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The Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS is seeking a candidate for the position of: Specialist (post-doc)


The Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS is seeking a candidate for the position of: Specialist (post-doc)


Number of available positions: 1

Place of work: Laboratory of Molecular Neurobiology

Researcher career profiles (R1-R4): R2
Field of science: Biology

Type of recruitment: NCN Opus14




  • PhD degree in a relevant field (up to 7 years after the award),
  • work experience - previous work (during PhD or post-doc) in the field of epigenetics and / or brain tumors
  • skills - the candidate will be able to work independently as well as in a team with other laboratory members. The candidate will plan / implement new experiences as well as support the already ongoing work in the project
  • competences - the candidate must have experience in the techniques of molecular and cell biology (such as: cell culture, Western blotting, DNA / RNA isolation, Real-Time PCR, preparation of libraries for next-generation sequencing).


Scope of tasks:


We are looking for a candidate that will join the final phase of the project. The project concerns the study of changes in chromatin under the influence of epigenetic drugs in pediatric brain tumors. The candidate will take part in the whole-genomic chromatin tests using the MNase- / ChIP- / RNA-seq methods and the validation of these results using biology methods molecular. The candidate will prepare reports with the results of research, participate in the preparation of manuscripts, presenting the results at international conferences and local seminars.


Employment conditions:


  • full-time employment contract
  • temporary contract: the duration of the project (till the 31st of August 2021),
  • position starts on: 1st January 2021,
  • the possibility of professional development
  • fringe benefits: medical care package, possibility to apply for multisport card, social benefits


Application procedure and deadline:


The application must be in English and should include 1-page cover letter, CV, a list of publications, and contact information for two referees. Applications should be sent as a single pdf file to till Oct 18th 2020. Putting '[post-doc]' into the subject line of the email will ensure that it will land in the right email folder.


Required documents:

  • CV,
  • 1-page cover letter,
  • a list of publications,
  • contact information for two referees,


Contact information:

Link to website:


Additional information:


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