Junior Researcher

9. 4. 2024

Czech Centre for Phenogenomics at the Institute of Molecular Genetics is seeking a motivated junior researcher to support the Transgenic & Archiving Team (TAM). TAM provides a comprehensive service in generation of mouse models including designing gene-targeting, generation of transgenic rodent models and genotyping.

The junior researcher will be involved in development and establishment of new technologies including genome editing for the rodent and cell-based models as well as service activities for our users.

Job description

  • Conducting experiments, technology development and using of genome editing under the guidance of senior staff
  • Generation of new genetically modified rodent (mouse, rat) models as models of human diseases using techniques such microinjections, electroporation, AAV, etc.
  • Setting up the iPSC technology and cell-based/organoid models
  • Genotyping and quality control development of the rodent and cell-based models


  • A degree in biological, veterinary, medical, or related field
  • Knowledge of (mouse) genetics and molecular biology
  • Knowledge of genome editing technology and working with rodent models is of advantage
  • Interest in learning and understanding of new methods and techniques
  • Medical eligibility for work with laboratory animals and animal samples (rodents)
  • Proficiency in English

We offer

  • An international team in a friendly and stimulating environment
  • Opportunities for professional development and training, including language courses
  • Participation in research projects and possibility to develop own research project in a collaborative team environment
  • Competitive salary; medical and social benefits included
  • Flexible working hours; home office possibilities

Contract details

  • Full-time position, initially available for 12 months, with potential for longer-term extension based on demonstrated ability
  • Flexible start date
  • Workplace: CCP building at BIOCEV campus, Vestec near Prague

Applications consisting of covering letter and structured CV or questions related to the position should be sent to Mrs. Jana Šafránková (jana.safrankova@img.cas.cz).

We thank all who apply for their interest, however only those candidates who are considered for an interview will be contacted.