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Post doc

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Institute of Plant Genetics PAS
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesBiological engineering
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    05/03/2018 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Poland › Poznan
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/04/2018
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    HyperAgro post doc

KEY WORDS: plant biotechnology, molecular biology, microbiology

Place of employment: Department of Plant Integrative Biology

Supervisor: dr Franklin Gregory

Goals of employment:

A three-year postdoc position financed by National Science Centre, Poland in the framework of OPUS 13 (UMO-2017/25/B/NZ9/00720) project is available at the Dept Integrative Plant Biology, IPG-PAS in the area of molecular plant-microbe interaction.

The successful candidate is expected to have demonstrated experience in the following aspects:

  • PCR, Realtime-PCR, gene cloning
  • Exploitation of databases and functional annotation
  • Heterologous expression and protein purification
  • Protein-protein interaction (Yeast-two-hybrid analysis, BiFC assay)
  • Plant overexpression, RNAi/ CRISPR-Cas9 vector construction
  • Analytical techniques (HPLC, Orbitrap-MS and related)
  • Preparation of high quality scientific articles for publication

The selected candidate will be required to participate in the Institute and Department activities and initiatives, in agreement with the rules of the Institute of Plant Genetics, Polish Academy of Sciences.

Research area:

Plant- microbe interatction, molecular biology, Phytochemistry, Proteomics

Benefits

holidays = 36 days a year upon communication with HR Dept

health insurance

Employment contract for the lifespan of the project [up to 36 months] - gross salary 10 000 PLN [ca. 2 400 Euro] - ca 6 000 PLN after all deductions [taxes and insurance]

Eligibility criteria

PhD degree in the area of Life Sciences, Biotechnology or related disciplines.

Selection process

1. Collection of applications .

2. Short list made by the PI of the project based on the formal and merit-based criteria.

3. Skype interview of shortlisted candidates.

4. Ranking o candidates

5. Decision of the Recruitment Committee.

6. Decision of the Director.

Additional comments

Offer Requirements

Skills/Qualifications

To be considered for this position, the applicant should possess a PhD degree in the area of Life Sciences, Biotechnology or related disciplines.

The candidate should be a team player able to work in an international team (www.biotalent.eu), face new challenges and solve problems. Excellent verbal and writing skills in English is required.

Specific Requirements

Documents required:

  • Detailed CV in English;
  • Copy/ copies of the diploma(s);
  • Two recent articles published as first author in high impact journals;
  • Motivation letter (self-presentation describing the academic/professional career of the candidate and documenting the fulfilment of skill requirements pertaining to the position);
  • Name and address of two references (Please don’t submit open recommendation letters).

The application must contain the following statement:

"I hereby give consent for my personal data included in my offer to be processed for the purposes of recruitment, in accordance with the Personal Data Protection Act dated August, 29,1997 (uniform text: Journal of Laws of the Republic of Poland 2014 item 1182 with further amendments)".

The application should contain the full set of documents (1 pdf or doc file), which should be sent by email entitled "OPUS13 HyperAgro – Postdoc position" to the HR Department: kadry@igr.poznan.pl with the copy to fgreigr@gmail.com or by mail to the address: Institute of Plant Genetics PAS, Strzeszyńska str. 34, 60-479 Poznań. The selected candidates may be invited for an interview (in IPG PAS or  through Skype).

 

Announcement of the results: Within 1 month after the deadline for applications.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Institute of Plant Genetics PAS
Poland
Poznan
60-479
34 Strzeszynska street

EURAXESS offer ID: 278874