Junior Principal Investigator

Brno, Czech Republic
21 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Science

We are offering a Junior Principal Investigator position for two biomedical scientists within the Department of Biology at the Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University in Brno.

About the Department: The Department of Biology is an academic department at the Faculty of Medicine with focus on basic research and training pregradual and postgradual students.

Currently, we are particularly interested in embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cell research, cell signalling, genome instability and DNA repair, bacterial genetics and genomics, and cancer biology. For more reference, please check our website:

Desirable Qualifications:

  • PhD in cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, animal sciences, medicine or similar field
  • Excellent track record and good profile in teaching
  • Research experience abroad is welcome
  • Fluency in the English language is required
  • Well-organised, motivated and passionate about pursuing a career in biomedical research
  • Independent research plan
  • A team-driven mentality
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Potential for leadership and managing people
  • Successful in obtaining support for independent research

We offer:

  • International team members, a strong track record and international collaborations
  • A   fully funded position with competitive salary and a start-up package in a well-established department, within an international and friendly environment
  • The position is immediately available so that the successful candidate can start as soon as possible
  • Access to PhD students through available PhD program
  • Administrative support to help establish an independent laboratory
  • Access to all core facilities at Masaryk University

Required documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cocer Letter
  • List of 2 academic refences

Electronic application deadline is: July 31, 2018

Additionally, please complete standard Application for Employment using this form: