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Postdoctoral Researcher within Translational Neuroscience and Ageing Program

Type of job: full-time

We are seeking a motivated postdoctoral fellow with background in neurosciences and cell biology/biochemistry who will join the team of Dr. Stokin focused on translational neuroscience and ageing (TAP).  The TAP team is part of Centre of Translational Medicine (CTM) at the International Clinical Research Center of St. Anne´s University Hospital in Brno (FNUSA – ICRC).

Work Assignment:  1 FTE (full-time assignment)                              Start Date:  preferably July 2017


The International Clinical Research Center of St. Anne's University Hospital in Brno (FNUSA-ICRC), Czech Republic is a new-generation research center focusing on the pathogenesis of diseases including finding new methods, technologies and medicaments for effective prevention, early diagnostics and individualized treatment.

We are a top Central European research center with more than 200 researchers, new technologies and experience in using EU grant support. We focus on research and development mainly in the fields of cardiovascular and neurological diseases. Our partners are world-class research centers and universities. For more reference, you can see our website: http://www.fnusa-icrc.org/en/

As a researcher, you will:

  • Carry out research under tutorship of the PI (relative independency in performed research)
  • Participate in regular internal presentations of performed research
  • Coordinate research with other researchers within TAP
  • Prepare research presentations and publications
  • Engage in research grants in the field of performed research
  • Represent TAP within and beyond CTM and FNUSA-ICRC

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • PhD degree in neurosciences, biochemistry or cell biology
  • Experience in biochemistry, cell biology, in particular, relevant to neurosciences
  • Knowledge of the research field of neurodegenerative disorders
  • Minimum of 3 publications as the first author in impact factor journals
  • Excellent command of English
  • General knowledge of research industry  and experience with grant writing is a plus
  • Solid communication, organizational and negotiation skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills combined with proactive attitude to finding and interpreting result
  • Team-oriented attitude with an ability to cooperate on defined goals

We Offer:

  • Working in international multidisciplinary team
  • Opportunities for further education and training, mentoring
  • 5 weeks of holidays, fixed-term contract

 How to apply:

You are invited to send your CV in English including the list of publicationscover letter describing motivation and previous research experience and 2 recommendation contacts to: jobs.icrc@fnusa.cz .

Application deadline is 30th June 2017. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Please state the title of the position in the subject of your email application.

Selection process:

All received applications will be reviewed carefully, with focus on the excellence of candidates. Shortlisted will be contacted and invited for an interview.



We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, ethnicity, disability, national origin, nationality, political opinion or any other aspect unrelated to work.

By responding to this invitation and/or sending your CV and any other personal materials to St. Anne's University Hospital, you consent to the collection, processing and storage of your personal data in accordance with Act No. 101/2000 Coll., the protection of personal data. You are providing St. Anne's University Hospital with these data solely for the purpose of mediating employment, the period however being no longer than one year from submitting. Should you not reclaim the materials submitted by you, they will be discarded after the period has expired.

Pavlína Wurzelová



Updated: 7.6.2017




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