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PhD Student in the Laboratory of Single-Molecule Biophysics

International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw, Poland

Job Information

International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw
Research Field
Biological sciences » Biology
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Application Deadline
29 Feb 2024 – 17:14 (Europe/Warsaw)
Type of Contract
Job Status
Hours Per Week
Offer Starting Date
18 Mar 2024
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
European Union / Next Generation EU
Reference Number
EMBO Installation Grant
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

Offer Description

The Laboratory of Single-Molecule Biophysics at the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IIMCB) in Warsaw, led by Dr. Ewelina Małecka, is seeking applications for a PhD Student position.

You will be part of the project titled: “Exploring the dynamics of bacterial RNA degradation for the development of gene expression manipulation tools,” funded by the EMBO Installation Grant.

Laboratory interest:  The Laboratory of Single-Molecule Biophysics is dedicated to investigating the regulation of gene expression in bacteria through in vivo and in vitro methods, employing cutting-edge single-molecule TIRF microscopy. Another research branch within the laboratory is focused on exploring host-bacteriophage relationships.

More information can be found here: https://bit.ly/3SZlc9l

Requirements for the candidate

  • MSc degree in biology, biotechnology, or a related field.
  • Solid understanding of the principles of molecular biology and biochemistry.
  • Hands-on experience in laboratory work.
  • Previous exposure to working with RNA, protein purification, or microscopy techniques will be advantageous.
  • Proficiency in both written and spoken English.
  • Willingness to tackle new challenges, ability to work independently, and analytical thinking.Good interpersonal skills and a team player.
  • Commitment, reliability, accuracy, and timeliness in task implementation.

The offer

Contract under civil law until the commencement of the Doctoral School (expected in October 2024).Competitive salary:

  • Remuneration of 4500 PLN net/month until the mid-term evaluation.
  • Subsequently, an increase to approximately 5000 PLN net/month following the mid-term evaluation. 

Role exclusively dedicated to research with no teaching responsibilities.Discounted individual medical care package and inclusion in the MultiSport program (upon enrollment in the Doctoral School).Participation in courses, scientific training, support from peers, and academic mentoringAdministrative and organizational assistance provided by proficient English-speaking staff.

Deadline for applications is 29.02.2024. Job starting date is 18.03.2024 or later.

Additional information: For information about this vacancy, you can contact: Ewelina Małecka, the lab leader, email:   [email protected]  

How to apply:Apply now to [email protected] the subject include “PhD_EM” and your first and last name.Your application must be submitted in English and should contain a CV and a motivation latter.Please include the following statement in your application: “I hereby agree to the processing of my personal data, included in the application documents by the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw, 4 Księcia Trojdena Street, 02-109 Warsaw, for the purpose of carrying out the current recruitment process.”. Your personal data will be processed for the purpose of the recruitment procedure by the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw. Full information is available under the link https://bit.ly/3UFWpY2 .

The competition may be extended until a suitable candidate who fulfils all requirements is found.
Research FieldBiological sciences » BiologyEducation LevelMaster Degree or equivalent
Research FieldBiological sciences » Biology
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Number of offers available1Company/InstituteInternational Institute of Moleculalar and Cell Biology in WarsawCountryWestern EuropeGeofield

Where to apply
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4, Ks. Trojdena
Postal Code
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