Open Positions

2-3 positions for PhD study are opened in the Hocek group starting from 9/2017.

Research topics for Thesis:

  • novel cytostatic and antiviral nucleosides with modified heterocyclic bases
  • 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

Requirements: MS degree in organic or bioorganic chemistry or in biochemistry to be finished within 2017, strong interest in organic synthesis and/or bioorganic chemistry, willingness to learn new techniques and to work on multidisciplinary projects in international environment and good knowledge of English (foreign students will be expected to learn Czech during the study).

The deadline for the applications is end of March 2017. Foreign students should send their CV and letters of recommendations to Dr. Hocek. Czech and Slovak students are always welcome to visit our laboratories and discuss the possibilities with Dr. Hocek and with students of the group.