Assistant professor

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 Apr 2024

7 Mar 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

University of Warsaw
Department

Faculty of Physics Institute of Experimental Physics Division of Biophysics Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry
Research Field

Physics » Chemical physics
Physics » Biophysics
Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
Country

Poland
Application Deadline

30 Apr 2024 - 23:59 (Europe/Brussels)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Full-time
Hours Per Week

40
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

COMPETITION OPENING DATE MARCH 11, 2024

The selected candidate will join the research team working on a SONATA 18 project entitled “Modified (oligo)nucleotides for photo-controlled manipulation of mRNA” (2022/47/D/ST4/00386), financed by the National Science Centre Poland. The aim of this project is to develop molecular tools that allow for spatio-temporal manipulation of messenger RNA molecules using light.

The position is intended for a person who obtained a doctoral degree in the year of employment in the project or in the period of 7 years before January 1 of the year of employment in the project and who meets the following conditions:

• the principal investigator was not a supervisor or assistant supervisor of his/her doctoral dissertation,

• obtained a doctoral degree in an entity other than the entity where employment in this position is planned, or completed at least 10-month, continuous and documented post-doctoral internship in an entity other than the entity implementing the project and in a country other than the country of obtaining the doctoral degree;

• during the period of receiving this remuneration, he/she will not receive any other remuneration from the funds allocated as direct costs from research projects financed under NCN calls;

• during the period of receiving this remuneration, he/she will not receive remuneration from another employer under an employment contract, including from an employer based outside Poland;

• during the period of receiving this remuneration, he/she will not receive retirement benefits from the social security system

The candidates have to conform to the conditions stated in art. 113 of Higher Education Law dated 20.07.2018 (Journal of Laws of the Republic of Poland 2023, item 742 with subsequent amendments).


Requirements
Research Field
Physics » Biophysics
Education Level
PhD or equivalent

Skills/Qualifications

As an assistant professor you will be involved in biophysical and biochemical characterization of modified mRNA molecules in in vitro experiments and in model cell lines.

Key responsibilities:

Enzymatic synthesis and purification of modified RNAs, expression and purification of RNA-binding proteins, identification of photo-induced reactions products, preparation of the samples for proteomic analysis, characterization of mRNA conjugates in model cell lines. Reporting of the results. Preparation of publication manuscripts.


Specific Requirements
  • PhD degree in biophysics, molecular biology, organic chemistry, medical chemistry, or related field
  • Ability to fluently communicate in English and interest in the biology of nucleotides and mRNA
  • Desirable previous experience in protein and/or RNA biology
  • List of publication related to the subject of the project will be an important factor in candidate evaluation
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to work in a team

Languages
ENGLISH
Level
Excellent

Research Field
Physics » Biophysics
Years of Research Experience
1 - 4

Additional Information
Eligibility criteria

To apply please send following documents in English in one PDF-file to [email protected]

  • Updated Curriculum vitae inclusive of contact details to previous supervisors and description of prior research experience. (Max 2 pages)
  • Mottivation letter (Max 2 pages)
  • A list of publications and conference presentations
  • Recommendation letter(s) of your previous supervisors or collaborators (Desirable).
  • Information on the processing of personal data - information clause and consent clause - attachment to the announcement (available on the website https://bsp.adm.uw.edu.pl/wp-content/uploads/sites/18/2021/01/Klauzula-informacyjna-przy-rekrutacji-do-pracy_11_2019_EN.docx  -  the pdf-format with a scanned signature.
  • Statement on reading and accepting the rules for job applications for a position of an academic teacher at the University of Warsaw (available on the website https://www.fuw.edu.pl/dokumenty-i-formularze.html ) -  the pdf-format with a scanned signature.

  • Selection process

    Candidate selected in in the competition is required to submit original documents. The entire procedure will be concluded before 29.05.2024. The candidate might be asked for an interview with the commission appointed by the Dean of the Faculty. Candidates will be notified individually (by e-mail) about the results of the competition. This announcement is the first step in the procedure of employing an academic teacher and its positive result will be a base for consecutive steps.


    Website for additional job details

    http://www.fuw.edu.pl

    Work Location(s)
    Number of offers available
    1
    Company/Institute
    University of Warsaw, Faculty of Physics
    Country
    Poland
    State/Province
    Masovian
    City
    Warsaw
    Postal Code
    02-093
    Street
    Pasteura 5

    Where to apply
    E-mail

    [email protected]

    Contact
    State/Province

    Masovian
    City

    Warsaw
    Website

    http://www.fuw.edu.pl
    Street

    Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28
    Postal Code

    00-927
    E-Mail

    [email protected]

    STATUS: EXPIRED

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