Lokalizacja Wrocław
Termin składania aplikacji 28.08.2021

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

ref. no H/CELL/21
Localization: Wrocław, Poland

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:

Application deadline: 28th August, 2021

Please note that we will contact only selected candidates.