Postdoc position in Plant CELL biology

Research Position | Published on 09.05.2019 | CEITEC MU

The Director of Central European Institute of Technology

(CEITEC MU) opens a position


Postdoc position in Plant CELL biology



A postdoctoral positions to investigate molecular aspects underlying differentiation of plant germ-line are available in the laboratory of Karel Riha at the Central European Institute of Technology (  We study processes that govern RNA biogenesis and genome integrity in the context of plant reproductive biology. The position is offered for 40 months within the frame of a six-year project that combines cell biology, genomics, and genetic approaches to delineate cell-fate transitions during differentiation of plant gametes.  


CEITEC is a scientific centre in the fields of life sciences, advanced materials and technologies whose aim is to establish itself as a recognized centre for basic as well as applied research. CEITEC offers a state-of-the-art infrastructure and great conditions to employ excellent researchers.


Our institute values diversity and promotes an inclusive working environment with the aim to support the best scientists. CEITEC MU is a proud holder of the HR Excellence in Research Award by the European Commission. (



·         Prospective candidates should have a PhD degree and experience in at least one of the disciplines related to cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology or genetics.

·         Prior experience with microscopy/image processing or experience with analysis of high-throughput sequencing data is an asset.


Anticipated start date: The position is available from July 1, 2019


Please send the application (including CV, short statement of research background / interests and the contact information of at least three references) by e-mail to


Please quote the “postdoc position” in the subject.


Electronic application deadline is: June 15, 2019


Information about Brno, Czech Republic

·         The capital of South Moravian Region and the second largest city in the Czech Republic with a population of almost 400,000 people

·         Modern, dynamic and fast growing centre of industry, trade, science, research and innovation with business incubators and centres of excellence in science

·         A city of universities with more than 86,000 students

·         More than 10,000 researchers; 2,200 IF publications/year; 600+ PhD graduates/year,

·         500 mil. EUR of R&D investment per year, more than 350 companies with in-house R&D,

·         City of Gregor Mendel, the founder of genetics; the prestigious Mendel Lectures series takes place in Brno since 2003 (lectures of the world´s top scientists, including Nobel Prize winners),

·         Quality of life index in 2016


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Start date: 1.7.2019
Opened Until: 30.6.2019

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