17/06/2022
The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers

PhD Student (Animal Science and Fisheries)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Agricultural sciences
    Biological sciences
    Medical sciences
    Other
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    05/08/2022 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • LOCATION
    Poland › Jastrzebiec
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Other
  • JOB STATUS
    Other
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/10/2022
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    OPUS 20 SILSAM PhD student

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Call for two Doctoral Scholarships

funded by the National Science Center as part of the project „Inter-strain chimeric mice to study the role of the placenta in the pathogenesis of neurodevelopmental disorders” no. 2020/39/B/NZ4/02105

Description of tasks:

The students’ projects will be focused mainly on investigating the role of the placenta in the regulation of fetal brain development and programming of postnatal behavior in mouse models of neurodevelopment disorders. The students will conduct experiments on live animals (mice).

 

Responsibilities in the project:

- accomplish the assigned research tasks

- collect data with meticulous and genuine care

- report and discuss the results with the project’s PI

- draft research reports

- prepare manuscript drafts

- participate in scientific conference

 

More Information

Benefits

Contract duration: 30-36 months

Scholarship amount: approx. 4250 gross PLN/month

Planned date of commencement of work in the project: by October 1st, 2022

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".

Selection process

Type of the NCN call: OPUS 20

Deadline for submitting offers: August 5, 2022

Form of submitting offers: e-mail

Candidate selection deadline: August 12, 2022

Scholarship holders will be selected by a committee appointed by the Director of the Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences will take place in accordance with par. 14 of the Regulations for the granting of scientific scholarships in research projects financed from the National Science Centre of March 14, 2019 and with point 2.1.3 Remuneration and scholarships for students and doctoral students of Annex 2 to the Regulations on awarding funds for the implementation of tasks financed by the National Science Center in the field of research projects.

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Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Agricultural sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Biological sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Medical sciences
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Other
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    1 - 4

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
    Biological sciences: Master Degree or equivalent
    Agricultural sciences: Master Degree or equivalent
    Medical sciences: Master Degree or equivalent
    Other: Master Degree or equivalent
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

  1. Master's degree or equivalent in biology, biotechnology or similar (or obtaining such degree by September 30).
  2. Prior experience in a research laboratory. Knowledge and experience in histological techniques and/or testing mice behavior would be highly desirable.
  3. Strong interests for the field of Developmental Biology and/or Neuroscience
  4. Documented knowledge of the English language at the B2 level.
  5. High motivation for scientific work. Precision, conscientiousness, and good manual skills.
  6. General skills - very good organization of work, including the ability to work independently as well as working in an interdisciplinary research team, creative thinking, devotion to science.

 

 

The competition is open to persons who do not have a doctoral degree and persons who are not participants of any doctoral school.

doctoral degree and persons who are not participants of the doctoral school.

Specific Requirements

  1. The competition application should contain:

a. Cover letter with a description of scientific/research interests (maximum one A4 page)

b. CV with particular emphasis on previous achievements.

c. A copy of the graduation diploma or information about the approximate time of obtaining the master's degree.

d. Information on the processing of personal data along with consent (signed scan)

e. Contact details of persons who can provide references.

  1. The selected candidate receiving the doctoral scholarship will be a participant of the Doctoral School of Animal Sciences and Food Safety in accordance with the recruitment rules available on the website: https://www.igbzpan.pl/en/zasady-rekrutacji-szkola-doktorksa-1
  2. The candidate is obliged to fill in the consent to the processing of personal data for recruitment available on the website https://tinyurl.com/PersDataIGABPAS
  3. Documents should be sent by e-mail to the following addresses: s.sampino@igbzpan.pl (PI’s email) and kancelaria@igbzpan.pl (Message Subject: Application OPUS 20 SILSAM PhD student - Name and Surname of the candidate) by September 10, 2022.
  4. Selected Candidates meeting the formal and project requirements will be invited for an interview. Information regarding the interview will be sent to the invited candidates by e-mail.
  5. Please be advised that the Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences does not return submitted documents.

Work location(s)
2 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: 800714

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