In accordance with the The Competitive Hiring Process Code of Charles University, the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University announces opening of the following position with submission deadline September 15, 2024

Research and occasional teaching in the field of geophysics and planetology.

Application Instructions

Please send the application and the required documents in digital form to the e-mail address positions@matfyz.cuni.cz. The job code of the position for which the application is being submitted should be indicated in the subject line.

If any recommendation letters are required, the applicant is responsible to ensure that they are sent to the same e-mail address positions@matfyz.cuni.cz. The subjects of these e-mails should also contain the job offer code.

Candidates who progress to the second round of the selection procedure will be invited to an interview. The interview may be conducted by means of information and communication technology if justified, at the request of the candidate. The Committee may invite selected candidates to give a lecture to the academic community of the Faculty.


  • Expertise in modeling of internal dynamics of planets and moons. Advanced knowledge in their orbital evolution and tidal response. Publication activity in this field, ability to receive grant funding. Positive attitude towards pedagogical work, the ability to integrate scientific activities, teaching, and supervising students. The condition is the completion of a postdoctoral stay abroad. The candidate should be able to teach in both Czech and English.


  • Planetology, modeling of planetary tides and internal dynamics

Required Documents

  • structured CV
  • evidence of education, scientific and pedagogical degrees and scientific ranks
  • list of scientific and publication activity
  • motivation letter

Job offer code: 202409-VP2-MFF-KG-050
Published: 2024-06-24
Starting date by agreement: Yes
Hours per week: 40
Duration: 3 years
Pay grade: VP2
Contract for an indefinite period: No