MASARYK UNIVERSITY

Laboratory Technician in Structural Virology Group of Pavel Plevka

Location
Brno, Czech Republic
Posted
07 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2019
Ref
47709
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Pavel Plevka Research GroupCentral European Institute of Technology

Deadline 31 Jul 2019

Start date August-September 2019

Research group description:

We use molecular biology and protein expression in E. coli, tissue cultures, X-ray crystallography, and cryo-electron microscopy to study structures of viruses. We investigate macromolecular interactions associated with virus cell entry, genome replication, assembly, and maturation. Our efforts are directed towards using structural information for the development of anti-viral drugs and vaccines.

Job description:

We are looking for a highly motivated colleague to fill the position of laboratory technician. Good interpersonal skills, basic knowledge of English, and ability to communicate in Czech are required. You will be involved in daily management of the laboratory, purchasing chemicals and equipment, and performing laboratory tasks including production and purification of viruses. You will be required to work with human viruses in conditions of BSL2 and BSL3 containment. More information about the group can be found at: http://plevkalab.ceitec.cz

Requirements:

  • working with microorganisms, molecular cloning, transformation of E. coli
  • preparation of buffers and media
  • propagation of mammalian cell lines
  • computer literacy, MS-word, excel
  • English at B1 level or better, excellent command of Czech
  • experience in working with viruses or phages, virus propagation and purification is a plus

We offer:

  • An attractive salary and benefits package
  • Support in learning and development
  • 6 weeks of paid holiday

Anticipated start date: negotiable, August-September of 2019

Please send the CV and a short motivation letter including description of previous research and technical skills till July 31st, 2019 to recruitment@ceitec.muni.cz

Please quote the “Technician in structural virology” in the subject.

For further information about:

Brno, please visit http://www2.brno.cz/index.php?lan=en&nav01=20608&nav02=20617