Researcher for Nanotechnology Centre

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

Researcher MEL (D)

for project REFRESH - Research Excellence For REgion Sustainability and High- tech Industries (CZ.10.03.01/00/22_003/0000048), research program 3 NANOTOXICOLOGY
supervised by Prof. Radek Zbořil

The position is suitable for both women and men.

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

Activity description:

  • independently solving complex scientific research tasks in their field, actively publishing scientific articles,
  • conducting independent research and collaborates with other members of the research team,
  • data collecting for specific project outputs and their completion,
  • participating in the research activities of the living laboratory, or collaborating in the research activities of other living laboratories,
  • participating in the implementation of collaborations within research program.

Full time equivalent: 1,0
Type of job contract: a two-year contract (possibly extended up to five-years)
Expected start of employment: 1. 9. 2024 or as agreed

We require:

  • Phd in Materials Science, Molecular Toxicology, Life Science of related field,
  • two reference letters at least,
  • 3 months' foreign experience at least,
  • H-index 7 at least, or 100 citations at least,
  • experience of working abroad or with international research teams and basic/applied/contract research projects,
  • extensive experience with advanced cell/tissue culture work,
  • expertise in nanotoxicology/molecular toxicology and nanomaterial characterization is highly beneficial

We offer:

  • working in promising organization,
  • salary evaluation 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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by July 31, 2024 

In the subject of the email, please state "Researcher MEL (D) in RP3".