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 Scientist - Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering

Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry AS CR, v. v. i., according to the Act No 283/1992 Sb and the Statutes of ASCR and the Biotechnology and Biomedicine Center of the Academy of Sciences and Charles University in Vestec (BIOCEV), announce a selective procedure for

Scientific Researcher/Postdoctoral fellow  position

For the research program VP4 „Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering“, group on „Polymeric Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine“.

Topic: Development of polymer scaffolds for cell seeding with application of stimulating biologically active substances

Job description:

The group on Polymeric Biomaterials for Regenerative Medicine at BIOCEV, Vestec near Prague, Czech Republic (http://www.biocev.eu/) searches for a researcher in the field of polymer constructs for regeneration and replacement of damaged tissues.  The research activity will by concentrated on preparation of polymer model systems or 3D constructs, characterization of their physical properties, structure and morphology, surface modification with biologically active substances (e.g. macromolecules of extracellular matrix, growth factors etc.) and on the study of interactions between the chemical composition, morphology and surface properties of biomaterials and their biological activity. The interdisciplinary research is performed in an interactive collaboration with teams of biologists and physicians.

 

Requirements:

  • PhD degree in macromolecular chemistry, biomaterials, „biomedicinal engineering“ or related areas, biochemistry or in biological sciences with orientation to interactions between biomaterials and biological systems.
  • Research experiences in scaffold processing, microscopic analysis, biochemical techniques or cell culturing are welcome
  • Publication activity in the field
  • English, written and spoken, advanced level
  • High self-motivation and team work
  • Ability of an independent scientific work, flexibility and willingness to learn new subjects
  • Organization skills

Contract type: Full time job, 1 year contract, expected extension to 3-year contract

Expected starting date: May - June 2017,

Place of work:  Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry AS CR, Dept. of Bioactive Polymers (BIOCEV group), Vestec, Prague,

Application should contain:

  • A cover letter summarizing the applicants’ career, past research accomplishments, statement of motivation, and research interests (1-2 pages),
  • Curriculum vitae with a list of publications, patents, scientific awards etc.; with impact factors if available, together with WOS citation index without autocitation, cumulative IF and H-index
  • Recommendations of the previous supervisor or head of department / R & D team and another respected person in the field

 

The entire application should be sent as one single PDF via e-mail to

Close date: April 14, 2017; 12.p.m. Applications received after this date may not receive full consideration.

Contacts:  For detail information about the topic contact Mgr. Dana Kubies, CSc. (),

 

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