The Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS is seeking a candidate / candidates for the position of:post-doc

The Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS is seeking a candidate / candidates for the position of: post-doc in Laboratory of Molecular Basis of Cell Motility


Number of available positions:  1

Place of work: Laboratory of Molecular Basis of Cell Motility

Researcher career profiles: R2

Field of science: biology/biochemistry

Type of recruitment: NCN Opus



            - education - PhD degree in biological sciences (or related fields) obtained within 7 years prior to the application)

            - professional experience - experience in studies with the use of biological material (primary tissue culture, animal tissue) and expertise in molecular and cell biology techniques (e.g. DNA/RNA isolation, PCR, Real-Time PCR, Cloning, Western blotting, immunoprecipitation, etc.). The applicant should have a least one first-author article.

            - skills - ability to work with animals, good command of English; the applicant is expected to be able to organize herself/himself, to plan experiments and work independently but also as a part of a team 

            - competences - experience in studies on protein-protein interactions would be an advantage.


Scope of tasks:


The applicant will be involved in a project that aims at understanding the functional significance of the novel interaction of unconventional myosin MVI with elements of PKA signaling pathway (in particular with the PKA-AKAP9 complex) for skeletal muscle contraction and myoblast differentiation.


We offer:

            - type of contract - employment agreement

            - duration of contract - 3 years 

            - commencement of employment: September 2018

            - information regarding professional development opportunities: work within one of the best biological institutions in Poland, located at Kampus Ochota, the biggest concentration of academic institutions dedicated to biomedical science in Poland. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to present his/her data at international scientific conferences.

            - perks and benefits: the position is paid according to the National Cancer Centre salary scheme, with a net monthly net salary ~3,800 PLN. There are no teaching obligations. Possible benefits include a reduced-rate medical care package, and membership in the MultiSport programme.


Required documents:

  1. CV
  2. List of publications
  3. Cover letter
  4. Copy of PhD diploma
  5. Recommendation letters from at least two experienced scientists (at R3/R4 level)


Keywords (for postings published by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education):

skeletal muscle, myoblast, myosin VI, PKA kinase, AKAP9, CREB, phosphorylation


Application procedure and deadline / application manner

The closing date for applicants is August 14th, 2018.

Applications should be submitted as a single pdf file to Putting '[post-doc]' into the subject line of the email will ensure that it will be received in the correct email folder.


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Personal information protection clauses to be included in application documents:


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Date of publication
25 July 2018