Hungarian Centre of Excellence for Molecular Medicine (HCEMM)

Head of Advanced Core Facilities

H-CEMM - Hungarian Centre of Excellence for Molecular Medicine

Szeged, Hungary

Advanced Core Facilities at H-CEMM

High-quality molecular medicine-oriented research activities at the Hungarian Centre of Excellence for Molecular Medicine (H-CEMM) are supported by a matrix of advanced core facilities (ACFs). In the premises of the Hungarian Research Institutions, three ACFs are currently being set-up:

  • Functional Cell Biology and Immunology ACF (University of Szeged)
  • In vivo Imaging ACF (Semmelweis University, Budapest)
  • Single-Cell Omics ACF (Biological Research Center, Szeged)

The Project Steering Committee of the H-CEMM project hereby announces a call for excellent, professional “Heads of Advanced Core Facilities”.

We are searching for Heads for each of the above ACFs who operate, manage, supervise, and develop the respective H-CEMM AFC. We seek dynamic and interactive individuals with an excellent professional track record and demonstrated experience and interest in organising and spearheading the ACF.
H-CEMM is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer offering attractive working conditions and benefits appropriate to a molecular medicine research organisation. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

An initial contract of 5 years will be offered to the successful candidates; this is foreseen to be extended to a maximum of 9 years, subject to an external, independent, international review. Successful candidates will receive an attractive remuneration package and an opportunity to recruit two technicians for each ACF. Importantly, the selected ACF Heads will be constantly helped and trained by heads and managers of the state-of-the-art system of Core Facilities at EMBL.

Technical notes
Please visit for more details related to H-CEMM (Synopsis of HCEMM), to the positions (Description of positions) and to the ACFs (Technical description of the ACFs) as well as the Evaluation process & Criteria.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a CV, a detailed presentation of the professional experience, and a concise description of research interest and plans, all edited as a single PDF file, to by January 17, 2020. Please also arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be also emailed to by the same deadline.

Please note that the tentative date of the personal interviews for selected candidates is February 15, 2020.

For any further detail, please contact the Director General of HCEMM at


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Head of Advanced Core Facilities