Director of Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of Polish Academy of Science in Olsztyn announces an open call for the position :
assistant professor at the Department of Biodiversity Protection IARFR PAS in Popielno
IARFR PAS is located in Olsztyn () and is one of the top ranked Polish research institutes that performs interdisciplinary research in agricultural and biological sciences, booth basic and applied.
The Institute is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, has excellent core facilities and supportive administration.
IARFR provides stimulating scientific environment, especially due to its cooperative, multidisciplinary character. Collaborations and exchange of knowledge and techniques between scientists from different disciplines is common and encouraged.
Institute possesses high quality infrastructure in its resources (about 120 km from Popielno).
Department of Biodiversity Protection is situated in Popielno on a peninsula, in the reserve and in the Natura 2000 area (
Offer RequirementsSkills / Qualifications
Candidate qualification requirements :
PhD degree in agricultural, biological, veterinary or related sciences,
experience, confirmed by scientific achievements, in studies on behavior, breeding, reproduction, microbiota in free-living and / or farm animals,
good, documented by own research (in the form of a doctoral thesis, publication from the Philadelphia list and presentation of results at scientific conferences) knowledge of the subject of biology and behavior of animals,
experience, confirmed by scientific achievements, in the application of molecular biology methods (including Real Time PCR, Western Blot, genotyping) and microscopic techniques (immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence),
management in at least one project of the nature of basic research thematically related to the research activities of the Department of Biodiversity Protection,
a minimum of two months of scientific internship outside the candidate's home country,
participation in research projects,
active participation in scientific conferences,
very good knowledge of English in speech and writing,
ability to use computer equipment.