POSTDOC POSITION in Genomic studies on human bacterial pathogens

Department
Department of BiologyFaculty of Medicine
Deadline
29 Feb 2020
Start date
March/April 2020 or upon agreement but no later than by 30th November 2020.

Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic invites excellent scientists to apply for

POSTDOC POSITION in Genomic studies on human bacterial pathogens

 

Description:

The proposed research focuses on determination and analyses of genomes of the agents of endemic treponematoses and will help to unravel genetic basis of endemic treponematoses. In addition, this research will highlight genetic differences from syphilis strains and therefore help to define components important for syphilis symptomatology and for syphilis vaccine development.

 

The successful candidate should:

  • be a researcher who has received a PhD or its equivalent within the last 7 years
  • be a researcher who has worked at least two whole years in the last three outside the territory of the Czech Republic in the field of research with a working time of at least 0.5 full-time equivalent, or who has been PhD student (or equivalent) abroad
  • have a publishing record – in the last three years at least two publication outputs registered in the Thomson Reuters Web of Science, Scopus or ERIH PLUS databases and at the same time publications such as “articles”, “books”, “book chapters”, “letters” and “reviews”.

 

Specific criteria can be filled, i.e.:

  • have experience in the field of molecular biology, infectious diseases and epidemiology
  • have experience with research projects (an advantage)
  • have excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate in teams

 

The application should include:

  • a CV including a summary of education and research experience, publication activity, involvement in research grants, etc.
  • a scanned copy of the PhD diploma or an official letter certifying submission of a doctoral thesis for thesis defence and the planned defence date
  • a motivation letter
  • at least two reference letters

 

MU offers the opportunity to get:

  • an interesting job in a dynamically-expanding university area
  • diverse and challenging work in an excellent research environment
  • tenure track with an initial appointment for 2 years
  • a professional team and pleasant working conditions
  • interaction with leading scientists in an inspiring, internationalised environment
  • a welcoming service for the successful candidate and his/her family

 

Anticipated start date: The position is available from March/April 2020 or upon agreement but no later than by 30th November 2020.

 

The submission deadline is 29th February 2020

 

Please submit your application by e-mail to vrablikova@med.muni.cz

 

A review of applications will commence immediately after the deadline. Short-listed candidates will be invited for interview within one month of the deadline.

 

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