Administration | Published on 10.12.2019 | CEITEC MU

The Director of Central European Institute of Technology - Masaryk University (CEITEC MU) invites applications for the position of


 Project Manager


Central European Institute of Technology – Masaryk University (CEITEC MU) is an independent university institute formed at the Masaryk University as a part of scientific center of excellence CEITEC – Central European Institute of Technology. CEITEC MU represents a key part of the state-of-the-art research infrastructure equipped with cutting-edge facilities and excellent conditions for fundamental as well as applied research, especially in the area of life sciences.  Our institute with its modern building can be found at University Campus Brno-Bohunice.


CEITEC MU is a proud holder of the HR Excellence in Research Award by the European Commission. (

For more information, please go to our websites: CEITEC MU


The main task of the Grant Office at CEITEC MU is preparation of project proposals within the local as well as international calls for tenders. The Grant Office submits around hundreds of project proposals every year, including dozens of international proposals. Furthermore, the Grant Office participates in organization of trainings, seminars and workshops about planned and announced projects. We provide researchers with specialised consultancy focused on grant strategies and suitable calls for tenders. As a member of the Grant Office team you will be active in creative writing. You will acquire and strengthen your knowledge of proposals and possibilities of local as well as European grant sources. CEITEC MU is an institution based on excellent researchers who need to receive grant support during obtaining further sources for their research; it is of great importance to them. 

Currently, we are looking for a new colleague who would join our Grant Office team. He/she will be responsible for preparation of project applications from local providers as well as those from abroad. We wish to find someone who is communicative, systematic, dutiful and accurate; someone who is able to transform ideas into reality and ready to search for new possibilities within the system of grant schemes.



Are you ready to take this challenge?

Does it motivate you to independent work and the international environment?

                        Are great teamwork and work-life balance the important benefits to you?

We will be glad to welcome you in our team


What will be your daily job?

  • Searching for and active creation of opportunities to submit a project, above all international cooperation in life science
  • Management and coordination of project proposal preparation, proposal writing, support with budget preparation
  • Communication with project partners and providers in the phase of project preparation and contracts negotiations regarding approved projects
  • Final revision of proposals and sending the drafts to grant providers
  • Info service for researchers and individual consultancy in the area of grant strategy
  • Participation in trainings, workshops and info days regarding project calls and schemes
  • Preparation and realisation of seminars and trainings for researchers focused not only on international project schemes


What you should be like:

  • High school/ University degree
  • Experience in project management or administration, especially in international environment would be an advantage but not unconditionally required
  • Experience with research in the field of life sciences would be an advantage but not unconditionally required
  • Pro-active approach, excellent communication skills, ability to negotiate in multicultural environment, organization skills
  • Systematic and responsible approach to work, ability to follow and enforce strict deadlines
  • Great knowledge of Czech language
  • Advanced level of spoken and written English language
  • Ability to write texts well, very good stylistics
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)


What we offer:

  • Full-time job at an excellent scientific university institute within Masaryk University
  • Combination of Masaryk University stability and at the same time interesting environment pursuing company-based principles
  • A great work team
  • Positive approach to work-life balance
  • Space for personal as well as professional growth
  • Possibility to take part at educative events and workshops
  • Possibility to take the program Erasmus+
  • Plenty of benefits such as 6 weeks of paid holiday, contribution to pension scheme, lunch vouchers, Menza MU university canteen meals, reduced prices for the Scala cinema tickets, gym lessons organised at the Faculty of Sports MU located near CEITEC, reduced prices for mobile operator tariffs, products of Raiffeisenbank a.s.
  • Start date: immediately/ negotiable
  • We offer a full-time job; however, we are also open to candidates with part-time requirements

Please send your CV and Motivation Letter in English language to Be sure to mention the position title in the subject of your e-mail message.

If you do not receive the invitation for job interview during 4 weeks of submitting your CV, we gave priority to other candidates in the first round of the selection process.

In justified cases, the announcer can extend, interrupt or cancel the selection procedure.


Start date: immediately/ negotiable
Opened Until: 6.2.2020

I am interested
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