Postdoctoral research position at Centre for Phycology (f/m)

A two-year postdoc research position is opening at the Centre for Phycology of the Institute of Botany in Třeboň.


Main responsibilities and duties:

We are looking for a highly motivated independent postdoctoral researcher interested in working within the Centre for Phycology on any following topics: Applied phycology, Taxonomy, Diversity, Ecology, Ecophysiology of photoautotrophic microorganisms.

We prefer if the candidate would introduce genetic and/or molecular biology approach into any of above topics. The candidate may use existing data of the group and/or work on their own data collected previously and/or set up the collection of new data using the extensive facilities of the Institute.

Candidates will be expected to produce peer-reviewed publications in high impact international journals and present their results at international conferences. Candidates are expected to be able to establish their own research focus within the funding period. We will appreciate if they would secure future project funding, become a junior group leader, and stay with us beyond the initial funding period.



  • PhD or equivalent in relevant fields
  • high-quality research record
  • experience in genetics and molecular biology of photoautotrophic microorganisms
  • experience with scientific writing
  • independent and systematic way of work
  • excellent communication skills paired with a collaborative attitude
  • English (excellent)


Application deadline:                  9 February 2022

Send applications to:         , subject Phyco 01

Starting date:                                  1 March 2022 (at the earliest)

Type of employment:                  1.00 FTE (i.e., 40 hrs/week)

Duration:                                            two years (end date 31 December 2023)

Location:                                            Třeboň, Czech Republic

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