Assistant Professor in the field of social work

The Dean of the Faculty of Social Studies, University of Ostrava, announces staff selection procedure

  •  Assistant Professor in the field of social work at the Social Work Department, academic worker

Type of allocated position:

  • Assistant Professor

Expected start date:

  • 1 November 2021


  • 100% (depending on mutual agreement)

Work contract type:

  • Fixed-term contract

Qualification prerequisites:

  • Ph.D. in Social Policy and Social Work
  • Research and publishing activities in the area of social work
  • Experience in the field welcomed
  • Teaching experience at university welcomed
  • Language skills: English (B2 level)
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Independent, ability to work in a team

Job description:

  • Guarantor and lecturer in Bachelor’s and Follow-up Master’s degree programmes in the field of social work
  • Supervisor and second reader of university qualification theses
  • Member of the state final examination committees in Bachelor’s and Follow-up Master’s degree programmes
  • Leadership and participation in research projects of the department
  • Publishing output in the field of social work
  • Active involvement in international cooperation
  • Guarantor (Supervisor) of practical training in social work

Wage conditions:

  • according to the Internal Wage Regulations of the UO

What we offer (staff benefits):

  • 8-week holiday
  • Possibility to work from home
  • 5 days of paid sick-leave
  • Meal allowance (in case of at least 70% position)
  • TEP – sports activities available to all employees

Required documents:

  • Consent to the processing of personal data
  • Cover letter
  • Professional CV with an overview of previous experience
  • Officially certified copies of diplomas and degrees
  • Overview of publishing activities for the last 5 years (in case of publication)

The first round of the staff selection procedure will take place without the candidate’s personal presence by assessing the submitted materials by a selection committee.

The Faculty Dean reserves the right to invite only selected candidates to a personal meeting and at the same time the right not to select any candidate. The Dean may also cancel or repeat the selection procedure.

We ask all candidates to submit an application with the attached required documents by 14 October 2021 to the address below (date of delivery to FSS UO).


University of Ostrava

Faculty of Social Studies, HR Department, Mrs. Alena Kwintová

Mlýnská 5

701 00 Ostrava, Czech republic