Lab Assistant - Centre of Molecular Structure

Lab Assistant - Centre of Molecular Structure

Institute of Biotechnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences announces an open competition in accordance with the Act No. 283/1992 Coll. on the Czech Academy of Sciences, and the Statutes of the Czech Academy of Sciences for a position: Lab Assistant in the Centre of Molecular Structure, located at the Institute of Biotechnology in BIOCEV campus.

Are you interested in contributing to cutting-edge research in molecular structure and biophysics? Do you have a passion for working in a dynamic and innovative scientific environment? If so, we are looking for you!

The Centre of Molecular Structure belongs to the Czech Infrastructure for Integrative Structural Biology and is one of the centres providing research services in Instruct-ERIC – the European infrastructure for structural biology.

It brings together several core facilities, providing a comprehensive approach to studying the three-dimensional structure, function, and biophysical properties of biological molecules. As a Lab Assistant, you will be involved in the basic operation and maintenance of instruments, sample preparation, data analysis, and communication with users. Experience with routine biochemical and biophysical methods is beneficial.

The Lab Assistant will also handle administrative tasks such as supplying and ordering services, maintaining records of facility users, projects, and consumables, and assisting in user training and hands-on workshops.


  • University education in biophysics, biochemistry, biology, physics, chemistry, or a relevant field
  • Research experience in biophysics and/or spectroscopy or structural biology methods is welcome
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work in a team
  • Advanced level of English, both written and spoken (B2)

We offer

  • An inspiring working environment within a scientific center with access to state-of-the-art technologies and well-equipped laboratories.
  • Professional development opportunities through training, workshops, and research opportunities within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Collaboration with experts from various fields, providing opportunities for knowledge exchange and creative collaboration.
  • Flexible work arrangements to support a healthy work-life balance.
  • Five weeks of vacation, competitive bonuses, and meal allowance.


To apply, please send your resume and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and relevant experience to

We look forward to welcoming you to our team!

For more information, please, contact Jan Dohnalek (, Tatsiana Charnavets ( or Jiří Pavlíček (

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Job commencement: Possible to start immediately
Deadline: 30.06.2024

Ing. Veronika Popová