Ústav dějin umění Akademie věd ČR, v. v. i.

Selection procedure for the position of Director of the Institute

The Council of the Institute of Art History of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v. v. i., (ÚDU AV ČR, v. v. i.), announces a selection procedure for the position of Director of the Institute.


The Director of the Institute must not be a member of governing or controlling bodies of legal entities pursuing business activities and must not take part in the business activities of legal subjects operating in the area that is the object of activity of the Institute. The above-mentioned restriction does not apply to the administration of his/her own property (§ 17 para. 6 Act No. 341/2005 Coll.).

Anticipated term of service: 1.3.2022 – 28.2.2027

Applications, with enclosures, should be submitted in writing in Czech or in English.

Please enclose with your application:

The successful applicant shall provide fulfilment of the conditions in accordance with Act No. 451/1991 Coll. to the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences no later than the day he/she is appointed Director of the Institute.

Applications must be delivered in written form in a sealed envelope marked “Výběrové řízení” (“Selection procedure”) or by data box by 1.11. 2021 at the latest. In the case of applications sent through the post, the date on the postmark is decisive.

Delivery address:

Ústav dějin umění AV ČR, v. v. i.
Husova 4
110 00 Praha 1
Databox identity no: ftxnhx3

Applications can also be delivered in person to the secretariat of the ÚDU AV ČR, v. v. i., on working days between 8.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m.

[1] Applicants who are not citizens of the Czech Republic must submit an affidavit demonstrating they can fulfil the conditions in accordance with § 17 para. 4 of Act No. 341/2005 Coll.

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