Assistant In The Group Of Research And Teaching Staff

Universities and Institutes of Poland

Poland

December 27, 2021

Description

  • Organisation/Company: University of Lodz
  • Research Field: Biological sciences › Biology
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 27/12/2021 10:00 - Europe/Athens
  • Location: Poland › Lodz
  • Type Of Contract: To be defined
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Department of Plant Ecophysiology

    Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection

    University of Lodz

    will employ

    Assistant in the group of research and teaching staff

    INSTITUTION: Department of Plant Ecophysiology, Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection, University of Lodz

    CITY: Łódź

    POSITION: Assistant in the group of research and teaching staff

    HOURLY DIMENSION: full time

    SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINE: biological sciences

    DATE OF ANNOUNCEMENT: November 22, 2021.

    DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF OFFERS: December 27, 2021 (36 days)

    LINK TO THE UNIVERSITY WEBSITE: www. uni.lodz.pl

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: application should be submitted to the following address: malgorzata.posmyk@biol.uni.lodz.pl

    KEYWORDS: ecophysiology, plant physiology and biochemistry, plant molecular biology techniques, plant biotechnology.

    DESCRIPTION (subject, expectations, comments): The Department conducts research in the field of plant's ecophysiology, physiology, biochemistry and biotechnology, at all levels of their organization (physiological, cytological, biochemical tests, molecular biology of plants). We conduct adequate academic classes in 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree studies in the following fields: biology, biotechnology, biomonitoring and eco-city (sustainable urban development).

    The candidate should meet the following criteria and have:

  • doctoral diploma in biological sciences recognized in Poland (or a relevant certificate of awarding a doctoral degree);
  • documented scientific achievements in the field of plant biology, in the form of publications in recognized international journals; at least 140 MEiN points for publications ≥ 100 MEiN points., including in at least one publication ≥ 140 MEiN points as the first author and corresponding author;
  • experience in research on model and/or crop species; on the regulation of plant growth and development, resistance and adaptation to (abiotic) stress conditions, carried out at various levels of organization with the use of modern methods of experimental biology;
  • knowledge of tissue and cell culture techniques (in vitro cultures);
  • knowledge of techniques in the field of cytology, histology and histochemistry, including: knowledge of plant material preparation, operation with light, fluorescence and confocal microscopes, material fixation and embedding, cutting with a microtome and/or vibratome, various staining, detection of endoreplication, PCD, documentation and digital analysis of microscopic images, densitometric measurements using graphic programs such as ScnImage, ImageJ;
  • knowledge of various biochemical methods for plant material analysis, including: stress markers, enzymatic tests, HPLC analyzes;
  • skills in molecular biology techniques: isolation and purification of DNA, RNA, proteins; separation of these materials with electrophoretic methods (IEF, SDS-PAGE, 2-D), Western blot technique, proteomic analysis, including graphical and statistical analyzes in PDQuest software, proficiency in the use of BOLD, Mascot / MASKOT, NCBI and DELTA databases BLAST;
  • knowledge of plant genetic engineering methods, including: genetic transformation using Agrobacterium tumefaciens and/or other vectors, PCR, RT-PCR – performance and optimization;
  • digitization and collections cataloging (eg. seeds), creation of barkoding DNA databases, preparation of libraries for NGS sequencing (Illuminy technology - NextSeq, MiSeq);
  • good command of spoken and written English;
  • experience in the implementation of national and/or international projects and a documented scientific internship abroad will be an advantage;
  • due to the necessity to conduct classes, the Candidate is required to have theoretical and practical knowledge in the area of: physiology, biochemistry and plant biotechnology, as well as experience in conducting laboratory classes and in supervising diploma theses; an advantage will be the ability to conduct classes in English;
  • due to the teaching and administrative duties at the Department, a foreign Candidate must be fluent in Polish, both in writing and in speech;
  • the ability to write scientific texts in the field of plant biology, fluent knowledge of both typical office software and specialized programs for biological material imaging and documentation, and statistical analysis.
  • The Candidate is expected to be professional, committed, creative, and able to work in a team.

    Persons entering the competition should submit an application for employment addressed to Rector of the University of Lodz with the attachments listed below:

  • personal questionnaire for the applicant for employment and statements available on the website of the University of Lodz - including a statement that the University of Lodz will be the candidate's primary place of work (https:// www. uni.lodz.pl/kariera),
  • motivation letter,
  • curriculum vitae (with photo), including a list of scientific achievements to date: publications, conference presentations, internships, training courses completed and scientific projects, etc. (for publications, please include the IF and MEiN score, as well as the total number of citations and the h-index),
  • a copy of the higher education diploma (all fields of study),
  • information about the level of the Polish language competences (for foreigners);
  • information about the level of the English language competences (and any others languages),
  • a copy of the doctoral diploma or a certificate of the award of a doctoral degree,
  • the RODO clause available on the University of Lodz website (https:// www. uni.lodz.pl/kariera).
  • Competition settlement deadline: until January 20, 2022

    We reserve the right to interview selected people. Travel and stay is at the candidate's own expense.

    Winning the competition does not guarantee employment at the University of Lodz.

    Offer Requirements
  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
  • ENGLISH: Good

    POLISH: Good

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: University of Lodz
  • Department: Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https:// iso.uni.lodz.pl/
  • Country: Poland
  • City: Lodz
  • Postal Code: 90-136
  • Street: Narutowicza 68
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