We are inviting applications for a Lab Manager / Research Assistant to join the Laboratory of Intracellular Immunity at the Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw.
You will be offered the opportunity to participate in cutting edge research programme aiming to understand the molecular details of how cell-intrinsic and cytokine-enhanced immunity protects interior of the host cell against bacterial and fungal invasion, and how pathogens evade the intracellular immune system.
The newly created laboratory is led by Dr Michal Wandel, who for the previous 12 years carried out research in Cambridge, UK at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology and University of Cambridge.
The laboratory implements the scientific culture and research practices established in those world-leading institutes, is integrated into the EMBO Young Investigator Network, and well-funded by NAWA, NCN and EMBO.
We seek a highly motivated and independent lab manager / research assistant who will work closely with the research team, will be responsible for the smooth running of the laboratory, and have the opportunity to carry out experiments and perform creative work.
We offer :
The position is funded by the NAWA Polish Returns programme, full-time, for 4-years (initial contract will be signed for one year and then extended until the end of the project), and available from September 2021, with the exact start date to be agreed on.
Appropriate training and development opportunities.
Salary : 80000 PLN / year (employer gross), corresponding to 3600-4000 PLN / month net pay, with health insurance, additional 13th salary and benefits.
Supplementary salary might be available from future projects.
Main tasks :
MSc or PhD degree in biology or related life science field. Good background in biochemistry and / or molecular and cell biology techniques.
Strong organisational, communication skills, and team spirit. Fluency in spoken and written English and Polish. Laboratory and administrative experience will be a strong advantage.