Group Leader - BIOCEV / First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University

Group Leader - BIOCEV / First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University

BIOCEV, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University invites excellent scientists to apply for a position of Group leader

We are seeking a motivated and independent TOP-NOTCH scientist that is capable of a) forming new research group, b) recruit & lead PhD students effectively, c) apply & receive domestic and international funding, and d) publish in respected journals: for a position of Junior Principal Investigator.


We seek primarily those with at least 2-year international research experience at respected US- or EU-based University or Academic Institution with excellent skills in scientific writing and research design.

An excellent track record of research accomplishments is our primary aim! The candidates are expected to participate on a set of research-oriented discussion meetings and present their ideas clearly. 

Research areas that involve the following topics are especially welcome i.e.

Developmental aspects and diseases related to organ systems including nervous tissue with a focus on congenital and acquired neurodegenerative diseases. The candidate should also have expertise in molecular biology, biochemistry and genetics, and/or a strong specialisation in one of these fields.

We offer

We offer a three-year extendable contract, with the salary scale based on performance. Our labs are located in a modern science building and offer superb research facilities. Research groups enjoy a free access to a broad portfolio of scientific core facilities, including a mouse clinic, microscopy, cytometry, mass spectrometry and many others.

The successful candidate will be selected by a collective decision of the committee upon realization of at least two meetings that include the scientific presentation and, if successful, another meeting focused on the lab planning and grant proposals.

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Applicants are encouraged to provide a CV in English and a short list of professional goals to

Lucie Vyšatová