Senior Researcher - Cardiac Electrophysiology

 

 

Company Description:

The International Clinical Research Center of St. Anne's University Hospital in Brno (FNUSA-ICRC), Cezch Republic, is a new-generation research center focusing on the pathogenesis of diseases including finding new methods, technologies and medicaments for effective prevention, early diagnostics and individualized treatment.

With more than 200 researchers, new technologies and EU grant application support, FNUSA-ICRC is a top Central European research center. We focus on research and development mainly in the fields of cardiovascular and neurological diseases. In both areas we partner with world-class research centers and universities.

 

Join us as a Senior Researcher in Cardiac Electrophysiology.

Make our center the next step in your research career in field of cardiac electrophysiology.

 

We seek a highly motivated individual to join an EU-funded research project within Cardio 3 group of ICRC. The Cardio 3 group closely collaborates with other research platforms - mainly Biological dept. of Masaryk University Brno (CZ) and Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota (USA). Cardio 3 group deals with, inter alia, the development of new type of catheters and application of stem cell biology to the cardiac disease therapy.

 

We offer:

  • platform to carry out your own independent research
  • close cooperation with major university hospitals both in Europe and the US
  • support from internationally experienced cardiac research staff
  • a cardiac electrophysiology medicine center
  • opportunity for CNS experiments in the future
  • professional support for your animal research
  • top technologies such as stereotactic magnetic navigational system for both human surgeries and animal models
  • opportunity to learn / practice endovascular cathether surgeries
  • professional support for your grant applications.

 

You will:

  • coordinate experiments, mainly in animal models (porcine) in the Animal Centre at the University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno (external dpt. of FNUSA-ICRC) - schedule, prepare and carry out animal experiments, gather and analyze data.
  • actively search for new potential international partnerships and closely cooperate with existing collaborating institutions.
  • apply for national and international grant applications.
  • publish results in peer-reviewed international journals, present outcomes at international congresses.
  • collaborate with other researchers in the team.

 

Research topics:

  • Development of new type of catheters for epicardial pacing, ablation and defibrillation.
  • Development of novel devices and methodology for more efficient and safer catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias.
  • New therapeutic methods of treatment of cardiac diseases with stem cells.

 

Our requirements:

  • MD or DVM with at least 3 years of research experience after receiving Ph.D.
  • At least basic theoretical and practical knowledge of cardiovascular disease and cardiac electrophysiology.
  • Experience with cardiac catheterization is preferable.
  • Experience with animal studies is preferable.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Hands-on experiences with clinical and preclinical medical or biomedical research.
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written).
  • Computer and technical skills.
  • Results-oriented and innovative approach to research

 

The candidates are invited to send their CV, a full list of publications and a statement of research interests to jana.sebestova@fnusa.cz


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