MUNI Award in Science and Humanities

About MUNI Award

The main objective is to bring to the Masaryk University in Brno new excellent and successful scientists to increase the university research potential and prestige.

Excellent scientists are invited to apply to gain the MUNI AWARD for working on their own scientific projects. The award offers the opportunity to get:

  • 5 years long tenure-track professorship with a possibility to gain a permanent contract.
  • A budget of approx. 230 000 USD/ a year for a 5 year period.
  • Associate or full professorship.
  • Laboratory and office space for the research team.
  • Welcome service and administrative support.

Open call for 2018

Deadline for application November 3rd, 2017
Evaluation  November, December 2017
Interview and negotiation January 2018
Starting date 2018 (open to negotiation)


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RULES OF THE CALL

Who may apply?

  1. ERC holder (Starting Grant, Consolidator Grant) or any other prestigious individual grant.
  2. ERC applicant (Starting Grant, Consolidator Grant) with mark A from the step 2 of the ERC evaluation process who were not funded because of the limited budget of ERC funds.
  3. other applicants who can show the outstanding subject competence and proven track record of high-quality scientific productivity as judged by publications in high-impact peer-reviewed journals adequate to an applicant a) or b)

The award holder is supposed to have a full-time job at the Masaryk University.

Application requirements

Applications must be sent to Masaryk university until the deadline: 3rd November 2017.

E-mail: gamu@muni.cz


1. ERC holder (Starting Grant, Consolidator Grant) or any other prestigious individual grant will send:

  • A record of obtaining the ERC grant or any other prestigious individual grant.
  • CV including a summary of work experience, publication activity, teaching, involvement in research grants, etc.
  • Cover Letter including the key technical or staff requirements.

2. ERC applicant (Starting Grant, Consolidator Grant) with mark A from the step 2 of the ERC evaluation process who were not funded because of the limited budget of ERC funds will send:

  • Basic information about the ERC proposal, form B of the proposal and its Evaluation Summary Report.
  • CV including a summary of work experience, publication activity, teaching, involvement in research grants, etc.
  • The contact information of at least three references.
  • Cover Letter including the key technical or staff requirements.

3. other applicants who can show the outstanding subject competence and proven track record of high-quality scientific productivity as judged by publications in high-impact peer-reviewed journals adequate to  an applicant a) or b) will send:

  • A project in the scope of form B1 of an ERC grant.
  • CV including a summary of work experience, publication activity, teaching, involvement in research grants, etc.
  • The contact information of at least three references.
  • Cover Letter explaining the motivation of the candidate to gain the position, his/her future career plans at Masaryk University and including the key technical or staff requirements.

 

Evaluation process

1. Formal check

Criteria: The application contains all the required parts. Submission on time.

2. Quality check

Criteria: the quality of the project (40%), the quality of the applicant (50%)

3. Faculty check

Criteria: a faculty can/can´t fulfill the applicant key technical and staff requirements (10%)

4. Interview

5. Negotiation with the chosen applicant


 

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