POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW position (deadline for application: July 30, 2020)

Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry of the CAS offers a POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW position:

What we require

-Ph.D. in chemistry

Experiences with:

- organic synthesis



The personality which will fit our group

-positive thinking



-ability to work both independently and in the team

-excitement for scientific work

-hard working, active person

-experience with leadership of students


What will be your main responsibility

Working on the project focused on manipulating of 2D materials using external stimuli. A possible strategy is to use functional groups attached to 2DM. The task of the candidate will include organic synthesis of active molecules, functionalization of graphene and other 2DM, characterization of the products and implementation into functional devices.

About the institute

Top ranked research institute in Czech Republic , named by the only Czech Nobel  price winner in science. Institute holds HR award. More info at

About the group

The group is evaluated as a top research group  in Czech academy of sciences. There is well established research in the field of nanomaterials, in particular carbon nanotubes, graphene and other 2D materials.  Long term success in the research funding enabled us to build and equip the lab with broad range of the instrumentation including very specialized and unique systems. Further information can be found at More information concerning the job position is available from Dr. Martin Kalbac (e-mail:

How we boost your carrier

Mentoring – regular discussion of the project both individually and within the group.

Making the contacts within the community- possibility to participate in international conferences, introduction and discussion with the scientist visiting our group.

Improving your publication track record – participating on different and multidisciplinary projects

Motivation – you will be treated according your performance.

Other benefits

Five weeks of paid holiday

Attractive location

Health and social insurance paid mandatory by the institute

Position starts: immediately

Duration of the job: 24 months

Contract type: full-time job

Job location: Prague

Documents required from the candidate:

CV, a brief summary of previous research, list of publications, diploma copy, names plus e-mail addresses of 1 - 2 referee.

Applications with required documents must be submitted via e-mail to a contact person for HR and administrative issues: Marketa Zapletalova,

Application deadline
30. 7. 2020