03/03/2020

Two Postdoctoral Junior Group Leaders in Biology


  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Faculty of Science University of South Bohemia
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesBiology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    03/05/2020 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Czech Republic › Ceske Budejovice
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/01/2021
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    500256-902982

The start-up package includes

  • opportunity to establish own independent research group,
  • 60 000 EUR (1.5 M CZK) per year for 2 years (including salary 1 FTE),
  • possible extension of the employment contract based on the evaluation,
  • office & laboratory space,
  • access to available research infrastructure & equipment,
  • opportunity to tutor BSc, MSc & PhD students,
  • professional career development of team members,
  • English speaking, stimulating & friendly international research environment,
  • HR Award certificate, www.jcu.cz/about-the-university/development/hr-award-hrs4r
  • professional administration support and help with all personal, economic, legal, project, IT, intellectual property needs,
  • flexible working time, 5 weeks of vacation,
  • meals allowance, special mobile services, university kindergarten,
  • work-life balance in a historical middle-sized university city, www.budejce.cz/en/.

Selection process

Please submit (a) your structured CV (max 4 pages), (b) motivation letter (max 1 page), (c) detailed description of your planned research projects (max 4 pages), (d) copy of your PhD diploma & (e) 2 references via e-mail to jobs@prf.jcu.cz by Sun 03 May 2020. Interviews with selected applicants will be held in May/Jun 2020.

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Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

 

Animal Behaviour

Bioinformatics of Insect Microbiomes

Quantitative Freshwater Ecology

Functional Plant Ecology

Mathematical Biology

Microbial Ecology of the Arctic

Plant Physiology / Plant Molecular Biology

Specific Requirements

Competitive candidates are expected to

  • receive a PhD diploma between 30 Sep 2014 – 31 Dec 2019 (or earlier by parental leave period),
  • have international research experience & excellent knowledge of English,
  • spend at least 2 years outside the Czech Republic as a researcher or a PhD student in 3 years prior to the beginning of the position,
  • publish at least 2 reviewed articles between Jan 2018 – Apr 2020,
  • start his/her work at the faculty between 01 Sep 2020 – 01 Jan 2021, or by an agreement,
  • ask innovative biological questions,
  • have a vision of own high-risk-high-gain independent research projects,
  • demonstrate a promising track record including publications & funding,
  • find synergy with other research groups at the faculty,
  • apply for international & national research grants (e.g. ERC, EMBO, GACR Junior Star),
  • establish, develop & lead his/her own independent research team.

Map Information

Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
Work location(s)
2 position(s) available at
Faculty of Science
Czech Republic
Ceske Budejovice
37005
Branisovska 1760

EURAXESS offer ID: 500265

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