1 Postdoctoral Fellow "European/World History from Early Middle Ages up to the Modern Time (20th Century)" (Czech Academy of Sciences Prague)

Postdoctoral Fellow - Institute of History of the CAS

The Institute of History of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague 9, Prosecká 809/76
190 00
Place of work
Czech Republic
From - Until
01.07.2023 - 30.06.2025
Michaela Žáková, Historisches Institut, Tschechische Akademie der Wissenschaften

The Director of the Institute of History of the CAS announces a selection procedure for the post of a postdoctoral fellow for 12–24 months starting work on 1 July 2023

Postdoctoral Fellow - Institute of History of the CAS

The place is not announced for a specific scientific department of the Institute of History. Requirements for the applicant: a Ph.D. degree, Dr. or their equivalent; at the time of application (30 April 2023), a maximum of two years since the defence of the dissertation (the period is extended by maternity leave); advanced knowledge of at least one global language.

Condition of acceptance:

The advertised position is part of the Programme to support prospective human resources – post Ph.D. candidates. The selection of the applicants will take place in two rounds, first at the Institute of History of the CAS, subsequently at the CAS. The final decision on acceptance/non-acceptance in the project is made by the Academy Council of the CAS. The written background materials submitted by the applicant are evaluated by a field commission in both rounds.

The Institute of History of the CAS reserves the right to not fill the announced job posting. The place of employment is the Czech Republic.


1) letter of motivation
2) structured CV (it is necessary to list the date of the defence of the Ph.D. degree or its equivalent; it is possible to attach letters of recommendation)
3) bibliography of published works
4) a simple copy of the diploma of the highest level of education attained
5) title and characteristics of the postdoctoral project with the planned outputs (max. two pages)
6) statement on the preferred duration of the provision of support (12–24 months)

Salary between 1,400–1,600 EUR/month.

The motivational letter, structured curriculum vitae and postdoctoral project must be submitted in English. Please send the application electronically to the address: klickova@hiu.cas.cz no later than 2 April 2023.

Contact (announcement)

E-Mail: klickova@hiu.cas.cz

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