Postdoc/Assistant Professor for Department of Histology and Embryology

Brno, Czech Republic
Jun 15, 2020
End of advertisement period
Jul 11, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Department of Histology and Embryology – Faculty of Medicine
Deadline: 11 Jul 2020
Start date: 1.9.2020

The Dean of Medical Faculty, Masaryk University, invites applications for the position of Postdoc / Assistant Professor for Department of Histology and Embryology

In the last decade, the Department of Histology and Embryology has been focusing on stem cell research, regenerative medicine, and cell and tissue engineering. This research focus not only has clear medical significance, but it also fits courses taught and guaranteed by the department, namely the „Histology and Embryology” and „Oral histology” courses. To foster its research and teaching activities, the department now builds its team with a demand for all the members to actively contribute to research in the area of biology of stem/progenitor cells and their biomedical applications.

Expected role:

  • Research activities: cooperation on research activities of the department, specifically on the utilization of stem cells in the study of developmental processes and pathogenesis or development of the new approaches in regenerative medicine.
  • Teaching Master programmes: teaching and responsibility for “Oral histology course”.
  • Teaching PhD programmes: cooperation on teaching courses guaranteed by the department, supervision of PhD candidates


  • PhD in morphological discipline, ideally in Histology and Embryology
  • Excellent publication history – international publications expected
  • Ability to make research independently
  • Experience in supervision of students
  • Experience with working in international consortia (English fluency expected)
  • High motivation and willingness to cooperate with other teams
  • Capability to secure your research funding
  • International work experience or PhD attained abroad
  • Demonstrable international cooperation in the field of molecular biology - previous experience with international project and research/teaching activities
  • Experience with animal models and with designing experimental projects
  • Proper orientation in the field of Histology and embryology
  • Experience with modern imaging methods

We offer:

  • Work in an inspiring intellectual environment with an emphasis on multi-disciplinary cooperation
  • Work in the facility with high credit in the Czech Republic and abroad, with the possibility of further development of such cooperation
  • Opportunities for education, training and career development
  • Competitive salary conditions and employee benefits

Applications together with a structured CV, photocopies of qualification papers and diplomas, an overview of scientific and publishing activities and two references should be sent to the HR Department via e-Application (see below). More information on +420 549 49 4156 or e-mail

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