[6/MR/2021] Announcement concerning recruitment to the position of lab researcher

The Director of the Institute of Human Genetics, Polish Academy of Sciences (IHG PAS), and leader of the current research project, Marta Olszewska, PhD gives notice of an open position of lab researcher in the Department of Reproductive Biology and Stem Cells IHG PAS

Number of vacancies: 1

I. General information:

  1. Department in which candidate would work: Department of Reproductive Biology and Stem Cells, Institute of Human Genetics PAS, Poznan, Poland
  2. Discipline: Medical Sciences
  3. position: lab researcher
  4. number of vacancies: 1
  5. Planned remuneration: full time position with the value of about 4 180 PLN br (3 000 PLN net/per month)
  6. Deadline for submission of documents: 20.09.2021
  7. Address to which documents should be submitted: by e-mail to the human resources: monika.rusilowska@igcz.poznan.pl and to the PI of the project: marta.olszewska@igcz.poznan.pl or by mail/personally to the Institute of Human Genetics PAS, Strzeszynska 32, 60-479 Poznan, Poland. Please, include the number of the announcement: [Lab researcher – Sonata Bis 10] in the title of your e-mai
  8. Link to website: http://bip.igcz.poznan.pl/oferta-pracy/

The candidate will be involved in the tasks realized within the project Sonata Bis 2020/38/E/NZ2/00134 (National Science Centre, Poland):
PI – Marta Olszewska, PhD
Project title:
Cytogenetic and molecular analyses of positioning of human sperm chromosomes, including: sperm chromatin integrity, epigenetic marks, karyotyping and sperm fractioning

 Main tasks:
active participation in the realization of project goals, including: evaluation of sperm chromosomes and chromatin in infertile males, cytogenetic and epigenetic stainings, working with the microscope

II. Requirements for candidates:

  1. Master’s degree in molecular biology, biotechnology, genetics, medicine or related field
  2. Basic knowledge in the field of molecular and cell biology
  3. Very good written and oral communication skills in English
  4. Motivation and enthusiasm about working in the field of science
  5. Good collaborative and team work skills
  6. Work in the IHG PAS will be the major place of employment of the candidate
  7. Scientific achievements and/or practice courses will be an advantage
  8. During the engagement lab researcher would not be funded from the other NSC grant projects nor be hired in another place as the full-time employee.

 III. Required documents:

  1. CV, including research achievements activity
  2. Cover letter, including correspondence details (address, e-mail, phone number)
  3. A copy of the diploma confirming completion of a Master’s Studies Programme, or a certificate of their completion (in the case of diplomas issued by foreign institutions, the diploma referred to in article 326 para.2 point 2 or article 327 para. 2 of the Act of 20 July 2018 – Law on Higher Education and Science (Journal of Laws of 2018, item 1668 as amended)
  4. Autopresentatation about yourself (max. 3 500 signs, A4 page)
  5. Contact details of at least one supervisor or other researcher who has agreed to issue an opinion about the candidate
  6. Consent for the processing of candidate’s personal data for the purposes of the recruitment process: http://bip.igcz.poznan.pl/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Zgoda-rekrutacja-Consent_for_the_processing.pdf
  7. Statement that the IHG PAS will be the main place of work of the candidate (http://bip.igcz.poznan.pl/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Oswiadczenie_miejsce_pracy-Statement_place_of_work.pdf)

Criteria for the evaluation of candidates:

  1. Experience in laboratory work
  2. Knowledge in molecular and cellular biology
  3. High motivation to work
  4. Communication skills in English.

Announcement of results:
Up to 10 days after the deadline of documents submission. Selected candidates will be invited for interview.

Planned employment: no later than since 01 October 2021 (full-time)

Additional information is available from:
Marta Olszewska, PhD: marta.olszewska@igcz.poznan.pl, tel. +48 61 6579-231