We are offering the opportunity for a technically proficient researcher with managerial skills to join CEITEC MU as a Core Facility Head, to run the Core Facility of Plant Sciences, which provides access to the research infrastructure for basic plant growth, environmental simulation and phenotyping analyses.
The core facility operates 15 fully controlled walk-in growth chambers (phytotrons) and 10 greenhouses to provide defined environment for controlled plant growing.
More information about the group can be found at :
The work will be conducted at the CEITEC MU centre located on the life sciences campus at Masaryk University in Brno Bohunice.
For more information, please go to our website :
Prospective candidates should fulfil the following criteria :
Strong motivation to improve the quality of provided services and technical infrastructure for plant cultivation and phenotyping
Strong managerial skills and leadership capabilities
Experience in writing research proposals
Good communication skills and an ability to collaborate with multiple research teams
A motivated and collaborative mindset
Research experience in plant sciences, bioinformatics, plant phenotyping and / or imaging is a strong advantage but not necessity
Technical background, experience in operation of greenhouses / growth chambers and technical education is an advantage
What do we offer?
full-time job at a recognised and successful institution with a supportive and international working environment.
the contract is for 2 years with a possibility of prolongation.
an environment that promotes the interdisciplinarity and intersectorality of research
support from administrative departments (including Grant Office services)
support with the relocation process (Welcome Office Service)
plenty of benefits, such as 6 weeks of paid holiday, contribution to a pension scheme, lunch vouchers, Menza MU university canteen meals, reduced prices for Scala cinema tickets, gym lessons organised at the Faculty of Sports MU that is located near CEITEC, reduced prices for mobile operator tariffs, special employee bank products, etc.
Anticipated start date : March 2021 or upon agreement