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Postdoctoral Researcher – 10 months

Director of the University Institute of TBU in Zlín invites researchers to apply for an open post of  POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER within the project No. CZ.02.2.69/0.0/0.0/18_053/0017879 entitled International mobility of TBU in Zlin Researchers II


Postdoctoral Researcher will be focusing on one of the following areas:

  1. Chromium-plated leathers for energy applications
  2. Polyurethane biodegradation or/and composting of polymers
  3. Energetic natural materials.
  4. Conductive polymer membranes
  5. Electrochemical sensors.

Anticipated starting date: on availability – no later than September 2022
Duration:  10 months

The successful candidate should:
  • Be a Researcher who has received a PhD or its equivalent within the last 7 years
  • Have worked outside the territory of the Czech Republic in the field of research with a working time of at least 0.5 full-time equivalent, or have been a PhD student (or equivalent) abroad at least for two whole years in the past three years
  • Have a publishing record – in the last three years at least two publication outputs registered in the Web of Science, Scopus or ERIH PLUS databases. The applicant must be the principal author of at least one publication (according to the subject specificity it may be as the first author, the corresponding/reprint author, or the role of the individual authors stated in the article).
  • Have experience in an external grant implementation
  • Be highly motivated, self-driven and able to work independently
  • Have a collaborative attitude with good communication skills
  • Have very good knowledge of English
The application should include:
  • A CV including a summary of work experience, incl. publication activity and research grant experience
  • A Cover Letter
  • Contact information for at least three referees
  • A copy of diploma
Contract details:

This is a temporary contract with duration of 10 months. (commencement of the contract from September 2022). The salary is competitive, based on quality and experience of the candidate.

Short-listed candidates will be invited to a remote interview.

If the above mentioned offer meets your expectations and you meet all of the above requirements, please send the documents listed above under the name “POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER UTB” indicating the topic a), b), c), d) or e) and the anticipated starting date to the Personnel Department at  no later than July 15, 2022.

The advertiser reserves the right to cancel this selection procedure at any time during the competition and not to fill the position.

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