2 Postdoctoral Positions in Bacterial Pathogenesis, IMIC, Czech Republic

Postdoc in Czech Republic

2 Postdoctoral Positions : The Institute of Microbiology at the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague, Czech Republic, is offering two postdoctoral positions to investigate the fundamental mechanisms of bacterial pathogenesis. The positions are part of the Laboratory of Infection Biology and involve research on the type III secretion system of Aeromonas and the immune response to Salmonella infection.

Designation: Postdoctoral Fellows

Research Area: Bacterial Pathogenesis

Location: Institute of Microbiology (IMIC), Czech Academy of Sciences, Praha 4, Czech Republic


  • PhD or equivalent in Biological Sciences/Biology
  • 1-4 years of research experience
  • Excellent proficiency in English
  • Strong background in molecular microbiology, biochemistry, immunology, or related fields
  • Practical experience in relevant techniques such as microscopy, molecular biology, immunological assays, and animal work

Job Description:

  • Position No.1: Investigating the molecular mechanisms of the type III secretion system of Aeromonas, involving reverse genetics, microscopy, biochemistry, and structural biology techniques.
  • Position No.2: Studying the immune response to Salmonella infection using immunological assays and transcriptomic techniques, with a focus on dendritic cells and T cells interactions.

How to Apply:

  1. Choose either position No.1 or No.2.
  2. Send a professional Curriculum Vitae, a motivation letter, and contacts of at least two senior researchers who can provide references to kamanova@biomed.cas.cz and ondrej.cerny@biomed.cas.cz.
  3. Use “postdoc1” or “postdoc2” as the subject of the email according to your selected position.
  4. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
  5. Selected candidates will be invited for an online interview via Zoom.

Last Date for Apply: March 29, 2024, 23:59 (Europe/Prague)

For additional details, please visit the Institute of Microbiology website.



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