Postdoctoral Researcher in the Laboratory: The International Institute for Molecular and Cell Biology (IIMCB) in Warsaw is seeking a motivated Postdoctoral Researcher to join the newly created Laboratory of Cellular Genomics headed by Dr. Aleksandra A Kołodziejczyk. The successful candidate will work on a project that aims to study the role of microbiome in the gut-liver axis focusing on liver cirrhosis. The position is initially for 6 months with the possibility of extension up to 36 months. The deadline for applications is 31.03.2023.
Designation: Postdoctoral Researcher
Research Area: Cellular Genomics, Microbiome, Gut-Liver Axis, Liver Cirrhosis
Location: Warsaw, Poland
Eligibility/Qualification: The applicant must hold a PhD degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Medicine or equivalent field. Candidates with degrees in other fields including Engineering, Computer science, Physics will also be considered if they have relevant experience. The candidate should have excellent written and oral communication skills in English and a high motivation and proactive and collaborative attitude.
|Degree||PhD degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Medicine or equivalent field|
|Experience||Relevant experience in sequencing libraries generation, cell culture, microbiology, working with mice, FACS, cell sorting, metabolomics, and bioinformatics|
The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:
- Conducting research on the role of microbiome in the gut-liver axis focusing on liver cirrhosis.
- Generating sequencing libraries (RNAseq, ATACseq, ChIPseq, CUT&Tag, single cell genomics, metagenomics).
- Working with cell culture (cell lines, organoids, CRISPR-based cell line modification techniques).
- Conducting microbiology experiments (culturing bacterial isolates, phenotyping, working anaerobically, working with protozoa and fungi).
- Working with mice, FACS, cell sorting, and metabolomics (HPLC, MS).
- Conducting bioinformatics and data science analysis (R, Python, analysis of sequencing data, analysis of metabolomics).
|Contract||Full employment contract initially for 6 months, with the possibility of extension up to 36 months|
How to Apply:
Interested applicants can apply by sending their CV (including a list of publications and list of skills), motivation letter (including description of your key achievements, max one page), and contact information to 2-3 people who can evaluate them (such as their thesis supervisor, academic advisor) to firstname.lastname@example.org. The subject of the email should be “Postdoc NAWA Kolodziejczyk” and the first and last name of the applicant. Applicants must include the following statement in their 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.” The deadline for applications is 31.03.2023.
Last Date for Apply: 31.03.2023
Salary: The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary of about 6000 PLN net/month (the final monthly gross salary will be calculated individually during the employment process, taking into account the length of service). Additional bonuses such as the 13th salary after working for the Institute for six months in a given calendar year will also be provided.