Postdoc/Junior Researcher (SPATA5 Syndrome)

1. 7. 2024

For the Czech Centre for Phenogenomics (CCP) hosted by the Institute of Molecular Genetics of the Czech Academy of Sciences (IMG), we announce an open position of Postdoc/Junior Researcher.

Core responsibilities

  • Preclinical research of SPATA5 syndrome in tight connection with a patient foundation
  • Molecular biology and cell culture work
  • Mouse model phenotyping analysis incl. behavioral and metabolism tests
  • Development of therapeutic AAV vectors, delivery studies
  • Efficacy studies of small molecule drugs
  • Taking a leading role towards the development of a subset of projects; working towards agreed deadlines, identifying and troubleshooting of risks at each step, seeking support when required.


  • PhD or equivalent in a biological subject or related field
  • Experience in a relevant position, particularly in molecular biology epigenetics, neurobiology, metabolism and mammalian cell culture
  • Experience with mouse models (breeding, genotyping, colony maintenance)
  • Experience with in vivo phenotype analysis, metabolic testing is of advantage
  • Ability to work independently, lead and supervise students
  • Proficiency in English

Why join us?

We offer an extendable contract with a competitive salary scale based on performance. CCP, the top Czech science center, is located in a modern research building offering superb research facilities, international and enthusiastic working environment with opportunities to bring own ideas into practice and create own research projects. There are possibilities for professional growth and further education. Medical and social benefits included. Flexible working hours.

Applications, consisting of a cover letter and a structured CV (both in English), or questions related to the position should be sent to Mrs. Jana Šafránková (

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