Universities and Institutes of Czech

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Research Technician In The Field Of Ecology Of Woody Plants And Invertebrate Predators

14 Nov 2023

Job Information


Mendel University in Brno

Research Field

Agricultural sciences » Forest sciences

Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)


Czech Republic

Application Deadline

26 Nov 2023 - 23:00 (UTC)

Type of Contract


Job Status


Offer Starting Date

1 Jan 2024

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme

Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Non-academic Staff Member - Technician Researcher for the Department of Forest Protection and Wildlife Management

Research field: biological control of trees, stress ecology of woody plants, ecology of invertebrate predators and spiders

We are a modern university, teaching and researching agriculture, forestry, economic and technical disciplines in regional and international contexts. Since 2018, we have been the holder of the HR Excellence in Research Award for improving employee care, awarded to us as the first Czech university by the European Commission.

Teaching, research and other professional activities of the Department of Forest Protection and Wildlife Management are developed in the following areas: forest entomology, forest phytopathology, mycology, stress ecology, forest protection, zoology and hunting. Research is currently focused mainly on forest damage caused by biotic and abiotic factors. Ecosystem research addresses the relationships between forest ecosystems and wildlife or the influence of the synopsis of cambiophagous insects on stand stability.

What will you do?

  • conducting research in the field of biological conservation of trees, stress ecology of woody plants and ecology of invertebrate predators
  • participation in scientific and research tasks
  • publishing scientific research results in impact factor journals
  • active participation in conferences and seminars
  • laboratory and field data collection, including work with related instrumentation
  • What are our requirements?

  • completed Master's degree in Technical Biology of Woody Plants, started PhD studies in Forest Conservation
  • experience in working with instrumentation for measuring photosynthesis, fluorescence and levels of herbivory and damage in forest and non-forest tree species
  • knowledge of statistical programming in R
  • excellent knowledge of Czech and English for proofreading scientific texts
  • experience in presenting research results
  • time flexibility
  • driving licence with a licence number. B
  • ability to work in a team
  • What can we offer you?

  • Welcome Office assistance
  • 6 weeks of holiday
  • support for work-life balance
  • food allowance (Meal vouchers/Canteen)
  • discounted MultiSport card
  • ALIVE card with which you can benefit from various discounts
  • the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of the university environment, such as sports courses at the Sports Activities Centre, the Counselling and Careers Centre, recreation centres, libraries and the purchase of university products
  • university kindergarten, summer day camps for children of employees
  • employer contribution to a pension or life insurance after 3 years of employment
  • Job status: 0,2 (8 hodin týdně)

    Expected start: January 2024

    Employment contract: for a fixed-term period of 3 years

    Place of work: Brno

    Are you interested in the position and would you like to become a member of the Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology?

    Send us your electronic application [email protected] with the chosen job position in the subject of the e-mail by 27 November 2023 supported by:

  • professional CV
  • list of publications
  • How does the recruitment process look like at our university? Find out on orlz.mendelu.cz/en/selection-procedure

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    We look forward to meeting you!

    Requirements Additional Information Work Location(s)

    Number of offers available



    Mendel University in Brno


    Czech Republic
    Where to apply


    [email protected]


    Job details


    Research Technician In The Field Of Ecology Of Woody Plants And Invertebrate Predators


    Universities and Institutes of Czech


    Czech Republic


    November 14, 2023

    Application deadline

    November 26, 2023

    Job type



    Agricultural Science,Biology,Geosciences