Research Group Leader

Research Group Leader

Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw

Warsaw, Poland

The „Regenerative Mechanisms for Health" International Research Agenda Unit (“ReMedy”), Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw, Poland calls for applications for

RESEARCH GROUP LEADER
(adiunkt naukowy lub profesor nadzwyczajny naukowy)

We are looking for dynamic group leaders to establish two independent research groups and to develop ambitious and innovative research programmes on stress-evoked adaptability of cells at the molecular and biochemical level. We encourage outstanding researchers, both young and already established, to apply for the post.

The ReMedy Unit intends to make breakthrough discoveries that will open new lines of research and new strategies to maintain and restore health. The goal of ReMedy is to understand and to harness stress-evoked adaptability of cells at the molecular and biochemical level, in order to combat human diseases and pathologies. ReMedy aims to i) understand molecular mechanisms of stress response, ii) discover short- and long-term consequences of responses and their crosstalk in physiology and iii) apply the gained knowledge about stress responses for the development of new medical treatments. In the end we plan to have five new groups.

ReMedy offers stimulating and interdisciplinary research environment and research opportunities of the large biomedical campus. ReMedy is hosted at the Centre of New Technologies University of Warsaw (CeNT UW – Ochota Campus) and has access to state-of-the-art technology, excellent core facilities and supportive administration. Information about research and core facilities of ReMedy/CeNT UW can be found at http://cent.uw.edu.pl/en/laboratories/#remedy.

Initial appointment of a research group leader is for three and half years with the possibility of extensions. The new positions will start in summer/autumn 2019. ReMedy offers furnished laboratory space and start-up package (covering competitive salaries, basic equipment and supplies). The new research groups will be expected to secure extramural, national and international funding.

Successful candidates will have:

  • PhD degree in molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, biomedicine, bioinformatics, biophysics, chemistry or similar and adequate post-doctoral experience,
  • Outstanding record of scientific achievements reflected by publication record,
  • Original and independent research programme,
  • Strong leadership complemented by ability to collaborate,
  • Research focus matching ReMedy goals (as described above and at the CeNT UW web page).

Applications must be written in English and prepared as a single pdf file including:

  • Cover letter,
  • Curriculum Vitae including a list of publications,
  • Description of 1-3 most important scientific achievements (max. 2 pages),
  • Summary (2 pages) of the applicant’s future research plans,
  • Statement (max. 1 page) how the future research plans relate to ReMedy goals,
  • Contact details for 2 professional referees who can be contacted for recommendation letters.

Applications should be submitted to remedy@cent.uw.edu.pl by 15 January 2019.
Please, use “Research Group Leader application” as a title of your message.
Short-listed candidates will be invited for a symposium-style interview to be held in Warsaw on 13-14 May 2019 during the ReMedy International Scientific Committee meeting.
The final decision will be announced by the end of June 2019.
Inquiries about the offer, research environment and science in Poland are welcome and should be sent to Dr. MichałWrzesińki, a coordinator of ReMedy (remedy@cent.uw.edu.pl).

Please include in your offer:
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6. The remaining data are processed according to your consent for processing of personal data;
7. The data will not be shared with any external entities, except for the cases provided for by law;
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12. The name of the selected candidate/s will be made public on the CeNT UW website in accordance with the requirements of the funding agency.

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