Assistant professor position at CSI of Charles University in Prague

The Computer Science Institute (CSI) of Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, invites applications for a faculty position at the rank of an assistant professor in the area of theoretical computer science and discrete mathematics.

The expected starting date is between July 1, 2018, and October 1, 2018, and is negotiable.

We are looking for candidates that would complement and/or strengthen existing research areas in our group (which currently include structural graph theory, computational complexity, computational and combinatorial geometry, and approximation algorithms). Strong candidates from all areas of theoretical computer science and discrete mathematics will be considered. For further information about our research group see the sites of CSI and at the closely related Department of Applied Mathematics. Informal inquiries are welcome and may be sent to Michal Koucky koucky at

A successful candidate is expected to pursue an active research program, teach advanced and introductory classes and possibly supervise undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates are expected to have a proven international research record and postdoctoral experience. A PhD in computer science, discrete mathematics or a closely related field is required.

The contract duration is three years. Potentially, the position is renewable; also a habilitation (associate professor promotion) and a permanent position is a possibility (subject to a separate review process).

A signed application, accompanied by a curriculum vitae, a proof of education, a list of publications, an overview of citations (e.g., from Web of Science or MathSciNet), and a description of pedagogical experience should be sent to e-mail konkurzy at by February 28, 2018.

The candidate should also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be sent to the same address.