Postdoc Position In The Field Of Organic Synthesis And Medicinal Chemistry
Universities And Institutes Of Czech
Organisation/Company: Masaryk University – Faculty of Science
Research Field: Chemistry
Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2)
Application Deadline: 12/12/2021 23:00 – Europe/Brussels
Location: Czech Republic › Brno
Type Of Contract: Temporary
Job Status: Full-time
Hours Per Week: 40
Offer Starting Date: 01/11/2021
Workplace: Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic
Type of Contract: temporary position with 14 months contract, non-academic
Working Hours: 1.0 FTE (full-time employment of 40 hours per week)
Expected Start Date: January 1, 2022
Number of Open Positions: 1
Pay: CZK 63.000 per month
Application Deadline: December 12, 2021
EU Researcher Profile: R2
About the Workplace
Masaryk University is the second-largest university in the Czech Republic with ten faculties, more than 5000 staff, and more than 30 000 students. As a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing, our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education.
Faculty of Science MU, a proud holder of the HR Excellence in Research Award by the European Commission, is a research-oriented faculty, offering university education (Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degree programs) closely linked to both primary and applied research and high school teaching of the following sciences: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Earth sciences. We are the most productive scientific unit of the Masaryk University generating around 40 % of MU research results.
The Department of Chemistry at Masaryk University & the International Clinical Research Centre in the Czech Republic offers postdoctoral position in organic synthesis. Selected candidate will join the Laboratory of Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry supervised by Dr. Jakub Svenda and Dr. KamilParuch (see: orgsyn.sci.muni.cz ).
Our laboratory at Masaryk University is international and has numerous collaborations with top biologists and innovative pharma companies, creating potential for future career opportunities. We are also part of the International Clinical Research Centre (ICRC), which is a joint research centre of St. Anne´s University Hospital in Brno (Czech Republic) and Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota (USA) (see: https:// www. fnusa-icrc.org/en/ ).
The postdoctoral scientist will participate on research projects dealing with the preparation of non-trivial organic molecules used to explore important areas in biology and human medicine. The current topics of interest include the development of natural products and synthetic molecules as modulators of adenylyl cyclases, protein kinases, DNA nucleases and polymerases, and ribosomes. The researcher will actively participate on the research design, interact with biologists and will have an opportunity to gain experience with mentoring of junior students.
Fully funded positions with competitive salary
Well established laboratory which hosts international team members, has a strong publication track record, international collaborations, and long carrier training record
An interesting job in a dynamically-expanding university area
Flexible working hours
Employee benefits such as 6 weeks of paid vacation per year, pension insurance contribution, a financial meal allowance, lunches in canteens of MU, Multisport card, vaccinations free of charge, discounted language courses, university cinema discount, exclusive mobile tariff offer by Vodafone, childcare group-Campus
Opportunity to work and live in a modern and dynamic city (for more information on costs of living, you can refer to Numbeo )
International Staff Offic e provides provides support with your relocation to Brno
The application shall be submitted online by 12 December 2021 via an e-application here: https: // www. muni.cz/en/about- us/careers/vacancies/67100.
The candidate shall provide following :
Cover letter describing candidate’s research interest and experience
Summary of research outputs and publications
Copy of PhD diploma
Names and contact details of at least 2 references.
After submitting your application successfully, you will receive an automatic confirmation email from jobs.muni.cz.
Received applications will be considered carefully in line with principles of the EU Charter and Code for Researchers. Selection criteria: (i) meeting qualification requirements described above, (ii) all required documents provided.
If we do not contact you within 10 working days after the application deadline at the latest, it means that we have shortlisted other candidates meeting the position requirements.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a personal or videoconference interview.
The Faculty Recruitment Policy (OTM-R) can be seen here.
Faculty of Science, Masaryk University is an equal opportunity employer. We support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Visit our Career page.
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
Web site for additional job details
https: // www. sci.muni.cz/en/careers-at-the-sci-muni
The applicant must :
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 scientific research either full time or not less than 0.5 full-time equivalent, or who has been a PhD student (or equivalent) abroad
have a publishing record comprising, within the last three years, at least two refereed research papers listed in the Thomson Reuters Web of Science, Scopus or ERIH PLUS databases. Publications such as “articles”, “books”, “book chapters”, “letters” and “reviews” may be considered if they were refereed and listed in the above databases.
The applicant should :
be able to independently design and execute multistep synthetic sequences, be able to perform data/result analysis and interpretation
have fundamental skills in scientific writing
have enthusiasm and eagerness to gain insight into the research topic
have experience and high motivation to present and publish scientific results
Informal inquiries about the position can be sent to dr. KamilParuch, email@example.com, phone +42054949 5477.
Organisation/Company: Masaryk University – Faculty of Science
Department: Department of Chemistry
Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
Website: https:// sci.muni.cz
Country: Czech Republic
State/Province: Czech Republic
Postal Code: 61137
Street: Kotlářská 2