Ph.D. Position in Computational Biochemistry

published in December 2018

The group of Michal H. Kolář at the Department of Physical Chemistry, University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague, Czech Republic offers a Ph.D. position available from mid 2019. The position is part of a junior project recently approved by the Czech Science Foundation. The project will investigate molecular details of translation using large-scale molecular dynamics simulations and database analyses.

Ph.D. position in computational biochemistry

We expect the candidate will hold a Master (or equivalent) degree in life sciences, physics or information technology before assuming the position. He or she should have an interest in biomolecules, good computing skills (Linux, python, etc.), strong communication skills in English and reliable work ethics. The candidate will have the opportunity to chose one of the Ph.D. programs at the University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague, Czech Republic.

The successful candidate will perform and analyze computer simulations of a prokaryotic ribosome or its parts. He or she will contribute to teaching bachelor-level classes and present his/her work in both written and oral form.

Please, submit your application to before February 28, 2019.

The University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague is a natural centre of first-rate study and research in the area of chemistry in Czechia and is one of the country's largest educational and research institutions focused on all areas of chemistry. It offers study programs in Czech and English languages. A number of key figures of the history of chemistry relate to UCT Prague. Among them, three figures are renowned in their fields: Vladimir Prelog, Nobel Prize winner, Otto Wichterle, inventor of contact lenses, and Emil Votoček, author of the Czech chemical nomenclature.