Results of the competition:
As part of the conducted procedure, the Competition Committee recommended the candidacy of Dr Bożena Kuźniewska for the post of Postdoctoral Researcher.
Title of the position: Post-doc to the Laboratory of Molecular Basis of Synaptic Plasticity
Number of job offers:1
Remuneration/Stipend amount/month:5 000 PLN/month brutto
Position starts on:11.11.2018
Maximum period of contract/stipend agreement:12 months
Institution:Laboratory of Molecular Basis of Synaptic Plasticity
Project leader:[project leader]
Project title: Identification of proteins locally synthesized at the synapse in response to neuronal stimulation in physiology and fragile X syndrome.
Key responsibilities include:
The person will be responsible for design and execution of experiments, data analysis and writing of manuscripts. For the realization of all planed research tasks it will be important to find a candidate which fulfills the following criteria:
– expertise in animal handling (appropriate certificate)
– expertise in molecular biology (RNA extraction, qRT-PCR, IP, polyribosomal profiling, click chemistry) primary neuronal cultures, immunofluorescent labelling and confocal microscopy
– sample preparation for mass spectrometry and data analysis (basic)
Additionally dissection of the brain structures and preparation of synaptoneurosomes will be a strong point in recruitment procedure.
Profile of candidates/requirements:
* PhD in biology or related sciences (the applicant must have obtained her/his doctoral degree no sooner than 7 years before the starting year of the employment in the project, excluding maternity/paternity leave and health leave);
* documented research experience in molecular biology;
* strong interest in neurobiology;
* fluent English;
* previous training in neurobiology, animal experimentation, bioimaging
* capacity for logical and critical thinking;
* ability to direct her/his experimental efforts independently.
* cover letter;
* scientific CV including your personal data, education, research experience, main achievements,
* list of publications;
* PhD certificate, or master degree certificate with a statement about the foreseen date of PhD thesis defense;
* contact details for two people that can provide recommendations.
Please submit the following documents to:Application should be sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
We reserve the rights to interview the shortlisted candidates only;
In the case of not signing the contract by the selected candidate, due to the resignation, we reserve the rights to choose the next candidate from the ranking list.
“Project is carried out within the International Research Agenda programme of the Foundation for Polish Science”.
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Tags: fragile X syndrome, synapse, proteomics