Junior Research Group Leader

Universities and Institutes of Czech

Czech Republic

September 30, 2022

Description

  • Organisation/Company: Institute of Physiology CAS
  • Research Field: Biological sciences Chemistry Medical sciences
  • Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2) Established Researcher (R3)
  • Application Deadline: 30/09/2022 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • Location: Czech Republic › Prague
  • Type Of Contract: To be defined
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/01/2023
  • Institute of Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences (Prague, Czech Republic) announces a call for a Junior Research Group Leader proposal in the area of cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology, compatible with the present research conducted at the Institute (see https:// www. fgu.cas.cz/en ). The candidate is expected to perform studies using rodent models, advanced techniques of molecular and cell biology and functional assessment, also in collaborations with clinical scientists. Pre-existing experience with myocardial biology and cardiac function assessment is an advantage. A three- to-five year grant including salary, lab space, and operating costs, allowing the prospective Junior Research Group Leader to set up and run his/her lab, start building a team, and eventually apply for a permanent job.

    Eligibility: Up to 12 years after PhD graduation (excluding maternity leave), as of 30 September 2022.

    Selection criteria: Candidates will be selected on the basis of academic merit, i.e., the quality of their research proposal, publication record, and postdoctoral training. A vital asset will be intellectual independence, as documented, e.g., by independent publications (corresponding author), or previous (grant) awards. Securing additional funding is not required to apply for this start-up, but it will be a significant condition for extending the start-up funding beyond the initial three years.

    Two-stage application procedure (all documents in English):

    Stage 1: Submission of the following documents to fgu@fgu.cas.cz by 30 September 2022:

    (i) letter of intent (research proposal) outlining the project (2 pages A4); (ii) professional CV; (iii) PhD graduation certificate/diploma; (iv) two recommendation letters.

    Stage 1 results will be announced by 15 October 2022.

    Stage 2: Short-listed candidates will be invited to submit full proposals (max. 6 pages) and deliver a public lecture as part of their interview at the Institute of Physiology. Successful candidate will be expected to take up his/her position between 1 January and 31 December 2023.

    For full details governing this program see:

    https:// www. fgu.cas.cz/upload/files/SMSTART%20UP%20research%20program.pdf

    In addition to the „Start-up Research Program“ described above, selected candidate will be also supported by a collaborative EU-funded project: „Obesity and Diabetes Related Cardiovascular Disease: An Integrated Prevention and Treatment Research Programme“ (https: // www. msmt.cz/research-and- development-1/programme-exceles-implementation-tool-for-component-5-1-of) ending in December 2025.

    Institute of Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences (Prague, Czech Republic) announces a call for a Junior Research Group Leader proposal in the area of cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology, compatible with the present research conducted at the Institute (see https:// www. fgu.cas.cz/en ). The candidate is expected to perform studies using rodent models, advanced techniques of molecular and cell biology and functional assessment, also in collaborations with clinical scientists. Pre-existing experience with myocardial biology and cardiac function assessment is an advantage. A three- to-five year grant including salary, lab space, and operating costs, allowing the prospective Junior Research Group Leader to set up and run his/her lab, start building a team, and eventually apply for a permanent job.

    Eligibility: Up to 12 years after PhD graduation (excluding maternity leave), as of 30 September 2022.

    Selection criteria: Candidates will be selected on the basis of academic merit, i.e., the quality of their research proposal, publication record, and postdoctoral training. A vital asset will be intellectual independence, as documented, e.g., by independent publications (corresponding author), or previous (grant) awards. Securing additional funding is not required to apply for this start-up, but it will be a significant condition for extending the start-up funding beyond the initial three years.

    Two-stage application procedure (all documents in English):

    Stage 1: Submission of the following documents to fgu@fgu.cas.cz by 30 September 2022:

    (i) letter of intent (research proposal) outlining the project (2 pages A4); (ii) professional CV; (iii) PhD graduation certificate/diploma; (iv) two recommendation letters.

    Stage 1 results will be announced by 15 October 2022.

    Stage 2: Short-listed candidates will be invited to submit full proposals (max. 6 pages) and deliver a public lecture as part of their interview at the Institute of Physiology. Successful candidate will be expected to take up his/her position between 1 January and 31 December 2023.

    For full details governing this program see:

    https:// www. fgu.cas.cz/upload/files/SMSTART%20UP%20research%20program.pdf

    In addition to the „Start-up Research Program“ described above, selected candidate will be also supported by a collaborative EU-funded project: „Obesity and Diabetes Related Cardiovascular Disease: An Integrated Prevention and Treatment Research Programme“ (https: // www. msmt.cz/research-and- development-1/programme-exceles-implementation-tool-for-component-5-1-of) ending in December 2025.

    Benefits
  • Working in creative international environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Social benefits (e.g. health insurance, language courses, catering allowance, kindergarten, institutional lodging house)
  • 5 weeks holiday + 3 sick days
  • Eligibility criteria

    Up to 12 years after PhD graduation (excluding maternity leave), as of 30 September 2022.

    Selection process

    Two-stage application procedure (all documents in English):

    Stage 1: Submission of the following documents to fgu@fgu.cas.cz by 30 September 2022:

    (i) letter of intent (research proposal) outlining the project (2 pages A4); (ii) professional CV; (iii) PhD graduation certificate/diploma; (iv) two recommendation letters.

    Stage 1 results will be announced by 15 October 2022.

    Stage 2: Short-listed candidates will be invited to submit full proposals (max. 6 pages) and deliver a public lecture as part of their interview at the Institute of Physiology. Successful candidate will be expected to take up his/her position between 1 January and 31 December 2023.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Institute of Physiology CAS
  • Organisation Type: Public Research Institution
  • Website: https:// www. fgu.cas.cz/
  • E-Mail: viktor.kratochvil@fgu.cas.cz
  • Country: Czech Republic
  • City: Prague
  • Postal Code: 142 20
  • Street: Vídeňská 1083