Jobs in Structural Biology and Related Fields

Postdoctoral Position: CryoET of viral transcription-translation coupling

CEITEC - Masaryk University, CEITEC, Brno, Czech Republic
Application deadline: 31 Jul 2020

CEITEC is a scientific centre in the fields of life sciences, advanced materials and technologies whose aim is to establish itself as a recognized centre for basic as well as applied research. CEITEC offers a state-of-the-art infrastructure and great conditions to employ excellent researchers.

The institute values diversity and promotes an inclusive working environment with the aim to support the best scientists. CEITEC MU is a proud holder of the HR Excellence in Research Award by the European Commission. 

A postdoc position is available in newly established Demo lab (CEITEC, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic) to participate in research focused on structural mechanisms of transcription-translation coupling in bacteria and potentially in virus-infected mammalian cells. We are seeking a person with excellent expertise in cryo-electron tomography, specifically oriented on the imaging of virus-infected mammalian cells. Research will be conducted at CEITEC located in the life science campus of Masaryk University (Brno, Bohunice,


PhD in molecular virology/biochemistry or structural biology.
Excellent knowledge of cryo-electron tomography (cryo-ET).
At least 3 years of work experience in preparation of samples for in vivo cryo-ET imaging and analysis of single-particle cryo-EM images and cryo-ET tomograms.
Published in impactful journals in the field, corresponding to given stage of career demonstrating creativity and scientific quality
Good English language – spoken and written

Desirable but not required:

Motivated person with collaborative mind set
Willingness to engage in the life of academic community

CEITEC offers:

Interesting position in a dynamically expanding research institute
An attractive salary and benefits package
Background of a recognized and successful institution with supportive and international working environment
Environment promoting interdisciplinarity and intersectorality of research
In house core facilities
Support of administrative departments (including grant office service)
Support with the relocation process (welcome office service)
6 weeks of paid holiday

CEITEC, Brno, Czech Republic

Postdoctoral Position: CryoET of viral transcription-translation coupling