Job ID: 98542

Postdoctoral Researcher in the consortium project ERA-NET TransCan3

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 23 December 2022

City: Warsaw

Country: Poland

Institution: Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology of the Polish Academy of Sciences



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


Number of available positions: 1
Place of work: Laboratory of Molecular Neurobiology
Researcher career profiles: R2
Field of science: Biology
Type of recruitment: Consortium project ERA-NET TransCan3

Job description
We seek a highly motivated and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Researcher at the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences. The position is in the consortium project ERA-NET TransCan3: “Invigorating immunity against brain metastases in lung and breast cancer patients”. The exciting interdisciplinary project will be carried out in a collaboration with Dr. Martina Seifert, German Cancer Research Center, Christel Herold-Mende, University of Heidelberg, Neta Erez, Tel Aviv University, Manuela Zucknick, University of Oslo. The international consortium will perform an interdisciplinary research on primary tumor tissues and in vitro model systems such as patient-derived organoids (PDO) and in syngeneic mouse models of brain metastasis. The study will be carried out in the Laboratory of Molecular Neurobiology (

Key responsibilities include
• Participation in the research project and attendance at team meetings to share results.
• Design, execute, analyze, and interpret experiments based on single-cell RNA-seq profiling and spatial transcriptomics.
• Prepare and write scientific papers for leading journals.


  • PhD degree in Biotechnology, Biology, Biomedicine, Genomics, Bioinformatics, Computational Biology or related quantitative discipline obtained not earlier than 7 years before the engagement in the project (this period might be longer due to family reasons according to NCN rules).
  • Knowledge and familiarity with techniques in genomics. Expeetise in genomics and single-cell profiling data analysis is highly appreciated.
  • Knowledge of bioinformatics tools for analysis of genomics datasets.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is required.

Employment conditions:

  • Job type: Full-time employment.
  • Type of contract: temporary, maximum planned period of contract/stipend agreement: 14-months.
  • Salary: Gross/gross salary (total employment cost) of 10 000 PLN per month (Total employment cost is the gross/gross amount including employer’s expense. It would be the subject of taxes, social and health insurances and other legal deductions according to Polish law.

Position starts on: 01.02.2023.

Application procedure and deadline:

  • The incomplete applications will be not considered.
  • The results of the competition are made public.
  • If the top candidate does not sign the contract, due to the resignation, we reserve the right to choose the second-best candidate.

Closing date for applications: 23.12.2022.

Applications should be sent to with note: “Postdoc consortium project ERA-NET TransCan3 BKK”.

Required documents:

  • Scientific curriculum vitae, including a list of scientific achievements (scholarships, publications, patents, conference presentations, etc.).
  • Motivation letter.
  • Minimum one recommendation letter.
  • A scan of the PhD diploma.

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.

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