MSc student

Laboratory of RNA Biology – ERA Chairs Group

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The Laboratory of RNA Biology – ERA Chairs Group at the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IIMCB), Warsaw, headed by Prof. Andrzej Dziembowski, is seeking a Master’s Student to join the project entitled “Functional interactions of human proteins involved in post-transcriptional regulatory mechanism” (POIR.04.04.00-00-1A72/16-00). This project is carried out within the TEAM programme of the Foundation for Polish Science co-financed by the European Union under the European Regional Development Fund. The project focuses on identification of novel factors involved in RNA metabolism and description of novel functional interactions between the existing ones.

Candidates will be selected in an open competition, according to the procedure complying with the rules of the European Charter for Researchers and the Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers as a part of HR Excellence in Research strategy.

As a Master’s student you will be responsible for conducting experiments under supervision of PI and post-docs and preparing annual reports.

Requirements for the candidate:

  • Holds BSc degree (or equivalent) in biology or biochemistry, or related area (defended before the start of the work on the project)

  • Has a proactive approach to achieving tasks and objectives, good interpersonal skills, a collaborative attitude

  • Has experience in basic molecular biology and/or biochemistry techniques

  • Has very good written and oral communication in English

  • Enjoys working in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment

We offer:

  • Fellowship 1500 PLN for 6 months

  • Access to modern equipment and support from other experienced researchers

  • Opportunities for extensive interdisciplinary collaborations within the team and in the institute (e.g. with software developers, molecular modelers and experimentalists), as well as international collaborations with academia and industry

  • Full technical, administrative and organizational support from professional English-speaking personnel

Deadline for applications is August 29th, 2021 but can be extended if no suitable candidate is found. Job starting date is September 6st, 2021.

How to apply:

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  • In the subject include "MSc Team" and your first and last name.

  • Your application must be submitted in English and should contain the following documents: CV with list of laboratory competences and experience related to laboratory work, cover letter, with a brief answer to the following questions: Why do you want to work with us? What are your key strengths? What is your greatest achievement? What is your scientific dream and how do you want to fulfill it?

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 fulfills all requirements is found.

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We would like to inform that competition for MSc Student position has been resolved, the selected candidate is Kamil Jachacy.