MASARYK UNIVERSITY

Ph.D. Student Position in Metabolomics and Proteomics

Location
Brno, Czech Republic
Posted
12 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Nov 2018
Ref
42729
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Department Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment (RECETOX) – Faculty of Science

Deadline 10 Nov 2018

Start date upon agreement

RECETOX, the research centre at the Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, is focused on the research and education in cross-cutting area of Environment and Health, namely interactions among chemicals, the environment and biological systems, including environmental and health risk assessments, more about us at www.recetox.muni.cz.

We invite applications for a Ph.D. position in Analytical biochemistry to work in the group of Dr. Zdenek Spacil.

The main role of this position is concerned with the metabolic phenotyping of human gut microbiota and characterization of membrane lipids in Alzheimer’s disease. Background in mass spectrometry-based techniques and analytical or clinical chemistry is preferred.

RECETOX Ph.D. student position

  • 4-year Ph.D. programme with financial support for 4 years
  • Interdisciplinary scientific topics
  • Supervision by experienced mentors and excellent scientists and tailored study plan
  • Excellent and state-of-the-art research infrastructure
  • International mobility and internships
  • International and friendly environment
  • Courses developing the transferable skills

Candidate profile

Candidate shall possess MSc. or a corresponding degree from a university in Organic chemistry, solid background in the respective field and good communication skills in English language.

Discussion about the research topic with supervisor is mandatory before the formal application – contact directly the responsible supervisor Dr. Zdenek Spacil spacil@recetox.muni.cz

For consultation with the supervisor, candidates should submit the application including (i) curriculum vitae, (ii) motivation letter, (iii) contacts of two persons who might provide references.

Additionally, please complete standard Application for Employment using this formhttps://www.muni.cz/en/about-us/careers/vacancies/42729

Further information about

RECETOX is available at www.recetox.muni.cz

Masaryk University is available at www.muni.cz/en 

Brno is available at http://www2.brno.cz/index.php?lan=en&nav01=20608&nav02=20617