Research and development worker: SENIOR RESEARCHER

Faculty of Mechanical Engineering: Open position for R&D worker at the Energy Institute

Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Brno University of Technologies announces an open call for a position:

Research and development worker: SENIOR RESEARCHER

(project CZ.02.2.69/0.0/0.0/16_027/0008371)

Workplace: Energy Institute

Description of the job position:

The senior-researcher will participate in research of biomechanics with a special focus on targeted supply of healing aerosols in human respiratory system. Research will be executed at the Energy Institute at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering which is a department at the Brno University of Technology (Czech Republic, Brno-Královo Pole, Technická 2896/2, ). The job includes active participation in conferences and similar events.


• Min. 7 years since PhD graduation or its foreign equivalent (ISCED level 8 – International Standard Classification of Education)
• Min. 2 years of experience in research in an organization outside the Czech Republic (at least 0.5 work load) within the last 3 years
• Min. 3 publications registered in Thomson Reuters Web of Science, Scopus, ERIH PLUS databases plus other publications (such as “article”, “book”, “book-chapter”, “letter” and “review”) within the last 5 years
• Participation in at least one international grant or national grant within the last 5 years as the lead researcher or co-researcher
• H-index of min. 8.5 (normalized by the normalizing factor given in the annex). Source for calculation of the h-index must be Web of Science or Scopus.
• Specialization in biomechanics and in targeted supply of healing aerosols in human respiratory system. We require that the applicants have a long experience with computational simulations (CFD programs) combined with 1D systems for peripheral parts of the respiratory system.

Annexes How to calculate normalized h-index

The normalizing factor f: ℎ=×ℎ
Discipline f
Agricultural Sciences 1.27
Biology & Biochemistry 0.60
Chemistry 0.92
Clinical Medicine 0.76
Computer Science 1.75
Engineering 1.70
Environment/Ecology 0.88
Immunology 0.52
Materials Science 1.36
Mathematics 1.83
Microbiology 0.63
Molecular Biology & Genetics 0.44
Neuroscience & Behaviour 0.56
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0.84
Physics 1.00
Plant & Animal Science 1.08
Psychiatry 0.88
Space Science 0.74

BUT offers:

• Interesting work in research and development of biomechanics, specializing in targeted supply of healing aerosols in human respiratory system
• Professional team, outstanding research facilities
• Fixed term work contract which may be prolonged, full-time job
• Administrative support including project support

Expected starting date: to be agreed

Please, send us the following:
• Structured CV (signed) with a list of your publications, participations in grants, h-index value and the source, research results, international experience, etc.
• Copy of your qualifications (diplomas or equivalence of the qualifications)
• Documents proving you stayed outside the Czech Republic for 2 years within the last 3 years (may be included in the CV)

Applications deadline: 22.02.2018

Send applications to:
JUDr. Pavla Konečná
Personální oddělení FSI VUT v Brně
Technická 2896/2, 616 00 Brno
Telephone: + 420 541 142 143


Vysoké učení technické v Brně
Pavla Konečná
Technická 2896/2
616 69  Brno
Česká republika
Phone: +420 541 142 143