The Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS is seeking a candidate for the position of: Technical Researcher in the Dioscuri Centre for Metabolic Diseases


The Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS is seeking a candidate for the position of: Technical Researcher in the Dioscuri Centre for Metabolic Diseases


Number of available positions: 1

Place of work: Dioscuri Centre for Metabolic Diseases

Researcher career profiles (R1-R4): First Stage researcher (R1)
Field of science: Biology, biomedicine, biochemistry, or equivalent

Type of recruitment: Dioscuri NCN Grant (Polish National Science Centre grant)

Dioscuri Centre for Metabolic Diseases at the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, is seeking a highly motivated Technical Researcher.



  • MSc degree in biology, biotechnology or related field;
  • Experience in cell culture, molecular biology and/or biochemistry techniques; expertise in working with mice or other rodents will be in plus;
  • Good spoken and written English;
  • Very good organizational skills, especially project and time management skills;
  • Proactive approach to achieving tasks and objectives, good interpersonal skills, a collaborative attitude.


Project description and Scope of tasks:

The main aim of our laboratory is to understand the cross-talk of different classes of signaling molecules in regulation of metabolic homeostasis. We are especially interested in unraveling novel signaling modules promoting adipose tissue, skeletal muscles and intestine dysfunction during metabolic diseases such as obesity, type 2 diabetes.

The chosen candidate will work on the scientific project together with a senior postdoctoral fellow. The duties will cover basic molecular biology techniques (isolation of proteins, RNA and DNA, Western blots, qPCRs), cell culture techniques, and handling of laboratory animals. Therefore, candidates familiar with any of the above mentioned techniques are especially welcome. A chosen candidate will also be partially responsible for the organization of the laboratory work. The working language in the group is English.

The position be initially financed for 18 months. We offer a competitive salary and a stimulating working environment.


Employment conditions:

  • Type of contract: Full-time work contract
  • Duration of contract: 18 months
  • Starting date is negotiable;
  • Work in a multidisciplinary, international team, in a very dynamic organization, with multiple opportunities for professional development, scientific training, support from peers, and academic mentoring;
  • Administrative and organizational support from professional English-speaking personnel.


Application procedure and deadline:
composed of:

  • Cover letter briefly describing previous research, scientific interests, future goals and why the candidate thinks s/he would be a fit in the lab;
  • Recent CV, including possible publication list;
  • Copy of the master’s diploma;
  • Contact details to at least 2 referees.


The documents should be sent  to .

In the subject include a note “Technician Dioscuri GS” and your first and last name.

The deadline is 30.07.2023.

Only selected candidates will be invited for an interview, to demonstrate their achievements and present their research interests.

Contact information:

Link to website:



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Date of publication
3 July 2023