Postdoctoral fellow (NCN OPUS)

Laboratory of Neurodegeneration

Position in the project:
Postdoctoral researcher

Number of job offers:

International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw, Laboratory of Neurodegeneration (

- doctoral degree (not earlier than in January 2010) in molecular, cell or developmental biology and/or bioinformatics (with experience in the wet lab);
- substantial research experience and publication record with at least one first author paper in international recognized journals
- prior research experience in cell biology, fish biology or bioimaging or all of these;
- ability to work independently but also as a part of a team;
- interest in and knowledge of neurobiology;
- written and spoken fluency in English;
- creative and independent approach, motivation to work in research, analytical thinking.
- Experience in calcium imaging and protein biochemistry will be a plus.

Description of tasks:
- Analysis of calcium homeostasis in zebrafish and the role of Stim protein (using in situ hybridization and immunohistochemistry, imaging of calcium signaling in vivo in the brain of 5-day-old zebrafish and in primary neuronal cultures from zebrafish)  
- Identification of Stim-dependent calcium channels by immunoprecipitation and subsequent mass spectrometry, co-localization of selected Stim targets on fixed primary cell cultures from zebrafish larvae and/or whole-mount zebrafish larvae.
- Analysis of behavior of Stim-/- lines.

Appllication deadline:
25th of August 2017.

Job type:
full-time position, contract of employment, ca. 7083 gross/month for 3 years

How to apply:
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