Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R)/ HR Award

What it means to get an HR Award?

The European Commission awards the "HR Excellence in Research Award" (HR Award) to institutions that implement the principles of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers (the Charter and the Code into its human resources policy and principles. This process is primarily based on the approved action plan / HRS4R.

At the beginning of 2020, Palacký University Olomouc signed up to the Charter and the Code. In this way, it undertook to introduce into its strategy of human resources development at UP also principles and procedures that will create or improve the working conditions of researchers (academic and scientific) and increase the prestige of the institution in the international competition of universities.

HRS4R Procedure flow

Diagram 

Initial and implementation phase

Initial phase

1. 1.–31. 12. 2020

Gap Analysis
OTM-R Checklist
Initial Action Plan Design

Implementation phase

1. 1. 2021–31. 12. 2025

Implementation of the Action Plan

12/2022

Internal assessment of the AP

12/2025

External assessment of the HRS4R

Steering Group

The Steering Group is conceived as an advisory body composed of representatives of the UP top management, namely the Rector, Vice-rectors, the deans of individual faculties and the director of the university institute. The involvement of the university management and representatives of the individual faculties and the institute will ensure full information and involvement at all stages of implementation. The role of the steering group will focus mainly on overseeing the continuity of the processes and on aligning the objectives of HRS4R with the key strategic documents and objectives of UP.

The members of the Steering Group are:

  • prof. MUDr. Martin Procházka, Ph.D. (Rector UP)
  • JUDr. Zdenka PAPOUŠKOVÁ, Ph.D. (Vice-Rector for Organisation and Legislative)
  • JUDr. Mag. iur. Michal MALACKA, Ph.D., MBA (Vice-Rector for Strategy and External Relations)
  • Prof. PhDr. Dušan LUŽNÝ, PhD (Vice-Rector for Doctoral Programmes and Projects)
  • Prof. RNDr. Zdeněk HRADIL, CSc. (Vice-Rector for Science and Research)
  • prof. MgA. Mgr. Vít ZOUHAR, Ph.D. (Vice-Rector for Studies)
  • prof. ing. Mgr. Peter TAVEL, Ph.D. (Dean of the Sts Cyril and Methodius Faculty of Theology)
  • prof. PhDr. Zdeněk PECHAL, CSc. (Dean of the Faculty of Arts)
  • prof. PaedDr. Libuše LUDÍKOVÁ, CSc. (Dean of the Faculty of Education)
  • doc. RNDr. Martin KUBALA, Ph.D. (Dean of the Faculty of Science)
  • Mgr. Michal ŠAFÁŘ, Ph.D. (Dean of the Faculty of Physical Culture)
  • doc. JUDr. Václav STEHLÍK, LL.M., Ph.D. (Dean of the Faculty of Law)
  • Mgr. Jiří VÉVODA, Ph.D. (Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences)
  • prof. MUDr. Josef ZADRAŽIL, CSc. (Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry)
  • doc. Mgr. Pavel BANÁŠ, Ph.D. (General director of CATRIN)
  • Mgr. Milena KYSUČANOVÁ (Head of Human Resources Management Department, Chief Project Manager)
  • doc. Mgr. Miroslav DOPITA, Ph.D. (Expert guarantor of the project)

Members of Working Groups

The Working groups are composed of vice-deans responsible for human resources management at the faculties and the Institute, members of the scientific community (R1 - R4 researchers), administrative staff (HR specialists working at the faculties and the Institute) and staff of the Human Resources Management Department of the UP Rector's Office.

In fulfilling the objectives of the Action Plan, UP created four working groups: Ethical and professional aspects of scientific work at UP (1); Recruitment and selection of new employees at UP (2); Working conditions and social security (3); Training and development.

The working groups have the following composition:

Researchers

  • doc. Mgr. Miroslav DOPITA, Ph.D. - Expert guarantor of the project, representative of the Faculty of Arts
  • JUDr. Zdenka PAPOUŠKOVÁ, Ph.D. - Vice-Rector for Organisation and Legislative
  • JUDr. Mag. iur. Michal MALACKA, Ph.D., MBA  - Vice-Rector for Strategy and External Relations
  • Prof. PhDr. Dušan LUŽNÝ, PhD - Vice-Rector for Doctoral Programmes and Projects
  • Mgr. Marta CINCIALOVÁ, Th.D. - Representative of the Faculty of Sts Cyril and Methodius Faculty of Theology
  • prof. MUDr. Milan KOLÁŘ, Ph.D. - Representative of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
  • MUDr. Veronika HANÁČKOVÁ - Representative of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry for young researchers
  • MUDr. Aleš OBR, Ph.D. - Representative of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry for young researchers
  • Mgr. Zdeňka MIKŠOVÁ, Ph.D. - Representative of the Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Mgr. Ondřej MOLNÁR, Ph.D. - Representative of the Faculty of Arts
  • Mgr. et Mgr. Ondřej KLABAL, Ph.D. - Representative of the Faculty of Arts for young researchers
  • doc. JUDr. VÁCLAV STEHLÍK, LL.M., Ph.D. - Representative of the Faculty of Law
  • doc. JUDr. BLANKA VÍTOVÁ, LL.M., Ph.D. - Representative of the Faculty of Law
  • JUDr. Petr PODRAZIL, Ph.D. - Representative of the Faculty of Law for young researchers
  • Assoc. Mgr. Petra ŠOBÁŇOVÁ, Ph.D. - Representative of the Faculty of Education
  • doc. RNDr. Martin KUBALA, Ph.D. - Representative of the Faculty of Science
  • Mgr. Jakub KONÍČEK - Representative of the Faculty of Science for young researchers
  • Mgr. David VANDA, Ph.D. - Representative of the Faculty of Science for young researchers
  • Mgr. Tamara Michalčíková – Representative of the Faculty of Physical Culture for young researchers
  • Mgr. Michal Vorlíček, Ph.D. - Representative of the Faculty of Physical Culture for young researchers

