MASARYK UNIVERSITY

PhD Position - Pluripotent Stem Cell Research Team

Location
Brno (CZ)
Posted
05 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

PhD Position - Pluripotent Stem Cell Research Team 

Department  Department of Biology – Faculty of Medicine  
Deadline  31 Mar 2018
Start date   September 2018 
PhD position - Pluripotent Stem Cell Research Team 
Department of Biology, Faculty of Medicine of Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic 
  
Deadline:            March 31, 2018 
Start date:          September 2018 
  
LABORATORIES
 

The Department of Biology hosts several well established and internationally recognized lines of research oriented on Biomedicine, in the field of stem cell biology, cellular signalling, DNA repair and bacterial genomics. The PhD programme will provide opportunities for research and teaching experience at MU and nearby research institutions in a vibrant and thriving Brno’s academia. 

The four-year programme is divided into 6 months of a pre-doctoral phase, followed by three and a half years of PhD training at one of the Department’s research labs. The pre-doctoral phase includes short rotations, common courses, and selection of a PhD project.  

PhD position is available to outstanding young scientist with biological background and clearly demonstrated potential for future independent and highly successful scientific career. 

JOB DESCRIPTION 

  • Currently there are two research topics: 
  • Crosstalk between growth factor signalling and genome integrity maintenance in human embryonic stem cells 
  • Modelling progenitor depletion related heart failure using human pluripotent stem cells 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

  • Complete Master´s degree in molecular biology, biochemistry or similar field 
  • Essential training in a range of molecular biology techniques relevant to basic research 
  • Well-organised, motivated and passionate 

WE OFFER 

  • International multidisciplinary team engagement in highly ambitious projects of
  • medical biology research 
  • Work in an inspiring and highly collaborative environment 
  • Various opportunities for further education, training and professional growth 

APPLICATIONS 

The candidates are invited to send their: 

  • CV (including contact details, nationality and current address) 
  • Two reference letters 

Please send the application to Mgr. Martina Vráblíková: mvrablik@med.muni.cz