PhD student

Aurezyna Project

Position in the project:
PhD student

Scientific discipline:
protein biochemistry

Job type (employment contract/stipend):

Number of job offers:

Remuneration /month:
4000 PLN/month

Position starts on:
01.12.2017 or earlier

Maximum period of contract/stipend agreement:
36 months (with possible extension)

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.     Protein engineering
3.      Biochemical and biophysical characterization of proteins

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

Required documents:
1.      Motivation letter
2.     CV including the list of publications
3.     Scan of the MSc diploma
4.     Contact details for at least two referees including at least one former or current direct supervisor

We offer:
·      Opportunity to transfer skills and technology from basic research to industry
·       Access to state-of-the-art equipment  and excellent research facilities at IIMCB
·      Ongoing support and mentoring from experienced researchers Reduced-rate for individual medical care packages
·      Reduced-rate memberships in MultiSport programme (

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 at IIMCB in October

Application deadline:

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