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Associate Professor with a focus on health psychology and educational psychology

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The Dean of the Faculty of Education of the University of Ostrava has announced a job vacancy

  • Associate Professor with a focus on health psychology and educational psychology

Job Title

  • Associate Professor with a focus on health psychology and educational psychology
  • Type of systemised position: Associate Professor

Job Description

The associate professor will provide instruction in bachelor's, master's, and doctoral study programmes (including the supervision and critique of final theses) and participate in the development of these degree programmes. The associate professor will also be a supervisor in doctoral study programmes. The extent of direct teaching in the case of a full-time job 1,0 is usually 6-10 hours a week per semester (in the case of an exceptionally high involvement in research activities or faculty/UO management, the extent of direct teaching may decrease). The associate professor will participate in creative activities, especially in independently managing complex research and development tasks, actively publishing in peer-reviewed journals and other forms of publication outputs according to the requirements of the standards of creative activities at the UO, actively participating in scientific conferences and professional meetings, and (in the case of artistic disciplines in the form of artistic activities which develop current trends on a national scale at minimum) presenting results of creative activities. Furthermore, the associate professor will participate in the third role of the university, especially in the form of popularising creative activities, in the administration associated with the activities performed and in the self-government of the university.

Specified Indication of the Applicant's International Research Profile

  • R3 – Established/R4 – Leading (research group)

Estimated Amount of Work

  • 1,0


  • Completed one-field study in Psychology
  • Habilitation procedure in the field of Psychology
  • Docent title, recognized according to valid regulations of the Czech Republic
  • Excellent knowledge of the Czech language – level C2
  • English language competency, B2 level
  • EU research level: R3 – Established/R4 – Leading (research group)
  • Active scientific and professional publishing activity
  • Experience in the field
  • Flexibility
  • Moral integrity

Expected Start Date

  • From September 1st, 2023, but may be subject to change.

Wage Conditions

  • According to the Internal Wage Regulations of UO

List of Documents Required from the Applicant

Date, Method, Form, and Place for the Delivery of the Application and Required Documents from the Applicant

The structured professional CV with an overview of publishing activities (artistic activities), motivational letter, evidence of education, and a signed consent form regarding the processing of personal data for the purposes of the selection procedure are to be sent to the following address: to: May 31st, 2023.

Language in Which the Selection Process Will Be Conducted

  • Czech

The first round of the selection procedure will take place without the personal presence of the candidates by the assessment of the submitted materials by the selection committee.

The Dean of the Faculty reserves the right to invite only selected candidates to a personal meeting and the right to also not select any candidate. The Dean of the Faculty of Education of the University of Ostrava may also cancel or repeat the selection procedure.


Pedagogická fakulta OU
personální oddělení
Bc. Anna Oslizloková
Fráni Šrámka 3
709 00 Ostrava
Czech Republic

Phone: 553 46 2511