International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw Group Leader Position
We seek talented, dynamic, and motivated scientists, preferentially (but not limited to) at the early stage in their career, to establish research groups. The successful candidates must have an outstanding record of scientific accomplishments and will develop an independent research program that complements existing research in the IIMCB. The new research groups are expected to obtain extramural, national and international funding.
The IIMCB provides stimulating and interdisciplinary research environment and research opportunities of the large biomedical campus with the possibilities of selecting PhD students and postdoctoral scientists from leading Polish academic institutions. The Institute is equipped with state-of-the-art technology and has excellent core facilities and supportive administration, including a grant office. Information about research and core facilities of IIMCB can be found at www.iimcb.gov.pl.
Initial appointment of a group leader is for five years with the possibility of extensions and entering into a rolling tenure based on research evaluations, and according to a schema adopted by the IIMCB for the faculty members. The new positions are open from October, 2016, however the start date is negotiable. The IIMCB offers a furnished laboratory space, salary of a Group Leader and a competitive package. The details of the offer will be released upon request (please inquire by writing to email@example.com).
The IIMCB research topics cover a wide spectrum of structural biology, bioinformatics, computer modeling, molecular and cell biology, neurobiology, cancer biology, and developmental biology (zebrafish model). IIMCB is involved in various national and international research projects including those funded by ERC. The environment of the Institute is international and the working language is English.
Applications should prepare a single pdf file including:
- a cover letter explaining motivation for application
- a Curriculum Vitae including a publication list
- a concise statement of 1-3 scientific achievements
- a two-page summary of the applicant’s future research plans
- addresses of two academic reference persons.
to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Informal inquiries about the offer, research environment and science in Poland are welcome and should be send to email@example.com or may also be sent to Prof. Agnieszka Chacinska, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for applications is February 29, 2016.
Successful short-listed applicants will participate in a selection procedure to be held on June 3-4, 2016 at the IIMCB during the International Advisory Board meeting.
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