MSc Student

Aurezyna Project

Position in the project:
MSc Student

Scientific discipline:
protein biochemistry

Job type (employment contract/stipend):

Number of job offers:

Remuneration /month:
1500 PLN/month

Position starts on:
01.12.2017 or earlier

Maximum period of contract/stipend agreement:
10 months

International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw (IIMCB, is ranked in the top 3% of research institutions in Poland, producing world class publications and providing outstanding environment for basic research and applied biotechnology.

Project leader:
Dr. Izabela Sabała

Project title:
INFECTLESS New generation of antibacterial wound dressing

Project is carried out within the TeamTech programme of the Foundation for Polish Science

Project description:
Dr Sabala’s team is focused on investigating of new antimicrobial proteins, their activity and potential applications as antimicrobial agents in various areas of industry. It requires involvement of experts in biochemistry (protein engineering, structural biology) nanomaterials, regenerative medicine and industrial biotechnology. The successful candidate will be involved in an exciting multidisciplinary research programme which aims to develop new generation of effective, antimicrobial wound dressings.

Key responsibilities include:
1.     Production and purification of recombinant proteins
2.      Biochemical and biophysical characterization of proteins

Profile of candidates/requirements:
1.      BSc degree in biological sciences or related fields
2.      Solid knowledge in protein biochemistry and/or molecular biology
3.      Laboratory experience in protein biochemistry and/or molecular biology
4.     Good oral and written command of English

Required documents:
1.      Motivation letter
2.     CV
3.     Contact details and/or reference letter form former or current supervisor

We offer:
·      Participation in challenging, interdisciplinary project  which combines basic research with advanced applications
·       Access to state-of-the-art equipment and excellent facilities at IIMCB
·      Ongoing mentoring and support of experienced researchers

Please submit the following documents to:
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Only selected candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview that will take place in October

Application deadline:

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