Phd Student

Universities and Institutes of Poland

Poland

October 10, 2022

Description

  • Organisation/Company: Cracow University of Technology
  • Research Field: Engineering › Materials engineering
  • Researcher Profile: First Stage Researcher (R1)
  • Application Deadline: 10/10/2022 12:00 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Poland › Cracow
  • Type Of Contract: Other
  • Job Status: Other
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/11/2022
  • Reference Number: FNP POIR.04.04.00-00-16D7/18
  • The purpose of the project is to develop new polymer-ceramic composite biomaterials intended for applications in regenerative medicine – in controlled regeneration of the skeletal system. As part of the cooperation of all research teams porous implants for regeneration of bone tissues and bones stabilizing implants covered with innovative coating materials releasing bioactive growth agents and components with anti-inflammatory properties will be developed.

    Research tasks:

  • Modification of synthetic hydroxyapatite and hydroxyapatite whiskers with active substance
  • Development of the collagen matrix containing the active substance, i.e. clindamycin, anti-inflammatory agents and growth agents: TGF-β and/or growth agents VEGF
  • Development of the composition of collagen matrix modified with hydroxyapatite and containing clindamycin and anti-inflammatory agents and growth agents: TGF-β and/or growth agents VEGF – as coating material
  • Conducting of incubation studies in liquids as SBF, PBS and Ringer liquid of synthesized materials and determining the release profile of the active substance
  • Benefits

    Work in a prestigious research project in young and dynamic research group. Possibility of the implementation of the research in an interdisciplinary research group at Cracow University of Technology in cooperation with the University of Łódź, Wrocław University of Technology and Institute of Ceramics and Building Materials in Warsaw.

    Stipend - period of employment 2 months

    Remuneration/stipend amount/month: 3 800 PLN

    Eligibility criteria
  • Higher education, completed master's degree in chemical technology, materials engineering or biotechnology
  • Statute of PhD student – participant of a Doctoral School in the field of Materials Engineering
  • Experience in laboratory work, e.g. completed internships/ scientific and/or industrial practices
  • Very good or good results in the course of master's and engineering (or bachelor's) studies
  • Knowledge of English language at a level at least B2 enabling the analysis of specialist literature and preparation of scientific publications
  • Experience in the cooperation with the research group will be additional advantage, ability of independently planning, conducting and analyzing of experiments (confirmed e.g. by work in the scientific club, exchange within Erazmus program, publications or in another form)
  • Selection process
  • Applications to the competition addressed to the team leader at Cracow University of Technology Professor Agnieszka Sobczak-Kupiec, PhD agnieszka.sobczak-kupiec@pk.edu.pl
  • CV (max. 3 pages)
  • Personal questionnaire
  • Scan of the master's diploma
  • Certificate of doctoral status
  • Confirmation of the experience in the laboratory work, e.g.: completed internships, scientific and/or industrial practices
  • Confirmation of English language proficiency in speech and writing (confirmed by language certificates or scientific internship in English-speaking countries)
  • Confirmed experience in the cooperation with the research group, which will be additional advantage, ability of independently planning, conducting and analyzing of experiments (confirmed e.g. by work in the scientific club, exchange within Erazmus program, publications or in another form)
  • Declaration of consent to the processing of personal data included in the application for the purposes of the recruitment process in accordance with art. 6 par. 1 lit. a Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation)
  • Additional comments

    Additional information on the recruitment process at: agnieszka.sobczak- kupiec@pk.edu.pl The interviews will take place at 14.10.2022, an interview can be in Polish or English, in person or via messengers. Appeals in the case of the negative recruitment results can be submitted within 7 days. www. pk.edu.pl Application deadline: 10.10.2022, 12.00 (the date on the receipt of documents is decisive)

    Offer Requirements
  • REQUIRED EDUCATION LEVEL
  • Engineering: Master Degree or equivalent

    Skills/Qualifications
  • Higher education, completed master's degree in chemical technology, materials engineering or biotechnology
  • Statute of PhD student – participant of a Doctoral School in the field of Materials Engineering at the latest on the day of the beginning of the project tasks
  • Experience in laboratory work, e.g. completed internships/ scientific and/or industrial practices
  • Very good or good results in the course of master's and engineering (or bachelor's) studies
  • Knowledge of English language at a level at least B2 enabling the analysis of specialist literature and preparation of scientific publications
  • Experience in the cooperation with the research group will be additional advantage, ability of independently planning, conducting and analyzing of experiments (confirmed e.g. by work in the scientific club, exchange within Erazmus program, publications or in another form)
  • Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Cracow University of Technology
  • Department: Faculty of Materials Engineering and Physics
  • Organisation Type: Higher Education Institute
  • Website: https: // imf.pk.edu.pl/
  • E-Mail: agnieszka.sobczak-kupiec@pk.edu.pl
  • Country: Poland
  • City: Cracow
  • Postal Code: 31-155
  • Street: Warszawska 24
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