Laboratory Assistant in Aquatic Microbial Ecology

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 31 Jan 2024

3 Jan 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

Biology Centre CAS
Research Field

Biological sciences » Biology
Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country

Czech Republic
Application Deadline

31 Jan 2024 - 00:00 (Europe/Prague)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Full-time
Hours Per Week

40
Offer Starting Date

1 Feb 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?

No

Offer Description

The Department of Aquatic Microbial Ecology (https://www.hbu.cas.cz/en/structure/ame/ ), Institute of Hydrobiology, Biology Centre CAS (https://www.bc.cas.cz/en/homepage /), invites applications for laboratory assistant position. The new assistant will work in the molecular laboratory, in the microbial laboratory, maintain the lab, order supplies and occasionally work in the field.

We are looking for 2 persons to join as soon as possible, one for Dr.Rohit's project and one for the project of Dr. Mukherjee. More about staff and projects: https://www.hbu.cas.cz/en/structure/ame/laboratory-of-microbial-ecology-and-evolution/


Requirements
Research Field
Biological sciences » Biology
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

• Good knowledge of molecular (DNA/RNA isolation, PCR) and microscopic techniques
• Experience in working with bacterial and eukaryotic cultures would be appreciated
• Experience with MS Excel, Word
• Candidates must be proficient in English
• Driving license and knowledge of Czech language would be considered favourably but is not a prerequisite for selection


Additional Information
Benefits

• 5 weeks of paid holiday yearly (for 1 FTE)
• Subsidized lunches in our own canteen
• Standard health insurance and social security
• Benefits from Social fund
• Working in a stable, prestigious research institution of international importance
• Welcome service and further support for foreigners (HR Award)
• Friendly & stimulating international working environment
• Work-life balance in a middle-sized university city offering options for outdoor, sport & cultural activities
• Free language classes (Czech for foreigners, English for Czechs)
• Opportunity to take part in mentoring programmes as a mentor or a mentee
• Concessionary services at the contractual operator and bank


Selection process

The Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences holds the HR Award. Our selection process meets European standards for recruitment of researchers (https://www.bc.cas.cz/en/employees/candidates/otm-r/ ) and we provide our employees from abroad with welcome service (visa application, administration, relocation & settlement support). Gender equality plan (https://www.bc.cas.cz/en/about-us/gender-equality ) has been accepted in 2022.

Application should contain CV and the name and contact information of at least one referee, preferable as a single PDF file and send via our official website (see Where to apply).

Do not hesitate to ask for further information about the position.
Contact:
Dr. Rohit Ghai ([email protected] )
Dr. Indranil Mukherjee ([email protected] )


Additional comments

The position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Targets starting date is 1 February 2024 or earlier, the position is available for 1 year with possible extension.

The Biology Centre is located in České Budějovice (2 hours south of the capital Prague), a middle-sized city with ca. 100K inhabitants, relaxed atmosphere, over 750 years of tradition and a breathtaking countryside around. Both the town and the surrounding countryside provide numerous opportunities for research and leisure activities. There is also a growing international expert community at the Biology Centre CAS (BC CAS ) and the University of South Bohemia (USB ). In addition, the living costs are still low by international standards. Check out our Guide for Expats (https://www.bc.cas.cz/en/employees ) to read about life in the city and the Czech Republic.


Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
2
Company/Institute
Biology Centre CAS
Country
Czech Republic
City
České Budějovice
Postal Code
37005
Street
Branišovská 31
Geofield


Where to apply
Website

https://jobs.bc.cas.cz/en/detail/180

Contact
State/Province

České Budějovice
City

České Budějovice
Website

http://www.bc.cas.cz/en/homepage/
Street

Branišovská 31
Postal Code

37005

STATUS: EXPIRED

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