19/05/2022
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

Post-doctoral researcher (POST-DOC)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciencesOther
    Biological sciencesZoology
    Medical sciencesVeterinary medicine
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    05/08/2022 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Poland › Jastrzebiec
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    To be defined
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2022
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    POST-DOC/IRECAM/OPUS20.1

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Call for a Post-doctoral position

funded by the National Science Center as part of the project „The importance of social relationships and social bonds for animals’ behavioural expression, health and fitness -

pigs as a model to explore underlying physiological mechanisms” no 2020/39/B/NZ8/02508

Discipline: animal science and fisheries

Research topic: Social relationships in pigs and the importance of social relationships on health and fitness.

Description of tasks:

The post-doctoral researcher will work in a highly multidisciplinary environment. The project will focus mainly on social behaviour of pigs, which can be approached from an evolutionary perspective as well as for its relevance to animal welfare. The tasks include data collection on research pigs in Edinburgh, UK (several months) and in Poland, collection of samples, laboratory analyses, and writing of scientific publications. The candidate will have the opportunity to work on grant proposals for securing future funding.

More Information

Benefits

We can offer:

1. Full-time employment

2. Remuneration in accordance with the regulations of the National Science Center

3. Modern laboratory infrastructure

4. Friendly work atmosphere

Type of the NCN call: OPUS 20

Conditions of employment:

Contract duration: 36 months

Gross salary: approx. 8 300 gross PLN/month

Planned date of commencement of work in the project: negotiable but preferably October 1, 2022

Eligibility criteria

The application should contain:

1. CV containing information about previous research and scientific achievements to date (employment, publications, awards, research internships, organizational and didactic activities, participation in training and conferences).

2. Cover letter.

3. Diploma of obtaining the title of doctor (certified photocopy); obtained not earlier than 7 years before the year of employment in the project (not including periods of maternity/parental /paternity and parental leave).

4. Contact details (e-mail address) to the previous supervisor and/or doctoral dissertation supervisor.

5. Please add the following clause: "I consent to the processing of personal data contained in this document for the implementation of the recruitment process in accordance with the Act of May 10, 2018 on the protection of personal data (Journal of Laws of 2018, item 1000) and in accordance with the Regulation 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46 / EC (GDPR)."

According to the regulations of the National Science Center, during the period of receiving remuneration, selected candidates cannot receive any other remuneration from the funds allocated as direct costs from research projects financed under the NCN calls nor remuneration from another employer under an employment contract, including from an employer based outside the territory of the Republic of Poland.

 

Selection process

Documents should be sent by e-mail to the following addresses: i.camerlink@igbzpan.pl (Dr Irene Camerlink; PI’s e-mail) and kancelaria@igbzpan.pl (Message Subject: Application OPUS 20 Postdoc - Name and Surname of the candidate) by August 5, 2022.

Deadline for submitting offers: August 5, 2022

Form of submitting offers: e-mail

Candidate selection deadline: September 5, 2022

Additional comments

The Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences has the HR Excellence in Research logo awarded by the European Commission to institutions which implement rules of the "European Charter for Researchers" and the "Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers".

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Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

Requirements for the candidate:

  1. PhD degree or equivalent in animal science, ecology, biology, veterinary or similar (or obtaining such degree by September 30).
  2. High motivation for scientific work.
  3. Fluency in English speech and writing.
  4. Experience in conducting scientific research and a proven record of scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  5. Strong interest in animal behaviour. Experience with pigs is a pre.
  6. Knowledge and skills in the use of laboratory techniques is welcome.
  7. Flexibility and willingness to work in and travel to different countries (Poland, UK).
  8. General competences - good organization of work, including the ability to work independently as well as working in an interdisciplinary research team, creative thinking, precision and conscientiousness.

 

Responsibilities in the project:

- behavioural observations and tests on pigs

- collection and analysis of samples in the lab (using standard kits)

- data analyses

- writing of scientific publications

- participation in scientific conferences

Specific Requirements

 

Responsibilities in the project:

- behavioural observations and tests on pigs

- collection and analysis of samples in the lab (using standard kits)

- data analyses

- writing of scientific publications

- participation in scientific conferences

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Poland
Jastrzebiec
05-552
Postępu 36A

EURAXESS offer ID: 787170

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