Laboratory Support Specialist


Laboratory Support Specialist position in the Laboratory of Structural Biology

The Laboratory of Structural Biology at the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IIMCB), Warsaw headed by Prof. Matthias Bochtler is looking for a Laboratory Support Specialist.

As a Laboratory Support Specialist, you will help the Lab Leader in the following areas:

  1. Grant management: You will assist in preparing and managing grants. As the lab leader is not a Polish native speaker, this also requires the ability to translate scientific texts from English to Polish

  2. Lab management: You will make sure that the lab is running smoothly, by ordering supplies, initiating equipment repairs, and by organizing and managing new purchases

  3.  Lab tuition: You will help train new PhD students in basic molecular biology techniques and keep an eye on their record keeping and documentation of scientific results

  4. Organization: You will help prepare travel, host guests, and assist in other administrative tasks

  5. Safety: You will take over the duties of Laboratory Safety Officer

Requirements for the candidate:

  • Laboratory experience in biochemistry or molecular biology

  • Ability to handle diverse tasks simultaneously

  • Ability to work in a team

  • Ability to handle and meet deadlines

  • Very good written/oral Polish and English skills

We offer:

  • A challenging job with many opportunities to learn

  • Employment contract 

  • Social package, including private medical care and social fund benefits

Deadline for applications is October 18th, 2020. The job starting date is November 15th, 2020, or as soon as possible after this date.

How to apply:

  • Please forward your completed application in English to Ten adres pocztowy jest chroniony przed spamowaniem. Aby go zobaczyć, konieczne jest włączenie w przeglądarce obsługi JavaScript.
  • In the subject include "LSS_ LBS" and your first and last name. 
  • Your application must be submitted in English and should contain a CV, a motivation letter and details of two referees.

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 The competition may be extended until a suitable candidate who fulfils all requirements is found.