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04.02.2022

Competition for a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Chair and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Medical University of Lublin

The Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the Medical University of Lublin announces a competition for the full-time post of a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Chair and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Medical University of Lublin. The position is part of the project entitled “Parallel quantitative evaluation of targetability, cellular uptake, and intracellular drug release for the establishment of structure-activity relationships in nanomedicine”, financed by the NCN (National Science Centre).

 

About a project

 

Work tasks:

 

  • Carrying out the practical laboratory work described in the project and overseeing the day-to-day activities in the laboratory.
  • Performing in silico and bioinformatics analyses.
  • Creating, cloning, and testing the different constructs.
  • Analyzing and interpreting the data.
  • Publishing research data from the project.
  • Presenting the data in the lab’s internal meetings and presenting the result of the project in national and international conferences.
  • Attending courses to gain knowledge on how to analyze the scientific data as well as how to handle the different techniques needed for the project.
  • Working in close collaboration with the PI and the team in Ulm University (Germany), as well as the rest of the PI’s team and in some cases, with other members of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and other collaborators.

 

Candidates applying for the abovementioned post are required to have:

 

  • PhD degree in Biology/Biochemistry/Biotechnology/Biomedicine (or related fields that could include Chemistry and Biophysics) at the time of signing the employment contract, obtained within 7 years before joining the project (possible extension of this period according to NCN regulations 2.1.1. of the Annex to NCN Council Resolution No 95/2020 of 14 September 2020 amending the Regulations on awarding funding for research tasks funded by the National Science Centre as regards research projects), awarded by another institution than the one planned to employ the candidate at this post.
  • Good practical and theoretical knowledge of molecular biology techniques.
  • Experience in cell- or tissue-culture protocols, genetic engineering, and/or microscopy (confocal imaging, immuno-fluorescence).
  • Bioinformatics skills is considered a strong asset.
  • Experience with nanocarriers (nanoparticles, nanorods, etc) is highly valuable.
  • Great work capacity and enthusiasm for research.
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English. The working language is English. Abroad experience (for Polish applicants).
  • Publications in refereed journals, postgraduates diplomas and previous funded grant applications will be considered as additional advantages.

 

Terms of employment:

 

  • Full-time employment contract for a trial period of 6 months with the possibility to extend it for up to 3 years.
  • Planned starting date: March/April 2022.
  • Salary level 10.000 PLN gross-gross a month.

 

The list of necessary documents required from the candidates:

 

 

The abovementioned documents issued in a foreign language other than English should be translated into English or Polish.

 

Interested persons are invited to send the abovementioned documents by post to Dean’s Office of Faculty of Medicine at the Medical University Chodźki 19 Street, 20-093 Lublin and via e-mail to: dziek.lek@umlub.pl by 7th March 2022.

 

Additionally, please attach the following documents only in English as one single PDF file (max 15 Mb) and send it to: agnieszka.styczynska@umlub.pl by 7th March 2022.

 

  • A brief motivation letter outlining why you are interested in the position, your previous research projects and work experience (CV) and your career goals (1 page max).
  • A brief description of your PhD project and its outcomes.
  • The copies of all relevant diplomas, and the complete list of your degrees and relevant certificates.
  • Complete list of conference abstracts and/or publications.
  • Two referees (name and contact information) and their relation to the candidate e.g. supervisor or collaborator. Do not send recommendation letters.

 

Additional Information

 

Reviewing of the candidates will begin in March (2022) and will continue until the position is filled. The best candidates will be invited for about 30 minutes job interview.

 

Contact person: Aleksandra Krupicz, aleksandrakrupicz@umlub.pl

 

Principal Investigator: Prof. Adolfo Rivero Müller, adolfo.rivero-muller@umlub.pl  

 

Website

 

ResearchGate

 

Publications

 

The open competition is in accordance with the rules defined by the National Science Centre for post-doc positions within OPUS 20+LAP project.

 

Full-time remuneration for a post-doc may be funded provided that the person to be employed at the post meets the following conditions:

 

  • Their PhD degree has been awarded by another institution than the one planned to employ them at this post.
  • At the time of receiving remuneration, they will not be receiving any other remuneration paid from the funds granted to research projects under NCN calls under the heading of direct costs.
  • In the period of receiving the remuneration they will be receiving no remuneration from another employer pursuant to an employment contract, including an employer with registered office outside of Poland.

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