Postdoc in the field of Developmental Biology

Brno (CZ)
07 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Jan 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

POSTDOC POSITION in the field of Developmental Biology

Department    Department of Histology and EmbryologyFaculty of Medicine  

Deadline   28 Jan 2018

Start date 
 March 2018 

Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic invites excellent scientists to apply for a 

POSTDOC POSITION in the field of Developmental Biology 

The successful candidate should: 

  • be a researcher who has received a PhD or its equivalent within the last 7 years 
  • be a researcher who has worked at least two whole years in the last three outside the territory of the Czech Republic in the field of research with a working time of at least 0.5 full-time equivalent, or who has been PhD student (or equivalent) abroad 
  • have a publishing record – in the last three years at least two publication outputs registered in the Thomson Reuters Web of Science, Scopus or ERIH PLUS databases and at the same time publications such as “articles”, “books”, “book chapters”, “letters” and “reviews”. The applicant must be the principal author of at least one publication (according to the subject specificity it may be as the first author, the corresponding/reprint author, or the role of the individual authors stated in the article). 
  • have experience in the field of developmental and evolutionary biology, histology and embryology with a focus on dental development. 
  • have hands on experience with culturing and differentiating stem cells. 
  • have experience in working with lab animals, experiment planning, maintaining mouse colonies and completed a FELASA B course or its equivalent. 
  • have excellent communication skills and an ability to collaborate with multiple teams. 

The application should include: 

  • a CV including a summary of work experience, publication activity, a list of presentations at conferences, involvement in research grants, etc. 
  • a Cover Letter 
  • contact information of at least three referees 
  • MU offers the opportunity to gain: 
  • An interesting job in a dynamically-expanding university area 
  • diverse and challenging work in an excellent research environment 
  • tenure track with an initial appointment for two years 
  • work in a professional team and pleasant working conditions 
  • interaction with leading scientists in an inspiring, internationalised environment 
  • a welcoming service for the successful candidate and his/her family 

Anticipated start date: The position is available from March 2018. 

The submission date is 28 January 2018.  
Please submit your application (or informal enquiries) by e-mail to  

A review of applications will commence immediately after the deadline. Short-listed candidates will be invited for interview within one month of the deadline. 
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