Job Opportunities

Head of Department of Romance Studies

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The Dean of the Faculty of Arts, University of Ostrava announces selection procedures to fill the following place of the head of department:

  • selection procedure ref. no. OU-104980/25-2022 – Head of Department of Romance Studies.


  • university education in the relevant field;
  • appointment as a Professor or Associate Professor, or Ph.D. (or equivalent) in the field;
  • pedagogical and research practice;
  • publication activities in the field;
  • background of Labor Law Regulations and economic rules of management at Public Universities;
  • EU research level – R2 – Recognized or R3 – Established/R4 – Leading (research group);
  • organizational skills;
  • fulfillment of the prerequisites for the performance of the function according to Act No. 451/1991 Coll. (the law does not apply to citizens born after December 1st, 1971; these citizens are not required to submit a lustration certificate or a sworn declaration).

Language requirements:

  • knowledge of English Language, min. at level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages;
  • knowledge of Czech Language, min. at level C2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Expected starting date of the function:

  • November 1st, 2022 or by agreement.

Required documents:

  • consent to the processing of personal data soubor docx 4,03 MB;
  • a letter of motivation;
  • a professional curriculum vitae including an overview of the applicant’s previous career experience;
  • copies of certificates of completed education, academic degrees obtained;
  • a list of the applicant’s academic publications;
  • the concept of development of the department and study programs according to the requirements stated in the structure corresponding to the appendix “Workplace Development Projectsoubor pdf 0,06 MB;
  • sworn declaration and lustration certificate according to Act. No. 451/1991 Coll.;
  • extract from the criminal record not older than three months.

The first round of the selection procedure will involve the assessment of the materials sent by applicants. Only selected applicants will be invited to take part in the second round.

Applicants for this position should send the required documents to the contact e-mail address: so that they are received no later than October 13th, 2022. The selection process will be held on October 20th, 2022.

The selection procedure will be conducted in Czech language.


University of Ostrava
The HR department of Faculty of Arts
Ing. Dagmar Černeková
Reální 5
701 03 Ostrava