RESEARCH ENGINEER IN LABORATORY OF GENOME DYNAMICS (POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW X2)
PORT is seeking
Research Engineer in Laboratory of Genome Dynamics
(Postdoctoral fellow x2)
ref. no PostDoc/DG/2021
The position is financed by National Science Centre (NCN; 2020/39/B/NZ3/02017) 3-year research grant that will involve studying the mechanisms of mammalian DNA repair using state-of-the-art methods of molecular and cell biology.
Laboratory of Genome Dynamics (led by dr Michal Malewicz) focuses on in dissecting the mechanisms of cellular response to DNA damage (DDR).
- Study the mechanisms underlying mammalian DNA double strand break repair mechanisms and functions of posttranslational modifications of DNA repair proteins.
- Study the localization, interactions and function of proteins involved in DNA repair and associated diseases.
- PhD title or equivalent.
- Documented scientific achievements published in recognised international journals.
- Experience in laboratory work including ability to conduct well-designed experiments.
- Experience in working with mammalian cell culture (knowledge of iPS culture and differentiation methods as well as organoid derivation would be a distinct advantage).
- Good knowledge of molecular biology and cell biology including gene cloning and analysis of gene expression.
- Experience in working with genome engineering tools such as CRISPR and/or Base editing.
- Good command of English language.
- Teamwork, great work organization and communication skills.
- Experience in working in foreign laboratories will be considered as an additional advantage.
What we offer:
- Full time competitive contract on the position: Specialist.
- A friendly, inspiring, interdisciplinary environment.
- Opportunity for personal and professional development.
Please send your resume via link:
Application deadline: 24th August, 2021
Please note that we will contact only selected candidates.