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

Position ID: 907-APNUM [#12230]
Position Title: Assistant Professor in Numerical and Computational Mathematics
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Prague, Hlavni mesto Praha, Czech Republic [map]
Subject Area: Numerical and Computational Mathematics
Application Deadline: 2018/09/15 (posted 2018/08/03, listed until 2018/09/15)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor in Numerical and Computational Mathematics

Department of Numerical Mathematics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physiics, Charles University, Prague, invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of an assistant professor in the areas of numerical and computational mathematics. The expected starting date is September 1, 2019. Earlier starting date in 2019 is negotiable.

We look for candidates that would complement and/or strengthen the current main research areas in the department (in particular, numerical analysis of PDEs, numerical linear algebra, methods of computational mathematics). However, strong candidates in all areas of computational mathematics will be considered.

Informal inquiries are welcome and may be sent to Miroslav Tuma (the department head), using the email address mirektuma@karlin.mff.cuni.cz.

A successful candidate will be expected to pursue an active research program, teach advanced and introductory classes in Czech and/or English and possibly supervise undergraduate and graduate students. Teaching in Czech is not required. (English is sufficient since the advanced classes may be taught in English even in standard undergraduate programs.)

The expected duration of the initial contract will be three years. Such a position is renewable under a mutual agreement for another three years (and possibly for further three years, depending on the career stage). These new contracts depend on how successfully the assistant professor carries out research and teaching duties. Then, subject to a separate review process, a promotion to the rank of associate professor is usual. This promotion is usually connected with a tenure. However, if the candidate career is already advanced and his/her research record is sufficiently strong, the initial period can be substantially reduced and the progress to the promotion can be very fast

A signed application, accompanied by a curriculum vitae, a proof of PhD in Mathematics (e.g. a scan of the diploma), a list of publications, a description of your pedagogical experience and a brief research statement should be sent by

September 15, 2018
via e-mail to:
mirektuma@karlin.mff.cuni.cz .

The candidate should also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be emailed to the same address within the deadline.


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