Postdoctoral Researcher: Dna Damage Repair, Mutagenesis, Expression Regulation, Mammalian Cells

Universities and Institutes of Poland


December 31, 2022


  • Organisation/Company: Institute of Biochemisty and Biophysics Polish Academy of Sciences
  • Research Field: Biological sciences
  • Researcher Profile: Recognised Researcher (R2)
  • Application Deadline: 31/12/2022 00:00 - Europe/Athens
  • Location: Poland › Warsaw
  • Type Of Contract: Temporary
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Hours Per Week: 40
  • We are seeking a motivated and passionate postdoctoral researcher to join the Laboratory of Mutagenesis and DNA Damage Tolerance in the Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics Polish Academy of Sciences. The position is funded by the National Science Centre grant led by dr. Justyna McIntyre.

    The project aims to reveal the mechanisms involved in the control of the cellular level and function of human DNA polymerase iota engaged in translesion synthesis that allows to bypass DNA lesions, plays an important role in genome stability maintenance, contributes to tumorigenesis and can affect cancer treatment. In the proposed research, we will utilize a whole range of biochemical, microscopic, bioinformatics, and molecular methods.

    The position is available immediately. The appointment duration is up to 4 years.


    We offer:

    • Full-time employment contract for up to four years.

    • Gross monthly remuneration around 7500 PLN plus one additional salary per year. The final monthly gross salary will be calculated individually, based on work experience.

    • Research-focused position (no teaching obligations).

    • Polish language course offered for foreigners.

    • Service of IBB PAS Welcome Center dedicated to support foreign academic staff and students. It provides advice on all non-academic and practical issues of coming to Poland and settling in.

    Selection process

    To apply:

    Documents listed below (merged in a single pdf file) should be send to dr. Justyna McIntyre

    • Cover letter describing your research experience (with description of methodology used) and interests

    • Curriculum vitae

    • Copy of PhD diploma or information when it will be obtained

    • Contact details of at least two referees (including your current supervisor) and/or reference letters

    • All applications must contain the following statement to allow us to process your data: "I hereby give consent for my personal data included in the job offer to be processed for the purposed recruitment under the Data Protection Act 1997 (Dz. U. 2002 no. 101, item 926 with subs. changes)."

    Candidates fulfilling the above requirements will be invited to an online interview.

    The position will remain open until filled.

    Required Research Experiences
  • Biological sciences

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    Offer Requirements
  • Biological sciences: PhD or equivalent

  • ENGLISH: Excellent



    • PhD degree in life or biomedical sciences (less than 7 years after obtaining PhD);

    • Hands-on experience in molecular/cellular biology, tissue culture and microscopy techniques;

    • Previous experience in DNA damage research will be an added advantage.

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

    Contact Information
  • Organisation/Company: Institute of Biochemisty and Biophysics Polish Academy of Sciences
  • Department: Laboratory of Mutagenesis and DNA Damage Tolerance
  • Organisation Type: Research Laboratory
  • Website: https:// www.
  • E-Mail:
  • Country: Poland
  • City: Warsaw
  • Postal Code: 02-106
  • Street: ul. Pawińskiego 5a
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