ORGANISATION/COMPANYRUĐER BOŠKOVIĆ INSTITUTE
RESEARCH FIELDBiological sciences
RESEARCHER PROFILERecognised Researcher (R2)
APPLICATION DEADLINE25/11/2017 22:00 - Europe/Brussels
LOCATIONCroatia › Zagreb
TYPE OF CONTRACTTemporary
HOURS PER WEEK40
Postdoctoral Fellow required to work on the project “Understanding cell entry pathway of Adenovirus type 26: way of improving vaccine vectors” funded by the Croatian Science Foundation. The successful candidate will work on: (a) infection pathway of adenovirus type 26, (b) intracellular trafficking of adenovirus type 26 and/or adenovirus type 35 and induction of innate immune response, (c) getting insight into adenovirus type 26 and/or adenovirus type 35 DNA delivery into the host nucleus, (d) adenovirus host cell interaction.
Prerequisites for Appointment to a Postdoctoral position: In addition to the general conditions for employment, applicants must meet the requirements stipulated in Article 43 in the Scientific Activity and Higher Education Act. Applications should include: resume, evidence of the required academic degree, and other evidence that the conditions and additional criteria are fulfilled. Appointment to a Postdoctoral Fellow position is for a temporary period for 24 + eventually additional 24 months.
An application for a hiring competition for a Postdoctoral Fellow, together with the aforementioned required items and the title of the Postdoctoral Fellow position for which the applicant is applying must be submitted within a period of 30 days from the date of the announcement of the competition in Narodne novine to the following address: Ruđer Bošković Institute, Uprava, Bijenička cesta 54, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia and should be marked „Za Natječaj – Contest point 7”. In accordance with Article 13 of the Gender Equality Act, persons of both sexes may compete in hiring competitions. Selected candidates who achieved their higher qualifications outside Croatia will be required to obtain the Ruling on the Recognition of Foreign Higher Educational Qualifications issued by the Agency for Science and Higher Education before the signing of the employment contract. https://www.azvo.hr/en/enic-naric-office/guidelines-for-starting-the-pro.... Late applications and applications without proof that the required prerequisites have been met will not be considered. The advertisement in Croatian can be viewed on the website http://www.irb.hr/O-IRB-u/Administrativne-strucne-i-tehnicke-sluzbe/Natj....
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REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVELBiological sciences: PhD or equivalent
REQUIRED LANGUAGESENGLISH: Good
The successful candidate should have a PhD in either the field of natural sciences in the area of molecular biology or biochemistry, in the field of biomedical sciences, in the field of biotechnology.
Candidates are required to have an active knowledge of written and spoken English. Advantage will be given to candidates with research expertise in molecular virus biology, cell biology, biochemistry, confocal microscopy.
EURAXESS offer ID: 254771