Lecturer for Department of Experimental Biology

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 13 Aug 2022

Workplace: Department of of Experimental Biology, Section of Genetics and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic

Type of Contract: temporary position with 2-year contract (with possible extension), academic

Working Hours: 0,8 FTE (part-time employment of 32 hours per week)

Expected Start Date: 1.9.2022 or negotiable with respect to immigration timelines for non EU candidates

Number of Open Positions: 1

Pay: negotiable

EU Researcher Profile : R2

Application Deadline: 13. 8. 2022

About the Workplace

Masaryk University is modern, dynamic and the most attractive university in the Czech Republic with ten faculties, more than 6000 staff and 30 000 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.

The Department of Experimental Biology at the Faculty of Science MU is a modern, fully equipped workplace where individual research groups are engaged in research at all levels - from molecules and cells to whole organisms.

Job Description

Key Duties:

  • Preparation and teaching of laboratory exercises in the frame of bachelor study programmes Experimental and Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
  • Conducting seminars for the basic course of Molecular biology for students of Biochemistry, Systematic biology and Biology for teachers
  • Innovation of practical laboratory exercises for master students of Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Training of students preparing final theses focused on microbiological and molecular biological issues in the field of principles of good laboratory practice
  • Preparation of standard operating procedures and follow-up teaching materials for laboratory methods used by bachelor's and master's students in the field of molecular biology and genetics
  • Opportunity to participate in research projects of the Institute of Experimental Biology
  • Supervision of bachelor's and master's theses at the Institute of Experimental Biology
  • Participation in seminars in a working group where trained students work
  • Popularization of science for the public and high schools

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