Junior Fond – List of Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Ref. No. UKFaF/315192/2022

A new call for applications has been announced!

Applicants can apply in 2022 for positions in project announced below:

Bioinformatic analysis of transcriptomic and lipidomic data from preclinical development of novel drugs for the treatment of liver and metabolic diseases

 

Description (Annotation): Applicant

The postdoc/junior researcher position is open for a motivated researcher for nuclear receptor research employing omics methods. The applicant will be mainly involved in data analysis of transcriptomic data and interpretation of the data with respect to metabolic effects of novel nuclear receptor ligands.

Requirements for applicant:

  • We are seeking a talented and highly motivated individual with a strong interest and expertise in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies to support R&D projects on the development and characterization of novel nuclear receptor ligands. Knowledge of and/or experience with sequencing platforms (e.g., Illumina), and experience with data analysis tools and programming languages would be beneficial.
  • The candidate will analyze the transcriptomic effects of nuclear receptors using both RNA-seq and RT-PCR assays.
  • Applicant should have experience with the methods and his/her data have been published in a good journal.
  • The applicant should have expertise with basic molecular biology techniques (i.e., PCR, and qPCR), total RNA isolation and analysis, NGS-based library preparation, DNA fragment analyzers, etc.
  • In addition, the applicant will work on different cellular models and assays to analyze the effect of nuclear receptor activation using TF-FRET or luciferase reporter assays.
  • Applicant should be able to work independently in a pharmacological laboratory and perform data and statistical analyses.
  • Applicant should be able to work in a team of students and postdocs, she/he should have good written and verbal communication skills in English.

Workplace/Institution:
Research Group of Clinical and Molecular Pharmacotherapy, Charles University, Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Králové.

Supervisor: prof. PharmDr. Petr Pávek, Ph.D.

Email: pavek@faf.cuni.cz

Phone: +420 495 067 334

Position available from: 1st of January 2023

Deadline date for applications: 11th of July 2022

Applicants must submit all required documents including description of prior research, technical skills and scientific experience, to the project supervisor, prof. PharmDr. Petr Pávek, Ph.D. (pavek@faf.cuni.cz)

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