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Posted: 14. 11. 2022

Laboratory technician (m/f)

Institute of Entomology

Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Laboratory of Microscopy and Histology

Employment contract




1. 1. 2023

9. 12. 2022

Job description:

The Institute of Entomology of the Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences (www.entu.cas.cz/en), announces a selection process for the position of Laboratory technician (m/f) for the Department of Molecular Biology, Laboratory of Microscopy and Histology.


Your job will be:

• Laboratory management (ensuring the usual operation of the laboratory –  preparation of solutions, orders of goods)
• Preparation and processing of samples for histological and immunohistochemical staining, including preparation of paraplast sections and cryosections
• Preparation and processing of samples for scanning a transmission electron miscoscopy, including the production of semi-thin and ultra-thin sections
• Histological staining
• Training of students working in the Laboratory of Microscopy and Histology
• Help in teaching the practical part of University of South Bohemia courses led by the head of the laboratory


Bachelor degree

• University education in biology
• Flexibility and ability to adopt new work procedures
• Ability to master micromanipulation techniques – cutting paraffin, semi-thin and ultra-thin sections
• Ability to work with common computer programs (Microsoft Office, Excel)
• Ability to independently perform tasks as assigned by the manager
• Knowledge of English at a high-quality spoken and written level
• Communication and organisation skills


• 1 extra week of holiday, i.e. 5 weeks of paid holiday per year in total
• Subsidized lunches in our own canteen
• Benefits from Social fund
• Working in a stable, prestigious research institution of international importance
• Friendly international working environment
• Free language classes
• Concessionary mobile tariff at the contractual operator
• Concessionary banking services at the contractual bank

Additional information:

The starting date is 01 January 2023. The employment will be full-time and fixed-term.

How to apply:

Please send us your CV and motivation letter by 09 December 2022 via the REPLY button below.