PhD position in the Laboratory of Experimental Hypertension

  • Full time
  • Prague
  • Posted 2 months ago

Institute of Physiology CAS


IPHYS Laboratory of Experimental Hypertension

Czech Academy of Sciences

Biomedical Research Campus in Prague, Krč

IPHYS is a leading research institute in the field of normal and pathological physiology. It consists of a number of scientific and service departments for experimental research ().

The Laboratory of Experimental Hypertension led by Dr. Ivana Vaneckova, PhD., DSc. is focused on studying the mechanisms of blood pressure regulation and new therapies of hypertension ().

Research focus

  • Central and peripheral mechanisms contributing to blood pressure maintenance
  • Cardiovascular actions of new antidiabetics gliflozins in experimental hypertension and chronic kidney disease
  • Role of sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems in cardiovascular diseases
  • We are recruiting a highly motivated scientist for a

    PhD position in the Laboratory of Experimental Hypertension


  • Independent research under supervision
  • Design of experiments, data analysis and their interpretation
  • Position Requirements:

  • Master´s diploma in physiology, medicine, (molecular) biology or related disciplines
  • Interest in animal physiology, prior experience with animal handling is advantageous but not required
  • Motivation to learn new methods
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, PC literacy
  • We Offer:

  • Working in a creative and friendly environment
  • Use of unique rat strains
  • Funding – partly by the Institute and partly from PhD support
  • Social benefits (e.g. institutional lodging house, health insurance, catering allowance, kindergarten, etc.)
  • Expected Appointment Start Date: January 2023 (negotiable)

    to be sent by the applicant to Bc. Marcela Tomášková, BBA () by 30. 10. 2022

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