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Scientist / Postdoc position in Bioelectrodynamics research team

Do you want to work on exciting projects at the interface of bionanotechnology and bioelectromagnetics? Do you love hands-on laboratory work, microscopy and to play with a cutting-edge experimental equipment? Then apply for this position!

 

At the Bioelectrodynamics research team (Institute of Photonics and Electronics of the Czech Academy of Sciences), we are looking for a highly motivated researcher for an experimental work focused on exploring the electromagnetic field bioeffects at the biomolecular scale and nano-scale. To that end, you will employ highly advanced single molecule characterization and imaging techniques. Your experimental work will be supported by computational theoretical predictions of your colleagues. Your results will contribute to the development of novel electromagnetic technologies for gentler and more effective biomedicine and bionanotechnology of the future.

 

Requirements: 

  • Experimentally oriented PhD in biophysics, biochemistry, physical chemistry, biomedical engineering, molecular biology, biotechnology, bio-nanomaterials or similar. Strong interest in imaging and microscopy and experience with cytoskeleton proteins is an advantage
  • Very good communication skills and the ability to work in a team-focused environment.

We offer:

The Czech Academy of Sciences is internationally highly ranked research institution with exceptional quality growth. At the Institute of Photonics and Electronics of CAS, we offer interesting and challenging job in an international environment, work in a multidisciplinary research team and excellent research infrastructure. We ensure a strong support of career growth towards professional and scientific independence.

 

Above that we offer: 

  • 5 weeks of vacation + sick days benefit
  • Flexible working hours
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Friendly team of supporting colleagues 
  • Modern educational courses and trainings for continuous professional and scientific development
  • Sport allowance - MultiSport card, catering and pension contribution, team building events, fully automatic coffee machine in the team

Application procedure

Please apply through the application link and instructions therein.
Deadline for application: 24th November 2019.
Starting date of the position: 6th January 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

 


In order to conduct the selection procedure on the position you are applying for it is necessary to collect and process your personal data. By replying to this ad, you provide to the Institute of Photonics and Electronics, Czech Academy of Sciences (located at Chaberská 57, 18251, Praha 8, Czech Republic) your personal data only for the purpose of the selection process. The personal data shall be stored for the duration of the selection procedure, and further for max. 6 months after the termination of the selection procedure for the legitimate interest of the controller in order to prove the proper course of the selection procedure and to evaluate the results of the selection procedure. During metioned period personal data can be stored on our internal and an external storage (owned by Microsoft Corp.) with dedicated access. After the above period expires, your personal data will be permanently deleted.  

Experimentalist in biophysics (PhD student) in Bioelectrodynamics research team

Do you want to work on an exciting PhD project at the interface of bionanotechnology and bioelectromagnetics? Do you love hands-on laboratory work, microscopy and to play with a cutting-edge experimental equipment? Then apply for this position!


At the Bioelectrodynamics research team (Institute of Photonics and Electronics of the Czech Academy of Sciences), we are looking for a highly motivated PhD student for an experimental work focused on exploring the electromagnetic field effects at the biomolecular scale and nano-scale. To that end, you will employ highly advanced single molecule characterization and imaging techniques. Your experimental work will be supported by computational theoretical predictions of your colleagues. Your results will contribute to the development of novel electromagnetic technologies for gentler and more effective biomedicine and bionanotechnology of the future. Practically, you will learn how to work with a wide variety of state-of-the-art laboratory equipment. Furthermore, you will learn how to prepare various biological and biochemical samples. You will also learn how to work with advanced microscopy techniques and world-unique experimental set-ups. Besides, you will learn how to read, understand, and write scientific papers and also how to present your work at international conferences around the world. All these skills will make you employable in thousands of academic and industrial laboratories and companies around the world after your graduation.

 

Requirements: 

  • Finished master’s degree or equivalent by February 2020 in biophysics, biochemistry, physical chemistry, biomedical engineering, molecular biology or similar with a strong interest in imaging and microscopy.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work in a team-focused environment.

We offer:

The Czech Academy of Sciences is an internationally highly ranked research institution with exceptional quality growth. At the Institute of Photonics and Electronics of CAS, we offer interesting and challenging job in an international environment, work in a multidisciplinary research team and excellent research infrastructure. We ensure strong support for career growth towards scientific independence.

