Postdoctoral Researcher in plant comparative genomics (bioinformatics)

Research Position | Published on 15.02.2023 | CEITEC MU

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the research group of prof. Martin Lysak to join projects investigating the structure and evolution of crucifer genomes (Brassicaceae). The project aims to establish high-quality chromosome-scale sequence assemblies of several genomes and analyze the process chromosomal and centromere evolution in these plant genomes.


We are looking for highly motivated researcher able to work independently yet open to frequent interactions within our research team.

PhD degree and strong theoretical and practical background in comparative genomics and bioinformatics (experience with chromosome-scale genome assembly including long-range scaffolding is welcome)

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Motivated and have a collaborative mindset

Good English language – spoken and written

We offer

Medical insurance

6 weeks of paid holiday

Contribution to a pension scheme

Flat-rate meal contributions

A multisport card and sports lessons directly at the campus

Reduced prices for mobile operator tariffs

Special employee bank products


What else you need to know:


Application deadline: April 15

Expected start date: May 1 or upon agreement

Hours: full time

Applications including a CV, a brief motivation letter, and contacts for at least two references should be sent via e-application on


Prof. Dr. Martin A. Lysak

CEITEC - Central European Institute of Technology
Masaryk University
Kamenice 5, building E26
CZ-62500 Brno
Czech Republic


Tel. (+420) 549 494 154


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Start date: May 1st / upon agreement
Opened Until: 15.4.2023

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