CEITEC BUT is Looking for a New Research Group Leader

5. Nov. 2019

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Access to state-of-the-art laboratory infrastructure, the support of up to € 250,000 and regular consultations with business professionals. This unique opportunity is being offered to a researcher with a clear vision of bringing an innovative idea into commercialisation, in the areas of nanotechnology, microtechnology, biotechnology or materials science.

Brno is a place where science resonates and translates into cultural and social life. CEITEC also contributes significantly to the promotion of Brno as a city of science and innovation, which, thanks to its state-of-the-art equipment, top scientists from almost all over the world and ever-expanding, infrastructure competes with the best research centers in Europe.

To come up with an innovative idea that can be applied in the commercial sector while taking advantage of the equipment at CEITEC Nano (the largest research infrastructure with clean laboratory facilities in the Czech Republic), is an opportunity which is being offered to a candidate with a clear vision and a high-quality scientific achievements. The researcher will receive two to three-years of financial support of € 250,000, provided by the City of Brno to support unique talents that do not only have research potential but who can also significantly enhance the university's ability to create commercial spin-off solutions and thus significantly stabilize the funding of science, research and innovation.

“CEITEC BUT is a modern and dynamic institution that strives to provide an ideal research base for scientists and their excellent scientific work. Our equipment is comparable to that found at the most prestigious scientific institutes. We provide professional training and the possibility of effective interdisciplinary cooperation to anyone who wants to use our research infrastructure. A unique opportunity to become a research group leader in the Czech Republic should be taken advantage of by a candidate who not only has a clear vision, but above all who knows that he / she will apply his / her scientific results in practice, ” comments Radimír Vrba, Director of CEITEC BUT. 

Some of the criteria that a candidate must meet includes curriculum vitae with academic, professional and applied results or a list of publications in impacted journals and grants. However, a very important part is the submission of a research plan with a detailed description of the intended research. Find out more about the selection criteria directly in the job offer.

Author: Kateřina Vlková