VACANCY – HEAD OF CARDIOVASCULAR UNIT

Successful candidate will be part of an international team with dedicated and professional attitude and has to fulfill the following requirements:

Job description at the Cardiovascular Unit (https://www.phenogenomics.cz/phenotyping/cardiovascular/):

  • Leading, conducting and supervising experiments: Leading and overseeing cardiovascular experiments, ensuring high scientific standards and adherence to relevant protocols; ensuring collaboration with other Phenotyping units
  • Management of laboratory technicians: Directing the work of laboratory technicians within the cardiovascular unit
  • Project design and consultancy: Providing expert advice and designing research projects within the CCP projects as well as for for external clients
  • Optimization of cardiovascular research design for our users: Enhancing the existing cardiovascular research infrastructure to better support users’ needs/refining methodologies and implementing new technologies specific to cardiovascular research
  • Introduction and development of new tests: Innovating and integrating new cardiovascular tests and procedures, expanding the capabilities of the research unit
  • Preparation of SOP (Standard Operating Procedures)
  • Analysis and interpretation of data
  • Preclinical research and contract research, grant applications and publications

Required Skills/Qualification:

  • Education in biological, veterinary, medical or related field
  • Medical eligibility for work with laboratory animals and animal samples (rodents)
  • Working knowledge of English language

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 (jana.safrankova@img.cas.cz). If you have any further questions related to the positions, please send them to this email.