Вакансія PostDoc в Інституті експериментальної біології ім. М. Ненцького (Варшава, Польща)

08.12.2021 | 13:58

The Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS (Warsaw, Poland) is seeking
a candidate for the position of:

Number of available positions: 1
Place of work: Laboratory of Molecular Membrane Biology
Researcher career profiles (R1-R4): R2
Field of science: cell biology, immunology
Type of recruitment: NCN Opus20 “Mechanisms controlling endocytosis of CD14 as targets for regulation of inflammatory
responses of macrophages
 PhD degree in biological or technical sciences with a specialization in cell biology, molecular biology, biotechnology,
biochemistry, or related
 doctoral degree obtained not earlier than 7 years before the year of employment in the project (excluding leaves
related to the care and upbringing of children)
 high motivation to work in research and proven achievements in the field of cell biology, immunology, biochemistry, or
related (publications, speeches at conferences, research internships, awards, scholarships)
 experience in the application of methods of cell biology, biochemistry, cell line culture. Skills in genetic manipulations
including the CRISPR / Cas9 method, experience in working with lipids, confocal microscopy are welcome
 Ability to carry out independent research work, including formulating and testing hypotheses as well as planning and
performing experiments
 knowledge of basic computer programs, including statistical programs; very good knowledge of English
Project description:
The project aims to unravel mechanisms controlling constitutive and ligand-induced endocytosis of CD14 protein as targets
for the regulation of inflammatory responses of macrophages.
Scope of tasks:
 Planning and carrying out experiments, and analysis of results
 Conducting cell cultures and genetic manipulations of the level of proteins involved in the endocytosis of the CD14
(including microscopic observations); analysis of changes in the inflammatory response of cells (including
immunoblotting, ELISA, qPCR), and the activity of enzymes involved in lipid metabolism
 Analysis of palmitoylome using ABE and CLICK methods
Employment conditions:
 type of contract: contract of employment
 duration of contract: 24 months
 position starts on: Feb 01st, 2022
I offer a job in a young team with extensive experience in research in the field of cell membrane biology and signal
transduction that regulates the inflammatory response of macrophages.
Application procedure and deadline
Required documents:
 curriculum vitae and cover letter
 copy of PhD diploma
 brief description of professional experience with emphasis on research techniques used by the applicant
 contact details of two independent academics ready to provide references
 declaration of the applicant that his work is not financed by other projects of the National Science Center
The documents should be sent to postdoc@nencki.edu.pl , the deadline is Jan 7th, 2022
The selected candidates may be invited for a scientific interview, to demonstrate her/his scientific achievements.
Contact information:
a.ciesielska@nencki.edu.pl; k.kwiatkowska@nencki.edu.pl
Personal information protection clauses to be included in application documents