17/04/2018

Post-doc Researcher

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Theology of University of South Bohemia
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Ethics in social sciences
    Philosophy
    Religious sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    17/06/2018 09:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Czech Republic › České Budějovice
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2018

OFFER DESCRIPTION

The researcher is engaged in postdoctoral research in the field of ethics, philosophical theology, or so-called public theology.

Using the methodology of humanistic sciences, especially philosophical argumentation, he/she deals with values, and their anchoring in culture and spirituality in terms of the social relevance of such research.

Outputs of the research activities:

1) Preparation of three publication outputs (expert studies submitted for publication in periodicals indexed in Scopus or Web of Science databases, or chapters in professional books – always in a periodical/ OpenAccess periodic publication);

2) Submission of a standard research project such as GAČR or TAČR Éta, or a research project within a foreign grant agency or foundation;

3) Presentation of two lectures at conferences organised by TF USB and one lecture at another international conference;

4) Organising and conducting two professional seminars for doctoral students of Theology, Philosophy and Charity;

5) Organising and conducting a joint expert seminar for members of the Department of Theology, the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies and the Department of Ethics, Psychology and Charity Work.

More Information

Selection process

The selection procedure has 2 rounds. Candidates' written submissions are evaluated by the Selection Committee. Selected candidates will be invited by the Committee to oral interviews.

Additional comments

Possible start of the job: 1st October 2018

Fixed-term employment to 31st May 2019

The main objective of this mobility is to establish new international contacts and their future development. The post-doc should bring foreign know-how and open up other opportunities for cooperation with foreign research organisations. This, therefore, will be a worker who deals with topics that are interconnecting for TF USB, such as ethics, philosophical theology or so-called public theology, i.e., disciplines that are able to link the fields of philosophy, social work, and theology – the key research areas of TF USB.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Ethics in social sciences: PhD or equivalent
    Philosophy: PhD or equivalent
    Religious sciences: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

Mandatory requirements:

 

Person selected to participate in this mobility programme called Work stays of post-docs from abroad in the Czech Republic must simultaneously:

1. Be a post-doc, that is, a researcher no more than 7 years from achieving a Ph.D. or the foreign equivalent of a Ph.D. (ISCED level 8);

2. Be a researcher from abroad, who has worked for at least two out of the last 3 years in the field of research with at least a 0.5 job or has been a Ph.D. student (or similar forms) abroad – citizens of the Czech Republic are not excluded;

3. Provide publications registered in the Thomson Reuters Web of Science, Scopus, or ERIH PLUS, as well as publications classified as ‘article’, ‘book’, ‘book chapter’, ‘letter’ and ‘review’ – at least 2 publication outputs within the last 3 years.

Other requirements:

 

  • Completed doctoral education in theology, philosophy or social work.
  • An excellent knowledge of English (spoken and written).

 

Specific Requirements

Mandatory documents:

 

Person selected to participate in this mobility programme called Work stays of post-docs from abroad in the Czech Republic must submit:

  • Diploma (or its validation/attested copy);
  • Professional CV with publication references;
  • Motivation letter including benefit specification for the receiving workplace;
  • Documents confirming activities outside the Czech Republic for at least 2 out of 3 years and / or Ph.D. study (can be proven in professional CV);
  • Documents confirming publications registered in Thomson Reuters Web of Science, Scopus, or ERIH PLUS, as well as publications classified as ‘article’, ‘book’, ‘book chapter’, ‘letter’ and ‘review’ – at least 2 publication outputs within the last 3 years (it can be proved in professional CV).

Other documents:

  • A brief description of research interest and current research
  • References from the previous supervisor or head of the workplace or research team leader, where the applicant has worked or is working;
  • Documents which prove the passing of an English language exam within a study or a certificate (not necessary if English is applicant’s mother tongue).

 

 

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Faculty of Theology of USB
Czech Republic
Czech republic
České Budějovice
370 01
Kněžská 8

EURAXESS offer ID: 298784

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