A postdoctoral associate position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Zuzana Keckesova at IOCB Prague. IOCB is a renowned interdisciplinary scientific institute with a blend of highly qualified and innovative chemists, biologists, biochemists, and biophysicists that engage in frequent fruitful collaborations. It has developed a well-refined infrastructure with many excellent core facilities and state-of-the-art equipment.

Dr. Keckesova’s lab aims to identify and characterize new tumor suppressor pathways and circuitries in human cells with the ultimate goal of translating this new knowledge into therapeutic use. Dr. Keckesova’s lab is researching tissues/cell types that rarely undergo tumorigenesis. These are the cellular models that already found a way to battle cancer and can teach us valuable lessons about tumor suppressor circuitries that can be used in our fight against cancer.


We are looking for enthusiastic, independent, and highly-motivated postdoctoral associates with a background in cancer biology, molecular biology, pathology, biochemistry. Preference will be given to candidates skilled in pathological examination of tissues, histology processing & staining and immunohistochemical analyses of normal and cancer tissues. Good English speaking skills are necessary. Institute is multi-national and managed in the English language.

We offer:

  • Good salary
  • Five weeks holiday
  • Health insurance and full benefits package incl. contribution to pension, culture, and sport

Additional information:

The position will be initially for 2 years with the possibility of extending to 5 years. The starting date is flexible (anytime in 2020).

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and CV including names and contact information of two references to zuzana.keckesova@uochb.cas.cz.