Academic staff member - Assistant Professor focused on furniture restoration

Dean of the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, Mendel University in Brno, prof. Dr. Ing. Libor Jankovský announces an open competition for the position of

Academic staff member - Assistant Professor focused on Furniture restoration

for the Department of Furniture, Design and Housing

The fundamental mission of the department consists in university educational activities focused on preparing new generation of bachelors and diploma engineers specialized in furniture. The mission of the school covers preparing specialists, which can immediately after graduation become useful members of working teams specialized in furniture production as well as furniture R&D.

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What will you do?

  • management of subjects focused on issues related to furniture restoration
  • supervision of final theses (DP, BP, DiZ.) on a given topic
  • creative activity in the given area
  • active participation in the development of the sector within the Institute
  • active scientific activities in the field within the institute

What do we require from you?

  • monument care of historical furniture, Furniture Restoration I and Furniture Restoration II
  • university degree obtained Ph.D. in art history or doctoral in furniture design
  • min. 5 years of experience in leading and teaching a subject in the field of furniture restoration
  • experience with project solutions in the field of furniture restoration, acto in the position of co-investigator or solver
  • internships abroad focused on historic furniture and its restoration
  • knowledge of the Czech language (teaching in the Czech language)

What else do we appreciate?

  • demonstrable practical skills in furniture restoration
  • demonstrable skills acquired abroad practice focused on historic furniture and its restoration
  • general overview of furniture restoration and related materials and technologies

What can we offer you?

  • the possibility of further professional education and development
  • meal allowance (Edenred Restaurant Card/Canteen)
  • discounted MultiSport Card
  • employer's contribution to pension or life insurance after 3 years of employment
  • work in an institution that has received the HR Excellence in Research Award from the European Commission

Expected start: February 2022, fixed-term employment contract for two years

Job status: 0,6

Place of work: Brno

Are you interested in the position and would you like to become a member of the team?

Send an electronic application to the Department of Human Resource Management of Mendel University in Brno by February 2, 2022, supported by:

  • professional CV and cover letter
  • overview of academic teaching
  • evidence providing project management training, project experience, language skills, competencies

How do the selection procedure work for us?