The Institute of Biotechnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences (IBT) announces in accordance with the Act no. 283/1992 Coll. on the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, as amended by Act no. 420/2005 Coll. and the Statutes of the CAS an open full-time position: Group leader of Laboratory of Cellular Metabolism

  • Research focused on molecular mechanisms of cellular and tissue metabolism and on intercellular metabolic crosstalk, combining approaches of metabolic research with single cell transcriptomics and genomics
  • Supervision of doctoral, master and bachelor students
  • Writing of research papers and grant proposals


  • PhD in biochemistry, molecular biology, biology or similar
  • Long term research experience abroad
  • Expertise in cellular metabolism, bioenergetics, mitochondrial biology and mouse models
  • Ability to formulate and perform independent research
  • Excellent publication track record
  • Excellent communication skills and teamwork
  • Readiness for high work load
  • English, written and spoken, advanced level
  • Good repute

We offer

  • Possibility to be a part of highly innovative, cutting edge research
  • Access to the state of the art facilities
  • International environment in the center of excellence Biocev
  • The three year contract with a possible extension


Institute of Biotechnology, BIOCEV, Vestec, Prague-West, Czech Republic.

Electronic applications including a letter of motivation, a structured professional curriculum vitae and a brief draft of the concept of building and developing research activities of the Laboratory of Cellular Metabolism are accepted at: veronika.popova@ibt.cas.cz 

Job commencement: Between September 1, 2020 and January 1, 2021
Deadline: 01.09.2020

Ing. Veronika Popová
Source: https://www.biocev.eu/en/career/scientific-and-study-positions/group-leader-of-laboratory-of-cellular-metabolism.101