Laboratory of Synaptogenesis at the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences, is currently seeking a post-doc in biology

Our laboratory conducts research on the development of synapses in the central and peripheral nervous systems. We use multidisciplinary approaches to understand mechanisms that orchestrate synaptic remodeling and neuronal organization. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our group of young and ambitious scientists. During your work, you will be undergoing intensive training that should help you to become successful in academia. While conducting your own research, you will be exposed to a broad range of techniques: generation of conditional knockout animals, preparation, staining and analysis of tissues, cell culture, complex biochemistry and proteomics, generation of recombinant viruses. Please, visit our website for more information.



PhD degree in natural sciences (biology, biotechnology or medicine)

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Strong motivation to work

Neatness in work habits, attention to detail, and good organizational skills

Ability to communicate fluently in English

General experience in laboratory work



The application should contain the following documents/information:

  • A cover letter describing personal motivation to apply for this position
  • Candidate’s CV with contact information for at least 2 references (previous supervisor or thesis advisor are preferred)


Please send your application to:


Please specify “post-doc application” in the subject line.


Application deadline: January 20th, 2019


The remuneration for the position will be based on knowledge and experience of the candidate and in accordance to internal regulations of the Institute. Selection of the best candidate will be solely based on qualifications for the advertised position. All applicants will be provided equal opportunity. Project and position is funded by Polish National Science Center, grant UMO-2018/29/B/NZ3/02675.




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Date of publication
7 January 2019