University of South Bohemia Postdoctoral Position

Faculty of Economics of the University of South Bohemia in the Czech Republic is searching for a suitable candidate for a post-doctoral research position

Postdoctoral Position

Research worker and lecturer at the Department of Structural Policy and Regional Development at the University of South Bohemia.

Basic Description of the Lab, Work Place

The Department of Structural Policy and Regional Development focuses on regional and environmental economics in the European context (

The Contents of the Postdoc´s Work

  1. Research activities related to the 7FP EU GILDED project. The project focuses on climate change at regional and local level. The overall goal of GILDED is to identify social, economic, cultural and political factors and processes that affect the energy consumption of households in the selected areas of five European countries – and own research activity and publications.
  2. Pedagogical activity
  3. Other activities (integration into the existing network of international activities of the team and creating a specific network of post-carbon society and economy)
  4. Research fellowship

The Selection Procedure

Specific Requirements

  1. Candidate successfully completed and obtained a Ph.D. degree or similar degree if they studied abroad on or after March 29, 2008
  2. Good knowledge of the Czech or English language (CAE or the equivalent)
  3. The number of articles published in impact journals or other publications, SCOPUS, Science-direct (with the weight of 50%)
  4. The personal interview with the Evaluation Committee
  • Motivation, work experience and experience with the organization of scientific work (20%)
  • Good knowledge of English (20%)
  • Familiarity with SPSS (10%)

Required Documents

  1. CV
  2. copy of the Ph.D. degree or similar degree if studied abroad

Those candidates who do not meet the above mentioned criteria will be excluded from the selection procedure. Those candidates meeting these qualifications will be assessed by a special evaluation committee (the second phase).

The assessment of the candidates will be performed according to the partial evaluation criteria and their rate for each partial evaluation criterion separately.

The most suitable candidate is the candidate who obtains the most points.

Date of the Selection Procedure


Possible Start

9/2012, the contract is supposed to last until June 30, 2015

Gross Salary

60 000 CZK/ month

For more information about the Postdoctoral Position contact: or

The applications with required documents must be delivered to the Department of Structural Policy and Regional Development, Studentská 13, České Budějovice, 370 05, Czech Republic or on e-mail:, before August 31, 2012.

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