Communication/Outreach Manager


Workplace: Institute of Plant Molecular Biology
Employment relationship: Employment contract
Job type: Administrative
Duration: Fixed-term
Job status: Part-time
Hours per week: 20
Job starting date: 1. 1. 2023
Application deadline: 28. 11. 2022


Communication/outreach manager is wanted for a newly established ERA Chair support team at the Institute of Plant Molecular Biology (IPMB,, Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences (BC, in České Budějovice.


Min. education level: Secondary education

Competitive candidates

  • are highly motivated individuals with experience in communication of research and science towards public (knowledge of life sciences is beneficial)
  • are familiar with trends in outreach and popularization of science on social media
  • have experience in organizing scientific events
  • are able to create and innovate attractive outreach activities for plant sciences
  • are dedicated to providing excellent service for researchers
  • speak excellent Czech and English (other languages are beneficial)


We offer

  • 0,5 FTE position for five years (2023-2027) with possibility of extension
  • tentative starting date (negotiable) on 01 Jan 2023
  • opportunity for lifelong education and professional growth
  • opportunity to take part in mentoring programmes
  • opportunity to network with specialists from other research institutions
  • English speaking, stimulating and friendly environment
  • HR Excellence in Research Award, implemented European standards in human resources

Other employment benefits

  • 1 extra week of holiday, i.e. 5 weeks of paid holiday per year in total
  • subsidized lunches in our own canteen
  • benefits from Social fund, support of leisure time activities
  • working in a stable, prestigious research institution of international importance
  • free language classes – Czech for foreigners, English for Czechs
  • concessionary mobile tariff at the contractual operator
  • concessionary banking services at the contractual bank

More about planned research within the ERA Chair program here:

Please submit your (1) motivation letter and (2) structured CV including previous activities and other relevant output as well as contacts for two references (max 4 pages) via the REPLY button at our official site by 28 November 2022 23:59 CET. All documents in the application should be in English.
Interviews with selected applicants will be held after the application deadline.
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