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CFA: Executive Assistant of CEFRES

Deadline for applications: 31st August 2021, 5 pm
Fixed-term contract (1 year) with the possibility of extension
Full time (37 hours per week)
Start date: as soon as possible
Place of work: CEFRES, Na Florenci 3, Prague 1
Gross salary: 32 315,- CZK

The Executive Assistant will assist CEFRES Director in the performance of his office.

Job description
  • Participation in the organization of CEFRES scientific activities in cooperation with Czech and foreign partners;
  • Help with the running of the daily operations of CEFRES (correspondence, accounting, etc.);
  • Administration of electronic communication networks (CEFRES website, newsletter, Carnet de recherche blog, Facebook, etc.);
  • Translation of texts (Czech-French/French-Czech);
  • Providing administrative support to CEFRES and its academic partners;
  • Participation in the management of CEFRES interns;
  • External visitor reception.
  • Master degree in humanities or social sciences;
  • Experience with administration related to the organization of scientific activities and projects in the Czech Republic;
  • Knowledge of the Czech higher education system and its institutions;
  • Responsibility, diligence, curiosity, accuracy, excellent written skills;
  • Native language Czech or Slovak, excellent knowledge of French and English;
  • Computer skills (MS Office, website administration, etc.).

Applications (cover letter and CV) to be sent to Jérôme Heurtaux, CEFRES Director ( by December 31st, 2021. The pre-selected candidates will be invited to an interview.

De-imperial Europe: a resentful confederation of vanquished peoples? Raw and lapsed memories of post-imperial minorities

A project carried out within the framework of the TANDEM program, developed by the Czech Academy of Sciences, Charles University and CEFRES/CNRS united within the Platform for Cooperation and Excellence in Humanities and Social Sciences.

This project proposes a pioneering study of the ghostly, material and symbolic memorial landscapes of defeated minorities who have been displaced and dispersed after the successive collapse of imperial and multinational entities during the 20th century, followed by the Cold War reconfiguration of countries of Central and Eastern Europe, and later on, due to the fall of the communist regimes. We define defeated minorities as populations who have been identified or associated with the aforementioned political formations and considered at best as accomplices, and at worst as responsible for their political systems of domination and/or dictatorship. Continue reading De-imperial Europe: a resentful confederation of vanquished peoples? Raw and lapsed memories of post-imperial minorities