J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry of the CAS, v.v.i., for the purposes of the project Implementation of the state-of-the-art physico-chemical methods for studies of innovative materials and bio/chemical processes”,Reg.No. CZ.02.2.69/0.0/0.0/16_027/0008355, under the call 02_16_027 International Mobility of Researchers (MEYS, OP RDE) offers:

POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW position (for the scientists currently working out of Czech Republic): STUDY OF 2-D MATERIALS

General requirements:

    • Experience with writing scientific papers and publishing in impacted journal (at least 2 scientific papers in last three years)

    • Advanced level of written and spoken English

    • PhD degree in physics or technical sciences (maximum 7 years from receiving a degree)

    • The applicant is/was working out of the Czech Republic for two years from last three years.

    • Competencies necessary for team work.

Research position in more details:

Job description:

The main task of the successful applicant will be the study of 2-D materials, in particular their electronic and spin structure using advanced spectroscopic methods. It is expected that the applicant will operate a brand new surface characterisation cluster, which includes spin resolved ARPES, XPS, LEED and STM.

More information concerning the job position are available from

Dr. Martin Kalbac (e-mail: activity1-7@jh-inst.cas.cz), the information about the group activities can be found at www.nanocarbon.cz

Specific requirements:

  • Practical experience with measurement of XPS, ARPES, STM

  • Experiences with measurement at synchrotron facilities

  • Practical experience with vacuum techniques

Position starts: as soon as possible

Duration of the job: 17 months

Contract type: full-time job

Job location: Prague, Czech Republic

Documents required from the candidate:

Application form (see the attached file) with CV, brief summary of previous research, list of publications, diploma copy, names plus e-mail addresses of 1 – 2 references, a document proving that the applicant is/was working out of the Czech Republic for 2 years from the last 3 years.

Applications with required documents must be submitted via e-mail to a contact person for HR and administrative issues: Marketa Zapletalova, marketa.zapletalova@jh-inst.cas.cz

Applications deadline: January 31, 2019

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