Institute of Experimental Medicine CAS

We are looking for a Postdoctoral Researcher - Department of Cellular Neurophysiology

Published 28. 06. 2022

The Institute of Experimental Medicine of the CAS is looking for a 

 

Postdoctoral Researcher 
Department of Cellular Neurophysiology

 

JOB DESCRIPTION  

  • participation in research into the role of glial cells (especially astrocytes and NG2 glia) in the pathophysiology of the central nervous system
  • work with laboratory animals (crossbreeding, surgeries, behavioral testing)
  • modern microscopic techniques (fluorescence microscopy, Ca 2+ imaging)
  • electrophysiology (patch-clamp method in vitro or in acute tissue slices)
  • methods of cell biology (immunocyto/histochemistry, preparation of cell cultures, preparation of single-cell suspension for FACS, RT-qPCR, RNAseq)

REQUIRED QUALIFICATION

  • PhD degree in biology, medicine or chemistry
  • enthusiasm for research work
  • independence, reliability, flexibility, willingness to implement and optimize new techniques
  • active knowledge of English
  • experience with publishing activity
  • PC skills
  • experience with above-mentioned methods is an advantage
  • certificate confirming qualification and professional competence (designing experiments and experimental projects) in the field of experimental animal use according to § 15e paragraph 2a) of Act No. 246/1992 on the Protection of Animals against Cruelty is an advantage 

OUR OFFER

  • participation in research into the role of glial cells (especially astrocytes and NG2 glia) in the pathophysiology of the central nervous system
  • work with laboratory animals (crossbreeding, surgeries, 
  • full-time employment
  • stable working environment of a public research institution
  • interesting work in an academic environment in an international research group
  • 5 weeks of vacation + 5 sick days
  • meal voucher lump sum
  • availability of campus kindergarten
  • fixed-term employment contract (3 years) with the possibility of extension (three-month probationary period)  

Place: Prague 4 – Krč
Position available from:  immediately 

For more information about the department, please visit our website

 

Applications for the selection procedure together with a structured CV should be sent to: pavla.mlcochova@iem.cas.cz. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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

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