 

Above that we offer: 

  • PhD students are employed by the Institute (part-time), which results in a competitive salary (scholarship from the university + salary from the Institute).
  • Annual performance bonus  
  • 5 weeks of vacation + sick days benefit
  • Flexible working hours
  • Friendly team of supporting colleagues 
  • Modern educational courses and trainings for professional and scientific development beyond standard university curriculum
  • Sport allowance - MultiSport card, catering and pension contribution, team building events, fully automatic coffee machine in the team

 

Apply by filling out the online application here

Deadline for application: 24th November 2019

Starting date of the position: 2nd March 2020


In order to conduct the selection procedure on the position you are applying for it is necessary to collect and process your personal data. By replying to this ad, you provide to the Institute of Photonics and Electronics, Czech Academy of Sciences (located at Chaberská 57, 18251, Praha 8, Czech Republic) your personal data only for the purpose of the selection process. The personal data shall be stored for the duration of the selection procedure, and further for max 6 months after the termination of the selection procedure for the legitimate interest of the controller in order to prove the proper course of the selection procedure and to evaluate the results of the selection procedure. During metioned period personal data can be stored on our internal and an external storage (owned by Microsoft Corp.) with dedicated access. After the above period expires, your personal data will be permanently deleted. 

Electromagnetic chip designer (PhD student) in Bioelectrodynamics research team

Do you want to work on an exciting PhD project at the interface of bionanotechnology and bioelectromagnetics? Do you love electromagnetism and micro/nanofabrication technologies? Then apply for this position!


At the Bioelectrodynamics research team (Institute of Photonics and Electronics of the Czech Academy of Sciences), we are looking for a highly motivated Ph.D. student to work on the design and fabrication of electromagnetic planar chips for the research of the electromagnetic field effects at the biomolecular scale and nanoscale. Your chips will be the corner stones of cutting-edge experiments to verify the predictions of the molecular dynamics simulations of your colleagues. Your results will contribute to the development of novel electromagnetic technologies for gentler and more effective biomedicine and bionanotechnology of the future. Practically speaking, you can learn how to design microwave circuits in the 3D simulator of the electromagnetic field, how to fabricate your design by the standard laser lithography process, and how to measure biological specimen on your chip by vector network analyzer connected thru the mechanical probe system. Besides, you will learn how to read, understand, and write scientific papers and also how to present your work at international conferences around the world. All these skills will make you employable in high-tech research organizations both in academic and industrial environment around the world after your graduation.

 

Requirements:

  • Finished master’s degree by February 2020 in applied physics, electromagnetic physics, electrical, electromagnetic, radio-frequency engineering, high-frequency electronics, or similar.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work in a team-focused environment.

 

We offer:

The Czech Academy of Sciences is internationally highly ranked research institution with exceptional quality growth. At the Institute of Photonics and Electronics of CAS, we offer interesting and challenging job in an international environment, work in a multidisciplinary research team, and outstanding research infrastructure. We ensure strong support of career growth towards scientific independence.  

 

Above that we offer: 

  • PhD students are employed by the Institute (part-time), which results in a competitive salary (scholarship from the university + salary from the Institute).
  • Annual performance bonus  
  • 5 weeks of vacation + sick days benefit
  • Flexible working hours
  • Friendly team of supporting colleagues 
  • Modern educational courses and trainings for professional and scientific development beyond standard university curriculum
  • Sport allowance - MultiSport card, catering and pension contribution, team building events, fully automatic coffee machine in the team

 

Apply by filling out the online application here.

Deadline for application: 24th November 2019

Starting date of the position: 2nd March 2020


In order to conduct the selection procedure on the position you are applying for it is necessary to collect and process your personal data. By replying to this ad, you provide to the Institute of Photonics and Electronics, Czech Academy of Sciences (located at Chaberská 57, 18251, Praha 8, Czech Republic) your personal data only for the purpose of the selection process. The personal data shall be stored for the duration of the selection procedure, and further for max 6 months after the termination of the selection procedure for the legitimate interest of the controller in order to prove the proper course of the selection procedure and to evaluate the results of the selection procedure. During metioned period personal data can be stored on our internal and an external storage (owned by Microsoft Corp.) with dedicated access. After the above period expires, your personal data will be permanently deleted. 

