13/12/2021
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Postdoctoral position in Molecular Physiology of Bone

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Institute of Physiology CAS
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciences
    ChemistryBiochemistry
    Medical sciences
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    28/02/2022 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Czech Republic › Prague
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    To be defined
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40

OFFER DESCRIPTION

IPHYS Laboratory of Molecular Physiology of Bone

Czech Academy of Sciences

Biomedical Research Campus in Prague, Krč

IPHYS is a leading research institute in the field of normal and pathological physiology. It consists of a number of scientific and service departments and shared equipment for the research (http://www.fgu.cas.cz/en/).

The Laboratory of Molecular Physiology of Bone is focused on studying the physiological role of bone marrow adipose tissue in relation to bone and fat metabolism in metabolic complications (https://www.fgu.cas.cz/en/departments/laboratory-of-molecular-physiology-of-bone).

We are recruiting highly motivated scientist on:

Postdoctoral position in Molecular Physiology of Bone

The research continues work on our previous studies identifying unique metabolic phenotype of bone marrow adipocytes comparing to peripheral adipose tissue in obesity with a focus on specific targets in the regulation of bone marrow homeostasis (Tencerova et al, Cell Reports, 2019; Tencerova et al., Bone Res, 2019; Tencerova et al., JBMR 2018). The successful applicant will work in the international and friendly environment. The research project will include the work with murine and human cellular systems (bone marrow stromal stem cells) and animal transgenic models applying high-throughput methods such as RNA sequencing, metabolomics, lipidomics, and bioenergetics. The research will be conducted in collaboration with prestigious national and international laboratories in USA and Europe.

Responsibilities:

  • Independent leading project
  • design of experiments and their interpretation
  • analysis of data
  • Learning new methods
  • Teamwork, helping colleagues with other projects

Position Requirements:

  • PhD degree (with up to 8 years from PhD) in molecular biology, biochemistry, physiology, medicine, or related disciplines
  • Advanced experience with molecular biology techniques, in vitro cell culture methods, cloning, CRISPR technology, animal work (metabolic assays, drug administration etc.)Basic command of English, PC literacy
  • track record of scientific publications, capability of working in international team, great level of English in written and spoken form

We Offer:

  • Working in international environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Social benefits (health insurance, language courses, subsidized lunches, kindergarten, institutional lodging house..)
  • 6 weeks holiday + 3 sick days

Expected Appointment Start Date: Negotiable

Required Documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • CV (including the list of publications
  • References

to be sent by the applicant to the contact below by 15.3.2022

Contact: Bc. Marcela Tomášková, BBA marcela.tomaskova@fgu.cas.cz

 

More Information

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Biological sciences: PhD or equivalent
    Chemistry: PhD or equivalent
    Medical sciences: PhD or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

  • PhD degree (with up to 8 years from PhD) in molecular biology, biochemistry, physiology, medicine, or related disciplines
  • Advanced experience with molecular biology techniques, in vitro cell culture methods, cloning, CRISPR technology, animal work (metabolic assays, drug administration etc.)Basic command of English, PC literacy
  • track record of scientific publications, capability of working in international team, great level of English in written and spoken form

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Institute of Physiology CAS
Czech Republic
Prague
142 20
Vídeňská 1083

EURAXESS offer ID: 718821

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