Job Opportunities

Professor or Associate Professor with a focus on Special Education with the position of Head of the Department of Special Education

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

  • Professor or Associate Professor with a focus on Special Education with the position of Head of the Department of Special Education

The Department of Special Education provides training for students in the Bachelor's and Master's degree in Special Education, both in full-time and combined form of study. The Department also provides teaching of professional special education subjects. More information can be found on the department's website.

What is the position?

A professor or associate professor in charge of a department is an academic who, within the agreed type of work, carries out related teaching and creative activities in the department and is also a manager who is responsible in particular for:

  • staffing of teaching at all levels of study programmes (bachelor's, master's and doctoral) and participates in their development;
  • direction and implementation of research, grant activities and publication strategy of activities;
  • internationalization, promotion and presentation of the workplace, including popularization of professional results.

When will we welcome you?

  • 1. July 2023 (or by appointment)

In what extent will the position be performed?

  • 100%

On the basis of which contract will the cooperation take place?

  • The employment relationship is concluded for a definite period of time with a 3-month probationary period. The employee is assigned to the position of academic employee and is entrusted with the performance of the function of the head of the department.

What is the amount of the monthly remuneration?

  • The salary depends on the classification according to the internal wage regulations of the university and is also dependent on the applicant's experience and involvement in research grant activities.

In which language will the selection procedure be conducted?

  • In Czech

What do we expect from you?

  • University education in the field of pedagogy or special education.
  • Appointment as an associate professor or professor in the field of pedagogy or special education (appointment outside the Czech Republic must be recognizable according to valid regulations of the Czech Republic or related international treaties).
  • English language competency, B2 level.
  • Knowledge of the Czech language – level C2.
  • EU research level in the field: R3 – Estabilished / R4 – Leading and related publications.
  • Excellent organizational skills and prerequisites for leading a team.

List of Documents Required from the Applicant

Date, method, form and place for delivery of the application and the required documents of the applicant

Please deliver the documents listed above electronically to: by 19. June 2023.

Final provisions

The Dean of the PdF OU reserves the right to invite only selected candidates to a personal interview and also the right not to select any candidate. The selection procedure may be cancelled or re-announced.


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

Phone: 553 46 2511