POSTDOC POSITION in Reproductive Biology

Department of Histology and Embryology Faculty of Medicine
31 Jan 2024
Start date
June 2024 or upon agreement
Job type
Job field
Science and research

Medical Faculty of Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic invites excellent scientists to apply for a two-year

POSTDOC POSITION in Reproductive Biology


Dr. Zuzana Holubcová lab (Department of Histology and Embryology in Masaryk University Campus Brno) studies multiple aspects of mammalian oocyte and embryo development with a special focus on human reproductive biology and assisted reproduction. The research has a strong translational impact due to long-standing collaboration with local reproductive medicine centres and strong links to IVF professionals.


The successful candidate should:

  • Hold a Ph.D. or its equivalent, awarded within the past 7 years.
  • Have a research background that includes a minimum of 2 full years of work, within the last 3 years, in the field of research conducted outside the Czech Republic, with a workload equivalent to at least 0.5 full-time employment, or have experience as a doctoral student (or equivalent) in an international setting.
  • Demonstrate a publication record that includes a minimum of three research outputs (articles) within the past three years, surpassing the field's median standards, with at least two of them ranked in Q1 according to Web of Science.

Specific qualifications include:

  • Exhibit a genuine passion for scientific exploration and a deep-seated curiosity.
  • While prior experience with oocyte/embryo/stem cells research is beneficial, it is not a mandatory requirement.
  • Possessing a robust foundation in molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, and or statistics/bioinformatics will be greatly advantageous.
  • Display exceptional communication abilities and a collaborative spirit.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills.

We offer:

  • An initial two-year appointment.
  • An exceptionally competitive salary, commensurate with the applicant's skills and proficiency.
  • An enticing position within a rapidly evolving university precinct.
  • A range of diverse and stimulating responsibilities within an outstanding research environment.
  • The opportunity to collaborate with a professional team in a comfortable work environment.
  • Interaction with renowned scientists within an inspiring, globally-connected setting.
  • A dedicated welcome service tailored to the needs of the successful candidate and their family.

Include these in your application:

  • A comprehensive CV detailing your publication history,
  • a copy of your diploma,
  • contact information for two referees who can provide insights into your qualifications.
  • A brief but substantive description of your research focus and the specific topic you intend to investigate. Justify the relevance of this research within the field,
  • submission of documents validating that you have accumulated a minimum of two full years of work experience outside the Czech Republic within the past three years, and/or proof of a Ph.D. diploma from a foreign institution.


Anticipated start date: The position is available from June 2024 or upon agreement

The submission deadline is 31st January 2024

How to apply:

Please use the "E-Application" link below. After submitting your application, you will receive an automatic confirmation of acceptance via email. For more information, contact PharmDr. Zuzana Holubcova, Ph.D. by e-mail:


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