Research Assistant in the Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Signaling

Dziedzina: biology, medicine, pharmacy


The Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Signaling is seeking a talented and enthusiastic individual to join our dynamic research team asResearch assistant


Cancer is a disease of transcription factors – they drive tumor growth, metastasis, and prevent cell death in cancerous tissue. Gli proteins are transcription factors involved in many tumors. The mechanisms of the transition of Gli proteins into active drivers of transcription is poorly understood. To discover the molecular foundations of the regulation of Gli proteins in development and disease, you will use state-of-the-art techniques ranging from bioinformatics, through genetic manipulations to quantitative proteomics and confocal microscopy both in cell culture and in vivo. For more information, please visit our website:

We offer:

·         An environment that pushes you to excel, fostering your creativity, autonomy, and personal growth

·         Strong mentoring that will help you develop into a mature and well-rounded scientist

·         Access to state-of-the-art equipment

·         Opportunities for interdisciplinary and international collaborations

·         Competitive salary

·         Opportunity to pursue a PhD degree, if desired

You need to be:

·         Passionate about hard work in a high-pressure environment

·         Curious and able to learn new things quickly

·         Team-oriented and willing to cooperate with lab members and outside collaborators

·         Well organized

Other requirements:

·         Previous experience in laboratory work

·         Ability to communicate fluently in English

·         MSc or MD degree in biology, medicine, pharmacy, or related fields

Preferred, but not strictly required:

·         Experience in molecular cloning, cell culture, proteomics, animal models and/or fluorescence imaging

·         Track record of publications in peer-reviewed journals and conference presentations

Please send the following information to (put “Research Assistant” in the subject line).

·         Cover letter describing personal motivation to apply for this position

·         CV with contact information for at least 2 references, including MSc advisor

·         Include the following statement in your application: “I hereby consent to have my personal data processed by the University of Warsaw with its registered office at ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28, 00-927 Warszawa for the purpose of carrying out a recruitment process and selecting an employee and concluding a contract for employment at the University of Warsaw. I have been informed of my rights and duties. I understand that provision of my personal data is voluntary.”


The deadline for applying is July 31st, 2018 but we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. The target start date is September 1st, 2018, but we can be flexible.


We reserve the right to invite only a few selected candidates for interviews. If the top ranking candidate does not sign the contract, we reserve the right to offer the position to the next candidate on the ranking list.

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Termin nadsyłania aplikacji: 31/07/2018

Słowa kluczowe: biology, molecular and cellular signalling