Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Optical Biosensors for Medical Diagnosis and Life Science Applications

The Institute of Photonics and Electronics v. v. i., in accordance with the Act No. 283/1992 of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, as amended by the Act No. 420/2005, and in accordance with the Statutes of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in the field of optical biosensors for medical diagnosis and life science applications.

Responsibilities and tasks

  • The selected candidate will carry out research into optical biosensors for applications in medical diagnosis and life sciences. Specifically, the candidate will be expected to:
  • Design, develop and characterize functional biomolecular coatings and assays for optical biosensors for biomolecular interaction studies and detection of biomolecular analytes,
  • Apply the developed biosensors and assays to selected topics in medical diagnosis and life sciences.


  • Ph. D. degree in analytical chemistry, macromolecular chemistry, polymer chemistry surface chemistry, or similar,
  • publication record in the field of biophotonics,
  • experience in research into functional coatings and methodologies for detection of biomolecular targets,
  • experience in biosensing and biomedicine is of advantage.

We offer

  • interesting and challenging job in an international environment,
  • work in a large multidisciplinary research team,
  • excellent research infrastructure.

Terms of employment
The initial period of employment is 1 year (with the possibility of an extension), starting from July 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Application procedure
We ask that candidates send a letter of application (cover letter), CV, list of publications and two references to Ms. Jana Petrlova ( In the subject line of your email, please, state that you apply for Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Optical Biosensors for Medical Diagnosis and Life Science Applications. The deadline for applications is June 5, 2018.

This position is supported by European Social Fund and State budget of the Czech Republic through grant from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic (call: International Mobility of Researchers, Program: Operational programme research, development and education).

ÚFE provádí základní a aplikovaný výzkum v oblasti fotoniky, optoelektroniky a elektroniky. ÚFE příspívá k rozvoji poznání v těchto oblastech a vytváří širokou bázi znalostí, jako základ pro vývoj nových špičkových technologií.


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