Molecular modeller (PhD student) in Bioelectrodynamics research team

Do you want to work on an exciting PhD project at the interface of bionanotechnology and bioelectromagnetics? Do you love molecules and computers? Then apply for this position!


At the Bioelectrodynamics research team (Institute of Photonics and Electronics of the Czech Academy of Sciences), we are looking for a highly motivated PhD student to work on computational modelling of the electromagnetic field effects at the biomolecular scale and nano-scale. Your computational predictions will be verified with cutting edge micro- and nanotechnology experimental tools provided by your colleagues. Your results will contribute to the development of novel electromagnetic technologies for gentler and more efficient biomedicine and bionanotechnology of the future. Practically, you can learn how to obtain a starting biomolecular structure, set-up a computational simulation of biomolecular behavior, how to post-process obtained data, and how to plot this data in Matlab. Besides, you will learn how to read, understand, and write scientific papers and also how to present your work at international conferences around the world. All these skills will make you employable in many academic and industrial research and business organizations around the world after your graduation.

 

Requirements:

  • Finished master‘s degree or equivalent by February 2020 in biophysics, molecular physics, computational chemistry, physical chemistry, chemical physics, molecular nanotechnology, computational biology, bioinformatics, or similar. Ideal candidate should be inclined towards computational work and coding.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work in a team-focused environment.

We offer:

The Czech Academy of Sciences is internationally highly ranked research institution with an exceptional quality growth. At the Institute of Photonics and Electronics of CAS, we offer interesting and challenging job in an international environment, work in a multidisciplinary research team and excellent research infrastructure. We ensure a strong support of career growth towards scientific independence.   

 

Above that we offer: 

  • PhD students are employed by the Institute (part-time), which results in a competitive salary (scholarship from the university + salary from the Institute)
  • Annual performance bonus 
  • 5 weeks of vacation + sick days benefit
  • Flexible working hours
  • Friendly team of supporting colleagues 
  • Modern educational courses and trainings for professional and scientific development beyond standard university curriculum
  • Sport allowance - MultiSport card, catering and pension contribution, team building events, fully automatic coffee machine in the team

Apply by filling out the online application here.

Deadline for application: 24th November 2019

Starting date of the position: 2nd March 2020

 

In order to conduct the selection procedure on the position you are applying for it is necessary to collect and process your personal data. By replying to this ad, you provide to the Institute of Photonics and Electronics, Czech Academy of Sciences (located at Chaberská 57, 18251, Praha 8, Czech Republic) your personal data only for the purpose of the selection process. The personal data shall be stored for the duration of the selection procedure, and further for max 6 months after the termination of the selection procedure for the legitimate interest of the controller in order to prove the proper course of the selection procedure and to evaluate the results of the selection procedure. During metioned period personal data can be stored on our internal and an external storage (owned by Microsoft Corp.) with dedicated access. After the above period expires, your personal data will be permanently deleted. 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Photonics for Biosensing

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 Photonics for Biosensing.

 

Responsibilities and tasks

The selected candidate will carry out research into optical methods and measurement systems for plasmonic biosensors. Specifically, the selected candidate will be expected to develop advanced optical platforms based on plasmonic (nano)structures for affinity biosensing and participate in their applications for the detection of biomolecules and investigation of biomolecular interactions related to medical diagnostics.

 

Requirements 

  • Ph. D. degree in optics, optoelectronics, physics, electrical engineering or similar,
  • publication record in the field of optical measurement methods, optical systems, waveguide optics and/or plasmonics, and optical (bio)sensing,
  • experience in the design and experimental development of advanced optical platforms.

We offer

  • interesting and challenging job in an international environment,
  • work in a vibrant and multidisciplinary research team
  • excellent research infrastructure,
  • full time employment with 5 weeks of vacation and other benefits (flexible working hours, sport, catering and pension contribution).

Terms of employment

The initial period of employment is 1 year (with the possibility of an extension), starting from January 1, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter.

