Laboratory technician/lab manager for the research group Protein-DNA interactions

Laboratory technician/lab manager for the research group “Protein-DNA interactions”

Group Leader: Konstantinos Tripsianes, Ph.D

A position of laboratory technician/lab manager is available at the “Protein-DNA interactions” group that is part of Structural Biology program at CEITEC, Masaryk University (MU). The group is studying biological processes using biomolecular NMR and related biophysical methods for the investigation of protein structures and their interactions (other proteins, nucleic acids, small ligands).

Job description:

responsibility for day-to-day operation of the lab including the basic management of laboratory resources

ordering all reagents and plastics for the lab

preparation of various media and buffers

cultivation of bacterial cultures

share in performance of biochemistry experiments (PCR, cloning, expression of proteins, etc.)

management of maintenance and service of shared laboratory equipment

help incoming co-workers into a smooth start in the lab


at least Master degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, biophysics, chemistry or other related fields of life-sciences

good knowledge of English (oral and written)

excellent interpersonal and communication skills

high motivation, flexibility and self-driven interest to learn new things

reliability, team player, meticulousness

knowledge of "laboratory chemistry" - preparation of solutions with defined concentrations, adjusting pH, preparation of media for bacterial cultures etc.

computer literacy, MS word, Excel.

Excellent experience with molecular biology, protein purification and biochemistry is a big plus

We offer:

full-time or part-time contract

interesting work in a top scientific team

stable base and excellent instrumental equipment of CEITEC-MU

MU employment benefits

salary based on qualification and experience

Brno is an attractive, lively place to live and work with many cultural and recreational amenities.

Please send CV and a short motivational letter including: a) description of previous experiences b) technical skills and c) at least two contact references to Konstantinos Tripsianes (Tato e-mailová adresa je chráněna před spamboty. Pro její zobrazení musíte mít povolen Javascript.). Candidates considered for the second round of interview will be informed via email.

Start date: upon agreement Opened until: 30.4.2019