Charles University, Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Králové, represented by the Dean of the Faculty, announces an open competition according to the Act No. 111/1998 Coll., on Higher Education Institutions

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_VZ5_85: PhD Student, 0.25 FTE (25 %),

Place of work: Hradec Králové


  • Independent performance of the research activities in the relevant field.
  • Involvement in work for VZ5 (WP5) in a renowned scientific team focused on xenobiotic resistance research.
  • Optimization of procedures for the preparation of sequencing libraries from biological material.
  • Working with experimental animals and cell cultures (3D models preparation).
  • Presentation and publication of the achieved results on an international level.
  • Involvement in the preparation of related national and international projects.
  • Participation in key project activities with an emphasis on application potential.


  • Education in the field of bioanalytics / pharmacy or natural sciences.
  • Experience with molecular biological methods (transfection, PCR, RNA isolation, western blotting).
  • The advantage is the experience with working with cell cultures, sterile work, etc.
  • The advantage is the certification and experience with working with animals.
  • The advantage is scientific and publishing activity in the field of natural sciences.
  • Letter of recommendation from an expert in the field.
  • Active knowledge of English language.

Other knowledge and skills:

  • Prerequisites for excellent 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
  • 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: 45 000 CZK (1,0 FTE)

The start of work: 1 July 2024, 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 (0.25 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 (0.25 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 14. 6. 2024, 14:00 to the following address:

Charles University, Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Králové

Lenka Cermanová, DiS. – Personnel Department

Akademika Heyrovského 1203

500 03 Hradec Králové

Czech Republic

Email: hr@faf.cuni.cz

Please, clearly mark the envelope „Job Announcement – NETPHARM Project – FaF_VZ5_85: PhD Student“.

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 to provide further information on the content of the work:

Assoc. Prof. Ing. Petra Matoušková, Ph.D. – Department of Pharmaceutical Technology

tel.: +495 067 306

e-mail: matousp7@faf.cuni.cz


The project New Technologies for Translational Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences /NETPHARM, project ID CZ.02.01.01/00/22_008/0004607, is co-funded by the European Union.