Institute of Experimental Medicine CAS

We are looking for a Researcher - Department of the Molecular Biology of Cancer (EU project - only for foreign candidates)

Published 21. 07. 2022

Date of the beginning:  September – October 2022 

Length of working visit:  3 – 6 months, obligatory employment relationship with the IEM for the duration of the mobility. 

Financial support: Gross salary CZK 65,000 per month

Specialization:  Cellular and molecular biology 

Researcher opportunity in cell biology

The researcher will participate in international and local projects using liquid biopsy methods, processing several types of biological material (blood, stool, urine, mucosa, tumour tissue) and should have skills for many other modern methods such as qPCR, new generation sequencing atc. Bioinformatic education is welcome. We are looking for a postdoctoral fellow with experience with cell culture methods and a wide range of 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 Life sciences
  • Experience with cell culture methods

  • Experience with molecular biology methods (qPCR, Next Generation Sequencing)


    Experience with RNA/DNA isolation techniques
  • Experience with Biobanking organization
  • Minimal Computational and statistical skills
  • 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: (HR department) no later than August 10, 2022:

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

More information will be provided by OPPTT - Ing. Petra Nejezchlebová, 

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