Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 20 Apr 2024

26 Mar 2024
Job Information

Masaryk University - Faculty of Science – RECETOX
Research Field

Environmental science
Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)

Czech Republic
Application Deadline

20 Apr 2024 - 23:59 (Europe/Prague)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Hours Per Week

Offer Starting Date

1 Jun 2024
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

The secretary of the Faculty of Science of Masaryk University is issuing a selection procedure to fill a position:


Workplace: RECETOX, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno
Employment: fixed-term with an initial employment contract for 1 year (with the prospect of long-term cooperation), non.academic position
Amount of working time: 1.0 FTE (full-time for 40 hours per week)'
Estimated start date: 1.6.2024
Number of open positions: 1                                                            
Salary: negotiable
Application deadline: 20.4.2024                                                     
EU researcher profile: R1



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, 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.

RECETOX  focuses on interdisciplinary research and education in the area of Environment & Health, studying toxic compounds and their behavior, transport & bioaccumulation to evaluate environmental effects, assess the exposure and health risks to humans, and develop technologies and biotechnologies to break them down.

Job Description
Ensure tasks in pursuit of research projects on organic pollutants in air, seawater and soil in the research group of Prof. Gerhard Lammel .

We offer varied work in a friendly international team in a top workplace, flexible working hours. The position is also suitable for people on/after parental leave, graduates or graduating students.

In the case of interest and mutual agreement, it is possible to combine the work with doctoral education and obtaining a PhD degree.

Key duties

  • participation in research projects that develop and apply new environmental technologies
  • introduction and use of analytical methodologies
  • performing laboratory experiments, analysing samples from the environment
  • processing of data and results, contribution to preparation of reports and publications

Skills and Qualifications

The applicant must have

  • university education (B.Sc./M.Sc./Ing.) in the fields of environmental science, chemistry or physics
  • experience working in a laboratory
  • English (minimum level B1) as the working language

The applicant should have

  • willingness to acquire and actively apply new skills and knowledge
  • thoroughness, ability to plan and organize working time

Beneficial to have/know

  • experience in analytical chemistry, liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry

Informal inquiries about the position can be sent to Prof. Gerhard Lammel, email [email protected] , phone +49 177 3274963 .

We offer

  • space for personal and professional growth, the opportunity to realize and participate in the improvement of our processes
  • active use of English
  • flexible working hours
  • an interesting job in a dynamically-expanding university area
  • 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

Send your application by 20.4.2024 via via e-application here .

Please include the following documents:

  • CV
  • Cover letter

After submitting your application successfully, you will receive an automatic confirmation email from In case of problems with filling in the e-application form, please contact us by e-mail: [email protected] .

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!

Research Field
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Research Field
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Research Field
Environmental science
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent


Additional Information
Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
Masaryk University; RECETOX
Czech Republic

Where to apply



Kamenice 753/5
Postal Code

625 00


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