The RECETOX centre is a leading research institute of Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, with long-term history and reputation in the environmental sciences and a newly built potential for the exposome research, i.e. an assessment of health impacts related to environmental exposures. RECETOX invites applications for the following job position EUROPEAN RESEARCH AREA (ERA) CHAIR in the field of (Environmental) Epidemiology, Bioinformatics and/or Biostatistics.
To strengthen capacity for integrative analysis of data on environmental exposures of target populations with those resulting from the advanced omics technologies, RECETOX seeks the senior scientist (R3 – Established researcher or R4 – Leading researchers) capable of coordinating the interdisciplinary team of researchers educated in the fields of environmental and social epidemiology, population models, public health, biostatics, bioinformatics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and related fields.
The selected individual will be established as the Masaryk University ERA Chair and his team will be supported by the R-Exposome project funded from the Horizon 2020 (ERA Chair) programme (Project nr. 857487).
The ERA Chair and his/her team are expected to contribute to implementation of the newly accredited study programmes in Environment and Health, and Computational Biology and Biomedicine, and supervising the students.
Applications should include:
Applications should be sent by e-mail to RCX-HR@recetox.muni.cz or alternatively mailed to: ERA Chair, RECETOX, Faculty of Sciences; Kamenice 5, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic.
Applications should be submitted by 15.12.2019.
Review of applications will commence immediately after the mentioned deadline. Short-listed candidates (3-5) complying with the mentioned requirements will be invited to Brno, Czech Republic for an interview and public presentation within one month of the application deadline. Expected start date of working in-situ is mid 2020.
Information and updates regarding the ERA Chair Holder position is available through the RECETOX Website or https://www.recetox.muni.cz/erachair.
The Institute is committed to employment equality (esp. European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers) and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates fulfilling the requirements specified in this announcement. Remuneration of ERA Chair is co-financed from EU funds (ERA Chairs) and the profile of the chosen candidate is subject to the European Commission’s approval.