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Surgical Research Fellow

Type of job: full-time

Project: Pre-clinical Surgical Research

About FNUSA-ICRC 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 in the fields of cancer, immunological, 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/

Job Description:

We invite applications for Surgical Research Fellow with an enthusiastic interest in pre-clinical research. The successful candidate will lead surgical studies on large animals to develop new surgical approaches in pre-clinical research. The successful candidate will:

  • Apply for national and international grants
  • Be responsible for budgeting (obtaining grants, getting contracted research agreements and clinical studies, control of the budget)
  • Publish results in impacted international journals, present outcomes at international congresses
  • Actively search for new potential international partnerships and closely cooperate with existing collaborating institutions

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Doctor in Human Medicine or Veterinary Medicine with strong interest in surgery.
  • PhD or specialization in surgery desirable.
  • Track record of publishing high impact research papers and obtaining grants in the field of surgery
  • Experience with management of a research group
  • Previous experience with laboratory animals. Experience in lab animals handling should be documented by possession of certification from accredited courses. Other certifications will be considered, but FELASA certification is preferred.
  • Fluency in English language (written and oral) is required.
  • The applicant should be well-organised, motivated about pursuing a career in biomedical research and with problem-solving attitude. Solid written and verbal communication skills, keen attention to detail and the ability to diligently record and maintain laboratory records are crucial.
  • The applicant should have a team-driven mentality and closely collaborate with other researchers within FNUSA-ICRC.

We offer:

  • Lead surgical research studies by using large animal models. Focus on biological heart valves degenerative processes considered an advantage. Possible further training on heart valves transplantation.
  • Collaboration with the group of Prof McGregor (Heart Hospital, UCL, London, UK) and access to ?-Gal knockout (GTKO) pigs
  • Excellent services supporting research, including Grant Support Center, Animal Center and top level technologies
  • Participation in national/international congresses and conferences
  • FNUSA-ICRC hosts international team members, has a strong publication track record and
  • The successful candidate can start immediately.
  • Gross salary range: 2000-3600 €/month according to experience

How to apply:

Please submit your application, including CV with 2 academic referees and a cover letter to: jobs.icrc@fnusa.cz.

Inquires can be directed to jobs.icrc@fnusa.cz.

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

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 that will be held on beginning of October.

Disclaimer:

We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, race, color, 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.

 

E-mail:
jobs.icrc@fnusa.cz

Updated: 4.9.2017

 

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