JUNIOR RESEARCHER POSITION - Chemist of Metal-Organic Frameworks

Research Position | Published on 11.06.2019 | CEITEC BUT

The director of the CEITEC Brno University of Technology is opening a

JUNIOR RESEARCHER POSITION - Chemist of Metal-Organic Frameworks



For research group of Magneto-Optical and THz Spectroscopy at CEITEC, we are seeking an outstanding applicant for the academic position of a junior researcher. The applicant will have already gained research experience during his/her doctorate and postdoc times to realize his/her own research project in the field of metal organic frameworks (or coordination polymers) and molecule-based magnetic materials. Furthermore, the applicant will be expected to focus on the fabrication of new metal organic framework based hybrid magnetic material to realize the effect of magnetic dynamics in extended coordination systems for multifunctional applications.



  • The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. degree in the relevant field.
  • Scientific productivity through peer-reviewed published papers.
  • At least two years’ experience of research after acquiring PhD.
  • Extensive experience in synthetic metal-oxo coordination chemistry (or metal organic framework) and supramolecular chemistry would be necessary, as well as experience in magnetochemistry with techniques such as SQUID magnetometer, single crystal X-ray diffractometer etc.
  • Motivated and independent worker able to work in an international team.
  • Advanced English skills.
  • Ability to lead bachelor's and master's students.
  • Ability to exploit CEITEC BUT core facilities and laboratories.


An interest in close collaboration with local experimental groups is essential. The position is available from October 2019.


Interested candidates should provide:

  • Detailed CV incl. list of publications.
  • Cover letter stating the motivation for applying.
  • Name and addresses of two academic referees.


We offer:

  • Interesting and dynamic work in an international team in a modern environment.
  • Above-standard salary conditions, incentive rewards.
  • Possibility of professional development, foreign internships, training and conferences.
  • Employee benefits (6 weeks of vacation, meal vouchers and pension insurance contributions).
  • Arrival by appointment

Electronic applications including required items should be submitted to e-mail recruitment@ceitec.vutbr.cz by July 15th, 2019 and quote the “JRP - Chemist of Metal-Organic Frameworks” in the subject.                                                                                  



Start date: 11.6.2019
Opened Until: 15.7.2019

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