Postdoc In Nutrigenomics Team (Bioinformatics)

Universities and Institutes of Poland


October 30, 2022


  • Organisation/Company: Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research
  • Research Field: Biological sciences › Biological engineering Biological sciences › Nutritional sciences Chemistry › Biochemistry Chemistry › Molecular chemistry Computer science › Database management Computer science › Informatics Computer science › Modelling tools
  • Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2) Established Researcher (R3)
  • Application Deadline: 30/10/2022 14:10 - Europe/Brussels
  • Location: Poland › Olsztyn
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • Offer Starting Date: 02/10/2022
  • Eu Research Framework Programme: H2020
  • Reference Number: 952601
  • The Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of Polish Academy of Sciences in Olsztyn, Poland is looking for two full-time Postdoctoral Associates. The Postdoctoral Associates will be part of an interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Prof. Carsten Carlberg with the goal to investigate the effect of vitamin D and other nutritional compounds on changes of the epigenome and transcriptome of tissues and cell types of healthy and (pre)diseased individuals.

    Professor Carlberg has expertise, projects and interests in gene regulation, epigenetics and vitamin D in the context of nutrigenomics, immunology and cancer.

    The individuals hired will be primarily responsible for bioinformatic analysis and integration of multi-omics datasets, such as generated by RNA-seq, ATAC- seq and ChIPmentation.


    Salary: minimum 2700 € gross per month

    Eligibility criteria

    Mandatory documents:

  • cover letter describing how they fit the position and their scientific interests and philosophy
  • CV including:
  • Education history;
  • Details on the PhD thesis (title, name of the supervisor, institution awarding the title, date of issuing the diploma);
  • Scientific record (scientific articles, conference presentations, book chapters, monographs, books, etc.);
  • Awards and other achievements (scholarships, internships, training schools, participation in research projects, etc.);
  • Competences (computer and wet-lab skills, trainings, practices etc.);
  • Three recommendation letters with contact information to referees
  • Selection process

    To apply:

  • Application documents should be sent to e-mail address:
  • Kindly note that only online applications will be accepted.
  • Applicants will receive timely communication from the recruitment office to inform them on their status in the recruitment process.
  • Additional comments

    About Olsztyn

    IARFR PAS is located in Olsztyn - the capital and the largest city of the Warmia and Mazury province in the North-Eastern Poland, with population of approx.175,000 people. Olsztyn's greatest allure lies in its unique location as it is surrounded by forests and lakes. Olsztyn is a recognized academic centre of the region. City is located 90 min drive from Gdańsk and 150 min drive from Warsaw.

    To learn more about Olsztyn and Warmia and Mazury district, please visit:

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  • Offer Requirements
  • Computer science: PhD or equivalent

    Biological sciences: PhD or equivalent

    Chemistry: PhD or equivalent

  • ENGLISH: Excellent


    The candidate's qualifications and experience:

  • A PhD degree in:
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computer Science with some knowledge in bioscience
  • Knowledge in molecular biology methods, in particularly RNA-seq, ATAC-seq and/or ChIP-seq
  • Experience with analysis of high-throughput ‘omics data
  • Track record of publications
  • Specific Requirements

    Additional skills:

  • High motivation to work in a multidisciplinary team
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills for effective interaction with the multidisciplinary cohort of researchers
  • Proactive, motivated, showing initiative to move projects forward
  • Good work organization
  • Independently design and conduct high-quality research experiments under the supervisor's guidance
  • Analyze data, create high quality figures and draft manuscripts for publication
  • Fluency in English in speaking and writing
  • Good writing and presentation skills
  • Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research
  • Organisation Type: Public Research Institution
  • Website: https:// www.
  • E-Mail:
  • Country: Poland
  • City: Olsztyn
  • State/Province: Warmia and Mazury
  • Postal Code: 10-748
  • Street: ul. Tuwima 10
  • Phone: +48 895234614
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