 

Application procedure

In order to apply, please, send a letter of application (cover letter), CV, and a list of publications to Ms. Jana Petrlova (petrlova@ufe.cz). 

In the subject line of your email, please, state that you apply for Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Photonics for Biosensing.

 

In order to conduct the selection procedure on the position you are applying for it is necessary to collect and process your personal data. By replying to this ad, you provide to the Institute of Photonics and Electronics, Czech Academy of Sciences (located at Chaberská 57, 18251, Praha 8, Czech Republic) your personal data only for the purpose of the selection process. The personal data shall be stored for the duration of the selection procedure, and further for max 6 months after the termination of the selection procedure for the legitimate interest of the controller in order to prove the proper course of the selection procedure and to evaluate the results of the selection procedure. During metioned period personal data can be stored on our internal and an external storage (owned by Microsoft Corp.) with dedicated access. After the above period expires, your personal data will be permanently deleted. 

Referent projektové podpory

Ústav fotoniky a elektroniky, veřejná výzkumná instituce patřící mezi pracoviště Akademie věd, zabývající se výzkumem v oblasti fotoniky, optoelektroniky a elektroniky, hledá nového kolegu či novou kolegyni na pozici Referent projektové podpory.

 

Co bude vaší pracovní náplní?

  • Zodpovědnost za sledování, vyhledávání, zpracování a distribuci nových příležitostí k podpoře financování vědeckých i nevědeckých aktivit,
  • poskytování administrativní podpory žadatelům a řešitelům grantových projektů,
  • kontrola a sledování čerpání nákladů na jednotlivé grantové projekty,
  • zajištění dodržování termínů dle podmínek jednotlivých poskytovatelů grantové podpory,
  • kontrola finanční části průběžných a závěrečných zpráv grantových projektů,
  • zajišťování podkladů pro externí kontroly projektu,
  • spolupráce při přípravě nových grantových žádostí, zejména finančně-administrativních částí.

Co od vás budeme potřebovat?

  • VŠ vzdělání,
  • zkušenosti s přípravou a realizací grantových národních a mezinárodních projektů výhodou,
  • znalost základů účetnictví výhodou,
  • znalost angličtiny na úrovni běžné každodenní komunikace a porozumění psanému textu,
  • systematický a zodpovědný přístup k práci, pečlivost, organizační a komunikační schopnosti.

Co vám můžeme nabídnout? 

  • Jistotu a zázemí stabilní společnosti, která nabízí dlouhodobé uplatnění,
  • přátelské pracovní prostředí a podpora kolegů,
  • práci na plný nebo zkrácený úvazek,
  • motivující finanční ohodnocení včetně odměn 2x ročně,
  • 5 týdnů dovolené, 3 dny zdravotní volno,
  • pružná pracovní doba,
  • příspěvek na stravování (jídelna je přímo v areálu),
  • příspěvek na penzijní nebo životní pojištění,
  • příspěvek na sportovní aktivity formou Multisport karty,
  • možnosti jazykových kurzů, odborných školení a podpora dalšího vzdělávání.

Nástup dle dohody. Pracoviště kousek od metra Kobylisy Praha 8.

V případě, že vás nabízená pracovní pozice oslovila, chcete využít již získané zkušenosti a dále se profesně rozvíjet ve stabilní společnosti, tak neváhejte a zašlete svůj strukturovaný životopis a motivační dopis na e-mail petrlova@ufe.cz.

 

Odpovědí na tento inzerát poskytujete Ústavu fotoniky a elektroniky AV ČR, se sídlem Chaberská 57 Praha 8, své osobní údaje za účelem výběrového řízení. Osobní údaje budou uchovány po dobu, po kterou probíhá výběrové řízení, a dále po dobu maximálně 6 měsíců ode dne ukončení výběrového řízení z důvodu oprávněného zájmu správce k prokázání řádného průběhu výběrového řízení a zhodnocení výsledků výběrového řízení. Po tuto dobu mohou být osobní údaje uložené na datovém úložišti ústavu a dále na datovém úložišti patřícímu společnosti Microsoft Corp. s vyhrazeným přístupem.  Po uplynutí výše uvedené doby budou vámi poskytnuté osobní údaje trvale vymazány.

