. The curricula of the courses need to be concrete to a maximum, with an overview for 13 weekly lectures (1,5 hour each), and list of recommended reading. These documents should be sent to the Faculty of Arts, Charles University University (Marketa Krizova, Vice-Dean for International Relations, firstname.lastname@example.org, in copy to email@example.com). The application deadline is January 31, 2020. The review of candidates will begin immediately, and the successful candidate will be contacted by February 25, 2020.