Post-Doctoral Position in Magnetoreception and Space Orientation

Prague (CZ)
16 May 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Post-Doctoral Position in Magnetoreception and Space Orientation
Czech University of Life Sciences Prague · Centre for excellent research EVA4.0
Czech Republic, Prague


Research on magnetoreception (sensing of the magnetic fields) and biological effects of static, low- and high-frequency electromagnetic. You will work independently and as part of a larger team of researchers, making a significant contribution to the dissemination of research results through publications, presentation at scientific meetings and knowledge transfer.

Key Responsibilities:

•    Carries out R&D activities within the assigned sub-tasks and is encouraged to take part in further fundraising with senior scientists;
•    Cooperates with and supervises students of the research centre in the field of his/her expertise;
•    Publishes the results of his/her work in good international journals;
•    Reports to sub-project coordinator.

The following documents must be documented along with the application:

•    Curriculum Vitae;
•    Letter of motivation;
•    Publication list.

Application deadline:

Please apply before 15 June 2018 by sending all required documents to


•    Completed Ph.D. education;
•    Research experiences at: sensory biology and/or behavioural biology and/or neurophysiology and/or ethoendocrinology and/or wildlife biology. Experience in biophysics (particularly with respect to electromagnetic fields) would be of advantage;
•    Evidence of publication activity at the level of international, good impact factor publications; Excellent English communication and writing skills on the level of native speaker.


Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, is searching for researcher to a new project „Advanced research supporting the forestry and wood-processing sector´s adaptation to global change and the 4th industrial revolution “, reg. no. CZ.02.1.01/0.0/0.0/16_019/0000803 Post-Doctoral Position.

The aim of the project, co-financed by EU, managing authority Operational Program Research, Development and Education, is to build a Centre for Excellence Research.

We offer:

•    Working on a temporary contract (2 year contract), but with possibilities of extension;
•    Work full-time employment (1.0);
•    Salary: 1 600 € (Advantage: Low living expenses in Prague);
•    Place of work: Kamýcká 129, 16500 Prague – Suchdol, Czech Rep. (EU);
•    Participation in the creation of scientific excellence at the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences CULS in Prague, Czech Republic;
•    Benefits of the CULS employee;
•    Work in a dynamic, international, cooperative and high professional quality team;
•    Work in English.