Selection Procedures

Selection Procedures

 

Tender UFE-F11
Postdoctoral Research-fellow position in Nano-Optics

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 Statute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, announces an open competition for the position of (postdoctoral) research fellow in the group of Nano-optics. Successful candidate will carry out research on optical imaging of single protein dynamics funded by prestigious ERC-CZ project.

Requirements: Ph. D. degree in optics, optoelectronics, applied physics, or a similar field • excellent publication record • outstanding research experience and hands-on experimental skills in optics, preferably microscopy, plasmonics, or near-field optics • cross-disciplinary research interests in molecular biology or biophysics are of great advantage • excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a team-focused environment.

We offer: Interdisciplinary working environment • Unique experimental background of the Nano-optics research group • creative approaches involving innovative, high-impact research topics • full time employment with 5 weeks of vacation.

We ask that candidates send a structured CV containing a list of publications, at least two references, and a letter of motivation to Mrs. Plášilová (plasilova@ufe.cz). The subject line should include UFE-F11.

The deadline for applications is 30 November, 2016.

 


 

Experienced researcher in gas/vapour sorption and porosimetry - Leading Researcher

Organisation: Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics of Czech Academy of Sciences
Employer information
The Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics of the Czech Academy of Sciences is concerned in studies of structure and properties of rock medium, rocks, derived materials and special composite materials. Homepage: https://www.irsm.cas.cz/index_en.php
Job description
Successful applicant should conduct independent research in the field of gas and vapour sorption or porosimetry including planning and managing scientific projects and publishing in peer-reviewed journals.
Required qualifications and experience

  • Ph.D. in natural or technical field, preferably physical chemistry or chemical engineering

  • Experience in the field of gas and vapour sorption advantageous

  • ISI publications in relevant journals

  • Ability of independent research work

  • Experience and ability to lead a team

Practical details

  • The employment type is full-time

  • Location: Prague, Czech Republic

  • The initial appointment is for 2 years with a possibility for additional years and potential for becoming permanent position after first evaluation and good progress

  • The start date for the position is assumed at the end of the year 2016 but is negotiable

  • The proposal should contain CV, publication list, research interest, CV, reference contacts

Application deadline: 30th November 2016
The applications and other questions regarding this position should be directed to Martina Havelcová at havelcova@irsm.cas.cz.

 


 

Open postdoc / research fellow positions at The Institute of Plasma Physics in Prague, Tokamak Department 

The Tokamak department of the Institute of Plasma Physics of the CAS, Prague, Czech Republic is seeking candidates for postdoc / research fellow positions. The successful candidate will work within the Theory and modelling group. Positions are open in the following areas:
1.     Integrated modelling, support of COMPASS experiments.
2.     Tokamak edge and scrape-off layer modelling.
Apply by November 10, 2016.
Detailed description
The Tokamak department of the Institute of Plasma Physics (see http://www.ipp.cas.cz) is a major thermonuclear research laboratory in the Czech republic, located in Prague, which operates a compact tokamak—COMPASS. The Theory and modelling group of this department is focused on supporting COMPASS experiments by simulations as well as on contributing to international fusion research. Primary topics include integrated / transport modelling, edge and scrape-off layer physics, MHD or magnetic perturbations. We are currently aiming at expanding the group by two fellows, who would carry out research in the above listed areas.
The successful candidates will be responsible for performing research in one of the areas, closely linked to experiments on COMPASS and other tokamaks. Strong international collaboration is expected, primarily within EUROfusion laboratories.
The contract will be for 2 or 3 years with a possible prolongation or a subsequent permanent contract. The application deadline is November 10, 2016. Requirements
·     Doctoral degree in physics, computational physics or similar.
·     Experience in magnetic thermonuclear fusion research, preferentially in theory and modelling.
·     Strong computer science skills: numerical methods, programming (Python and Fortran preferred), data analysis.
·     Proficient English spoken and written.
Contacts
Please address your questions and applications (cover letter + CV) to Jakub Urban,urban@ipp.cas.cz, +420-26605-3396.

 


 

Experienced researcher in gas/vapour sorption and porosimetry
Institute of Rock Structure and Mechanics of Czech Academy of Sciences is concerned in studies of structure and properties of rock medium, rocks, derived materials and special composite materials. Department of Geochemistry seeks 
Experienced researcher in gas/vapour sorption and porosimetry.
Employment Type: Full-time
Application deadline: 31st August 2016 
Successful applicant should conduct independent research in the field of gas and vapour sorption or prosimetry including planning and managing scientific projects and publishing in peer-reviewed journals. 
Required qualifications and experience:

  •          Ph.D. in natural or technical field, preferably physical chemistry or chemical engineering
  •          Experience in the field of gas and vapour sorption advantageous
  •          ISI publications in relevant journals
  •          Ability of independent research work

Applications must be received by 31st of August 2016.
Complete applications will consist of a Letter of research interest, CV, including publications list and past laboratory experience and two to three reference contacts. 
The applications and other questions regarding this position should be directed to
Martina Havelcova, V Holešovičkách 41, Praha 8, 182 09, at havelcova@irsm.cas.cz
Find more information on web site of the Department of Geochemistry

 


 

