The neuroanatomy division of the Department of Anatomy invites motivated neuroscientists to join the team investigating the role of brain barriers in pathology.

The successful candidate should:

  • be a researcher who has received a PhD or its equivalent within the last 7 years,
  • be a researcher who has worked at least 2 whole years in the last 3 years outside the territory of the Czech Republic in the field of research with a working time of at least 0.5 full-time equivalent, or who has been PhD student (or equivalent) abroad,
  • have a publishing record – in the last 3 years at least 2 publication outputs (“articles”) above the field median listed by the Web of Science with 1 article as first or corresponding author.

Specific criteria:

  • have experience in working with in vivo and in vitro models of brain barriers,
  • expert in molecular biology and electrophysiology (patch clamp) techniques,
  • master knowledge of neuroanatomy,
  • have excellent communication skills and teamwork.

MU offers the opportunity to get:

  • establishment and funding of your own research group for 3 years,
  • diverse and challenging work in an excellent research environment,
  • a professional team and pleasant working conditions,
  • interaction with leading scientists in an inspiring, internationalised environment,
  • a welcome service for you and your family members.

Anticipated start date: The position is available from July 2023 or upon agreement.

The submission deadline is 31st March 2023.

Please submit an e-application on the website: https://www.muni.cz/en/about-us/careers/vacancies/75967.

The application should include:

  • motivation Letter (max. 1 page),
  • research Proposal (max. 4 pages),
  • scientific CV of the applicant (max. 1 page), incl. impact factors for papers in the last 5 years as first or corresponding author,
  • applicant’s key requirements (tools and equipment, research team, …),
  • 3 letters of recommendation and references,
  • Ph.D. diploma,
  • documents proving the candidate has worked at least 2 whole years in the last 3 years outside the territory of the Czech Republic and/or Phd diploma from a foreign institution.

Please, download the application form here: https://is.muni.cz/go/s52hij and include all the information above in this form (the structure is already set there).


A review of applications will start immediately after the deadline. Short-listed candidates will be invited for interview within one month of the deadline.


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We are looking forward to hearing from you!