4 PhD positions: Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Posted: March 24, 2017 in Chemistry, Czech Republic, Europe, Jan-Mar Deadline, Natural Sciences, Other/Jobs, PhD, Researcher

Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic invites application for 4 PhD positions in Hocek group commencing from September 2017.

Research topics for Thesis:

  • novel cytostatic and antiviral nucleosides with modified heterocyclic bases
  • modification of DNA with reactive groups for bioconjugations
  • construction of functionalized nucleic acids for applications in bioanalysis or nanotechnology
  • development of novel chemical and enzymatic methods for efficient constructions of base-modified DNA and RNA


  • Applicant must hold MS degree in organic or bioorganic chemistry or in biochemistry to be finished within 2017
  • Applicant must demonstrate strong interest in organic synthesis and/or bioorganic chemistry; keen to learn new techniques and to work on multidisciplinary projects in international environment and good knowledge of English (overseas students will be expected to learn Czech during the study).


  • Overseas students must send their CV and letters of recommendations to Prof. Dr. Hocek (who will later contact only the short-listed candidates for further negotiations).
  • Czech and Slovak students may come and visit the laboratory and discuss the possibilities with Prof. Dr. Hocek and with the students of the group.
—————-Quick Overview————-
Organization Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Fellowship Level Doctoral
Country Czech Republic
Subject areas Organic, Bioorganic Chemistry, Biochemistry
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to all nationalities
Deadline 31 March 2017


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