Laboratory Technician for Preparaton of Protein Samples

Brno, Czech Republic
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
Thursday, 25 July 2019
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Full Time

Zbyněk Zdráhal Research GroupCentral European Institute of Technology

Deadline 25 Jul 2019

Start date 01.08.2019 (negotiable)

The Director of Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC MU) opens a position Laboratory technician for preparaton of protein samples


Our proteomics facility, a part of the CEITEC state-of-the-art infrastructure, predominantly provides proteomics services to the academic community mainly with utilization of mass spectrometric instrumentation. Thus, we are involved in broad range of projects requiring protein characterisation covering fields of biochemistry, molecular and structural biology, human and veterinary medicine, microbiology, plant, agriculture and food sciences.

Our institute values diversity and promotes an inclusive working environment with the aim to support the best scientists. CEITEC MU is a proud holder of the HR Excellence in Research Award by the European Commission. (

Position description:

  • processing protein samples (common sample preparation procedures such as protein isolation, protein digestion, peptide purification, phosphopeptide enrichment)
  • communication with users (Czech/English)
  • laboratory management (mainly ordering chemicals and consumables, documentation)
  • performing basic measurements (e.g. protein concentration determination)


  • general laboratory skills
  • capacity of good communication within the team (Czech/English)
  • team player
  • critical thinking
  • enthusiasm for learning new things
  • reliability and dedication

We offer:

  • We offer support in learning and development (previous practice in proteomic lab is not necessary)
  • We offer the contract start from August 1, 2019 (or on agreement)
  • We provide flexible working times, and benefits package (6 weeks of paid holiday, Meal tickets, MU canteens, Retirement contribution)
  • We support an appreciative and encouraging work environment

Anticipated start date: based on agreement

Please send the application (including CV, short statement of research background / interests and the contact information to any references) by e-mail to

Electronic application deadline is: July 25, 2019

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 2003 (lectures of the world´s top scientists, including Nobel Prize winners),
  • Quality of life index in 2016

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