Automation Engineer

We are looking for a highly motivated, quality-focused individual who can drive efficient and effective handling of automation issues primarily for our Sample Vault and storage/ automation equipment, but also for the related robotic systems and scientific instrumentation.

The successful candidate will capably and enthusiastically handle:

Responsible for calibration of HighRes systems, devices and SampleVault, as well as other third party scientific instruments/devices. Responsible for first line issue handling, troubleshooting/ diagnosis, communication and repair for HighRes Sample Vault, devices and robotic systems, but also with other third party instrument/device suppliers.Responsible for issue resolution both via telephone, email, remote connection and co-ordination of HighRes/supplier on-site visits.

Requirements for this position include:

Technical background –  Electrical/Mechanical or Engineering disciplines. Relevant hands on electrical/instrument/automation biased job experience in lieu of qualification will be considered.

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Excellent organisational skills with ability for self-management

Fluent in Czech and Good English verbal/written communication skills a must.

Applications, including curriculum vitae and bibliography, summary of past accomplishments, and 2 signed reference letters, should be sent via email to: and



Postdoctoral position availale in Chemical Biology, Experimental Therapeutics, Cellular Biology, Translational Medicine

The research program “Chemical biology and Experimental Therapeutics” at the Institute of Molecular and Translational Medicine (IMTM), Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic (, seeks for two postdoctoral fellows with background in cellular biology, preferentially in chemical biology and previous experience in research and development of experimental therapeutics, preferentially in area of cancer and infection diseases.
The position will be opened for three years with a possibility to extend as a permanent position - faculty member. The research will be focused on screening of biological activities of small molecules using state of art ultra high throughput screening and high content analysis platforms. We require ability to perform independent research, write papers, supervise students, teach, and work in multinational environment.
ITMT is a not-for-profit organization and it serves as a national node for EATRIS (European Advanced Translational Medicine Infrastructure). The research at the Institute integrates molecular studies with clinical practices and education in a new multi-campus environment. IMTM offers an attractive benefit package. Salary will be determined by the successful candidate's experience.
Formal requirements:
  • Ph.D. or equivalent (M.D.) in cell biology or related fields,
  • good publication record;
  • ability to communicate and write in English;
  • experience with tissue cultures, fluorescent microscopy, biochemical tests, testing of biological activities of small molecules and experience with analytical software;
Applications, including curriculum vitae and bibliography, summary of past accomplishments, and 2 signed reference letters, should be sent via email to: and