15/01/2020
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Principal investigator at the Institute of Parasitology

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Biology centre ASCR
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    31/03/2020 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Czech Republic › České Budějovice
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40

We are a research centre with a strong tradition in biosciences focused on complex ecological, evolutionary & developmental aspects of LIFE and we open position for a Principal investigator at the Institute of Parasitology investigating single- or multicellular parasites and/or related organisms

 

The start-up package includes:

  • opportunity to establish own independent research group,
  • up to 120 000 EUR (3 000 000 CzK) per year for 3 years (2020/2021 – 2022/2023) (including salary of PI),
  • possible extension of the employment contract based on the evaluation,
  • office & lab space, full access to central research infrastructure & equipment,
  • opportunity to tutor and supervise PhD, MSc & BSc students of the Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, www.prf.jcu.cz/en,
  • professional career development of team members,
  • English speaking, stimulating & friendly international environment (HR Award holder),
  • professional administration support and help with all personal, economic, legal, project, IT, and intellectual property needs,
  • work-life balance in a historical middle-sized university city.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Professional growth
  • Employee Benefits (5 weeks paid holiday, Social Fund benefits, flexible working time)
  • Friendly working environment

Additional comments

The Institute of Parasitology is one of 5 institutes of the Biology Centre, Czech Academy of Sciences, located in České Budějovice (Budweis), Czech Republic. It provides an interdisciplinary and interactive collegial environment and up-to-date facilities. Visit www.paru.cas.cz/en/homepage/.

 

If interested, please submit your structured CV (max 4 pages) & motivation letter with detailed description of your planned research (max 4 pages) to vendula.aubrechtova@bc.cas.cz before March 31, 2020. Interviews with selected applicants will be held in May/June 2020.

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

Competitive candidates are expected to:

  • hold a PhD and relevant international postdoctoral experience,
  • demonstrate a promising track record including publications & funding acquisition,
  • develop an outstanding research program and have a strong commitment to excellence in science,
  • find synergy with research groups at the institute,
  • apply for international & national research grants (ERC, EMBO, GACR).

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Biology centre ASCR
Czech Republic
České Budějovice
37005
Branišovská 31

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EURAXESS offer ID: 481014

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