Institute of Experimental Medicine CAS

Open position of a researcher within the project International mobility of IEM CAS employees

Published 10. 06. 2022

Date of the beginning: September 2022 

Length of working visit: from 3 months up to 10 months (longer mobility is prefferred), obligatory employment relationship with the IEM for the duration of the mobility.

Financial support: Gross salary CZK 65,000 per month

Support for the researcher's family

It is a support tool for the development of human resources in research, taking into account the personal needs of the researcher. The support tool is designed to ensure the researcher's contact with his/her family members. A family member is considered to be a spouse or person with an equivalent relationship legally defined in the country where it was formalized, or own dependent child or a dependent child entrusted to their care.

The base value of the unit cost is CZK 12,908. The unit cost is determined regardless of the number of family members. 

Specialization: biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, biophysics  

Researcher opportunity in cell biology

The researcher will participate in the international project of in vitro testing of scaffolds for osteochondral defects using bioreactors. We are looking for a postdoctoral fellow with experience with cell culture methods and molecular biology methods.

The candidate should have an excellent profile, knowledge of cell biology and molecular biology and strong communication skills, and motivation. The candidate should be able to work collaboratively, be committed to academic research, and work harmoniously with colleagues and students of all cultures and backgrounds.

The person selected for participation in activity Working visits of junior researchers abroad must meet, on the date of departing, all of the following conditions:

  • be a post-doc. Post-doc means a researcher who was awarded their PhD or its foreign counterpart no more than 7 years before the date of starting the mobility. The period may be extended by the period of maternity and parental leave, long-term illness (more than 90 days), care for a family member (more than 90 days), pre-attestation preparation and military service. If the selected person has not obtained a PhD, then his/her degree must correspond to level 8 of ISCED (International Standard Classification of Education). If the degree cannot be clearly classified at ISCED level 8, the beneficiary is obliged to provide nostrification of the researcher's education during the mobility.
  • be a researcher from abroad. A researcher from abroad means a researcher who has worked outside the Czech Republic for at least 2 full years during the last 3 years (as of the date of starting the mobility) in research for at least 0.5 FTE or was a PhD (or similar ISCED level 8 equivalent) student abroad. Citizens of the Czech Republic are not excluded.
  • prove publishing activity – at least 2 publications in the last 3 year 

Additional requirements for a mobility participant are as follows:

  • PhD in natural sciences, medicine, biochemistry, biophysics or related fields
  • Experience with cell culture methods
  • Experience with molecular biology methods (qPCR, Westernblot)
  • Fluent English

All potential research outputs created during the implementation of mobilities must be published in the form of Open Access.

If you are interested in participating in the working visit, send the following documents to the e-mail: pavla.mlcochova@iem.cas.cz (personnel department) no later than July 15, 2021:

  • Professional CV
  • Cover letter
  • 2 recommendation letters from previous laboratories

More information will be provided by OPPTT - Ing. Petra Nejezchlebová, petra.nejezchlebova@iem.cas.cz 

For more information about the Institute visit the website www.iem.cas.cz.

The Institute of Experimental Medicine of the CAS reserves the right to invite only selected candidates to a personal interview or an online interview and the right not to select any of the candidates.

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