15/01/2018

an assistant professor at the Department of Reproductive Immunology and Pathology

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research PAS
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Agricultural sciencesZootechnics
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    09/02/2018 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Poland › Olsztyn
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Other
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    15/03/2018

If you appreciate peace and quiet – Poland and Olsztyn would be a good choice for your new place of work and private life. Located in the surrounding of lakes and forests, Olsztyn is one of the biggest tourist centers in Poland. Within the administrative bounds of the city you will find 15 lakes with a very well-developed tourist infrastructure and leisure facilities. 

Apart from typical recreation and tourist assets, the city is a vibrant sports center. Olsztyn seats a number of sports clubs with a diversified offer of water activities and many other.     

Another Olsztyn’s famous landmark is Kortowo, situated away from the city, in a close neighborhood to the Institute. Kortowo is a university campus recognized as the most beautiful in Poland, and one of the most picturesque in Europe. During the academic year Kortowo is a vibrant student centre, which becomes open for tourists when the vacation season starts. At the campus you will find many clubs, tennis courts, a sport stadium and equestrian facilities. There is also a scenic beach, a restaurant and Kortowo harbor offering water equipment rental service, including sail boats, rowing boats, kayaks, water bikes and surfboats.

In Olsztyn there are also many cultural events, concerts and theatre performances. The most famous are the annual Olsztyn Green Festival and Olsztyn Artistic Summer with a series of appealing attractions.

Participation in the above mentioned research tasks will significantly enhance the scientific competence of the candidate with regards to mechanisms of cytomegalovirus spread and latency establishment including use of methods of molecular and cellular biology and virology, as well as isolation and differentiation of iPSC (induced pluripotent stem cells). Consequently, through working in an interdisciplinary scientific environment the candidate will have an opportunity to develop scientific skills, enhance her/his professional portfolio and develop competence with regard to planning work for others and leading a group.

Benefits

Participation in the above mentioned research tasks will

significantly enhance the scientific competence of the candidate with regards

to mechanisms of cytomegalovirus spread and latency establishment including use

of methods of molecular and cellular biology and virology, as well as isolation

and differentiation of iPSC (induced pluripotent stem cells). Consequently,

through working in an interdisciplinary scientific environment the candidate

will have an opportunity to develop scientific skills, enhance her/his professional

portfolio and develop competence with regard to planning work for others and

leading a group.

 

Eligibility criteria

Documents to be submitted:

  • curriculum vitae with scientific record,
  • cover letter,
  • copy of PhD diploma,
  • documents confirming post-doctoral training,
  • recommendation letter signed by a recognized researcher.

Selection process

The documents should be sent by e-mail to Mrs. Joanna Papurzyńska

(Human Resources Specialist): j.papurzynska@pan.olsztyn.pl

 

or

by the post to the

following address:

 

Mrs. Joanna Papurzyńska

Human Resources Specialist

Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research Polish Academy of Sciences

Tuwima Street 10

10-748 OLSZTYN

 

The deadline for sending the documents is February 9, 2018, 12.00. p.m.

The selection committee will communicate its recommendation for candidate selection to the Director of the

Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of PAS in Olsztyn until 2nd of March 2018.

Planned employment time: first contract will be signed not later than on 15th of March 2018 for the period of 12 months, with the possibility of prolonging it. Sending out an application for a grant or receiving a grant, from external funds, is a prerequisite for prolongation of the contract.

 

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Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

  • PhD in biology or similar;
  • Extensive  post-doctoral training outside of the home country;
  • Authorship of scientific publications;
  • Experience, confirmed by relevant scientific publication record, in research on infections by herpesviruses with special emphases on latency establishment,;
  • Experience, confirmed by relevant scientific publication record, in laboratory methods related to analysis of protein and DNA localization in the cell (i.a. immunofluorescence assay, FISH – fluorescence in situ hybridization, chromosome spreads, confocal microscopy and image quantification, etc.);
  • Experience in working in biosafety laboratory category 2  (BSL2);
  • Fluency in spoken and written English;
  • Proficiency in usage of office software.

Specific Requirements

  • Well documented scientific experience on an international level, including significant number of publications in scientific journals indexed in Web of Science database and citations in SCI ;
  • Long-term postdoctoral experience;
  • Participation in European Union projects performed in international cooperation based on multi-group partnership;
  • Experience in editing scientific and popular science papers;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Organizational skills and experience, including organization of international workshops and scientific conferences.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of Polish Academy of Science
Poland
Olsztyn
10-748
Tuwima 10

EURAXESS offer ID: 271885