Assistant or Assistant professor for the Department of Food Technology

Research field: Processing of plant products, plant-based food technology

What will you do?

- teaching, including the preparation of materials (exercises, semi-operational exercises and excursions, selected lectures) of subjects with a focus on the processing of plant products, plant-based food technology
- management of student theses (bachelor's, diploma's)
- active scientific-research creative activity in the given field of workplace research (writing applications for grants, - publication of results in scientific periodicals, presentation of scientific-research activity at conferences and to the public)

What do we require from you?

- Master degree in the field of Food technology
- profound knowledge of Czech language for teaching
- previous experience in teaching subjects involving the evaluation and processing of plant products
- research experience as well as practical experience with technologies in the bakery industry and chocolate confectionary production
- English on B1 level - for communicating, teaching, scientific work and translating
- excellent communication skills
- interest in effectively transferring acquired knowledge and skills to students
- ability to give lectures, conduct seminars and engage the audience
- positive and proactive approach, ability to come up with new ideas and improve/innovate existing solutions
- orientation in the university environment
- knowledge of working on a PC (advanced knowledge of functions in MS PowerPoint and Excel, STATISTICA)
- experience working on research projects

What else do we appreciate?

- prerequisites for pedagogical and scientific-research activities, practical experience is an advantage
- proactive approach, the ability to work in a team as well as independently
- we welcome experience in submitting projects
- experience with publishing articles in Jimp (WOS) is an advantage

What can we offer you?

- very diverse and interesting academic and scientific research environment
- meal allowance (Edenred Restaurant Card/Canteen)
- discounted for MultiSport Card
- employer's contribution to pension or life allowance 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: October 2022, fixed-term employment contract for 2 years

Job status: 1,0

Place of work: Brno

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

Send an application by August 25, 2022, supported by:

professional CV
cover letter
list of publications
overview of academic teaching

How do the selection procedure work for us? https://orlz.mendelu.cz/en/selection-procedure