Scientist - Materials for Diagnostics and Biotechnological Processes

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 of „Materials for Diagnostics and Biotechnological Processes.

Topic: Development of nano- and microparticles for diagnostics

Job description:

The group of Materials for Diagnostics and Biotechnological Processes  located at BIOCEV Centre, Vestec near Prague, Czech Republic ( searches for a researcher in the field of polymer based particles for diagnostics.  The research activity will be focused on preparation, characterization and modification of polymer particles forimaging applications in medical research. Stock of the work comprises polymer syntheses in heterogenous systems, surface modification of dispersion particles, analysis of their morphology and testing in biological media. The interdisciplinary research is performed in an interactive collaboration with team of medical imaging.



  • PhD degree in macromolecular science, biomaterials, material science, chemistry, biochemistry or related fields.
  • Research experiences in chemical syntheses and physical-chemistry
  • 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 near 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 30, 2017; 12.p.m. Applications received after this date may not receive full consideration.

Contacts:  For detail information about the topic contact Dr. Michal Babič (),

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