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Recruiting Post-doc! - CLOSED

posted Jul 2, 2018, 7:37 AM by Kacper Walentynowicz   [ updated Aug 13, 2018, 11:59 AM ]
The successful candidate will apply and optimize genome- and transcriptome-wide approaches (MNase-/ChIP-/RNA-sequencing,) to study chromatin accessibility and gene regulation using mammalian systems (primary cancer cell lines), carry out validation experiments involving biochemical and molecular biological tools, and participate in the general duties of the team. They will take a strong lead in the project management, as well as data generation, analyses and interpretation, collaborating with other team members. The applicant is expected to report scientific results, by writing scientific papers, attending scientific meetings, and effective communication with peers.

Applicants should have a PhD in a relevant field (up to 7 years after the award), hands-on expertise in molecular and cell biology techniques (e.g. DNA/RNA isolation, PCR, Real-Time PCR, Cloning, Western blotting, immunoprecipitation), as well as in handling primary cells cultures and at least one first author article. The applicant is expected to be able to organize herself/himself, to plan experiments and work independently, but also to feel comfortable as part of a team. Understanding of genome-wide bioinformatics analysis would be an advantage.

The role with commence between September and December 2018. We offer a full-time employment contract for the duration of the project (until September 2021). The position is paid according to the National Cancer Centre salary scheme, which amounts to a monthly net salary ~5,800 PLN. There are no teaching obligations. Possible benefits include a reduced-rate medical care package, and membership in the MultiSport programme. To improve her/his skills on MNase titration series, the successful candidate is expected to take an internship at the laboratory located in Boston (USA).

The closing date for applicants is 10th of August 2018, with possible recruitment decisions being made earlier, depending on the submission of suitable applications.

The application must be in English and should include a 1 page cover letter, CV, a list of publications, and contact information for two references.

Applications should be sent as a single pdf file to u.dziewulska@nencki.gov.pl.

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