Localization Wrocław
Application deadline 10.12.2021

Łukasiewicz Research Network – PORT Polish Center for Technology Development is a Research Institute within the Łukasiewicz Research Network. It focuses on development of new technologies, resulting from basic and applied research, which, in turn, serve as a basis for innovative solutions for the industry. With high-class specialists and state-of-art infrastructure, we provide capacity for the most advanced research. Our Institute consists of three research centres – Life Sciences & Biotechnology Center, Materials Science & Engineering Center and Center for Population Diagnostics,  with access to specialized core laboratories – a combination, which allows to carry out both, scientific research and pilot studies for the industry in a comprehensive manner.

We currently seek applicants for


Location: Wrocław, Poland

Ref. no. BIOI/ASTRO/2021

A position is available in the group of Dr. Michał Ślęzak at dynamically growing Center of Life Sciences and Biotechnology at Łukasiewicz-PORT. The Laboratory of Astrocyte Biology focuses on neuro-glia interactions related to neuropsychiatric phenotypes and identifying cell-autonomous pathways for novel therapy.

We are looking for an enthusiastic researcher to broaden our think-tank with his expertise in NGS data analysis. This position provides a great opportunity for employing your computational experience to a rich collection of our unique experimental datasets, to accelerate your quick personal growth and create an immediate scientific impact.

Major responsibilities:

  • Processing and statistical analysis of various RNAseq data-sets originating from different biological systems (human / mouse; nuclei / cells; brain / peripheral tissues etc.).
  • Data interpretation, visualization and integration.
  • Network analysis to decipher cellular signaling pathways affected by a disease state or targeted genetic manipulation.
  • Meta-analysis and comparison of own results with published resources.
  • Keeping an industry-standard work documentation.
  • Communication with the interdisciplinary team of researchers.


  • A degree in bioinformatics, biostatistics or similar.
  • Experienced to work with NGS data.
  • Knowledge of different genetic data formats, scripting and programming languages.
  • Knowledge of statistical methods in the context of biological systems.
  • Professional level of English.

Our offer:

  • Full Time contract at the position of Senior Specialist in R&D Department.
  • Competitive salary and social benefits.
  • Scientific and organizational support.
  • A friendly, inspiring, interdisciplinary environment.
  • Contact with broad network of international collaborators within academia and top pharma companies.
  • We subsidies private medical care.

Candidates are requested to submit:

  • 1-page cover letter explaining the reasons of interest to join our team.
  • Curriculum Vitae outlining scientific interests, research achievements, a record of publications, future personal goals and extra-scientific passions.

Please send your resume via link:

Application deadline: 10.12.2021

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