Operator of Mass Spectrometric Instrumentation

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

The Director of Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC MU) opens a position Operator of mass spectrometric instrumentation.


Our proteomics facility, a part of the CEITEC state-of-the-art infrastructure, predominantly provides proteomics services to the academic community mainly with utilization of mass spectrometric instrumentation. Thus, we are involved in broad range of projects requiring protein characterisation covering fields of biochemistry, molecular and structural biology, human and veterinary medicine, microbiology, plant, agriculture and food sciences.

Position description:

  • every-day maintenance of our LC-MS/MS systems and accessories (RSLCnano, Orbitrap Elite, Orbitrap Lumos, Impact II etc.)
  • communication with service companies; booking of regular maintenance and arrangement of unexpected repairs
  • performing basic MS measurements


  • Bc degree or higher
  • basic knowledge of mass spectrometric instrumentation preferred
  • general technical skills
  • team player
  • critical thinking
  • enthusiasm for learning new things
  • capacity of good communication within the team (Czech/English)
  • reliability and dedication

We offer:

  • We offer support in learning and development
  • We provide flexible working times, and benefits package (6 weeks of paid holiday, Meal tickets, MU canteens, Retirement contribution)
  • We support an appreciative and encouraging work environment

Anticipated start date: based on agreement

Please send the application (including CV, short statement of research background / interests and the contact information to any references) by e-mail to

Please quote the job title in your e-mail.

Electronic application deadline is: July 15, 2018

Information about Brno, Czech Republic

  • The capital of South Moravian Region and the second largest city in the Czech Republic with a population of almost 400,000 people
  • Modern, dynamic and fast growing centre of industry, trade, science, research  and innovation with business incubators and centres of excellence in science
  • A city of universities with more than 86,000 students
  • More than 10,000 researchers; 2,200 IF publications/year;  600+ PhD graduates/year,
  • 500 mil. EUR of R&D investment per year, more than 350 companies with in-house R&D,
  • City of Gregor Mendel, the founder of genetics; the prestigious Mendel Lectures series takes place in Brno since 2003 (lectures of the world´s top scientists, including Nobel Prize winners),
  • Quality of life index in 2016

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