Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, School of Mathematics

Position ID: 907-2021KAAP2 [#18678, 2021-KA-AP2]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Algebra and Logic
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Prague, Hlavni mesto Praha 186 75, Czech Republic [map]
Subject Area: Algebra and Logic
Application Deadline: 2022/01/31 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2021/10/19)
Position Description:    

Assistant Professor in Algebra and Logic

The Department of Algebra of the Charles University in Prague, Czechia, is opening a position of assistant professor specialized in computational complexity aspects of algebra or logic, or in model theory related to algebra.

Applications are invited from candidates with a solid international recognition and publishing activity in some of the above fields. We expect a positive attitude towards pedagogical work, ability to integrate scientific activities, teaching and supervision of student theses, including training of doctoral students. A long-term foreign experience is expected.

We offer an initial contract for three years. A succesful candidate is expected to start the habilitation process within the duration of the first contract. In case of sucessful habilitation and mutual satisfaction, we will offer a permanent contract.

The teaching load is max. 8 hours per week. The expected starting date is September 2022, but it is negotiable.

The Faculty of Mathematics and Physics at Charles University is the leading Czech institution in mathematics. The School of Mathematics has about 110 academic positions, covering most of the major areas. We have highly motivated and well educated students in our mathematics programs. The Department of Algebra offers an open minded international environment, with outstanding conditions for independent research. Currently, we have 16 permanent and 15 postdoctoral positions, about half of the department staff is international. The department hosts a project funded by the European Research Council on Symmetry in Computational Complexity (Libor Barto). More information about us can be found at the faculty website or the department website.

Application deadline: January 31, 2022

Informal inquires about the position and the program are welcome. You may contact any of the following persons:
David Stanovsky, Head of the Department of Algebra,
Jan Krajicek, Professor, leader of the logic research group,
Libor Barto, Associate Professor, leader of the universal algebra research group,

To apply, candidates shall follow the instructions in the official job call.

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Contact: David Stanovsky
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Charles University
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Sokolovská 83,
186 75, Praha 8,
Czech Republic
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