Human Resources Specialists

  • Mgr. Milena KYSUČANOVÁ - Head of HR Management Office, Project Manager, Rectorate (Rector's Office)
  • Mgr. Dana SZTWIERTNIA HELLOVÁ - Human Resources Management Specialist, Methodologist (Rector's Office)
  • Mgr. Markéta ŠUPPLEROVÁ - Human Resources Management Specialist, Methodologist (Rector's Office)
  • Mgr. Kateřina LINDNEROVÁ - Human Resources Management Specialist (Faculty of Education)
  • Mgr. Dagmar PETRŽELOVÁ - Human Resources Management Specialist (Faculty of Science)
  • Mgr. Veronika VAŠKOVÁ - Human Resources Management Specialist (Faculty of Science)
  • Ing. Iva ULMANOVÁ - Human Resources Management Specialist (Faculty of Arts)
  • Mgr. Marie POLÁKOVÁ - Human Resources Management Specialist (Faculty of Health Sciences)
  • Mgr. Ladislava MELUCHOVÁ - Specialist in Human Resources Management (Faculty of Physical Culture)
  • Bc. Aneta KŘÍŽOVÁ - Methodologist (Faculty of Law)
  • Ing. Pavel KRÁL, MBA – Secretary of the Faculty of Physical Culture
  • Mgr. Andrea SOJKOVÁ - Strategy and Quality Specialist (Rector's Office)
  • Mgr. Martin TOMÁŠEK - Legislative Specialist (Rector's Office)

Members of Working Groups

In fulfilling the objectives of the Action Plan, UP created four working groups: Ethical and professional aspects of scientific work at UP (1); Recruitment and selection of new employees at UP (2); Working conditions and social security (3); Training and development.

The working groups have the following composition:

Mgr. Marta CINCIALOVÁ, Th.D. (CMFT)
doc. Mgr. Miroslav DOPITA, Ph.D. (Rector's Office)
prof. MUDr. Milan KOLÁŘ, Ph.D. (FMD) 
Ing. Pavel KRÁL, MBA (FPC)
Mgr. Zdeňka MIKŠOVÁ, Ph.D. (FHS)
Mgr. Ondřej MOLNÁR, Ph.D. (FA)
doc. JUDr. VÁCLAV STEHLÍK, LL.M., Ph.D. (FL)
doc. Mgr. Petra ŠOBÁŇOVÁ, Ph.D. (FE)
doc. JUDr. BLANKA VÍTOVÁ, LL.M., Ph.D. (FL)
Bc. Aneta KŘÍŽOVÁ (FL)
doc. RNDr. Martin KUBALA, Ph.D. (Dean FS)
Mgr. Kateřina LINDNEROVÁ (FE)
Mgr. Milena KYSUČANOVÁ (Rector's Office)
Mgr. Ladislava MELUCHOVÁ (FPC)
Mgr. Dagmar PETRŽELOVÁ (FS)
Mgr. Marie POLÁKOVÁ (FHS)
Mgr. Andrea SOJKOVÁ  (Rector's Office)
Mgr. Dana SZTWIERTNIA HELLOVÁ (Rector's Office)
Mgr. Markéta ŠUPPLEROVÁ (Rector's Office)
Mgr. Martin TOMÁŠEK (Rector's Office)
Ing. Iva ULMANOVÁ (FA)
Mgr. Veronika VAŠKOVÁ (FS)

Contacts

Mgr. Milená Kysučanová
UP Rector's Office, HR Office
 +420 585 63 1148
e-mail: milena.kysucanova@upol.cz 

About the project

Palacký University strives to obtain the HR Award within the project OP VVV Developing capacity for research and development at Palacký University Olomouc, Reg. No. CZ.02.2.69 / 0.0 / 0.0 / 18_054 / 0014614.