Czech Centre for Phenogenomics, member of IMPC and Infrafrontier consortiums is seeking motivated and responsible candidates for Head / Deputy Head of the Transgenic and Archiving Module.

The Transgenic and Archiving Module is currently responsible for generation of novel genetically modified mice and rats using state-of-the-art technologies and is about to establish targeting of cells and cell-based models such organoids or 3D models.

TAM provides a complete service, from the initial gene-targeting design, generation of tools and transgenic rodent models to the genotyping, cryopreservation and breeding of desired animal models for phenotyping.

Job description:

  • Leadership and supervision: You will be responsible for management of the whole TAM operation, supervising services, experiments, managing a team of laboratory technicians, and coordinating their work within TAM
  • Technical expertise: Hands-on involvement in the generation of genetically modified rodent models (mouse, rat) using methods like microinjections, animal surgery, or electroporation
  • Advanced procedures: Expertise in cryopreservation of mouse embryos and sperm, and the revival of live animals from cryopreserved materials
  • Analytical skills: Proficiency in the analysis of genetically modified lab animals using various genotyping strategies
  • Communication skills: There is necessity to deal with requests from national and international users and communicate with our consortial partners (INFRAFRONTIER/EMMA)
  • Technology development : You are encouraged to establish research projects to develop and establish new technologies as well as new rodent and cell-based models

Required Skills/qualification:

  • A degree in biological, veterinary, medical or related field
  • Interest in learning and understanding of new methods and techniques
  • Medical eligibility for work with laboratory animals and animal samples (rodents)
  • Proficiency in English and familiarity with office/database software

We offer:

  •  A dynamic job in the international environment of a leading science center
  • Opportunities for professional growth and further education, including language courses
  • Competitive salary
  • An array of benefits including five weeks of vacation, three sick-days, and standard benefits from IMG (food allowance, kindergarten, contributions to sport/culture/pension insurances, etc.).

Contract Details:

  • Full-time position, initially available for 12 months with potential for longer-term extension based on demonstrated proficiency
  • Flexible starting date
  • Work location: CCP building of BIOCEV in Vestec by Prague

The job application and structured CV should be sent to Mrs. Jana Safrankova ( If you have any further questions related to the positions, please send them to this email.