Selection procedure for the Head of the Department of Political Science and Sociology

Selection procedure for the Head of the Department of Political Science and Sociology

Prague, 5 June 2023 

The Dean of the Faculty of Law of Charles University  

Address: nám. Curieových 901/7, 11640 Praha 1  

invites applicants to take part in an   

open hiring procedure  

regarding one position as an academic – Head of the Department of Political Science and Sociology 


  • Completed university master´s degree in law; scholarly degree (CSc., Dr., Ph.D.);  
  • Granted associate professorship or full professorship in law is an advantage;   
  • At least 7 years of legal standing; experience in political science and sociology is an advantage; 
  • Teaching and scholarly activities in political science and sociology and/or law, 
  • Provable proficiency in one international (world) language; competence in another international language is an advantage; 
  • Non-existence of a work-load at another university exceeding 8 hours a week; alternatively, the termination of such work-load in the case of success in the hiring procedure;  
  • The list of publications where 5 most significant scholarly publications will be highlighted along with information indicating their citation references; provable citation index and publications in foreign impact journals is an advantage;  
  • Active participation in Czech and international conferences; 
  • Experience in drafting, obtaining and solving research grant projects is an advantage;  
  • Membership in professionally relevant national and international organizations is an advantage.  

Expected commencement of employment: November 2023 

Applicants are to submit:  

  • An application for the position (in the form of a simple letter or a motivation letter);  
  • Professional curriculum vitae;  
  • Documents proving their completed university education and granted scholarly degrees (unless awarded by Charles University); 
  • An outline of their scholarly research and teaching experience;  
  • A project of teaching subjects for which the Department of Political Science and Sociology  is to be responsible (obligatory, elective and optional subjects) within the implemented study programmes, focussing on the master´s programme in Law and Jurisprudence (  
  • A design of the development and management of the Department of Political Science and Sociology with a special focus on human resources development, scholarly activities and international cooperation; 
  • Response to the mode of fulfilment of objectives stated in the draft of the Strategic Plan of the Law Faculty for 2021-2025 (

Applications along with all attachments are to be delivered by 12 July 2023 to the Personnel Department to email                                   

prof. JUDr. Radim Boháč, Ph.D., Dean