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Postdoctoral Researcher

    Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences
    Biological sciences
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    27/08/2021 23:00 - Europe/Brussels
    Poland › Poznań


KEY WORDS: high-throughput drug screening (HTS), myotonic dystrophy type 2 (DM2), next generation sequencing, proteomics, bioinformatics

We would like to offer the position of Assistant Professor (Post-Doc) within the OPUS 20 research project no. 2020/39/B/NZ3/01811, entitled "Cell-based high-throughput screening for small-molecule compounds diminishing molecular markers of pathogenesis in myotonic dystrophy type 2 (DM2)”, funded by the National Science Center. The main goal of the project is to conduct high-throughput screening (HTS) of small-molecule compounds in human DM2 cells, with the aim of selecting the most potent molecules diminishing pathogenesis of the disease.

IBCH PAS is one of the leading research unites in Poland, specialized in chemistry, molecular biology and biomedicine, with the access to cutting-edge technologies.

Principal Investigator: Dr hab. Marzena Wojciechowska

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Monthly full remuneration cost 8150 PLN gross.

II. Job responsibilities

  1. Planning and performing experiments. Data analysis and interpretation.
  2. Composing and assisting in manuscript preparation.
  3. Critical literature reading.
  4. Presenting results at seminars and scientific meetings.
  5. Guiding students.

III. Required documents.

1. Letter of application to the Director of IBCH.

2. Scientific CV including list of publications, patents, previous positions and managed projects.

3. Cover letter featuring information on the candidate's scientific background, achievements and contact details to three referees.

4. Copy of PhD diploma.

IV. Applications must be submitted via the eRecruiter portal, using the link below:


V. The submission deadline is August 27, 2021.

Eligibility criteria

VI. Following preliminary verification on the basis of the application documents, selected candidates could be invited for an interview, and based on the results of both stages of applicants evaluation, one candidate shall be appointed. The main criteria, taken into consideration during the selection of the candidates, will be: (i) research output in a form of published papers, (ii) experience necessary for the tasks planned within the framework of the project, (iii) former foreign fellowships and /or post-doctoral positions held.

VII. The recruitment procedure shall be concluded no later than on September 05, 2021.

VIII. Employment shall take place in compliance with the provisions of the Labor Code of Poland.

The position is available for the period of four years staring October 04, 2021.

Employment shall take place in compliance with the provisions of the Labor Code of Poland.The position is available for the period of four years staring October 04, 2021. Monthly full remuneration cost 8150 PLN gross.

For more details, please contact:

Dr hab. Marzena Wojciechowska

Department of Molecular Genetics

Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, PAS

Noskowskiego 12/14

61-704 Poznan

phone: +48 61 852 85 03 ext. 1281

e-mail: mwojska@ibch.poznan.pl

Selection process

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Offer Requirements


I. Requirements for the candidates.

  1. A PhD degree (or equivalent) in molecular biology, bioinformatics, biotechnology, biochemistry, medicine, or related sciences.*
  2. Knowledge of molecular biology techniques.
  3. Well-documented research output in the form of research papers published in recognizable research journals listed in the Web of Science database.
  4. Experience in bioinformatics and/or human molecular biology.
  5. Strong motivation and commitment to the project implementation.
  6. Good command of English enabling efficient communication and preparation of research papers.


*Pursuant to the regulations of the National Science Center, only candidates who obtained their PhD degree at an institution other than the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, PAS, are eligible for the position.


The offer is intended for experienced researchers, holding at least a PhD degree in biology. The position is dedicated especially to those candidates who are experienced in the HTS, Next Generation Sequencing and bioinformatics data analysis.

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Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, PAS
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