Genetic Core Facility lab technician/research specialist

Genetic Core Facility lab technician/research specialist

We are currently looking for lab technician or research specialist candidate for the GeneCore service facility at the Institute of Biotechnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Vestec near Prague to expand our team

What will be your responsibilities?

  • Molecular biology methods (RNA isolation, qPCR, dPCR, library preparation for RNA-seq, single-cell analysis, spatial transcriptomics etc.)
  • Development, testing, and implementation of new methods
  • Independent work on customer’s research projects
  • Possible lecturing courses and seminars organised by the service facility
  • NovaSeq X Illumina sequencer operation (in cooperation with the Charles University)
  • Participation at local and international conferences
  • And variety of other tasks as instructed by the Core Facility Manager


  • University degree (Bc. or MSc.) in relevant field with knowledge of basic molecular biology methods
  • Proficient in English
  • Interested and motivated to work with attractive techniques and instruments
  • Experience or enthusiasm to learn molecular analyses, preferably including sequencing
  • Service and independent minded

We offer

  • Exciting opportunity to work with the latest technologies in DNA/RNA research
  • Opportunity to support research of leading scientists
  • Opportunities for career development, including participation in local and international professional courses
  • A diverse workload, friendly working team, competitive salary and bonuses
  • Wide spectrum of standard benefits (five weeks of holiday, meal allowance, language courses, etc.)
  • Preferred is full-time work contract, but it is negotiable

The initial contract is for 12 month with expected extension upon demonstrated proficiency.


BIOCEV, Vestec

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

For more information, please contact Eva Rohlová (

We look forward to welcoming you to our team!


Job commencement: The starting date is negotiable

Ing. Eva Rohlová