Postdoc position in Bioinformatics

Workplace: Section of Animal Physiology and Immunology, Department of Experimental Biology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic

Type of Contract: temporary position with 1-year contract (with possible extension), non-academic

Working Hours: 1,0 FTE (full-time employment of 40 hours per week)

Expected Start Date: negotiable with respect to immigration timelines for non EU candidates

Number of Open Positions: 1

Pay: CZK 70 000 per month

EU Researcher Profile: R2

Application Deadline: 01.08.2024

 

About the Workplace

Masaryk University is modern, dynamic and the most attractive university in the Czech Republic with ten faculties, more than 6500 staff and 33 000 students, a wide range of research areas and a strong international position. We are the largest academic employer in the South Moravian Region.

Faculty of Science MU, a 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.

Section of Animal Physiology and Immunology (Department of Experimental Biology) at the Faculty of Science of MU is a modern, fully equipped workplace where individual research groups are engaged in research at all levels - from molecules and cells through invertebrates to humans; from basic research to the application of results in human and veterinary medicine. The mission of Fabian Lab is to understand fundamental processes underlying the development and maintenance of vertebrate organs while supporting a scientifically excellent and equitable environment for trainees to thrive.

Job Description

Key Duties:

  • To participate in the implementation of research projects in collaboration with other members of the research group
  • To explore new questions in biology and seek innovative ways to analyze data

Skills and Qualifications

The applicant must have:

  • PhD Degree in mathematics, informatics, or biology
  • Experience in programming languages such as Python, R, Java
  • Good communication skills (oral and written) in English
  • Understanding of molecular biology processes
  • Knowledge of various tools, software, and databases used for analysis of sequencing techniques (single cell multiome ATAC)
  • At least 6 years practice in the field

Informal inquiries about the position can be sent to Peter Fabian, Ph.D. email Tato e-mailová adresa je chráněna před spamboty. Pro její zobrazení musíte mít povolen Javascript., phone +420 549 494 465.

We Offer

  • Possibility to constantly learn and improve
  • An interesting job in a dynamically-expanding university area
  • Flexible working hours and occasional home office to support personal needs in family and career compatibility
  • Employee benefits such as 6 weeks of paid vacation per year, pension insurance contribution or nursery/children´s group allowance, a financial meal allowance, lunches in canteens of MU, Multisport card, vaccinations free of charge, discounted language courses, exclusive mobile tariff offer by Vodafone, childcare groups at Campus and Komenského náměstí)
  • Opportunity to work and live in a modern and dynamic city (for more information on costs of living, you can refer to Numbeo)
  • Welcome Office provides support with your relocation to Brno

Application Process

The application shall be submitted online by 01.08.2024 via an e-application:

https://www.muni.cz/en/about-us/careers/vacancies/77926

The candidate shall provide following:

  • CV
  • Cover letter describing candidate's research interest and experience
  • Summary of research outputs and publications
  • Names and contact details of at least 3 references

After submitting your application successfully, you will receive an automatic confirmation email from jobs.muni.cz.

Selection Process

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.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a personal or online 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!