Job ID: 113833

Postdoctoral Researcher at Laboratory of Molecular Medical Biochemistry

Position: Post-doctoral Position

Deadline: 31 August 2023

City: Warsaw

Country: Poland

Institution: Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS



The Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS is seeking a candidate for the position of:

Postdoctoral Researcher at Laboratory of Molecular Medical Biochemistry


Number of available positions: 1

Place of work: The Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Laboratory of Molecular Medical Biochemistry

Researcher career profiles: R2

Field of science: Biochemistry, Physiology

Type of recruitment: National Science Center (Poland) grant Opus-24



  1. PhD in biological, medical or related sciences (obtained no earlier than 7 years before the date of project start)
  2. documented scientific achievements and activity (publications, presentations
    at conferences, scientific internships, awards, scholarships)
  3. practical and theoretical knowledge of myocardial physiology
  4. high motivation for scientific work, ability to do independent research work, formulate hypotheses, plan and perform experiments, and analyze their results
  5. experience in laboratory work in the field of biochemistry, physiology
  6. experience in working with animals (mouse models)
  7. very good oral and written English language skills.


Scope of tasks:

Participation in the realization of the research project entitled “Stearoyl-CoA desaturase as a novel regulator of cardiomyocyte maturation” financed by the National Science Center under the Opus-24 competition.

The job duties will include:

  • conducting research involving studies using isolated mouse cardiomyocytes
  • maintaining scientific documentation
  • writing reports and presentation of results
  • writing scientific publications.


Employment conditions:

  • full-time fixed-term employment contract
  • salary: about PLN 9,700 (gross) per month
  • period of employment: up to 48 months
  • starting date: October 2023.


Application procedure and deadline:

Required documents:

  • CV
  • cover letter
  • copy of doctoral degree
  • 2 letters of reference and contact (email and/or phone) for references

You can use the foreign equivalent of a Polish academic degree if it meets at least one of the following criteria:

  • is covered by the provisions of an international agreement on the equivalence
    of education,
  • was issued by an authorized institution operating in an EU, OECD or EFTA Member State,
  • was issued in another country and recognized on the basis of the regulations
    on the recognition of academic degrees obtained abroad (learn more about the procedure for the recognition of academic degrees:


The documents should be sent to: with the note “Postdoctoral Researcher HEART” no later than 31.08.2023.

Contact information:

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