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Associate Professor in Computer Networks and Systems (Tenure Track)

Masaryk University - Department of Computer Systems and Communications, Faculty of Informatics

Location: Brno - Czechia
Salary: Kč80,000 to Kč109,000 or £2,698.80 to £3,677.12 (converted salary*) starting monthly salary
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 16th September 2021
Closes: 30th November 2021

The Dean of the Faculty of Informatics MU invites applications for a position of Associate Professor in Computer Networks and Systems, within the Department of Computer Systems and Communications.

Job description key points

  • Involvement in teaching in the area of Computer Networks and eventually Computer Systems.
  • Expected to strengthen and expand the study field and its theoretical grounds.
  • Active involvement in or leadership of research activities.
  • Active international cooperation, in both research and education.
  • Involvement in industrial cooperation in the area of computer networks and systems.


  • PhD in Informatics or related discipline, and habilitation (“venia docendi” or equivalent) or prerequisites for quick progress to habilitation.
  • Passion for problem solving and desire for continuous improvement in teaching skills.
  • Existing track record in both education and research in the IT areas related to computer networks, systems and communications.
  • Expert knowledge in at least one of the areas covered by courses:
  • PA151 Advanced Computer Networks
  • PA150 Principles of Operating Systems
  • PA197 Secure Network Design.
  • Flexible personality, able to work well in teams.
  • Experience with research or development project team leadership.
  • Languages – fluent English (both spoken and written), other language(s) welcome.
  • Experience from other countries than Czech & Slovak republics (ideally at least half a year) or proof of other extensive international experience (e.g.,  international project  leadership). 

Desired skills and achievements

  • Experience with research project team leadership is an advantage.
  • Experience with research achievements published at the high quality conferences or journals.
  • Ability to work well in interdisciplinary and international teams.
  • Successfully defended Bachelor and/or Master theses supervised.
  • Open-source software projects development and maintenance. 

Other information

  • The starting salary for this Associate Professor position is 109,000 CZK, and with the progress in this tenure-track position can in no more than 3 years be modified based on the level of involvement in research and educational projects.
  • Candidates at a slightly earlier career stage or with minor skill shortages may be offered an Assistant Professor position. The starting monthly salary for this position is 80,000 CZK. 

Applicants should submit

  • CV;
  • degree documents;
  • summary of work experience, publication and teaching activities and involvement in research grants;
  • cover letter explaining your interest in the position and the IT area;
  • title and abstract of a lecture that can be presented as a part of the application process;
  • names and contacts of three professional and language referees. 

Please submit your application, including all required documents, preferably online via the MU e-application here. In case this way of submission would not be possible, we also accept a paper application with a declaration of the reason for the such submission. 

Any queries re. the submission shall be sent to:

Queries re. the position as such can be addressed to Associate Prof. Eva Hladka (

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