Grants Specialist


The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw (IIMCB) is looking for a Grants Specialist to administer innovative research grants from national and European competitive sources.


You will be responsible for:

  • monitoring relevant open calls for applications

  • gaining and transferring knowledge about the rules of funding programs to interested researchers

  • complex administrative, formal and financial managements of grants from proposal submission to project accomplishment

  • maintaining contacts with representatives of funding institutions with regard to managed projects

  • keeping record of all relevant documentation, updating and managing projects’ databases

  • cooperating with researchers and with in-house administrative units

You should:

  • have professional experience in management of grants funded from external competitive sources, preferably in science (National Science Centre, National Centre for Research and Development, Foundation for Polish Science, EU Framework Programmes)

  • have a reading comprehension of elaborate texts, such as legislative acts, calls’ regulations, etc.

  • be both a good mathematician (count well and quickly) and a humanist (have flair for writing texts)

  • have understanding of legal aspects of grants management

  • be proficient in Microsoft Office (especially Excel) 

  • have excellent oral and written communication skills both in Polish and English(good written and spoken English is a must!)

  • be able to work on different projects concurrently

  • be precise, scrupulous and pay attention to details 

  • work autonomously after having received initial training

We appreciate if you:

  • have working experience in scientific environment

  • have biological background

  • have understanding of IPR and transfer of knowledge issues

We offer:

  • inspiring and challenging job in a friendly and supportive team and possibility to cooperate with renown, world class scientists

  • international environment (English is an official working language)

  • employment contract leading to stable employment

  • attractive salary adequate to presented skills and experience

  • social package, including private medical care and social fund benefits (co-funding of multisport card, holiday and Christmas bonuses)

  • autonomy in action, openness to initiative and proactive approach

  • respect to work-life balance

To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter in English, detailing your relevant experience and motivation to join us, by e-mail to Ten adres pocztowy jest chroniony przed spamowaniem. Aby go zobaczyć, konieczne jest włączenie w przeglądarce obsługi JavaScript. until September 13th, 2020. In the subject include " GO specialist" and your first and last name.


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.”

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Ideally Grants Specialist should join us by 1st December 2020. Thanking all applicants for their interest, we will contact only selected candidates to invite for interviews.

RECRUITMENT RESULT: We would like to inform that the competition for Grants Specialist position has been resolved, the selected candidate is Justyna Mitan-Piłat.