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Univerzita Karlova
Filozofická fakulta
nám. Jana Palacha 2
116 38 Praha 1
IČO: 00216208
DIČ: CZ00216208
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Otevírací doba podatelny
Po: 9:00 – 11:00 a 13:00 – 15:00
Út: 9:00 – 11:00 a 13:00 – 15:00
St: 9:00 – 11:00 a 13:00 – 15:00
Čt: 9:00 – 11:00 a 13:00 – 15:00
Pá: 9:00 – 11:00 a 13:00 – 14:00

Job offer from 11 March 2019 – Department of English Language and ELT Methodology

Department of English Language and ELT Methodology

Job title: Lecturer / Assistant Professor
Expected salary/job rank: AP2/AP3
Field and specialization: English Linguistics
Full-time position (40 hours per week) for a period of three-years and an expected tenure track

Responsibilities for the position include: 

  • teaching introductory as well as specialised courses in English (as per candidate’s specialisation) at the undergraduate as well as graduate level (ca. 4-5 courses of 90 min per week) per term/semester
  • supervising students’ theses
  • participation in all levels of exams
  • contributing to the curriculum development as appropriate
  • establishing and maintaining independent research
  • development of, and participation in, grant projects
  • participation in the academic life of the department


  • PhD in English/linguistics
  • habilitation (the title of docent), or preparedness to commence the  habilitation process  within one to two years (Note that the habilitation process requires 20 publications, one monograph/substantial publication besides the dissertation, 3 years of teaching)
  • teaching experience (in English)
  • good publication record
  • experience in project investigation and grant submissions is an advantage
  • excellent command of written and spoken English

We offer: 

  • a basic salary of up to 30,000 CZK per month plus bonuses
  • extra financial reward for prospective project investigation
  • a good team and a friendly working & teaching environment as part of a major school of humanities located in the historical centre of the city of Prague
  • social and medical insurance according to EU regulations
  • opportunity to create individual research agenda

Expected starting date: September 2019, can be arranged differently by agreement
Application deadline: April 30, 2019 (by midnight CET)

The application must include the following: 

  • Application form
  • According to the university rules the contract can be prolonged after three years; the prolongation is either for another period of three years or tenure. The probationary period is one semester.
  • a cover letter containing your motivation for the position
  • CV and list of publications
  • the names and contact details of two referees
  • a sample of a written work that is relevant to this position, not more than 10,000 words; it may be a published or unpublished sample and may be an extract from a longer piece
  • teaching evaluation (if available)
  • syllabus proposal for an MA level linguistics course (one term, 12x 90-minute lecture/seminar);

The application process will be in two rounds. The committee appointed by the dean of the Faculty of Arts decides in the first round on the basis of the submitted material. The candidates invited for the second round may be asked to deliver a public lecture in the Department of English Language and ELT Methodology and to be available for an interview with the committee.

Submitting the application: 

Submission by mail or in person:
The application with all its attachments can be sent by mail or delivered in person to the following address: Mgr. Hana Holubová, Human Resources Dept., FF UK, nám. Jana Palacha 1/2, 116 38 Praha, Czech Republic.

Submission by e-mail:
The application with all its attachments can be sent by e-mail to the address
Based on the committee’s decision, either all applicants or selected applicants only will be invited to the second round of the competition.

For additional information you can contact:

Dr. Ondřej Tichý, deputy head of the department, (job profile and academic matters)
Mgr. Hana Holubová, (application procedures)
Info about the department:

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