Job ID: 87056

Postdoctoral Researcher

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 15 September 2022

Employment Start Date: 1 October 2022

Contract Length: 18 months

City: Warszawa

Country: Poland

Institution: Instytut Biologii Doświadczalnej im. M. Nenckiego PAN



The Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS is seeking a candidate for the position of:

Postdoctoral Researcher

Number of available positions: 1

Place of work: Laboratory of Preclinical Testing of Higher Standard, Neurobiology Center

Researcher career profiles: R2
Field of science: biological sciences; molecular biology, biochemistry, biotechnology

Type of recruitment: NCN OPUS grant ” MicroRNAs in blood as biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease: a molecular signature for personalized therapy”


  • PhD degree in molecular biology, biochemistry, biotechnology or related disciplines
  • documented achievements and scientific activity in the field of molecular biology, biochemistry or related (publications, speeches at conferences, research internships, awards, scholarships)
  • high motivation to work in science, the ability to independently research, formulate and test hypotheses, plan and perform experiments and analyze their results
  • experience in the application of molecular and cell biology methods, knowledge of methods of nucleic acid isolation and analysis, cell culture of neuronal lines, blood fractionation, flow cytometry, confocal microscopy
  • very good command of spoken and written English
  • knowledge of basic computer programs (Office, Excel, Adobe, Graph Pad Prism)
  • It is expected that the post-doc will not take up other jobs during the period of employment in the project

Project description:

Further information can be obtained by contacting the project manager, Prof. dr hab. Urszula Wojda (

 Scope of tasks in the project:

  • planning, conducting research, analyzing the results
  • isolation of mRNA and microRNA from plasma and blood cells, functional studies of microRNAs in cell cultures using the methods of cell biology and molecular biology
  • preparation of seminars and manuscripts

Employment conditions:

type of contract: employment contract

commencement date: position available from October 1st, 2022

fixed-term contract, 18 months

additional benefits: medical package, social fund

The researcher will have the opportunity to work in the scientifically stimulating research environment of the Nencki Institute, in one of the most modern laboratories of the Neurobiology Center. She/he will collaborate with internationally recognized experts in the field of neurodegenerative research.

Application procedure and deadline:

Please send your documents to with note “postdoc UW”.

The deadline is Sept 15th, 2022 or until filling the position.

The application should include:

  • curriculum vitae with a list of publications
  • letter of motivation
  • a copy of the diploma confirming obtaining the doctoral degree
  • letters of recommendation and contact details of two independent researchers ready to provide references
  • a list of research techniques used by the applicant
  • candidate’s declaration that it is not financed by other National Science Center projects
  • a statement that the Institute of Experimental Biology M. Nencki PAN will be primary place of employment

The candidates may include additional information or copies of documents/certificates in support of the application.

You can use the foreign equivalent of a Polish academic degree if it meets at least one of the following criteria:

  • is covered by the provisions of an international agreement on the equivalence of education,
  • was issued by an authorized institution operating in an EU, OECD or EFTA Member State,
  • was issued in another country and recognized on the basis of the regulations on the recognition of academic degrees obtained abroad (learn more about the procedure for the recognition of academic degrees: purposes/recognition-of-scientific-degrees-and-titles

Contact information:

Link to the Laboratory’s website:

Additional information:

Please include the following clause in your CV:

“I give consent for my personal data included in the recruitment form to be processed by Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS with its registered seat in Warsaw at Pasteur Street No. 3 (data controller) for the purposes of recruitment for Postdoctoral Researcher position pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC in compliance with a legal obligation to which the data controller is subject to (Art. 6 section 1 letter a) and the Act on personal data protection of 10 May 2018 (Journal of Laws of 2018, item 1000).”

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