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The Institute of Biotechnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic is looking for a Head of protein production.

The Institute of Biotechnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic at the Biotechnology and Biomedicine Center of the Academy of Sciences and Charles University in Vestec (BIOCEV Centre) announces an open position for its Core Facility - the Centre of Molecular Structure:

Head of protein production

We are looking for an expert in recombinant protein production to lead the protein production of the Centre of Molecular Structure, a part of the Czech infrastructure CIISB and of the European infrastructure Instruct-ERIC.

We offer attractive work lying in design and management of projects utilizing services of cloning, recombinant protein expression and purification for user projects, development of methods and offering expertise to the scientific community.

The main responsibility lies in project design and communication with facility users, applying expertise in the field of recombinant protein production, overseeing of project workflow, reporting and providing output to the users. The head of the facility is expected to actively participate in the facility operations and to drive the facility development in the context of the national and European research infrastructures.

The Centre of Molecular Structure as a part of the Czech Infrastructure for Integrative Structural Biology, https://www.ciisb.org/, and of the European infrastructure Instruct-ERIC, https://instruct-eric.eu/, is focused on provision of open access to structural biology techniques across Europe with a strong accent on individual approach to the user projects.

For details about the role, structure, equipment, and services provided by the Centre of Molecular Structure refer to the web pages at https://www.ibt.cas.cz/en/core-facilities/centre-of-molecular-structure/.

Requirements:

Proven experience in DNA cloning, recombinant protein expression and purification

University education with PhD degree in molecular biology or biochemistry or structural biology or closely related fields

Excellent communication skills and teamwork

English, written and spoken

Publication activity in the field is an advantage

Readiness for high workload

Good repute

Start date: upon agreement during 2022

Fulltime position is offered.

Workplace location: Vestec near Praha

Send written applications including a motivation letter and a professional CV, either in printed form to address: Institute of Biotechnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prumyslova 595, 252 50 Vestec, Czech Republic, or in electronic form to the following e-mail address: dohnalek@ibt.cas.cz.

Deadline for applications: 31. 1. 2022

More details on the processing of personal data are available on the website:

https://www.ibt.cas.cz/cs/o-ustavu/oficialni-dokumenty/gdpr/.

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