Young Academics from Abroad May Apply for up to a Two-Year Stay at CU FA through JUNIOR Fund



The Institute of Greek and Latin Studies is seeking a highly qualified international post-doc researcher in the field of Greek and/or Latin Studies (Philology, Cultural and Literature Studies, Linguistics, History). Focus on one of these areas is desirable:

– Ancient Greek History

Modern Greek Linguistics

– Linguistics of Medieval Latin

However, we will consider any proposal dealing with the above-mentioned field.

The successful candidate is expected to take part in teaching at least one seminar per semester. He or she is also expected to publish at least one high quality article in a database journal per academic year, and, by the end of the project, have a substantial research project submitted on behalf of the Faculty of Arts (to be further discussed with the host institution). She or he is also expected to engage in active cooperation with the host institution, as well as in the organization of international workshops and seminars revolving around her/his research.

The main goal of the fellowship is that of developing a synergy between the candidate and the Institute of Greek and Latin Studies. For any questions or doubts, please contact

Profile of an ideal candidate:

  • Ph.D. degree (less than 5 years since graduation) in Greek/Latin Studies
  • Research interest and publication track record
  • Previous participation in international projects and interdisciplinary research, experience with preparing project proposals
  • Teaching experience is welcome
  • Fluent knowledge of English (FCE equivalent or better)
  • Strong research skills, creativity, motivation and ability to participate in large research networks
  • Due to tax specification, the candidate cannot be employed in any other country than Czech Republic in course of the postdoctoral period

The applicants should submit:

  • All documents required by the Charles University’s Junior Fund
  • A one-page cover letter introducing yourselves
  • A two-page description of the proposed project
  • Sample syllabi of two proposed courses/seminars

Salary: Equivalent to 2000 EUR/month

Workplace: Institute of Greek and Latin Studies, Faculty of Arts, Charles University (Celetná 20, Prague 1)

Supervisor: Mgr. Martin Bažil, Ph.D. (Head of the Institute)


Phone: +420 221 619 739

Position available from: January 2022 (for 24 months)

Deadline for applications: July 15, 2021

More details HERE

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