The Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, v. v. i. (FZU) is a public research institution focused on basic and applied research in the area of physics. FZU is the largest institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences with more than 1,300 employees where a significant part is represented by employees from abroad. The FZU ambition is to push the boundaries of human knowledge and to carry out top class research of elementary particles, condensed systems, solids, optics and plasma and laser physics.

In April 2019 the FZU has become a holder of the HR Excellence in Research Award certificate which is awarded by the European Commission. The FZU, the largest institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, has thus ranked among the group of prestigious European institutions having the right to use this certificate.

For the Department of Material Analysis (Rotan Laboratory) we are looking for a

Scientist with the specialisation in Solid States Physics

Job description:

  • Operating a tomograph with high resolution
  • Operating diffractometers
  • Designing experiments and analysing data acquired
  • Processing the outcomes and conclusions including writing texts for publication
  • Other tasks based on the current research focus at the FZU
  • Necessary administrative work

We require:

  • University education in the area of solid-state physics / material research (Master or Ph.D.)
  • Ability to interpret results with the knowledge of physical principles
  • Ability to compare results with theory
  • Ability to publish data and prepare them for publication
  • Willingness to collaborate in a wide field of themes (based on the current research focus at the FZU)
  • Advanced knowledge of English (oral and written)
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Ability to learn fast to work with new SW and devices
  • Ability to find your own solutions
  • Autonomy and ability to work in a team
  • Ability to programme your own routines for data processing (e.g. Matlab, Python, C ++) is an advantage
  • Czech language on communicative level welcome

We offer:

  • Interesting and diverse work, including work on prestigious projects
  • Space for self-development and creativity
  • Professional work team with a friendly atmosphere and mutual respect
  • Training and language courses
  • Employment at a top research organization
  • Flexible working hours
  • 5 week’s holiday and 5 sick days Meal allowance
  • Multisport card
  • Pension / life insurance contribution and other contributions after 12 months of employment
  • Support of work-life balance and other employee benefits

Start date: Upon agreement

Place of work: Praha 8, Na Slovance (close to C-line underground station Ládví)

If interested, please, send your CV and cover letter mentioning the job title to kariera@fzu.cz.

We are looking forward to your applications.

Information on the processing of personal data can be found on the FZU: https://www.fzu.cz/en/about-fzu/official-noticeboard/processing-of-personal-data

Contact person: Lucie Beránková, tel: +420 266 053 425