Department of Polymers for Electronics and Photonics

Opened research scientist position in the Department of Polymer Processing in the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry CAS, Heyrovskeho nám. 1888/2, Prague 6, Czech Republic. Tender for the position is in agreement with law n. 283/1992 Sb. about Academy of Czech Sciences amended by act n. 420/2005Sb.

Research Fellow

in the Department of Polymers for Electronics and Photonics

Job description:

The Department of Polymers for Electronics and Photonics develops new polymer and composite materials for electronic and optoelectronic active components. It is focused especially on organic photovoltaic cells, light-emitting diodes, electrical and optical sensors, field-effect transistors (FET) and memory devices for flexible printed electronics.

The job candidate will be responsible for the research in the area of ultrafast time-resolved optical spectroscopy and nonlinear optical properties of new organic and hybrid organic-inorganic materials and functional structures for organic electronics and photonics.

More information about the research group and current projects is available at the web page of this department.


  • PhD in physics specialized on optoelectronics or physical electronics, or in physical chemistry specialized on time-resolved optical spectroscopy,
  • practical experience with lasers,
  • active and creative approach to scientific and technical challenges,
  • interest in learning new skills,
  • ability to work both individually and in scientific team,
  • good English communication skills (spoken and written),
  • previous postdoctoral position or relevant publication record during the PhD study is an advantage


  • interesting research work in the field of new materials and advanced spectroscopic methods in a friendly team,
  • participation on international and national research projects,
  • access to number of instrumental facilities,
  • personal development possibilities – seminars, courses, conferences,
  • work in an international team,
  • flexible working hours, allowances for meals, employee benefits, 5 weeks of holiday, kindergarten for children 2-5 years,
  • possibility of a research stay abroad.

For further details please contact Dr. Jiri Pfleger – pfleger@imc.cas.cz, tel. 296809571.

Please, send your Application (detailed CV + cover letter) to Vladimír Fencl (fencl@umch.cz)

Please sent your application before 30. 7. 2021

Starting date: upon agreement