Researcher (Also Suitable For Phd) Atmospheric Pollutants

Masaryk University
April 20, 2024
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The secretary of the Faculty of Science of Masaryk University is issuing a selection procedure to fill a position:

Researcher (also suitable for PhD) Atmospheric Pollutants

Workplace: RECETOX, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno Employment: fixed-term with an initial employment contract for 1 year (with the prospect of long-term cooperation), non.academic position Amount of working time: 1.0 FTE (full-time for 40 hours per week)' Estimated start date : 1.6.2024 Number of open positions: 1 Salary: negotiable Application deadline: 20.4.2024 EU researcher profile: R1


Masaryk University is modern, dynamic and the most attractive university in the Czech Republic with ten faculties, more than 6500 staff and 33 000 students, a wide range of research areas and a strong international position. We are the largest academic employer in the South Moravian Region.

MU Faculty of Science , holder of the European Commission‘s HR Excellence in Research Award is a research-oriented faculty, offering university education (Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral degree programs) closely linked to both primary and applied research and high school teaching of the following sciences: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Earth sciences. We are the most productive scientific unit of the Masaryk University generating around 40 % of MU research results.

RECETOX focuses on interdisciplinary research and education in the area of Environment & Health, studying toxic compounds and their behavior, transport & bioaccumulation to evaluate environmental effects, assess the exposure and health risks to humans, and develop technologies and biotechnologies to break them down. https:// www. .

Job Description

Ensure tasks in pursuit of research projects on organic pollutants in air, seawater and soil in the research group of Prof. Gerhard Lammel.

We offer varied work in a friendly international team in a top workplace, flexible working hours. The position is also suitable for people on/after parental leave, graduates or graduating students.

In the case of interest and mutual agreement, it is possible to combine the work with doctoral education and obtaining a PhD degree.

Key duties

  • participation in research projects that develop and apply new environmental technologies
  • introduction and use of analytical methodologies
  • performing laboratory experiments, analysing samples from the environment
  • processing of data and results, contribution to preparation of reports and publications
  • Skills and Qualifications

    The applicant must have

  • university education (B.Sc./M.Sc./Ing.) in the fields of environmental science, chemistry or physics
  • experience working in a laboratory
  • English (minimum level B1) as the working language
  • The applicant should have

  • willingness to acquire and actively apply new skills and knowledge
  • thoroughness, ability to plan and organize working time
  • Beneficial to have/know

  • experience in analytical chemistry, liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry
  • More information from Prof. Dr. Gerhard Lammel, email [email protected] , phone +49 177 3274963.

    We offer

  • space for personal and professional growth, the opportunity to realize and participate in the improvement of our processes
  • active use of English
  • interesting work in a prestigious university environment in international cooperations
  • flexible working hours
  • employee benefits (6 weeks of vacation, additional pension insurance or contribution to a kindergarten/children's group, discounts on language courses, advantageous mobile phone tariffs, children's groups on campus or downtown)
  • Application Process

    Send your application by 20.4.2024 via via e-application , the link to it can be found at the beginning and end of this advertisement. Please include the following documents:

  • CV
  • Cover letter
  • After successfully sending the application, you will receive an automatic email confirmation of receipt. In case of problems filling out the e-application or doubts about its correct sending, contact us by e-mail: rcx- [email protected].

    The selection process

    Received applications will be considered carefully in line with principles of the EU Charter and Code for Researchers. Selection criteria: (i) meeting qualification requirements described above, (ii) all required documents provided.

    Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a personal or online interview.

    The Faculty Recruitment Policy (OTM-R) can be seen here.

    Faculty of Science, Masaryk University is an equal opportunity employer. We support diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Visit our Career page.

    We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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