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Announcement of the Call for Applications under the Program:


Call No. 02_18_053 for International Mobility of Researchers, Technical and Administrative Staff in Priority Axis 2 of the OP

Project Name: Mobility Support at UP II.

Supported Activity: 1 – Post-docs from abroad in the Czech Rep.

Mobility: 1 – Post-doc from abroad in the Czech Rep. (PF_1)

Hosting Institution/Faculty/Department: Palacký University Olomouc / Faculty of Law / Department of International and European Law

Mobility Location: Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic

Duration: 6 months

Term: 15/01/2021 – 14/07/2021


Application form 


Mobility description:

In the course of the mobility, the post-doc´s research shall focus on current developments and challenges in the field of international law, specifically on the international law of armed conflicts, international human rights law, international environmental law and relevant cutting edge topics of these areas, such as protection of the environment in armed conflicts, questions of reparation for victims of gross violations of international humanitarian law, the issue of land grabing.

Current international law writings dedicate significant attention to the abovementioned areas and topics, elaborating and analysing the (in)sufficiency of contemporary regulatory framework, as well as the strengths and weaknesses of its implementation. Implementation of human rights and of international humanitarian law are a longstanding issue of the question of effective application of international law. They are interconnected with current developments of international law, such as regionalization (and connected questions of fragmentation of international law) or States sliding away from formally binding hard law documents to regulation through soft law instruments. The research shall be ready to respond to and to interact with a changing situation on the background of the abovementioned areas of international law.


The researcher is obliged to actively participate in a conference / seminar / workshop, etc. organized by the hosting institution at least once in every six months of the mobility.


Salary Offered: 65.000 CZK/Month

Support for the Researcher’s Family: 12.908 CZK/Month



Requirements for applicants:

Phase I

  • The applicant is a post-doc in accordance with the definition; that is, a researcher up to 7 years after being granted the Ph.D. degree or its foreign equivalent (equivalent to level 8 of ISCED) as of the date of mobility beginning, and
  • Has been active outside the Czech Republic in the field of science and research with the working time of at least 0.5 for at least 2 years (as of the date of mobility beginning) within the last 3 years, or was a Ph.D. student abroad, and
  • Proves his/her publication activity (professional publications registered in the databases Web of Science, Scopus or ERIH PLUS, and at the same time publications in the form of “an article”, “book chapters”, “a letter” and “a review”) – at least 2 publication outputs in the last 3 years (as of the date of mobility beginning).

The applicants who fail to fulfil the criteria of Phase I set above will be excluded from the selection procedure. The applicants who fulfil the qualification criteria of Phase I proceed to the assessment within Phase II.


Phase II - Assessment method:

The fulfilment / non-fulfilment of exclusion criteria within Phase I, as well as the required expertise and requested documentation will be assessed by a committee consisting of at least three members.

The individual applicants will be assessed by the committee at a common meeting according to the following criteria:


Criterion 1:

The number and quality of articles in impact factor journals and other publications

Possible rating: min. 0, max. 30 points


Criterion 2:

Participation in scientific-research projects (international, national)

Possible rating: min. 0, max. 10 points


Criterion 3:

Benefits for the hosting institution within the respective field of study (scientific field) the applicant is applying for

Possible rating: min. 0, max. 10 points


The maximum rating achievable is 50 points. When assessing the applicants with regard to criteria 1 and 2, the particular applicant achieves the number of points for fulfilling the particular criterion in accordance with the objectively identifiable value set above. When assessing the applicants with regard to criterion 3 each member of the selection committee awards the points to the particular applicant individually at his/her discretion. The final number of points for the particular applicant is the average of the rating awarded by the individual committee members. The winner of the selection procedure is the applicant who has achieved the most points in the assessment of the individual criteria.

A written record of the assessment procedure will be made, including the information about the composition of the assessment committee, the criteria of applicant assessment, the reasoning of ratings, and the name of the winner.

The results of the assessment procedure will be published on the UP website. 


Documents requested:

Completed application form with all the requested attachements (form attached)

All documents listed above must be submitted in either Czech or English.

Successful applicants shall not be working at any other university or institution at the time of the expected beginning of their mobility. Any exception has to be requested within the admission procedure.


The applications may be submitted in the electronic form to the address by 01/10/2020.



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