Jan Robovsky focuses on the collection of biological data (dimensions, weights, exterior variability) in endangered taxa, especially mammals (eg. rhinos, Somali wild ass, caprini). Robovský also deals with genetic-taxonomic research of zoo-populations (eg. slow-lorises, Cuban, Siamese and Philippine crocodiles, Cervidae – eg. indian hog deer, rare sikas, equidae, Bovidae – sitatunga, Visayan warty pig) and monitoring morphological changes in animals kept in human care (carnivores, equidae, bovine animals).
since 2011: external researcher at Zoo Liberec
since 2005: employee, Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice
from 2018 – 2020: co-chair of EAZA Caprinae TAG, currently a member of EAZA Caprinae TAG
since 2020 Species Committee of the new urial EEP
since 2020: member of the editorial board of the magazine Vesmír
since 2020: member of the editorial board of Lynx, n. s., (Prague)