Czech Centre for Phenogenomics a research infrastructure hosted by the Institute of Molecular Genetics of the Czech Academy of Sciences and a member of IMPC and Infrafrontier consortia is seeking motivated, flexible and responsible candidates for lab technician position in the vision unit. Successful candidate will be part of an international team with dedicated and professional attitude and will contribute towards our research goals in the field of comprehensive phenotyping of rodent models.

  • Performing high-resolution imaging scans of the eyes using hi-tech equipment
  • Routine work with the living rodents
  • Data processing and imaging
  • Routine maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Other work tasks as instructed by direct supervisor


  • Education in biological, veterinary, medical or related field at least at high school leaving diploma level required
  • Interest and medical eligibility for work with living laboratory animals (rodents)
  • Interest in learning and understanding of new research and laboratory methods and techniques
  • Good working knowledge of English language
  • Good user knowledge of standard office software
  • Very good interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Previous experience with work in the laboratory or with animals/rodent handling would be advantageous as well as valid certificate for work with animals

We offer

  • Job opportunity in the international environment of a top science center
  • Possibility of professional growth and further education
  • Competitive salary
  • Five weeks of vacation, three sick-days and a standard range of benefits offered by the IMG (meal vouchers, sport / culture / pension insurance contribution, etc.)
  • The starting contract will be for 12 month with longer-term extension available after demonstrated proficiency


CCP building in BIOCEV campus in Vestec by Prague

The job application and structured CV should be sent to libor.danek@img.cas.cz

Job commencement: The position is available from January 2020

Mgr. Bc. Libor Daněk
Source: https://www.biocev.eu/en/career/technical-positions/lab-technician-in-the-vision-unit-the-czech-centre-for-phenogenomics-ccp.86