Dean of the School of International Relations and Diplomacy
Anglo-American University
Czech Republic

Dean of the School of International Relations and Diplomacy

Anglo-American University announces a search to fill the position of Dean of the School of International
Relations and Diplomacy. Anglo-American University is the oldest private university in the Czech
Republic, offering BA and MA programs with Czech and American accreditation in a uniquely
international environment to students from more than 70 countries across the world. With more than
80% of students coming from outside the country, AAU is one of the most international universities in
the world.

The Dean will be responsible for managing the School. This entails responsibility for operation and
quality ofstudy programs, for the quality of faculty and for its assessment. The position entails day-today contact with faculty, administration staff, and students of diverse cultural backgrounds. The official
language is English. It is a full-time position. It is expected that the Dean will teach two courses per
academic year, oversee the state exams, advise students, stimulate research activity of faculty and
pursue her/his own academic projects. In a team spirit, the Dean work together with Deans of other
Schools and with the management of the University.
The appointment to the position is for a four-year term with a possibility to be reappointed. The first
term of service shall include a six-month probationary period.

Responsibilities:

• General management, operation, and development of the School, including general welfare and
discipline of faculty and students
• Management and development of degree programs, overseeing compliance with Czech and US
accreditation requirements
• Leadership and management of faculty
• Communication with students, faculty, and other partners and stakeholders
• Organizational support of guest lectures and events
• Management of budgetary matters, personnel matters, and physical facilities
• Teaching and research

Profile:

• Excellent management, leadership and teamwork skills
• Excellent administrative skills(the Dean not only supervises but also conducts many administrative
activities by herself/himself)
• Advanced university degree (Ph.D.) in international relations, political science or related fields
• Excellent English
• Friendly demeanor
• Ability to work with people from culturally diverse backgrounds
• Dedication to education and openness to innovative educational methods
• Strong educational and/or research background
• Strong communication and presentation skills
• Strong PC Skills

We offer:

• Work at a prestigious university in an inspiring palace under Prague Castle
• Multicultural, international environment
• Friendly staff and colleagues
• 8 weeks of paid vacation per year, 5 sick days

Salary:

• CZK 50-80 000 gross (EUR 1900-3100, USD 2300-3700) or approximately CZK 37-60 000 net
(EUR 1400-2300, USD 1700-2800) monthly for full-time employment, depending on managerial
experience and academic rank (lower band for a proven research record, upper band for a full
professor).
• Average salary in the Czech Republic is CZK 35 000 gross (EUR 1300, USD 1600). Cost of living: 1-
bedroom apartment EUR 500-700/month (outside center–in center) (USD 600-800); 3-bedroom
apartment EUR 900-1200/month (outside center–in center) (USD 1100-1400); meal in a
restaurant EUR 6-30 (inexpensive–meal for 2 people) (USD 7-36).
• Healthcare insurance is automatically included.
• Work permit for this position is not required.
• Anglo-American University can provide a relocation support. However, it does not provide a
housing allowance or a contribution to the tuition of children.
Interested candidates should send applications to lucie.kacovska@aauni.edu. The reviews of the
applications and the interviews will start after February 28th, 2021 and will continue until the
position is filled. It is expected that the selected candidate will assume her/his position on September
1, 2021.

Applications should consist of:

• Cover letter
• Diploma and/or documents confirming the academic rank
• Up-to-date academic CV, including

o List of academic publications
o List of other relevant outputs in the field of expertise – managerial experience, public
outreach, activity serving the larger community (consultancy, advising, reviewing,
dissemination of knowledge, or other forms of engagement) etc.
o List of courses taught

• Two reference letters

For more information about the School of International Relations and Diplomacy visit the website of
the Anglo-American University.


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