Senior researcher RP5

Director of Nanotechnology Centre VSB - Technical University of Ostrava
announces a selection procedure for a post of

Senior researcher II MEL (D)

for project REFRESH - Research Excellence For REgion Sustainability and High-tech Industries (CZ.10.03.01/00/22_003/0000048), research program 5 - SOLAR AND SMART MATERIAL TECHNOLOGIES
supervised by Prof. Radek Zbořil and Dr. Aristeidis Bakandritsos
The position is suitable for both women and men.

workplace website: VŠB – Materials Envi Lab
Prof. Zbořil: Radek Zbořil - Google Scholar

Activity description:

  • conducting independent research and managing the work of junior researchers,
  • participating in collaborations with other partner institutions,
  • publishing activity, high-quality manuscript writing,
  • participating in the preparation of projects from national and international sources.

Full time equivalent:                       0,5
Type of job contract:                       a two-year contract (possibly extended up to five-years)
Expected start of employment:   1.8.2024 or as agreed

We require:

  • academic title of Prof.,
  • outstanding scientific results in the field of study on an international scale with high contribution to the research area,
  • experience in managing scientific teams,
  • H- index of at least 10,
  • (co)authorship  of  at  least  30  papers  in  journals  with  IF  registered  on  Web  of  Science (,
  • involvement in basic/applied/contract research projects, 2 project in 10 years at least.

We offer:

  • working in promising organisation,
  • salary evalution according project conditions and candidate's experience,
  • 6 weeks of holidays,
  • flexible working hours,
  • university kindergarten,
  • possibility of contributing to a supplementary pension scheme,
  • company catering in the canteen,
  • MultiSport card,
  • other employee benefits according to the employer's offer,
  • work on interesting up-to-date research topics with high application potential,
  • possibility to utilize top instrumental techniques,
  • motivating financial conditions and performance-driven bonuses.

Your personal data will be processed to the extent necessary for the implementation of the selection procedure in accordance with EU Regulation 2016/679.

E-mail the curriculum vitae, copies of documents on the acquired qualification, and a motivation letter to:
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to July 31, 2024

In the subject of the email, please state "Senior researcher II MEL (D) for RP5".