Postdoctoral researcher

Field: molecular biology, genetics

Results of the competition:

W ramach przeprowadzonego postępowania Komisja Konkursowa rekomendowała kandydaturę dr Marcina Janowskiego na stanowisko młody doktor.


Title of the position: Postdoctoral researcher
Scientific discipline:molecular biology, genetics
Job type:Contract
Number of job offers:1
Remuneration/Stipend amount/month:80,000-90,000 PLN gross / year (+ bonuses), depending on qualifications
Position starts on:01/02/2019
Maximum period of contract/stipend agreement:1 year, with the possibility of extention upon successful performance
Institution:Laboratory of RNA Biology
Project title: Interactions of U6 snRNA within the catalytic center of the spliceosome – modulation of pre-mRNA splicing by U6-like exon sequences
Key responsibilities include:
We are looking for a highly motivated person seeking to pursue a scientific career. The candidate is expected to actively participate in shaping his/her own project, i.e. to design, perform and interpret experiments, communicate results (both at lab meetings and international conferences) as well as write papers.

Profile of candidates/requirements:
1. Creativity and strong interest in science
2. Recent doctoral degree in biology or a closely related discipline
3. Experimental background in molecular biology, yeast manipulations or RNA techniques will be advantageous
4. Ability to work independently
5. Good communication skills
6. Fluent English

Required documents:
1. Motivation letter (in English)
2. Description of a past scientific project (in English, max 250 words)
3. CV
4. Names and contact information for at least two references

We offer:
• exciting project on the basic mechanisms of splicing
• stimulating scientific discussions
• work in a young, friendly team in the scientific environment

Please submit the following documents to:
Please send your application by 31.01.2019 as a single PDF document to Prof. Magda Konarska:

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Deadline: 31/01/2019

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Tags: Splicing mechanisms, Spliceosome, Yeast genetics