25/11/2020

PostDoc position

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    International Centre for Translational Eye Research / Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesBiological engineering
    NeurosciencesNeuroinformatics
    NeurosciencesNeurophysiology
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    28/12/2020 22:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Poland › Warsaw
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    18/01/2021
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    MCBO 25/2020

OFFER DESCRIPTION

PostDoc position available in the International Centre for Translational Eye Research, a subunit of the Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS within the International Research Agenda funded by Foundation for Polish Science Project No. MAB/2019/12 entitled “INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR TRANSLATIONAL EYE RESEARCH (ICTER)” (leader Prof. Maciej Wojtkowski)

The International Center for Translational Eye Research (ICTER) is a multi-investigator center for eye research as related to imaging and biochemical techniques to support advances in understanding the etiology and treatment and human blinding diseases. Further information on the research priorities and current expertise of our Center can be found at http://www.icter.pl.

The Ophthalmic Biology Group searches candidates with a Ph.D. degree experienced in computational biology techniques such as neuronal network modeling, electrophysiological data analyses and/or bioinformatics and DNA/protein modeling. Candidates should be interested in translational research and the development of new therapies to cure blindness or other diseases. The postdoctoral scholar will have a direct impact on lab development and its success in publishing in high impact factor journals. The person will be also responsible for performing dynamic research to create a competitive research group. The position will be assigned to Ophthalmic Biology Group led by Andrzej Foik Ph.D. focusing on the development of new viral therapies, visual information processing in the visual system before and after plasticity that happens due to vision recovery or disease.

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Benefits

1. Full-time employment contract;

2. Opportunity to work in an innovative scientific environment;

3. International cooperation with experienced researchers;

4. Competitive salary, 11 000 PLN ~2 500 EUR gross/month funded from ICTER;

5. Access to well-staffed core facilities.

 

 

The scholarship will be awarded under the Employment policy of the Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS (http://ichf.edu.pl/employment_policy.pdf) and ICTER under the FNP regulations.

Eligibility criteria

  1. Competences of the candidate concerning specific tasks in a research project,
  2. Previous educational/scientific achievements of the candidate,
  3. Awards and distinctions of the candidate.

Selection process

The complete application should include the following items:

  • CV;
  • Cover letter;
  • List of managed project and publications
  • Copy of Ph.D. Diploma or equivalent;
  • Opinion about the candidate (2 referees).
 

Incomplete applications may be not considered.

IMPORTANT: The email title should be “Recruitment no. MCBO 25/2020”, applications send without this reference number in the title will not be considered.

We reserve the right to contact and reply only to selected candidates.

The best candidates who meet the competition requirements will be invited for an interview (or a conference call). The interviews will take place form 29.12.2020

The results of the recruitment will be announced on by 15.01.2021

Successful candidates fulfilling the main eligibility criteria and qualifications will be invited for an interview (which will most likely take place from 29.12.2020). The competition results shall be announced by 15.01.2021.

The International Centre for Translational Eye Research (Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS) is committed to employment equality (esp. European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers) and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates fulfilling the requirements specified in this announcement.

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesBiological engineering
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Neurosciences: PhD or equivalent
    Biological sciences: PhD or equivalent
    Engineering: PhD or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

  1. Ph.D. degree in bio/neuroinformatics or related, (obtained not earlier than 1 January 2016)
  2. Good programming skills and knowledge of Matlab, Python and network modeling or protein/DNA modeling
  3. Strong work dedication, work ethics, discipline, and independence;
  4. Documented work experience in grant applying and manuscript writing;
  5. Ability to work in a team and manage projects;
  6. Proficiency in English, both spoken and written.

Specific Requirements

  1. Broad knowledge of data analysis;
  2. Knowledge about neuronal network design and tools or knowledge about protein modeling.
  3. Good problem-solving skills and creativity.

 

 

The scholarship will be awarded under the Employment policy of the Institute of Physical Chemistry PAS (http://ichf.edu.pl/employment_policy.pdf) and ICTER under the FNP regulations.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Ophthalmic Biology Group, International Centre for Translational Eye Research, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences
Poland
Warsaw
01-224
Kasprzaka 44/52

EURAXESS offer ID: 580785

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