EU-LIFE

Building and promoting Excellence in Life Sciences in Europe
Building and promoting Excellence in Life Sciences in Europe

STAFF SCIENTIST OF CORE FACILITY

Description

The Director of Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC MU) opens a position STAFF SCIENTIST OF CORE FACILITY

 

Description

A candidate is sought for the position of a staff scientist at Josef Dadok National NMR Centre of CEITEC Masaryk University.

CEITEC is a scientific centre in the fields of life sciences, advanced materials and technologies whose aim is to establish itself as a recognized centre for basic as well as applied research. CEITEC offers a state-of-the-art infrastructure and great conditions to employ excellent researchers.

Duties

  • NMR spectra measurement and analysis
  • NMR spectrometer maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Implementation and development of new methods
  • Training and support of users
  • Communication with outside experts as well as general public
  • The candidate is expected to cooperate with the CEITEC research groups on their projects. The candidates own independent research will be encouraged but not strictly required.

Requirements

  • PhD in biochemistry, chemistry or physics
  • Experience in NMR spectroscopy of biomolecules, documented by publications in peer reviewed journals
  • Work in UNIX environment, shell and C programming
  • Good communication skills in Czech and English
  • Knowledge of other languages is an advantage

We offer

  • Interesting work in a top scientific team
  • Opportunity to learn the latest methods in biochemistry and molecular biology
  • Stable environment and excellent technical equipment of CEITEC MU
  • Employee benefits of Masaryk University
  • Salary commensurate with experience

Anticipated start date: January 1, 2018 or by mutual agreement

Please send the application (including CV, short statement of research background / interests, contact information of two references) and copies of three recent publications illustrating the candidate’s skills by e-mail to radovan.fiala@ceitec.muni.cz by November 10, 2017.

Please quote the “position” in the subject.
 

Information about Brno, Czech Republic

  • The capital of South Moravian Region and the second largest city in the Czech Republic with a population of almost 400,000 people
  • Modern, dynamic and fast growing centre of industry, trade, science, research and innovation with business incubators and centres of excellence in science
  • A city of universities with more than 86,000 students
  • More than 10,000 researchers; 2,200 IF publications/year, 600+ PhD graduates/year,
  • 500 mil. EUR of R&D investment per year, more than 350 companies with in-house R&D,
  • City of Gregor Mendel, the founder of genetics; the prestigious Mendel Lectures series takes place in Brno since 200 (lectures of the world´s top scientists, including Nobel Prize winners),
  • Quality of life index in 2016

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