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Technician in Cell Biology Laboratory

Brno, Czech Republic
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Department Department of Experimental Biology – Faculty of Science
Deadline 19 Apr 2024
Job type part-time
Job field Science and research

Bursar of the Faculty of Science, Masaryk University announces an open competition for the position

Technician in cell biology laboratory

Workplace: Department of Experimental Biology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, cooperation with Institute of Biophysics of the Czech Academy of Sciences
Type of Contract: temporary position until 30.11.2025, nonacademic
Working Hours: 0,5-1,0 FTE negotiable
Expected Start Date: negotiable with respect to immigration timelines for non EU candidates
Number of Open Positions: 1                                               
Application Deadline: 19.04.2024                                       

About the Workplace

Masaryk University is modern, dynamic and the most attractive university in the Czech Republic with ten faculties, more than 6500 staff and 33 000 students, a wide range of research areas and a strong international position. We are the largest academic employer in the South Moravian Region.

Faculty of Science MU, a holder of the HR Excellence in Research Award by the European Commission, is a research-oriented faculty, offering university education (Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degree programs) closely linked to both primary and applied research and high school teaching of the following sciences: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Earth sciences. We are the most productive scientific unit of the Masaryk University generating around 40 % of MU research results.

The Department of Experimental BiologySection of Animal Physiology and Immunology at the Faculty of Science of MU is a modern, fully equipped workplace where individual research groups are engaged in research at all levels - from molecules and cells to invertebrates and humans; from basic research to the application of results in human and veterinary medicine. The department cooperates closely with other well-equipped departments of the CAS, in particular the Department of Cytokinetics of the Institute of Biophysics, which has specialised instrumentation and experimental facilities for projects in the field of cell biology.

Job Description

Key Duties:

  • Participation in the implementation of research projects in collaboration with other members of the research group
  • Operation of laboratory instruments and technical devices
  • Handling cell cultures
  • Processing and analysis of biological materials (RT-qPCR, western blot, etc.)
  • Maintenance of laboratory protocols¨


The applicant must have:

  • University degree in a biological field (molecular biology, biochemistry, physiology, cell biology, etc.)
  • Good knowledge of professional (life sciences) English (written and verbal)
  • Work experience in a laboratory of cell or molecular biology
  • Friendly, communicative, diligent and reliable personality

Informal inquiries about the position can be sent to Dr. Karel Soucek, email, phone 541517166.

We Offer

An opportunity to learn new methods An interesting job in a dynamically-expanding university area Flexible working hours and occasional home office to support personal needs in family and career compatibility Employee benefits such as 6 weeks of paid vacation per year, pension insurance contribution or nursery/children´s group allowance, a financial meal allowance, lunches in canteens of MU, Multisport card, vaccinations free of charge, discounted language courses, exclusive mobile tariff offer by Vodafone, childcare groups at Campus and Komenského náměstí) Opportunity to work and live in a modern and dynamic city (for more information on costs of living, you can refer to Numbeo) Welcome Office provides support with your relocation to Brno

Application Process

The application shall be submitted online by 11.04.2024 via an e-application, please find the reference to the e-application in the beginning and end of the advertisement.

The candidate shall provide following:

  • CCV
  • Cover letter describing candidate's research interest and experience
  • Names and contact details of at least 2 references

Selection Process

Received applications will be considered carefully in line with principles of the EU Charter and Code for Researchers. Selection criteria: (i) meeting qualification requirements described above, (ii) all required documents provided.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a personal or online interview.

The Faculty Recruitment Policy (OTM-R) can be seen here.

Faculty of Science, Masaryk University is an equal opportunity employer. We support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Visit our Career page.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!


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