Workplace: Institute of Plant Molecular Biology
Employment relationship: Employment contract
Job type: Technician
Duration: Fixed-term
Job status: Full-time
Job starting date: 1. 1. 2023
Application deadline: 28. 11. 2022


Plant growth specialist is wanted for a newly established ERA Chair support team at the Institute of Plant Molecular Biology (IPMB, www.umbr.cas.cz/en/), Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences (BC, www.bc.cas.cz) in České Budějovice.


Min. education level: Secondary education

Competitive candidates

  • are highly motivated individuals with experience in research infrastructure for plant cultivation (growth chambers, growth banks, etc.)
  • are familiar with daily operation of research infrastructure
  • have experience in setting of conditions for cultivation, pest control, etc.
  • are dedicated to providing excellent service for researchers
  • speak Czech and English


We offer

  • full time position for five years (2023-2027) with possibility of extension
  • tentative starting date (negotiable) on 01 Jan 2023
  • opportunity for lifelong education and professional growth
  • opportunity to take part in mentoring programmes
  • opportunity to network with specialists from other research institutions
  • English speaking, stimulating and friendly environment
  • HR Excellence in Research Award, implemented European standards in human resources

Other employment benefits

  • 1 extra week of holiday, i.e. 5 weeks of paid holiday per year in total
  • subsidized lunches in our own canteen
  • benefits from Social fund, support of leisure time activities
  • working in a stable, prestigious research institution of international importance
  • free language classes – Czech for foreigners, English for Czechs
  • concessionary mobile tariff at the contractual operator
  • concessionary banking services at the contractual bank


More about planned research within the ERA Chair program here: https://www.umbr.cas.cz/en/news-and-events/news-detail/6586-biology-centre-will-strengthen-plant-research/


Please submit your (1) motivation letter and (2) structured CV including previous activities and other relevant output as well as contacts for two references (max 4 pages) via the REPLY button at our official site https://jobs.bc.cas.cz/en/detail/131 by 28 November 2022 23:59 CET. All documents in the application should be in English.
Interviews with selected applicants will be held after the application deadline.
Informal inquiries can be directed via email to michael.wrzaczek@umbr.cas.cz.