Postdoctoral Researcher

IEM CAS is looking for suitable candidates for the position of Postdoctoral Researcher for the Department of Neurochemistry.

Job description

  • In vivo characterization of novel pharmacological compounds and nanomaterials with a focus on the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (Project 1) and selected neuropsychiatric diseases caused by pathogenic variants in GRIN genes (Project 2)
  • Work with laboratory animals (two mouse models of Alzheimer’s disease, two knock-in mouse models carrying pathogenic variants in GRIN genes), genotyping, phenotyping, behavioral tests, histological analysis, EEG, in vivo microscopy

Our requirements

  • Ph.D. in biology, chemistry, biochemistry, medicine, veterinary medicine, or other relevant fields
  • Relevant experience with laboratory animals
  • The ability to optimize novel behavioral and electrophysiological in vivo methods
  • Knowledge of behavioral data analysis and basic statistical analysis
  • The ability to interact constructively in an interdisciplinary, international research group

We offer

  • Full-time employment, adequate salary, the possibility of a part-time job
  • Stable working environment
  • Interesting work in an academic environment in an international team
  • Flexible working hours and support of further personal development
  • International collaborations (USA, Korea)
  • No age restriction
  • 5 weeks of vacation + 5 sick days
  • Meal allowances
  • Kindergarten on the campus
  • Fixed-term employment contract with the possibility of extension

Start date

  • 1. 1. 2024, or by mutual agreement later


  • Prague 4 – Krč


Applications for the selection procedure, together with a structured CV, should be sent to:

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