Lokalizacja Wrocław, Poland
Termin składania aplikacji 28.08.2021

Localization: Wrocław, Poland
Application deadline: 28/08/2021

Łukasiewicz Research Network – PORT Polish Center for Technology Development
invites applications for a position of

ref. no H/CELL/21

We are looking for a highly motivated person with strong organizational skills to head the newly developed cell and biological properties laboratory located in Wrocław, Poland.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Defining the research and service potential of the laboratory, in line with the research area strategy.
  • Observation of global scientific trends in the field of research and enriching the laboratory’s offer with new services.
  • Development, implementation and management of detailed procedures and methods to be employed in the laboratory.
  • Organization of work within the laboratory, including preparation, keeping, storage, and circulation of proper laboratory documentation.
  • Supervision of the laboratory staff with the proper assessment of the performance and proper care of the social and friendly working atmosphere within the team.
  • Training and improvement of the professional qualifications of the laboratory employees.
  • Managing laboratory budget and participation in the purchase of the reagents and laboratory equipment.
  • Supervision over laboratory equipment and management of the safety of people and equipment within the laboratory.
  • Compliance with legal regulations.

Required Skills and Key Competencies

  • PhD in biology / biotechnology / biochemistry / biophysics.
  • Experience in working in a similar position.
  • Knowledge of the functional analysis of proteins (experience in the study of protein-protein / protein-ligand interactions) by various laboratory techniques, e.g. ELISA, ITC, SPR).
  • Practical knowledge of molecular biology methods.
  • Experience in performing cell experiments (e.g. proliferation, cytotoxicity, apoptosis).
  • In vitro cell culture skills.
  • Experience in the field of flow cytometry (cell analyzers, sorter) both as an operator and in the preparation of material for research.
  • Practical knowledge of DNA / RNA analysis techniques, i.e. sequencing, genotyping.
  • Ability to conduct scientific notation, prepare reports and presentations describing the experiences.
  • The ability to qualify and validate analytical methods will be an asset.
  • Experience in team management.
  • Well-developed skills: planning and time management.
  • Focus on the quality of work.
  • Very good command of the English language enabling easy communication and reading of industry literature.

We offer:

  • Full-time contract on the position: Chief Specialist
  • Competitive salary
  • Access to the state of the art equipment in the laboratories
  • Stimulating scientific community cooperating with leading academic centers in Poland and abroad
  • Professional competency development
  • Social benefits like co-financing for private medical care and holiday

Please send your resume via link:

Please note that we will contact only selected candidates.