Charles University, Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Králové, represented by the Dean of the Faculty, announces an open competition

for the project New Technologies for Translational Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences /NETPHARM,
Project No.: CZ.02.01.01/00/22_008/0004607,

within the Operation Programme Johannes Amos Comenius (OP JAK), P 1: Research and Development, SO 1.1: Developing and enhancing research and innovation capacities and deploying advanced technologies,

to fill the research position:

FaF_VZ2_46: Researcher (senior), 0.2 FTE (20 %)

Place of work: Hradec Králové


  • Independent performance of the research activity in the relevant field, a supervise of the research activity of the research team’s members.
  • Design, organisation of work, planning and execution of experiments for VZ2 (WP2).
  • Introduction and application of in vitro, ex vivo and in vivo tests for the study of the photodynamic effect of experimental substances.
  • Provision of experiments using confocal microscopy and image cytometry for high-throughput multifactorial analysis.
  • Presentation and publication of the achieved results on an international level.
  • Involvement in the preparation of related national and international projects.
  • Working on key project activities with emphasis on application potential.


  • A researcher who is more than 7 years beyond the award of his/her academic Ph.D. or its equivalent (ISCED level 8 equivalent).
  • Completed university doctoral studies (PhD degree) in a field of natural sciences at a university in the Czech Republic or achieved a comparable degree at a foreign university.
  • Senior researcher H-index ≥ 8, publications in major journals with IF, grant activity, active knowledge of English language (proficiency in spoken and written English).
  • Scientific and publication activity in the field of biomedical sciences.

Other knowledge and skills:

  • Prerequisites for research work
  • Flexibility, diligence, thoroughness, and responsibility
  • Good organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team
  • High level of work commitment
  • Strong willingness to learn new things continuously

The application must include the following:

  • First and last name of the applicant
  • Date and place of birth
  • Nationality
  • Place of residence/current address
  • Date and signature
  • Contact information (email address, phone number)

Candidates are expected to submit following annexes with an application:

  • CV including the list of publications, professional skills and past research experience
  • Professional application letter
  • 2 letters of recommendation from recognized experts in their research field
  • certified copy of the highest level of education completed
  • Other documents certifying required knowledge and expertise
  • Information duty and consent to the processing of personal data according to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation) and Act No. 110/2019 Coll., on personal data processing, as amended

The application form and agreement including an acknowledgment about providing personal data are available for download below on this page http://www.faf.cuni.cz.

The estimated monthly wage: 62 000 Kč (1.0 FTE)

The start of work: 1 July, or can be negotiated

Type of employment contract: for 1-3 years, with the expectation that the contract will be extended until 29 February 2028.

Employment: part-time (0.2 FTE)

We offer:

  • Work for a prestigious educational and scientific institution of Charles University
  • Interesting work in cutting-edge research in the field of new technologies for translational research in pharmaceutical sciences
  • Opportunity to participate in cutting-edge research and be part of an international interdisciplinary team
  • Possibility of cooperation with foreign experts from all over the world
  • Specialized professional growth and continuous education in a field with the perspective of long-term employment
  • Foreign scientific internships and participation in international conferences

We also offer:

  • Part-time (0.2 FTE)
  • 5 weeks of vacation per year + 5 personal development days
  • possibility of using the services of the FAFÍK Children’s Group (a children’s group established at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the Charles University in Hradec Králové)
  • ČSOB incentive programme (a package of above-standard benefits for all employees)
  • UK benefits (discounts and benefits for UK employees at external entities)

We kindly ask you to send the application form with all required documents and attachments by post or email no later than by 31. 5. 2024 to the following address:

Charles University, Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Králové

Lenka Cermanová, DiS. – Personnel Department

Akademika Heyrovského 1203/8

500 03 Hradec Králové

Czech Republic

Email: hr@faf.cuni.cz

Please, clearly mark the envelope „Job Announcement – NETPHARM Project – FaF_VZ2_46: Researcher (senior)“

We kindly ask you to send your application with all the required documents and attachments because your application is incomplete without them, and you cannot be included in the list of candidates.

The announcer reserves the right to cancel the job announcement at any time during the course.

Contact person for providing further information concerning the work content:

prof. PharmDr. Tomáš Šimůnek, Ph.D. – Department of Biochemical Sciences

tel.: +420 495 067 422

e-mail: simunekt@faf.cuni.cz


This project, No. CZ.02.01.01/00/22_008/0004607: New Technologies for Translational Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences /NETPHARM, is co-financed by the European Union.