Studium a vzdělání PhD studium

PhD positions

Highly motivated and talented candidates are invited to join RECETOX research teams at Ph.D. student positions.

What we offer to our students:

  • 4-year Ph.D. programme with financial support for 4 years
  • Interdisciplinary scientific topics
  • Supervision by experienced mentors and excellent scientists and tailored study plan
  • Excellent and state-of-the-art research infrastructure
  • International mobility and internships
  • International and friendly environment
  • Courses developing the transferable skills

Candidate profile

Candidates shall possess MSc. or a corresponding degree from a university in relevant field, solid background in the respective field and good communication skills in English language. Applications from all potential candidates are invited, University does not discriminate on the basis of national origin, race, gender or religion.

Dissertation thesis topics in the Environmental Chemistry, Ecotoxicology and Organic chemistry

Discussion about the research topic with supervisor is mandatory before the formal application – feel free to contact directly the responsible supervisor. We offer following dissertation thesis topics:

Microplastics effects in freshwater ecosystems
Ondřej Adamovský, Ph.D.

3-dimensional in vitro models in toxicology
Assoc. prof. Pavel Babica, Ph.D.

Adverse Outcome Pathways of emerging contaminants and their mixtures
Prof. Luděk Bláha, Ph.D.

Exposure to chemicals and their health risks in human population
Assoc.prof. Pavel Čupr, Ph.D.

Assessment of external and internal exposure to chemicals in human population
Assoc.prof. Pavel Čupr, Ph.D.

In silico modelling of biophysical properties of proteins
Prof. Jiří Damborský, Dr.

Molecular modelling of enzymes’ substrate specificity
Prof. Jiří Damborský, Dr.

Change in Reaction Mechanism and Specificity of Haloalkane Dehalogenase
Prof. Jiří Damborský, Dr.

Structural and biochemical analysis of biotechnologically interesting proteins
Prof. Jiří Damborský, Dr.

Disruption of thyroid regulation associated with adverse effects of environmental pollutants
Assoc. prof. Klára Hilscherová, Ph.D.

Bioactive compounds from cyanobacteria affecting vertebrate development
Assoc. prof. Klára Hilscherová, Ph.D.

Use of Hermetia illucens to waste processing
Assoc.prof Jakub Hofman, Ph.D.

Nanopesticides in the environment – understanding their fate, bioavailability, effects and risks in soil and water
Assoc.prof Jakub Hofman, Ph.D.

Photoactivatable Small Molecule-Releasing Compounds and Sensors for Medical Applications
Prof. Petr Klán, Ph.D.

The development of multi-residue contaminant methods for ultra-low volume human biological samples
Prof. Jana Klánová, Ph.D.

Evaluation of indoor and environmental exposures to chemicals of emerging concern
Prof. Jana Klánová, Ph.D.

Using innovative data analysis and modeling techniques to evaluate human exposure to chemical pollutants
Prof. Jana Klánová, Ph.D

Microfluidics - Lab on a chip in environmental research
Prof. Zbyněk Prokop, Ph.D.

Image-based phenotypic screening in toxicology
Dr. Iva Sovadinová, Ph.D.

Characterization of lipid biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease
Dr. Zdeněk Spáčil, Ph.D.

Quantitative proteomics to characterize human intestinal microbiota
Dr. Zdeněk Spáčil, Ph.D.

Application of 'OMICS' mass spectrometry techniques to comprehensively evaluate exposure factors
Dr. Zdeněk Spáčil, Ph.D.

Monitoring of aquatic contaminants using combination of passive sampling and high resolution mass spectrometry
Assoc. prof. Branislav Vrana, Ph.D

Apply
For the consultation with the supervisor, candidates should submit the application including (i) curriculum vitae, (ii) motivation letter, (iii) contacts of two persons who might provide references. Formal application to Ph.D. studies at Masaryk University will then require further documentation and formalities from the candidates and will be processed through an electronic application system.