The Institute of History, Czech Academy of Sciences

Selection Procedure

The Institute of History of the CAS announces a selection procedure for the post of a post-doctoral fellow for 12–24 months starting work on 1 January 2018
Research concentration: Czech, or (Central) European history (9th–20th centuries)
The place is not announced for a specific scientific department of the Institute of History.
Requirements for the applicant:
a Ph.D. degree, Dr. or their equivalent; as of 1 January 2018, a maximum of 2 years since the defence of the dissertation; advanced knowledge of at least one global language

Condition of acceptance: The advertised position is part of the Programme of support for promising human resources – Salary support for post-doctoral researchers in the workplaces of the Czech Academy of Sciences. The selection of the applicants will take place in two rounds, first at the Institute of History of the CAS, subsequently at the CAS. The final decision on acceptance/non-acceptance in the project is made by the Academy Council of the CAS. In the first round, selected candidates may be invited for a personal interview; in the second round, only the written background materials are evaluated.
The Institute of History of the CAS reserves the right to not fill the announced job posting.
The Institute of History does not cover the costs connected with participation in the first round of the selection process.
Application: 1) letter of motivation; 2) structured CV (it is necessary to list the date of the defence of the Ph.D. degree or its equivalent); 3) bibliography of published works; 4) a simple copy of the diploma of the highest level of education attained; 5) title and characteristics of the postdoctoral project with the planned outputs (max. 2 pages); 6) statement on the preferred duration of the provision of support (12-24 months)

The motivational letter, structured curriculum vita and postdoctoral project must be submitted in English.

Please send the application electronically to the address: no later than 11 September 2017.