Institute of Physiology (www.fgu.cas.cz/en Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague) announces call for a Senior Research Team Leader position to be taken up at the Department of Neurochemistry
Senior team leader’s basic salary (taxable) is expected to be approx. 28,000 – 40,000 CZK per month; Institute’s remuneration rules apply (exact salary depending on candidate’s experience and research performance). Additional salary supplements may be covered by external funding.
Eligibility: PhD degree in relevant field or DSc Thesis
Selection criteria: Candidates will be selected on the basis of academic merit, as documented by peer-reviewed publications, quality of their research proposal and its relevance to major fields of basic and biomedical research conducted at the Institute of Physiology (http://www.fgu.cas.cz/en/about/60-about-the-institute) and especially sufficient experience regarding the molecular pharmacology of cholinergic neurotransmission, capability to attract external funding in a relevant research field, leadership/management skills, experience with a research stay in a foreign laboratory, fluent use of English.
The deadline for applications is 10 June 2016 Requirements

 


 

Institute of Physiology (www.fgu.cas.cz/en Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague) announces call for a Senior Research Team Leader position to be taken up at the Department of Experimental Hypertension
Senior team leader’s basic salary (taxable) is expected to be approx. 28,000 – 40,000 CZK per month; Institute’s remuneration rules apply (exact salary depending on candidate’s experience and research performance). Additional salary supplements may be covered by external funding.
Eligibility: PhD degree in cardiovascular research or DSc Thesis
Selection criteria: Candidates will be selected on the basis of academic merit, as documented by peer- reviewed publications, quality of their research proposal and its relevance to major fields of basic and biomedical research conducted at the Institute of Physiology (http://www.fgu.cas.cz/en/about/60-about-the-institute) and especially sufficient experience regarding the experimental cardiovascular and/or renal research in rodents, capability to attract external funding in a relevant research field, leadership/management skills, experience with a research stay in a foreign laboratory, fluent use of English.
The deadline for applications is 10 June 2016 Requirements

 




Institute of Physiology (www.fgu.cas.cz/en Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague) announces call for a Senior Research Team Leader position to be taken up at the Department of Adipose Tissue Biology
Senior team leader’s basic salary (taxable) is expected to be approx. 28,000 – 40,000 CZK per month; Institute’s remuneration rules apply (exact salary depending on candidate’s experience and research performance). Additional salary supplements may be covered by external funding.
Eligibility: PhD degree in relevant field or DSc Thesis
Selection criteria: Candidates will be selected on the basis of academic merit, as documented by peer-reviewed publications, quality of their research proposal and its relevance to major fields of basic and biomedical research conducted at the Institute of Physiology (http://www.fgu.cas.cz/en/about/60-about-the-institute) and especially sufficient experience regarding the role of nutrition and inter-organ interactions in pathophysiology of metabolic syndrome, capability to attract external funding in a relevant research field, leadership/management skills, experience with a research stay in a foreign laboratory, fluent use of English.
The deadline for applications is 10 June 2016 Requirements

 



Deputy Director for Czech Centre for Phenogenomics, Vestec, Czech Republic The Czech Centre for Phenogenomics (CCP) is currently seeking a Deputy Director to serve as part of the management team and co-leading a Phenotyping Module. Requirements

 


 

The Global Change Research Institute CAS seeks a postdoctoral research fellow with the focus on analysis of eddy covariance data. The main task will be to analyze and interpret data from eddy-covariance measurement in different sites and to publish the results. The position is available from summer 2016. Requirements

 



The Global Change Research Institute CAS seeks a research fellow with the focus on analysis of eddy covariance data. The main task will be to analyze and interpret data from eddy-covariance measurement in different sites and to publish the results. The position is available from summer 2016. Requirements

 



Position in social and policy analysis of ecosystem services. The Global Change Research Centre (CzechGlobe), Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Department of Human Dimensions of Global Change, seeks a postdoc research assistant or junior scientist with the research focus in the areas of valuation of ecosystem services, behavioral and socio-economic aspects of ecosystem services, cost-benefit analysis and agricultural economics and policy. Requirements

 



The Global Change Research Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, seeks a postdoc research fellow or junior scientist with the following research focus: Interpretation of data measured at the Atmospheric Station Křešín u Pacova. The Atmospheric Station Křešín u Pacova is a new monitoring and research infrastructure that started operation in 2013. It consists mainly of a 250 m tall tower and is a monitoring point for greenhouse gases, selected aerosol properties and gaseous pollutants. Ancillary meteorological measurements are conducted, too. The Atmospheric Station offers broad opportunities for multidisciplinary research focused on climate change, air composition and air quality. Requirements

 



Institute of Plasma Physics of the Czech Academy of Science, Prague, Czech Republic, is seeking a talented, motivated scientific software developer. Our team develops high-quality scientific software within the international fusion community. The candidate will primarily work with Jakub Urban and the CODAC team on software for integrated simulations in plasma physics and on data acquisition and handling software for large fusion experiments, applied to the COMPASS tokamak and future experiments like ITER or JT-60SA. Requirements

 



Institute of Plasma Physics, AS CR, v.v.i., seeks candidates for Junior researcher positions in the Department of Materials Engineering. Our research focuses in interaction of plasma with materials, in particular plasma spraying and spark plasma sintering. Further details on our research may be checked at www.ipp.cas.cz/Mi/ Requirements

 




The Global Change Research Centre, AS CR, v. v. i., in accordance with the Act No.283/1992 On the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, as amended by the Act No. 420/2005, and in accordance with the Statute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, announces an open competition for the position of the research fellow with the focus on analysis of eddy covariance data. Requirements

 



The Global Change Research Centre, AS CR, v. v. i., in accordance with the Act No.283/1992 On the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, as amended by the Act No. 420/2005, and in accordance with the Statute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, announces an open competition for the position of the postdoctoral research fellow with the focus on analysis of eddy covariance data. Requirements