MASARYK UNIVERSITY

PhD position - Pluripotent Stem Cell Research Team

Location
Brno (CZ)
Posted
07 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

PhD position - Pluripotent Stem Cell Research Team

Department    Department of BiologyFaculty of Medicine 

Deadline     31 Mar 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