Simplified curriculum vitae

Contact address:

Luboš Purchart

Department of Forest Ecology

Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology

Mendel University in Brno

Zemědělská 3

CZ-61300 BRNO

Czech Republic


E-mail address:

lubos.purchart (at) mendelu.cz

lubos.purchart (at) post.cz


Academic degrees

March 2013: Associate professor in Forest Ecology, Mendel University in Brno.

Education

2002-2007: Ph.D. in Forest Ecology at the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology, Mendel University (MENDELU) in Brno. Thesis: “Potential  use of ground beetles (Carabidae) as indicators of environment disruption”.

1996-2001: MSc. in Environmental Engineering at the Faculty of the Environment, Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem.


Experience

2002- October 2007: technician in the Department of Forest Ecology, MENDELU in Brno

November 2007 - December 2013: research worker in the Department of Forest Ecology, MENDELU in Brno

January 2014 - December 2014: research worker in the Department of Forest Protection and Wildlife Management, MENDELU in Brno

January 2015 - present: head of the Department of Forest Ecology, MENDELU in Brno


Fellowships

Museum für Naturkunde, Humboldt-Universität, Berlin, Germany - 2 weeks (supported by SYNTHESYS I. grant)

Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France - 4 weeks (supported by SYNTHESYS I. and II. grant)
Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom - 4 weeks (supported by SYNTHESYS I. grant and II. grant)
Royal Museum for Central Africa, Tervuren, Belgium - 3 weeks (supported by SYNTHESYS I. and II. grant)
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels, Belgium  - 2 weeks (supported by SYNTHESYS II. grant)

Journal referee

Zootaxa, Zookeys, Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae, Annales Zoologici, Zoology in the Middle East, Journal of the Entomological Research Society, Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde A  (Biologie), Journal of Insect Conservation, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, Ecological Indicators, Forest Ecology and Management

Editorial Board

Folia Heyrovskyana (Series A), Studies and Reports - Taxonomical Series [web]


Memberships

Czech Entomological Society


Foreign entomological field experience

2004 – Romania (2 weeks)

2005 – Serbia (2 weeks)

2006 – Turkey (4 weeks)

2007 – Malaysia (4 weeks)

2009 – Yemen, Socotra Island (3 weeks)

2010 – Yemen, Socotra Island (6 weeks)

2012 - Yemen, Socotra Island (3 weeks)

2015 - Argentina (1 week)

2016 - Iran (3 weeks)


Further foreign experience

2001-2002 - Australia

2008 - China

2009 - Argentina

2010 - Sri Lanka and South Africa