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Postdoctoral Researcher Position in the Laboratory of Cellular Genomics

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2024-07-09 - 2024-08-15
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Postdoctoral Researcher Position in the Laboratory of Cellular Genomics

The Laboratory of Cellular Genomics at the International Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology (IIMCB) https://shorturl.at/EEwOl Warsaw, headed by Dr Aleksandra Kołodziejczyk, seeks
a motivated Postdoctoral Researcher to join a project that aims to study molecular mechanisms behind liver fibrosis and the role of the microbiome in the profibrotic processes.  You will work on the project funded by OPUS grant of the National Science Centre, Poland entitled: “Finding molecular mechanisms behind the activation of stellate cells” (2023/51/B/NZ2/02649). More information about the lab: olab.com.pl  

The deadline for applications is 15th August 2024. The proposed start date of employment is 1st October 2024, or later.

As a Postdoctoral researcher, you will be responsible for multi-omic analysis of the fibrotic processes in the host, with a particular focus on the liver stellate cells and the impact of the microbiota.

Requirements:

  • Hold a PhD degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Medicine or an equivalent field. Candidates with degrees in other fields including Engineering, Computer science, or Physics will also be considered if they have relevant experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • High motivation and proactive and collaborative attitude

Previous experience in one or more methods mentioned below:

  • Experience in working with mice (FELASA certificate or equivalent)
  • Sequencing libraries generation (RNAseq, ATACseq, ChIPseq, single-cell genomics, metagenomics)
  • Cell culture (cell lines, organoids, CRISPR-based cell line modification techniques)
  • Microbiology (culturing bacterial isolates, phenotyping, working anaerobically)
  • Bioinformatics, Data science (R, Python, analysis of sequencing data)

We offer:

  • Full employment contract initially for 6 months, with the possibility of extension up to 36 months
  • Competitive salary (8300 - 10500 PLN gross/month depending on the skills and experience
  • A friendly working atmosphere in an international environment
  • Interesting scientific projects
  • Position with 100% focus on research (no teaching obligations)
  • Benefits including reduced-rate for an individual medical care package and membership
    in MultiSport programme
  • Full technical, administrative and organizational support from professional English-speaking personnel
  • Opportunities for professional development - participation in courses, foreign conferences, funding for postgraduate studies, assistance in submitting own grants

How to apply:

  • Please send your application to recruitment@iimcb.gov.pl
  • In the email subject line, please include "Postdoc OPUS Kolodziejczyk" followed by your first and last name.
  • Your application must be submitted in English and should contain
    • CV (including a list of publications)
    • motivation letter (max one page)
    • contact information (email address or  phone number) to two people who can evaluate you (such as your thesis supervisor, or academic advisor)
  • Please include the following statement in your CV:

“I hereby agree to the processing of my personal data, included in the application documents by the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw, 4 Księcia Trojdena Street, 02-109 Warsaw, for the purpose of carrying out the current recruitment process.”

Your personal data will be processed for the purpose of the recruitment procedure by the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw. Full information is available https://bit.ly/3UFWpY2 .

Candidates will be selected in an open competition, according to the procedure complying with the rules of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers as a part of HR Excellence in Research strategy https://shorturl.at/mJ6Rk

If you have questions about further details, please email akolodziejczyk@iimcb.gov.pl

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