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Bioinformatician in microbial ecology

Type of job: full-time

The Institute of Soil Biology (http://www.upb.cas.cz) is looking for motivated bioinformatician in microbial ecology with background in biostatistics.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • a PhD. degree or equivalent relevant to the information technologies (IT), life science or biology with focus on bioinformatics;
  • demonstrated knowledge in genomic terminology, data analysis, tools and bioinformatics workflows,
  • strong mathematic background, experience in statistics
  • advanced practical experience in NGS and OMICs data analyses
  • ability to find creative solutions to new bioinformatics issues
  • programing skills: Perl/Python/R/SQL on Linux environment
  • incorporation of other types of experimental data (e.g., mass spec., ELISA, etc.)
  • interest in interdisciplinary research
  • good written and spoken English;

Materials required:


  • Cover motivation letter including a private postal address and an email address.
  • Structured curriculum vitae including the list of publications and similar achievements.
  • Statement of Research Interests (maximum one page)


Town and background

České Budějovice is a medium-sized town ca. 170 km south of Prague with 100,000 inhabitants, a relaxed atmosphere, and a growing expert community at the Biology Centre and the University of South Bohemia. Both the town and the surrounding countryside provide numerous opportunities for research and leisure activities.

We offer a salary in local standards commensurate with the applicant’s experience and skills.  Living costs are low by international standards. Czech and English are being used on equal rights as working languages of ISB, so applicants from abroad are most welcome.

Candidates are welcome to contact us any time for info or personal visit in the Institute (upb@upb.cas.cz).

Ivana Makovičková



Updated: 4.5.2017


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