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Microfluidics

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 positions in the field of microfluidics.  

 

Responsibilities and tasks
The selected candidate will be expected to develop microfluidic systems for optical affinity biosensors based on surface plasmons. Specific tasks may include:
  • Modelling mass transport in microfluidic structures.
  • Design and fabrication of microfluidic structures and devices for both biomolecular interaction analysis and detection purposes.
  • Development of experimental protocols and analysis of biosensor data for the extraction of relevant biomolecular information.
Requirements: 
  • Ph. D. degree in engineering, physics, chemistry, or a related field. 
  • Experience in research into microfluidic systems, preferably when used with surface-based biosensing technologies.
  • Publication record in the field of microfluidics.
  • Experience in fabrication of microfluidic structures and devices, including photolithographic and replication methods; knowledge of micro-/nanofabrication methods.
  • Experience in computing or programming languages (Matlab).
  • Experience in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is a plus.
  • Experience in collecting and analyzing affinity-based biosensor data is a plus.
We offer:
  • interesting and challenging job in an international environment,
  • work in a vibrant and multidisciplinary research team,
  • excellent research infrastructure,
  • full time employment with 5 weeks of vacation and other benefits.
Terms of employment
The initial period of employment is 1 year (with the possibility of an extension), starting from August 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

 

Application procedure
In order to apply, please, send a letter of application (cover letter), CV, and a list of publications to Ms. Jana Petrlova (petrlova@ufe.cz). 
In the subject line of your email, please, state that you apply for Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Microfluidics.

 

In order to conduct the selection procedure on the position you are applying for it is necessary to collect and process your personal data. By replying to this ad, you provide to the Institute of Photonics and Electronics, Czech Academy of Sciences (located at Chaberská 57, 18251, Praha 8, Czech Republic) your personal data only for the purpose of the selection process. The personal data shall be stored for the duration of the selection procedure, and further for max 6 months after the termination of the selection procedure for the legitimate interest of the controller in order to prove the proper course of the selection procedure and to evaluate the results of the selection procedure. During metioned period personal data can be stored on our internal and an external storage (owned by Microsoft Corp.) with dedicated access. After the above period expires, your personal data will be permanently deleted. 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Functional Materials and Coatings

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 positions in the field of functional materials and coatings.

 

Responsibilities and tasks:
  • The selected candidate will carry out research into functional materials and coatings for optical affinity biosensors. 
  • The selected candidate will be expected to develop advanced functional molecular systems for optical affinity biosensors based on continuous or nanostructured substrates. 
  • The selected candidate will be expected to perform design, synthesis and characterization of functional molecular systems and participate in their applications for the detection of biomolecules and investigation of biomolecular and cellular interactions.
Requirements: 
  • Ph. D. degree in physical chemistry, chemical engineering, organic chemistry, macromolecular chemistry or similar,
  • publication record in the field of material sciences or chemical engineering,
  • experience in research into functional molecular systems and development of functional coatings for biosensing.
We offer:
  • interesting and challenging job in an international environment,
  • work in a vibrant and multidisciplinary research team,
  • excellent research infrastructure,
  • full time employment with 5 weeks of vacation and other benefits.
Terms of employment:
  • The initial period of employment is for a period of 1 year (with the possibility of an extension), starting from September 1, 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter.
Application procedure:

In order to apply, please, send a letter of application (cover letter), CV, and a list of publications to Ms. Jana Petrlova (petrlova@ufe.cz). 

In the subject line of your email, please, state that you apply for Postdoctoral research fellow position in functional materials and coatings.

 

In order to conduct the selection procedure on the position you are applying for it is necessary to collect and process your personal data. By replying to this ad, you provide to the Institute of Photonics and Electronics, Czech Academy of Sciences (located at Chaberská 57, 18251, Praha 8, Czech Republic) your personal data only for the purpose of the selection process. The personal data shall be stored for the duration of the selection procedure, and further for max 6 months after the termination of the selection procedure for the legitimate interest of the controller in order to prove the proper course of the selection procedure and to evaluate the results of the selection procedure. During metioned period personal data can be stored on our internal and an external storage (owned by Microsoft Corp.) with dedicated access. After the above period expires, your personal data will be permanently deleted. 

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