Department Head Position in Computer Science - Computer Systems and Communications

Masaryk University - Department of Computer Systems and Communications

The Dean of the Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, invites applications for the position of Head of the Department of Computer Systems and Communications.   

Applications due: February 15, 2018

Employment start date: By mutual agreement

Length of the contract: 36 months 

Department Head oversees the implementation of strategic policies and works towards the advancement of its department and its members. He continually assesses the performance of the department members and manages their teaching load. On top of that he helps faculty to define, articulate, and implement a vision of being a progressive faculty in Computer Science/ Informatics. For more information on the departments, its members, publications and teaching activities see: http://www.muni.cz/fi/general/structure?lang=en

Candidates should demonstrate leadership skills and experience, especially in situations requiring a collaborative leadership style; analytical, communication, and presentation capabilities as well as capabilities in project, people, and time management. Candidates are expected to have status of an active researcher with preference in the corresponding Department’s focus areas; and to have PhD in Informatics or related discipline. Habilitation (“venia docendi” or equivalent) or quick progress for this qualification degree is expected. Some familiarity with Czech academic environment is welcome.

Department Heads report to the Dean of the Faculty of Informatics. The position is a 36-month administrative faculty appointment in addition to the standard academic duties. (There is the possibility of tenure after initial appointment given appropriate credentials).

To apply, complete an application at the university job e-Application system at https://www.muni.cz/en/about-us/careers/vacancies/36406 and attach a cover letter explaining your interest in the position; curriculum vitae including summary of work experience, publication activities and involvement in research grants; Ph.D. degree documents; and names and contacts of three professional referees.

Questions should be directed to the vice dean for curricula, prof. Jiří Barnat (barnat@fi.muni.cz). Review of candidates will begin on March 1, 2018.

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