Post-Doc Position Funded By The Horizon2020 Bovreg

Universities and Institutes of Poland


January 1, 2022


  • Organisation/Company: Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology PAS
  • Research Field: Biological sciences › Biological engineering Biological sciences › Biology Biological sciences › Laboratory animal science Biological sciences › Zoology
  • Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • Application Deadline: 31/01/2022 23:00 - Europe/Athens
  • Location: Poland › Jastrzebiec
  • Type Of Contract: To be defined
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 01/04/2022
  • Eu Research Framework Programme: H2020
  • Reference Number: BovReg-HIRTAN-001
  • Call for a POST-DOC position funded by the Horizon2020 BovReg - Identification of functionally active genomic features relevant to phenotypic diversity and plasticity in cattle

    Institute name: Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Jastrzębiec n/Warsaw

    Position: Postdoctoral Fellow (2years)

    Description of tasks:

    Task 1: Selected candidate regulatory regions (promoters, enhancers, silencers, etc.) and genetic variants (identified in other work packages) will be functionally characterized in different bovine cell lines using CRISPR/Cas9. After generation of the desired mutations, functional assays ( qPCR and cell growth assay ) will be performed.

    Task 2: Hi-C-seq experiment is planned to be performed for six cell lines by other work package. In this task, many of these interactions will be validated using 3C assay.

    Responsibilities and benefits in the project: Selected person will work on the above mentioned tasks. Once the tasks are finished he or she will prepare draft for publications. Additionally, the selected person will participate in international conference(s) and H2020 project meetings. Selected person is provided state-of art laboratory and access to common facilities. Additionally, the candidate can apply for a team leader position after two years period.


    We can offer:

  • Full-time employment.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Bonuses for high IF publications.
  • Animal facilities (mice, rats, rabbits, sheep, goats, cattle).
  • Modern laboratory equipment.
  • Strong institutional support in grant application
  • The Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences has the HR Excellence in Research logo awarded by the European Commission to institutions which implement rules of the "European Charter for Researchers" and the "Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers"

    Conditions of employment:

    Contract duration: 20 months

    salary amount: 12000 PLN/month

    Eligibility criteria Selection process

    Please direct any questions referring to the project directly to the PI of this project: Hiroaki Taniguchi (

    The candidate will be selected by a committee appointed by the Director of the Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences

    Deadline for application: January 1st, 2022

    Planned date of commencement of work in the project: April 1st, 2022

    Additional comments Web site for additional job details

    https:// www.

    Required Research Experiences
  • Biological sciences

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    Offer Requirements
  • Biological sciences: PhD or equivalent

  • ENGLISH: Good


    Requirements for the candidate:

  • Ph. D degree or equivalent in medical, biotechnology, biology or related discipline.
  • High motivation for scientific work.
  • Knowledge, skills with the use of techniques in the field of gene editing and in vitro cultures.
  • Ability to use the following techniques: 3C assay, CRISPR-mediated gene editing, qPCR and immunofluorescence staining the cell (cell imaging).
  • Experience or knowledge with CRISPR-technique is advantageous.
  • Publications in international journals
  • Documented knowledge of the English language at the B2 level.
  • Precision, conscientiousness and good manual skills
  • General competences - availability, very good organization of work, including the ability to work independently as well as working in an interdisciplinary research team, creative thinking
  • Specific Requirements

    Additional information:

  • The competition application should contain:
  • a. Cover letter with a description of scientific/research interests (maximum one A4 page)

    b. CV with particular emphasis on previous achievements.

    c. A copy of the graduation diploma or information about the approximate time of obtaining the Ph. D. degree.

    d. Information on the processing of personal data along with consent (signed scan) (template available here: https: //

    e. Contact details of persons who can provide references.

  • Documents should be sent by e-mail to the following addresses: (PI's email)
  • Selected Candidates meeting the formal and project requirements will be invited for an interview. Information regarding the interview will be sent to the invited candidates by e-mail.
  • Please be advised that the Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology of the Polish Academy of Sciences does not return submitted documents.
  • Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology PAS
  • Organisation Type: Public Research Institution
  • Website: https:// www.
  • E-Mail:
  • Country: Poland
  • City: Jastrzebiec
  • Postal Code: 05-552
  • Street: Postępu 36A
  • Phone: (+48) 227 367 000
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