Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS is looking for a candidate for the position of: research assistants-technicians in the Laboratory of Synaptogenesis

Our laboratory conducts research on the development of synapses in the central and peripheral nervous systems. We use multidisciplinary approaches, including genetic manipulations, molecular biology, complex biochemistry and advanced microscopy, 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. The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include conducting biochemical and molecular experiments in vitro and in vivo, using conditional knock-out mice as the primary model. We offer a very friendly working environment, as well as extensive training. Please, visit our website for more information.



Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Strong motivation to work

Orderly work habits, attention to detail, and good organizational skills

Ability to communicate fluently in English

General experience in laboratory work

Specific experience in either of the following areas would be an advantage:

  • molecular cloning
  • cell culture
  • protein biochemistry
  • immunocytochemistry
  • experimentation on mice in vivo and ex vivo



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 to at least 2 referees (previous supervisor or thesis advisor are preferred)
  • Candidate may include additional information or copies of documents/certificates in support of the application


Please send your application to:


Application deadline: April 26th, 2018


The remuneration for the position will be based on the knowledge and experience of the candidate, and in accordance to internal regulations of the Institute. Selection of the ideal candidate will be solely based on qualifications for the advertised position. All applicants will be provided with equal opportunities.


Additional information:

Please include the following clause in your CV: “I hereby consent to processing the personal information included in my offer for the purposes of the recruitment conducted by the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology of the Polish Academy of Sciences with its registered office in Warsaw pursuant to the Personal Information Protection Act of August 29, 1997 (i.e.  Journal of Laws of 2004 Item 1182, 1662).”


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19 April 2018